Nigeria is a federal constitutional republic in West Africa, it is the country with the fastest population growth in the world.
The country is inhabited by over 500 ethnic groups. Its terror organization Boko Haram dominates international news headlines. This page collates DW's latest content related to Nigeria.
Suicide bombers have attacked a refugee camp and a market near Maiduguri, killing at least 20 people and injuring dozens more. The city has been the epicenter of the conflict between government forces and Boko Haram.
Authorities are attempting to counter the Boko Haram insurgency by offering an allowance to parents who send their children to school. It comes amid reports some familes are 'donating' their daughters to the insurgency.
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The Niger Delta is home to thousands of illegal small-scale oil refineries, seen as a danger to both the environment and the local population. But a recent military crackdown on thousands of refineries in the southern swamps has raised tensions.
On this week's show: Across myriad cultures, human beings can tell when wild animals are upset, what does this mean? + Why the western world is half the man it used to be + The wristband that lets us know when we're depressed + And we meet two scientists, one from Tanzania and one from Nigeria, who are putting a spin on the idea of brain drain.
On Pulse this week: From a casual market worker to a Social Media star, Ali Artwork from northern Nigeria developed a new format of short comedy videos, which are being widely shared among Nigerian younsters. Angolan rapper MCK raps to promote change in his country. And the forgotten story of Afro-Italian boxing champion Leone Jacovacci.