Nigeria: No slick deal

Nigeria: No slick deal

In the first case of its kind, a small Nigerian community is taking on oil giant Eni in the Italian courts. By Francesca Gater

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
Nigeria court action over Saro-Wiwa memorial

Nigeria court action over Saro-Wiwa memorial

Campaigners have begun legal proceedings to gain possession of a ‘living memorial’ to Nigerian environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, Celestine AkpoBari reports.

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NI 503 - Homelessness - June, 2017
Essential drops: a child gets the polio oral vaccine in northern Nigeria’s Borno region. Health workers go from house to house in an attempt to achieve the goal of making the country polio-free.

Nigeria dares to hope

The end of the battle against polio might be in sight, but violence and public mistrust are creating yet more obstacles. Laura Jiménez Varo investigates.

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NI 503 - Homelessness - June, 2017
Clockwise from top right: A young woman from an animist community listens to a visiting Christian preacher in Maiduguri, Borno state; a boy who lives by a river that has burst its banks in Wase, Plateau state; two men ride a motorbike through Plateau state in rather more comfort than their hen; Pastor Fred Adda addresses his congregation in the International Praise Cathedral in Kaduna; a market scene in Lagos.

Country profile: Nigeria

Samuel Malik considers life in the self-styled 'giant of Africa'.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Boko Haram suspects released by the army.

Innocents detained in Nigeria

Ayuba Ijai was held hostage for months by Boko Haram terrorists before government soldiers detained him on suspicion of being a Boko Haram member. Samuel Malik explains.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016

Introducing... Muhammadu Buhari

Richard Swift on Nigeria's new president.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015
‘The discovery that every part of Ogoni territory – water, land and air – is contaminated is terrifying.’

The spirit of Saro-Wiwa rises

Twenty years after the execution of their leader, the Ogoni people are rebelling once more. Patrick Naagbanton reports from the frontline.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
A formidable force. Militants patrolling the creeks of the Niger Delta region.  George Esiri / Reuters

Outgunned

Dayo Aiyetan and Theophilus Abbah offer a West African take on piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.

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NI 465 - How the war on pirates became big business - September, 2013

Ben Okri

The award-winning Nigerian poet and novelist tells Rowenna Davis why now is the time for new dreams.

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NI 443 - The far right gets respectable - June, 2011

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Homelessness June, 2017
Homelessness June, 2017
Technology justice May, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
How the war on pirates became big business September, 2013
How the war on pirates became big business September, 2013
The far right gets respectable June, 2011
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