Among those killed in the crush of the Hajj crowd in Mina, Saudi Arabia, last week was a woman beloved in Nigeria and beyond. Hajiya Bilkisu Yusuf, a pioneering journalist and activist, broke down barriers in a patriarchal society.
The legalization of gay marriage in the US has sparked increased homophobia in Nigeria. Now fear is growing that Obama may bring up the issue during the Nigerian president's trip to the White House later this month.
The Redeemed Christian Church of God began in Nigeria, but it's growing rapidly in the US, especially among the African immigrant community. Their goals? Bring as many people to heaven as possible, and have a church within a 10-mile radius in any direction.
A US team of military advisers is on the ground in Nigeria to help in the search for more than 200 schools girls abducted more than three weeks ago. Fatima Zanna Gana — one of the leaders of Nigeria's #BringBackOurGirls campaign — says some Nigerians are worried about just what the international presence will mean.
Nigeria's military has denied reports that a recent Boko Haram attack near the town of Baga took some two thousand lives earlier this month. But satellite images released by Amnesty International offer proof of a wide swath of destruction.
Today's answer is the city of Kano in northern Nigeria. It's the country's third largest city, by area, and motorcycle drivers there are unhappy about a new law that requires them to wear helmets. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with the BBC's Andrew Walter in Nigeria.
The governments of two West African neighbors are in a state of flux. Nigeria's president was hospitalized in November and to the north, Niger underwent a coup. We speak with Robin Cooke, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Competition at the Commonwealth Games finally got underway today in Delhi, India and that's the starting point for our Geo Quiz as well. The first Gold went to a 17-year old weightlifter representing a West African country we want you to name.