Nigeria

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Gerald Moore obituary
Other lives: Expert on African literature who spent much of his time as a lecturer in Nigeria and Uganda

Catherine Bennett

02, Feb, 2023 @12:07 PM

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Nearly 14,000 Nigerians take Shell to court over devastating impact of pollution
People from Niger delta areas of Ogale and Bille seeking justice in London’s high court

Sandra Laville

02, Feb, 2023 @6:01 AM

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Violence in Nigeria risks derailing forthcoming presidential elections
At least 50 attacks against staff and facilities of the electoral commission have been recorded between 2019 election and end of 2022

Ope Adetayo in Lagos

31, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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‘Obi understands’: young Nigerians swell support of presidential hopeful
The popularity of Peter Obi’s message of change with younger voters fed up with the status quo makes him a real contender

Ope Adetayo in Lagos

19, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the Benin bronzes: leading the way home | Editorial
Editorial: The swelling international tide in favour of returning looted artefacts cannot be ignored by Britain’s national museums

Editorial

08, Jan, 2023 @6:25 PM

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The world in 2023: what our writers say you should watch out for
From Ukraine developments and China’s Covid surge to renewable energy and hope for the Amazon

Guardian staff

31, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Everyone has to work so the family can survive’: floods in Nigeria force children out of schools
Fears of child exploitation as families have little choice but to send sons and daughters out to work to help make ends meet after the country’s deadliest floods

Philip Obaji Jr in Calabar

22, Dec, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Germany returns 21 Benin bronzes to Nigeria – amid frustration at Britain
Artefacts looted in 19th century by UK soldiers and sold on, with many more still held by the British Museum

Philip Oltermann in Abuja

20, Dec, 2022 @3:51 PM

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Cambridge University to return over 100 looted Benin bronzes to Nigeria
Move to see restitution of 116 historical objects taken by British during the sacking of Benin in 1897

Jane Clinton

14, Dec, 2022 @11:39 PM

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Nigeria frees student arrested after tweet about first lady Aisha Buhari
Aminu Adamu’s detention had sparked widespread outrage before Aisha Buhari withdrew complaint

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

05, Dec, 2022 @5:58 PM

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‘I get this rush of sadness’: is a wave of youth migration threatening the Nigerian way of life?
Lack of opportunities, corruption and insecurity are driving younger people abroad – and is tearing the very fabric of the country’s culture

Olayide Oluwafunmilayo Soaga, in Lagos

29, Nov, 2022 @7:45 AM

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Men survive 11 days on rudder of ship travelling from Nigeria to Canary Islands
The three stowaways were rescued by the Spanish Coastguard in Las Palmas on Monday

Staff and agencies in Madrid

28, Nov, 2022 @11:02 PM

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