Regions / Nigeria
It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando, but it may ultimately be counterproductive. "Mass hate crime" may be more accurate.
No matter who wins the election next month or whatever military force is raised and thrown against Boko Haram in the future, it is likely that the insurgency will continue.
Phyllis Bennis addresses the Westchester Peace Action Coalition on crises such as Ebola, ISIS, and renewed wars in the Middle East.
A coalition of faith-based, human rights groups, and members of the Nigerian Diaspora in the United States will hold a vigil in Washington, DC in support of the abducted school girls of the Government Girls School in Chibok, Nigeria and to show solidarity with the families of the girls.
Can Nigeria's government manage public dissatisfaction with the economy, ethnic divisions, and the violent Boko Haram? An interview with former ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell.
No economic crisis would be complete without Jeffrey Sachs's two cents.
Africa's most populous nation has a unique history of fighting against injustice.
Nigeria is facing a perfect storm of crises including a national strike, widespread protests, and sectarian violence in the north.
Activists plan to hold a demonstration in solidarity with Occupy Nigeria, the Nigerian “We The People” coalition and Nigeria’s organized labor sector, who have called for a general strike to protest the soaring price hikes for oil on Monday, January 9.
Two weeks before Nigeria's election, Ike Okonta takes aim at progressive politics in Nigeria - or the lack thereof.