August 24, 2009
"The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (Mend) said the move to end the truce on on September 15 was in response to the government's 60-day amnesty programme..."
August 17, 2009
The arrests on Saturday came weeks after a radical sect killed almost 800 people in the north of the country...
August 13, 2009
Speaking to a town hall in Abuja on the last legs of her ten-day trip to sub-Saharan Africa, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used Bush v. Gore to relate to the embattled democracy. Did her diplomatic comparison go too far?
August 12, 2009
Secretary Clinton on Wednesday urged oil-rich Nigeria to embrace broad political reform and ease tensions that have led to sectarian violence and disrupted energy production in the Niger Delta...
July 29, 2009
With the block a little less hot, Nigeria's army hunts members of the Islamist group Boko Haram...
July 27, 2009
The firefight took place between police and the Boko Haram, a group sometimes referred to as the Nigerian Taliban...
by Wole Soyinka onJuly 14, 2009
The Nobel Laureate dissects the message the president's trip to Ghana should send to the corrupt and failing states of Africa.
July 9, 2009
Hours before president Obama touches down in Ghana, good news for Africa and Web 2.0...
June 10, 2009
Fighters in the country's oil-rich delta region took a match to a Chevron pumping station...
May 21, 2009
Hundreds of Nigerian civilians may be dead after military offensive in Niger Delta region, Africa's first skate park...
Twitter goes in on Paula Deen after a report suggests that she's racist.
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