Two thirds of Nigerians in urban areas are believed to be living in informal settlements. DW's Fanny Facsar takes a look at the notorious Makoko floating slum in Lagos.
While EU leaders meet in the Romanian city of Sibiu to contemplate the future of the bloc, many Roma people still inhabit squalid settlements. Barbara Wesel reports.
International observers have condemned accusations of violence and intimidation during the highly-contested state elections. State governors wield a considerable amount of power and influence in Nigerian politics.
Investigative journalists have found the World Bank is still heavily investing in fossil fuel projects. DW's Fanny Facsar reports from Lagos where the lender granted loans to what's going to be the largest oil refinery.
Nigeria is grappling with overcrowded prisons and a backlog in court cases. In a bid to change this, Oyo State is now punishing lighter crimes with community service rather than jail time.
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