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Only Religion Can Defuse Nigeria’s Demographic Time Bomb

Rapid population growth isn’t an economic opportunity — it’s a looming disaster that politicians are powerless to stop.

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Global Thinkers: Nigerian Entrepreneur Jehiel Oliver

For plowing an agricultural revolution.

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Fool Nigeria Once, Shame on You. Fool Nigeria Twice …

Muhammadu Buhari promised to embrace democracy as president, but turned out to be the same autocrat who failed the country 30 years ago.

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After Nigerian First Lady Criticizes Her Husband, He Says She Belongs to His Kitchen

President Buhari's wife took to the media to express her disappointment in her husband.

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The Jihadi Too Violent for ISIS

Abubakar Shekau’s bloodthirst helped make him the leader of Boko Haram — until the Islamic State decided to drop him for a friendlier face.

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Nigerian Army Chief Faces Death Threats from Boko Haram, But Says He Already Beat Them

In an exclusive interview on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., Nigeria's military chief defended his military's human rights record.

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It Takes a Village to Kill a Child

The death of a 1-year-old Nigerian toddler had many authors — Boko Haram’s viciousness, his own government’s negligence, and starvation’s relentlessness.

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Buhari’s Call for Improved Nigerian Behavior Offers Reminder of His Hardliner Past

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has launched a new campaign to improve behavior in Nigeria.

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