(RNS) Nigerian-American author Okey Ndibe recalls how, during a civil war, his family plowed all of its available resources into a single meal of rice and ...
Tag - Nigeria
ABUJA, Nigeria (RNS) Building collapses are relatively common in the West African nation and last week a church caved in, killing at least 100 people...
UYO, Nigeria (Reuters) Reports on the casualty toll varied widely amid confusion following the roof collapse during a service over the weekend.
The girls were among the 270 taken in 2014 by Boko Haram, which has pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Muslims in Nigeria are celebrating a court ruling that lifted a ban on girls in public school wearing the hijab in Lagos state.
(RNS) The attack on the cardinal comes amid increasing violence and kidnappings of clergy for ransom in the West African country.
(RNS) The abduction shocked the world and gave rise to the global online campaign #bringbackourgirls. Still, the majority of the girls have never been found.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria -- The attack by two female suicide bombers occurred during morning prayers.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Anglicans in Kenya are the latest to boycott the meeting, following Uganda and Nigeria.
Those who fled are grateful to be alive. Yet, said one, "2016 may be different in some ways, but the truth is the trauma remains."
(RNS) For 10 years, Dr. Farouk Mohammed Jega, 45,has been championing evidence-based arguments to try to persuade clerics in Northern Nigeria that Islam...
(RNS) More women and children have been used as suicide bombers in the first five months of this year than during the whole of last year, according to reports...
(RNS) The Central African Republic is bad, Malaysia is getting worse, and ISIS fighters should face the International Criminal Court.
(RNS) In Chibok, there were high expectations as the military started combing the Sambisa forest, where the militants are believed to have hidden the children.
(RNS) Nigerian Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon's appointment has drawn criticism from gay groups who pointed out that he has a history of anti-gay statements.