Preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission is considered one of the most basic goals for curtailing the AIDS epidemic, and Nigeria is struggling mightily. In our series The End of AIDS, William Brangham and Jason Kane examine why this oil-rich nation is…
By William Brangham, Jason Kane
The president said Monday at the news conference with Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari that he had nothing for which to apologize.
"They kept us in a big, covered house where no-one could spot where we were, even by air we could not be seen," one of the girls said.
By Larisa Epatko
Boko Haram extremists returned almost all of the 110 girls abducted from their Nigeria boarding school a month ago with an ominous warning, witnesses said Wednesday.
By Haruna Umar and Ismail Alfa Abdulrahim, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, at least 50 are dead after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque in Nigeria. Also, the U.S. military said it killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants in a recent airstrike in Somalia…
By Elizabeth Flock
Nollywood is now the world’s second largest film industry in terms of number of films produced. Here's how it happened.
By Synclaire Cruel
The radical militant group Boko Haram has already used four times as many child suicide bombers in northeast Nigeria this year than it did in 2016, the United Nations Children’s Fund reported Tuesday.
By Michael D. Regan
Dozens of Nigerian school girls who were released by Boko Haram this weekend years after they were kidnapped met with the country's president on Sunday.
By Joshua Barajas, Erica R. Hendry
During Week One of Donald Trump's presidency, there was a dizzying array of executive actions. Here are some stories you might've missed.
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