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.
This week, we'll talk about hunger - over 800 million people worldwide are going hungry every day. Hunger is fueled by war and conflict, among other things. Where there's fighting, people can't work their fields or go to the market. Attacks in Somalia and Nigeria by terror groups al-Shabab and Boko Haram, respectively, have driven people off their lands.
Terror group Boko Haram has been raging in northeastern Nigeria for the past seven years. And although the Nigerian military has had some success in pushing back Boko Haram, the fight against terrorism is far from over. And people don't feel safe even in liberated areas. Farmers often can't go to their fields, because they fear being killed. Adrian Kriesch reports from Borno state.
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Nigeria is Africa's most populous country and the continent's second largest economy. But amid tumbling oil prices Nigeria slipped into recession last year. Trade with Germany has also slumped. There's lots to discuss at the German-Nigerian Businss Forum.
Nigeria's new ambassador to Germany, Yusuf Tuggar, discusses taking up the post in Berlin, which has been vacant for three years, and how the growing relationship between the two countries can be strengthened further.
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