Nigerian writers Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani and Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún weigh in on Nigeria's decision to indefinitely ban Twitter after the platform deleted a controversial tweet by the president.
Tomatoes are a prized staple in Nigeria, but there's a severe shortage and prices are soaring. At first, many people has conspiracy theories about what caused the shortage.
The legalization of gay marriage in the US has sparked increased homophobia in Nigeria. Now fear is growing that Obama may bring up the issue during the Nigerian president's trip to the White House later this month.
Nigeria's military has secured the release of hundreds of women and girls captured by Boko Haram. Many of those rescued are pregnant.
Nigeria's presidential election is the most hotly contested in the country since the end of military rule in 1999. Nigerian author Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani says the election is being fought online, where legions of paid staff are inundating sites with fabricated postings and comments.
Bluegrass covers of pop and rock music abound abound. But none have quite the back story of The Henhouse Prowlers' version of "Chop My Money,"a cover of a Nigerian hip-hop mega-hit that created a frenzy in the country when the band toured there this summer.
It's been 100 days since the militant group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian school girls. Since the abductions, at least 11 of the girls' parents have died. President Goodluck Jonathan met today with some of the surviving parents,as Nigerian journalist Chude Jideonwo explains
17-year old Malala Yousafzai was herself a victim of terrorism, when a Taliban hitman tried to kill her for supporting girls' education in Pakistan. Today, she met with Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan and relatives of the kidnapped girls to add her voice, and pressure, to the call of "bring back our girls."
As hundreds of Nigerian girls remain in the hands of Boko Haram, the government's response remains confused and inadequate to many. Journalist Chude Jideonwo told PRI's The World that the government even tried to ban demonstrations in support of the girls.
It's been a month an a half since hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram. But despite the global attention, we still know very little about the missing girls themselves. Glenna Gordon realized that although she could not photograph the girls, she could photograph their personal possessions as a way to highlight who they are.