In 2015, over twenty children died of lead poisoning in the Nigerian village of Shikira. The government promised to help with a new health center and uncontaminated water. Now an activist in Abuja wants to see if the money was ever received.
The exodus from Nigeria's ruling APC of one-time allies of President Buhari is reminiscent of the moves that led to his predecessor's defeat. Buhari's APC is now "the other faction," the lawmakers who split insist.
For quite some time now, Nigeria has been intensifying efforts to recover stolen state assets from abroad. President Muhammadu Buhari's government has won some recent battles — but it is fighting a losing war.
Nationwide protests were held this week in Nigeria to mark the funeral of two priests and 17 church members in Benue State. The government must do more to protect the people, Nigeria's Catholic bishops say.
Clashes between herders and farmers in Nigeria have left hundreds dead in the past few months. While West African regional leaders met to address the crisis, Nigerian lawmakers are calling President Buhari to task.
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