Anchor Marco Werman takes an armchair trip to Nigeria, with author Chinelo Okparanta. The Nigerian-American writer recommends three books - 'Things Fall Apart,' 'Half of a Yellow Sun' and 'Love is Power, Or Something Like That'.
Spartan Arinze is pursuing the American dream, in China. He's created a social network for Nigerians and Nigerians living in China called Gbooza! It's part Facebook, part Huffington Post and completely devoted to Nigerians. It's not a run-away success yet, but Arinze is confident.
In Nigeria, parents of about 200 girls still have no news about the whereabouts of their daughters. The girls were abducted about two weeks ago by militiamen as they were getting ready for their final exams.
This weekend, there were competing images over whether Nigeria's government is serious about fighting Boko Haram and rescuing the girls who were kidnapped. Nigeria's president cancelled his only planned trip to the scene of the kidnapping, but then attended a summit in Paris where he and neighboring leaders pledged to work together.
The BBC's Caroline Duffield reports from Lagos, Nigeria on death of the leader of an Islamic sect. Police claim he died in a shoot-out yesterday. Human rights leaders say he was intentionally executed by the government.
Singer Nneka Egbuna goes simply by her first name. Nneka was born in Nigeria to a Nigerian father and German mother. She has been called an 'Afro-German warrior princess.' The description is a bit deceiving. We hear more today.