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With 1 Male Left Worldwide, Northern White Rhinos Under Guard 24 Hours

(CNN) – At first glance, Sudan looks like any other northern white rhino: stout and agile, with square lips. He grazes under the hot sun, his massive head lowered to the

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The Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of Boko Haram

A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF BOKO HARAM The West African state of Nigeria, currently considered Africa’s largest economy, has, in the north-east of the country, been under sustained attack by an

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Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘inconclusive’ Medical Vacation

It was Ayodele Fayose, the Governor of Ekiti State, who first said everything under the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was becoming inconclusive. That outburst – and Fayose has quite a

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Why does Nigeria import so much rice? – BBC News

Rice is a big deal in Nigeria. People love eating it. So the BBC’s Ijeoma Ndukwe asks: why don’t they grow more of it instead of importing so much? A

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One Man’s Search For Diamonds – BBC News

During its 11-year-long civil war, Sierra Leone became famous for blood diamonds. Rebel and government groups fought brutally over diamond-rich territory in the north of the country and funded themselves

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Implementing SDG Five In Nigeria

The adoption of the MDGs in 2000 with commitment by Nigeria to implement gender policies, constitutional reviews, quotas, guidelines, affirmative action and national action plans to address gender inequality either

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The Benin Kingdom

The Benin Kingdom / Empire is regarded as “one of the oldest and most highly developed states in the costal hinterlands of West Africa, dating perhaps to the eleventh century

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Nigeria: Multilateral Loans As Panacea Against Recession

Olutayo Isaac writes that the federal government’s decision to seek external help from international organisations is perhaps one of the best economic decisions the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has taken

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Making Sense of Nigeria’s Fulani-Farmer Conflict

After a spate of deadly attacks in Nigeria this year blamed on ethnic Fulani cattle herders, the president has ordered a military crackdown on the group. But the issue is

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Chibok Abduction: The Nigerian Town That Lost Its Girls

On the night that Jumai was kidnapped from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, she called her dad. She was in the back of a truck, packed in with

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