Africa begins a new operation to control outbreaks like Ebola, but experts worry it is understaffed and underfunded.
A look at strategies to improve Nigeria's access to family planning.
Jason Motlagh reports on Nigerian women who have been kidnapped by Boko Haram.
This is a story of how a fashion designer became a billionaire. It also speaks to the lack of transparency in Nigeria’s oil sector, one of the world’s largest.
Julia Simon talks about Nigeria's recent election.
Three Pulitzer Center-supported journalists make Women Deliver's list of favorite journalists who deliver for women and children.
In this episode of The Last Hunger Season film series, Leonida explains their decision to embark on a modern-day exodus.
A look at the intersection of morality, fertility and abortion: From mega-churches to store-front parishes, religion is big in Nigeria's biggest city.
In Nigeria, birth control is stigmatized, misunderstood, and inaccessible—especially for youth. Abortion is legal only when the life of a mother is endangered. But at least 760,000 occur every year.
From traffic jams to emergency rooms, Pulitzer Center grantee Allyn Gaestel discusses her reporting in Nigeria on the Writer's Voice with Anne Hersh, a weekly program on WIOX radio in New York.
Only 10 percent of married women in Nigeria use contraception, and almost a third face unwanted pregnancy.
In Nigeria's messy underground market, a new abortion pill is changing how women access abortions.
A new game based on the Panama Papers that lets you discover the widespread, corrupt and often harmful offshore networks that deprive African countries of billions of dollars.
Jason Motlagh reports on the battle against Boko Haram guerrillas, the aftermath of their reign and the underlying social and economic factors that fueled their rise.
In Nigeria, great fortunes often point back to the highest offices of government.
An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.
In the megalopolis of Lagos, Nigeria, abortion is legally restricted and contraception is hard to come by. What are the consequences for this city's exploding youth population?
U.S. development projects target northern Nigeria where poverty, illiteracy and radical Islam shape economic and social realities, but the sustainability of these interventions is rarely discussed.
This reporting initiative partners African and US journalists to explore critical challenges in reproductive health and family planning—and what they mean for life, death and socio-economic stability.
Abandoned water and sanitation projects deprive the people of Nigeria of a basic human right: access to clean water.
Sectarian violence sparked by a deepening rift between Nigeria's Muslims and Christians has killed thousands over the past decade and threatens the future unity of Africa's most populous nation.
Reporting from Pulitzer Center journalists and across the blogosphere on food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition around the world.
As Nigeria works to “re-brand” itself from a post-colonial military state to a progressive African democracy, political, civic and professional leaders have recognized the most intractable problem for this emerging society is also its most treatable: maternal and infant mortality.
Fred de Sam Lazaro presents a series of reports from around the world, examining the intersections of food, food policy, and food security.
Allison Shelley and Allyn Gaestel report on the silent crisis of abortion in Nigeria.
The journalist behind the Atlas of Pentecostalism explains the origins and techniques of a uniquely innovative reporting project.
What does it mean to apply soft power?
Nigerian journalist Ameto Akpe answers questions via video on government accountability, and water and sanitation. You can watch here.
Nigerian journalist Ameto Akpe to answer your questions via video on government accountability, and water and sanitation. Submit your question today!
Pulitzer Center grantee Bénédicte Kurzen talks about Nigeria's worsening sectarian violence and the need for in-depth news coverage that would explain the root causes of this Muslim-Christian strife.
Resources for students and teachers ahead of journalist Ameto Akpe's visit.
Reporting to focus on impact of sand dredging along their Nigeria's southwest coast.
Recap of a two-day investigative journalism workshop held in Lagos for Nigerian journalists interested in covering land and property rights issues.
Who is looking out for journalists, especially freelancers, working in hostile environments and conflict zones?
Each day, an estimated 35,000 people join a Pentecostal church. Of the world's two billion Christians, a quarter are now Pentecostals—up from just 6 percent in 1980.
Ameto Akpe wins the Bronze Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation/UNCA Global Prize for coverage of climate change from the UN Correspondents Association.
Ameto Akpe's presentation on water management in Nigeria is highlighted on the New Security Beat, a blog hosted by the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Ghana and Turkey.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights the latest Pulitzer Center reporting from Nigeria and Turkey.
A collaborative investigation into the water sector in Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Liberia in partnership with local journalists and their outlets.
Four African journalists have been selected to participate in the Pulitzer Center's collaborative reproductive health-reporting project.
Tom Hundley recaps the Pulitzer Center's week, highlighting a new series of Untold Stories from grantee Jenna Krajeski who is reporting on Kurdish youngsters jailed on harsh anti-terrorism laws.
Dawn Sinclair Shapiro is the recipient of the 2011 Nafis Sadik Award for Courage.