Regions / Nigeria
With support from Moscow, Washington, and the former imperial capitals no longer assured, armed groups in Africa now compete for riches in diamond mines, gold pits, oil wells, and rare earth deposits.
Can Nigeria's government manage public dissatisfaction with the economy, ethnic divisions, and the violent Boko Haram? An interview with former ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell.
No economic crisis would be complete without Jeffrey Sachs's two cents.
Africa's most populous nation has a unique history of fighting against injustice.
Nigeria is facing a perfect storm of crises including a national strike, widespread protests, and sectarian violence in the north.
Two weeks before Nigeria's election, Ike Okonta takes aim at progressive politics in Nigeria - or the lack thereof.
A Pfizer settlement in a Nigerian lawsuit turns ugly.
The Nigerian government needs to show commitment to the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa by passing relevant laws and allocating funds to women's rights.
In the wake of the environmental disaster caused by the 20 April explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig, the oil multinational was immediately pressured into providing adequate compensation by the US government. This is an experience palpably not shared by Nigerian people in the face of another multinational, Shell, in the country's Niger Delta.
Recent U.S. meetings with Nigerian dictators do little to improve transparency in a country rife with corruption.