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.
What do human rights mean to our listeners as UN marks 70 years since its declaration?+++Amnesty International calls on ICC to fully probe Boko Haram conflict atrocities+++ Togo opposition accuses government of brutal crackdown after deaths during protests
Zambia court rules president Lungu can run again in 2021 vote+++ Angela Merkel succeeded as CDU chief by loyalist Kramp-Karrenbauer+++ Why many young Ghanaians are shunning agriculture for white collar jobs+++WFP warns the food crisis in South Sudan could get worse
COP24 the world’s largest climate conference kicks off in Poland but what is at stake for Africa? +++Nigeria's main opposition party PDP launches its presidential campaign in the Northern part of the country+++ US and China agree to suspend their trade dispute temporarily
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari rallies troops after extremist attacks. Critics calls for support in their fight against Boko Haram +++Journalists unearth how UN covered up peacekeepers killing in DRC+++To bleach or not? Rwanda launches joint effort to confiscate skin bleaching creams
On this week’s #77percent radio show we ask: Why do we keep throwing trash everywhere? We feature two Africans who are this year's German Africa Prize winners for their role in conserving the environment. Also, young Ugandans tell us what they are doing to help keep the environment clean. In the studio to debate this topic: Ahmed Salisu from Nigeria and Sylviane Kony from Ivory Coast
Official campaigns start in Democratic Republic of Congo as opposition squabbles continue +++ In Nigeria, Islamic State claims responsibility of attacks which have left over 100 dead the past days+++ 80 year-old farmer Sawadogo from Burkina Faso is awarded the Right Livelihood Award
More people are travelling within and outside the African continent and the hotel business is booming. According to an international consultancy firm, PwC, Nigeria is expected to be the fastest growing hotel market on the continent over the next 5 years- surpassing top tourist locations like Kenya, Mauritius, and Tanzania. Global hotels are preparing to plunge into this market.