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.
Death toll rises in Tanzania ferry disaster+++Civil society groups protest in Malawi calling for President Mutharika's resignation+++The rise of prosperity gospel in pentecostal churches in Nigeria +++ In Cameroon, focus turns to campaign kick off ahead of October 7 presidential elections
Ugandan pop star turned politician Bobi Wine returns home and vows to continue his fight for the freedom of his country+++EU seeks closer North African ties to fight illegal migration+++ Cameroon religious leaders accuse diasporans of fuelling anglophone crisis+++Why do some people in Nigeria still believe in witchcraft?
Nigerians are said to be among the most religious people in the world — most of them are either Muslims or Christians. But despite being a religious country a large proportion of the people believe in witchcraft. With a population of 182 million, half of them being young people, the trend still continues. Our reporter in the Niger Delta region Nigeria, Muhammad Bello, with more
On the 77 percent show this week, young people tell us what they think about witchcraft. We also have a report from Nigeria, one of the top ten countries in Africa where a large proportion of the people believe in witchcraft. And Yusra Buwayhid from Zanzibar, an island belonging to Tanzania, is our guest to debate this topic.
Igbo leaders in Nigeria meet with the national Security committee over the conflict in plateau region between herdsmen and farmers +++ World hunger on the rise with over 800 million people affected, UN says+++Kenyans grapple with high fuel prices following 16 percent VAT imposed on petroleum products
Fulani cattle herders have always faced a lot of challenges, many young people are expected to take care of their animals from a relatively young age. Now many of them are being called terrorists too. Katrin Gänsler went to Jos in Plateau State to find out more.