Kano

Muslims in Nigeria attend Eid prayers at the Kofar Mata prayer ground in Kano Nigeria, Sunday, May 24, 2020. 

Random rules: Part I

Critical State, a foreign policy newsletter by Inkstick Media, takes a deep dive this week into the role of sharia in northern Nigeria.

Random rules: Part I
Hajia Bilkisu Yusuf sits with former first lady, Laura Bush, at the National Center for Women's Development in Abuja, Nigeria, January 2006.

Lost in the Hajj stampede was a pioneering journalist who united Christians and Muslims

Lost in the Hajj stampede was a pioneering journalist who united Christians and Muslims

Bombing Attacks in Nigeria

Bombing Attacks in Nigeria

Islamic Militants Step Up Attacks in Nigeria

Islamic Militants Step Up Attacks in Nigeria

Nigerians Protest Against Rise in Fuel Price

Nigerians Protest Against Rise in Fuel Price
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Today's answer is the city of Kano in northern Nigeria. It's the country's third largest city, by area, and motorcycle drivers there are unhappy about a new law that requires them to wear helmets. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with the BBC's Andrew Walter in Nigeria.

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