Tag Archives: Geography of Nigeria

05May/17

Photo exhibition highlights struggles of LGBT community in Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA (REUTERS) – In an effort to change public perceptions about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Nigerians and support their rights, a photo exhibition that highlights their experiences and challenges was recently opened in the country’s commercial capital, Lagos.
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06Jan/17

Chibok schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 safe and sound, with a baby

Nigerian soldiers have found a girl who was one of more than 200 pupils kidnapped by Islamist militant group Boko Haram from their school in the town of Chibok in April 2014.

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11Dec/16

Dozens killed in Nigerian church collapse -photojournalist

Dozens are killed in a Nigerian church building collapse, according to a photojournalist in the town, with the casualty toll varying widely according to sources.

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18Mar/16

Hard Rock bets on Nigeria

Amid a slump in oil revenues, business is struggling to cope with the current downturn in Nigeria. It’s not, though, stopping Hard Rock from opening its latest a rock ‘n’ roll-themed café in Lagos. Hayley Platt reports.
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11May/15

After surviving Boko Haram, returnees face hunger in Nigerian towns

Internally displaced people in Nigeria’s northeast have started returning home since the army began clearing large areas from Boko Haram, but thousands could face severe food shortages.
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20Mar/15

Retreating Boko Haram leaves mass of throat-slit corpses near Nigerian town

Soldiers from Niger and Chad discover the bodies of at least 70 people, many with their throats slit, in town liberated from Boko Haram militants.
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