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Nigeria made same-sex marriage and gay rights activism illegal last January. Since then, gay Nigerians say abuse and extortion have become commonplace by state-sponsored vigilantes, police and public mobs. As part of a week-long series "Nigeria: Pain and Promise," special…
In Nigeria, where corruption is part of daily life, police officers routinely demand bribes, local government leaders pocket money meant for schools and the former national security advisor is accused of stealing billions from the military. As part of a…
Nigeria is a nation of superlatives. It’s Africa's richest country and its fastest growing economy. At the same time, millions still live in poverty and lack basic services like running water. As part of a week-long series "Nigeria: Pain and…
While the Nigerian military has made significant gains against Boko Haram, killings by the group continue, with some civilians caught in the middle. As part of a week-long series "Nigeria: Pain and Promise," special correspondent Nick Schifrin reports with producer…
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