With a former governor of Nigeria’s central bank alleging a US$20bn hole in the national finances, the breathtaking scale of corruption has become is a major issue in the country’s elections.
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Nigeria: Edna O’Brien and Fatima Akiluc
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.
Nigeria: Boko Haram’s victims
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.
Nigeria: a disaster being revealed
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.
Nigeria: Unicef interview
Interview with Maureen Gallagher, a senior nutrition adviser for Unicef on the ground here in Northern Nigeria.
FactCheck: how corrupt are Nigeria and Afghanistan?
Are Nigeria and Afghanistan really “fantastically corrupt”? Are Britain’s hands clean when it comes to fighting corruption?
Nigeria: the “repats” who have returned
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.
Nigerian ‘repats’ return to Lagos
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.
Boko Haram attacks mark 100 days since Nigeria election
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.
Everyday sexism: the reality of #Being Female In Nigeria
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.
Nigeria: 275 women and children ‘rescued’ from Boko Haram
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.
Nigeria: 300 girls and women ‘rescued from Boko Haram camp’
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.
Did Boko Haram win Nigeria’s election for Muhammadu Buhari?
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.
Nigeria election ‘too close to call’
Nigeria’s presidential election is expected to be the closest since the 1999 poll, as the UN says Islamist group Boko Haram has been unable to disrupt the vote.
Boko Haram kills six in Nigeria election attack
As Nigerians go to the polls, terror group Boko Haram wages a bloody campaign to disrupt the election – killing six at polling stations and detonating a bomb at a school.