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.
A new UN report says Africa is leading the fight against HIV/AIDS. We'll tell you about the efforts that have lead to plummeting infection rates. Plus, a controversial letter -- former Nigerian president Oleshegun Obasanjo warns of gernocide. And, how drones are saving lives in remote parts of Rwanda.
Xenophobia in South Africa is nothing new. Since 2008 there have been killings and attacks against refugees and migrants from other African countries. Some experts and critics say it’s more than just an economic issue. Listen to the show featuring among others Zambian musician and activist popularly known as Pilato for more insight.
Fifty years after the first moon landing, we'll hear how images of the historic feat were beamed to millions around the world thanks to a radio telescope in the Australian countryside. We'll also mark the 75th anniversary of Operation Valkyrie — the failed plot by Count von Stauffenberg to assassinate Adolf Hitler.
In 2016, Edafe Okporo fled to the US from his native Nigeria to escape persecution for being gay, only to find himself behind bars. Now he's running New York's only homeless shelter for refugees, and is trying to help other migrants avoid being locked up.
African leaders launch a continental free-trade zone +++ICC finds former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda guilty of 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity +++Nigeria struggles to provide proper medical rehab clinics for those suffering from alcohol and drug abuse.
The holders and hosts are both out as Nigeria and South Africa pulled off big wins. Odion Ighalo was the star for Nigeria, who recovered to beat Cameroon, while a late Thembinkosi Lorch goal stunned Egypt in Cairo.
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement is set to enter its final stretch before coming into being. The agreement is expected to accelerate the pace of economic development in Africa - a continent where regional trade remains very low. Nigeria has announced plans to sign the agreement.
President Buhari suspends the RUGA settlement program+++Members of Cameroon's President Biya's security team have received suspended prison sentences in Switzerland over an attack on a journalist+++The trauma of Rwanda’s post-genocide generation; many young people are still depressed and demand answers to what happened.