September 26, 2014 / Outrage and Inspire
Roger Thurow
In this episode of The Last Hunger Season film series, Leonida explains their decision to embark on a modern-day exodus.
May 18, 2014 / Los Angeles Review of Books
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
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.
May 15, 2014 / GlobalPost
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
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.
April 11, 2012 / Untold Stories
Bénédicte Kurzen
Boko Haram's increasingly coordinated attacks, including the Christmas church bombings and the attack on the U.N. building in Abuja, underscore growing tensions in Nigeria.
April 4, 2012 / Untold Stories
Bénédicte Kurzen
Photographer Bénédicte Kurzen documents the aftermath of the Christmas Day attack in Madalla, Nigeria, where the Islamist militant group Boko Haram set off a bomb at a Catholic church.
April 4, 2012
Bénédicte Kurzen
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.
April 3, 2012
Jennifer McDonald
Resources for students and teachers ahead of journalist Ameto Akpe's visit.
March 31, 2012 / BusinessDay
Ameto Akpe
Nigeria's president claims that by 2015 three fourths of his people will have access to safe drinking water. New UN data suggest that he's 25 years off.
March 16, 2012
Tom Hundley
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Ghana and Turkey.
March 16, 2012 / PBS NewsHour
Steve Sapienza, Ameto Akpe, Samuel Agyemang, Peter Sawyer
Every day, millions of people across West Africa struggle to get access to safe drinking water. In many cases, the greatest obstacle they face is lack of government accountability.
March 13, 2012 / Untold Stories
Ameto Akpe
The Greater Makurdi Water Works has finally been commissioned after ten years. But where is the water?
February 17, 2012 / Untold Stories
Peter Sawyer
In Makurdi, Nigeria, people who have waited decades for water service have become jaded. A new water works promises clean water for all, but a lack of pipes means residents will keep waiting.
February 13, 2012 / Untold Stories
Bénédicte Kurzen, Joe Bavier
The 2011 general elections exposed Nigeria's deep economic, social and geographical fissures—which led to the worst single outbreak of violence since its independence-era civil war.