Search results for ‘Nigeria’

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  • 17 Nov 2017

    A funeral has been held in Salerno, Italy, for 26 young Nigerian women who died at sea, but only two of the women have so far been identified. They died when the boats they were travelling in sank off the coast of Libya. Salerno’s prosecutor’s office said that around 100 migrants died when the boats…

  • 5 Jul 2017

    Female genital mutilation has been illegal in the UK for more than three decades, and the Government has pledged to wipe it out worldwide “in a generation”. But Channel 4 News has been speaking to one woman, a bank worker living in Scotland, who claims that if she and her children are deported to Nigeria,…

  • 11 Dec 2016

    At least 160 people have been killed in Nigeria when the roof of a church collapsed. It caved in as hundreds of worshippers were watching the consecration of a new bishop in the city of Uyo.

  • 9 Dec 2016

    Interviews with Dr Fatima Akilu, who runs the Neem Foundation in North East Nigeria, and author Edna O’Brien, who just spent a month in Nigeria and saw first hand the devastation caused by Boko Haram.

  • 9 Dec 2016

    In 2014, Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok. Most of them have still not been found and the abductions have continued. Our Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson has visited a camp in Maiduguri, where Unicef has helped support some of those abducted.  

  • 7 Dec 2016

    It is the richest and most populous country in Africa, but parts of Nigeria are lurching towards a man-made famine. As the Nigerian army drives out the Islamists of Boko Haram from the north-east of the country, it is uncovering the scale of destruction they have left behind.

  • 7 Dec 2016

    Interview with Maureen Gallagher, a senior nutrition adviser for Unicef on the ground here in Northern Nigeria.

  • 11 May 2016

    Are Nigeria and Afghanistan really “fantastically corrupt”? Are Britain’s hands clean when it comes to fighting corruption?

  • 9 Jan 2016

    The children of Nigerian migrants who came west are returning to the land of their parents – and finding the jobs and opportunities that Britain has failed to deliver, writes Inigo Gilmore.

  • 8 Jan 2016

    Time was, their parents went abroad to seek jobs and fortune. But now, thousands of people of African descent are returning — and finding the jobs and opportunities that Britain has failed to deliver.

  • 6 Jul 2015

    Boko Haram militants are suspected of marking 100 days since Nigeria’s election with two bloody attacks that kill 44 people in the Nigerian city of Jos, capital of the Plateau state.

  • 1 Jul 2015

    As Women in Africa’s most populous nation use social media to highlight everyday sexism Yomi Adegoke says being a woman in Nigeria is radically different from being a woman from Nigeria.

  • 3 May 2015

    A group of nearly 300 Nigerian girls and women are “rescued” from Boko Haram extremists by the military were brought to a refugee camp in the country’s northeast.

  • 29 Apr 2015

    The Nigerian army says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from a Boko Haram camp, but the schoolgirls seized in Chibok a year ago are not among them.

  • 31 Mar 2015

    New Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in part owes his election victory to Boko Haram, a group that tried to assassinate him, Channel 4 News analysis shows.