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Germany hands over two Benin bronzes to Nigeria
Two countries will also sign restitution agreement covering more than 1,000 items in German hands

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

01, Jul, 2022 @11:19 AM

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‘Bought like a chicken’: struggle to end wahaya slavery in Niger
Al-Husseina Amadou was just one of thousands of girls in west Africa who are still bought cheaply as a wahaya, or ‘fifth wife’

Fred Harter in Niamey

28, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Women with children in UK face deportation to Nigeria and Ghana
Human rights campaigners raise range of safety concerns over planned removal of people on Home Office charter flight this week

Diane Taylor

26, Jun, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Liz Truss accused of ignoring evidence of rendition of UK citizen to Nigeria
Family of Nnamdi Kanu, a separatist leader, say he was seized and tortured in Kenya and then flown to Nigeria

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

12, Jun, 2022 @2:40 PM

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‘We are stuck’: months of university strikes leave young Nigerians’ lives on hold
Students face being in their mid-20s before they graduate as current dispute comes on top of 10-month strike in 2020

Pelumi Salako in Ilorin

08, Jun, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Nigeria: town mourns more than 50 people shot dead in church during mass
Witnesses describe how attackers detonated explosives and shot at those who tried to flee

Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent

06, Jun, 2022 @6:56 PM

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The technical tunes getting elderly Nigerians up and digitally dancing
People living in a Lagos care home are enjoying a break in routine with a virtual mix of therapy and entertainment delivered via headset

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

30, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Pro-Biafra militants accused of killing pregnant woman and children in Nigeria
Woman and four children among 14 victims of latest wave of killings in south-east Anambra State

Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent

30, May, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Sooty hands and damaged lungs: the toll of Nigeria’s illegal refineries
A recent clampdown on illegal oil refineries in Rivers State was welcomed by campaigners alarmed at the mounting medical toll on those living in the area. But will it have a lasting impact?

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Port Harcourt

29, May, 2022 @11:43 AM

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Confusion in Lagos as passenger plane is towed along highway
Rumours spread online that the aircraft had crashed, but authorities said it was simply being delivered to its new owner

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

25, May, 2022 @1:36 AM

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UK to announce more monkeypox cases as efforts ramp up to contain outbreak
Close contacts of those infected with rare disease offered vaccines and told to isolate for up to 21 days

Ian Sample Science editor

22, May, 2022 @7:59 PM

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World Bank pledges $12bn to support low-income countries hit by shortages
Move follows warning from head of UN World Food Programme about high prices leading to social unrest

Phillip Inman

18, May, 2022 @4:51 PM

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