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  1. nigeria
    Cell Phones Can Make Elections FairerElection monitors in more than 15 countries have used a text-messaging app to quickly and efficiently call out interference.
  2. select all
    Some Uber Drivers Are Using a Phony GPS App to Raise FaresSome riders have reportedly paid twice as much as they should have as a result.
  3. Here’s Why Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Is Wearing Only Nigerian BrandsThe author is mostly wearing Nigerian looks for public appearances.
  4. health concerns
    Nigerian Court Declares That Sprite and Fanta Are ‘Poisonous’A judge has mandated a label, warning benzoic-acid levels are too high.
  5. Photographer Asiyami Gold’s Guide to NigeriaFrom cocoa farms to her favorite local dishes.
  6. Freed Chibok Schoolgirls Return to Their Families for the HolidaysTen weeks after being released by Boko Haram.
  7. boko haram
    21 of the Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Reunite With Their FamiliesThe Nigerian government is reportedly negotiating for the release of 83 more.
  8. 21 of the Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Reunite With Their FamiliesThe Nigerian government is reportedly negotiating for the release of 83 more.
  9. Boko Haram Victims Face Hardship After RescueEven after being rescued, the victims of Boko Haram are struggling.
  10. At Least 80 People Killed in Multiple Boko Haram AttacksDeadly suicide bombings come a week after the Nigerian president declared the terrorist group “technically” defeated.
  11. Nigerians Protest Social-Media BillEven bad tweets don’t deserve prison time.
  12. Multiple Suicide Bombings Kill Dozens in Nigeria; Boko Haram Suspected All the people in the mosque died. Not a single one escaped.”
  13. Hundreds Reportedly Killed in Boko Haram Attack on Major Nigerian CityThe casualties included militants and Nigerian troops.
  14. Boko Haram’s Mass Kidnappings Are SpreadingThe Nigerian extremist group has reportedly abducted 80 people in Cameroon.
  15. Why Isn’t There Better Coverage of Boko Haram’s Huge Attack in Nigeria? Access, for one thing. 
  16. Boko Haram May Have Killed Up to 2,000 NigeriansA whole town razed to the ground.
  17. Instead of Returning Missing Nigerian Girls, Boko Haram Kidnapped 25 MoreTalk of a cease-fire seems to be crumbling.
  18. Nigeria Claims Boko Haram Will Release the Kidnapped SchoolgirlsThere’s reportedly been a cease-fire.
  19. How West African News Outlets Are Covering the Ebola Outbreak Dispatches on price-gouging, distracted lawmakers, and Donald Trump.
  20. Could History’s Worst-Ever Ebola Outbreak Spread Outside of West Africa?670 people have already died from the disease.
  21. Boko Haram Kidnaps the Vice–Prime Minister of Cameroon’s Wife The Nigeria-based militant group recently carried out several attacks across the border.
  22. bring back our girls
    Reminder: Those Girls Boko Haram Kidnapped in April Are Still MissingDespite promised rescue efforts.
  23. More Than 60 Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Have Reportedly Escaped Boko HaramAlmost three months after being kidnapped.
  24. Boko Haram Suspected of Another Mass Kidnapping in Nigeria 60 women and girls, and 31 boys were abducted from a village over the weekend.
  25. Boko Haram Kidnapped 20 More Nigerian Women Near ChibokAlthough the hashtag has faded, the militant group continues to terrorize the country.
  26. Nigeria Locates Missing Girls, Can’t Rescue ThemWe can’t kill our girls in the name of trying to get them back.”
  27. 80 U.S. Troops Sent to Find Nigerian GirlsThe force will remain in Chad until its support in resolving the kidnapping situation is no longer required.”
  28. conversations
    How Do I Explain the Stolen Nigerian Girls to My 3rd Grade Daughter?Trying to explain the Boko Haram kidnappings to my third-grade daughter.
  29. Boko Haram Releases Video of Missing Nigerian GirlsThe terrorist group says it wants prisoners released in exchange for the young women.
  30. Amnesty: Nigeria Had Notice Before KidnappingAccording to a new Amnesty International report.
  31. Boko Haram Kills 300 in Nigeria As Search for Missing Girls ContinuesThe terrorist group reportedly stormed a village, according to local leaders.
  32. Obama, Kerry: U.S. Will Help Find Nigerian GirlsBetter late than never.
  33. bring back our girls
    Who Is Boko Haram Leader Abubakar Shekau?Meet the man behind the terror.
  34. Boko Haram Admits Kidnapping Girls in NigeriaThe tragedy of the missing schoolgirls in Nigeria continues.
  35. Kidnapped Nigerian Girls: ExplainerA primer on the international tragedy.
  36. Militants Gun Down Sleeping Students at Nigerian CollegeJust awful.
  37. U.S.’s Nigerian Embassy Warns of Hotel AttacksIncludes Sheraton, Hilton popular with foreigners.
  38. Car Bomb Blasts U.N. Building in Nigeria [Updated]An “undetermined” number are dead.
  39. Seven Billion People, Here We ComeThe U.N. predicts that the world’s population will reach 7 billion by October, and 10 billion by 2100.
  40. The Cheney Family’s Next Vacation Destination: Not NigeriaBecause he would probably be arrested on bribery charges.
  41. Chinese Shoplifting TortureShoplifting in Flushing will cost you.
  42. art
    See a Slideshow of Pieter Hugo’s Spooky Nollywood PhotographyNollywood = Nigerian Hollywood.
  43. Inspired by Nigerian Scam Artists, Grandma Turns to Life of CrimeIs Nigerian Syndrome the new Stockholm Syndrome?
  44. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab: The Blame Game BeginsWho was responsible for allowing a man on our terror watch list to board a plane with a bomb on Christmas Day? Washington is closing in on some scapegoats.
  45. terror plots
    Averted Northwest Airlines Bomb Was Powerful, But Very Hard to IgniteThank goodness?