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Divine Flavored Nigerian Food Truck

7 hours 42 min ago
Spicy African flavors make a weekday appearance outside the Nigerian Consulate in Midtown East.

Boko Haram Attacks Signal Resilience of ISIS and Its Branches

16 hours 21 min ago
Renewed violence by a Boko Haram faction in Nigeria and Niger restores a deadly urgency to the conflict just as it seemed the militants were losing traction.

Monopoly Tournament in Nigeria Mirrors Chaos of the Real-Life Property Market

Tue, 2016-10-18 13:00
The tournament had two aims, to break the world record for simultaneous players of the game, and to teach children strategies for saving and investing.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Nigeria’s Failed Promises

Tue, 2016-10-18 09:17
In a country enamored of dark humor, a common greeting among the middle class now is “Happy recession!”

Kidnapped Girls Reunite With Families

Mon, 2016-10-17 22:03
Twenty-one of the approximately 270 kidnapped schoolgirls from Chibok, Nigeria, had an emotional reunion with their families on Sunday.

21 Chibok Schoolgirls, Reuniting With Parents, Tell of Boko Haram Slavery

Sun, 2016-10-16 21:42
At a joyful ceremony, parents of the freed Nigerian girls heard them describe their two years of captivity.

In Nigeria, Joy for Girls Freed by Boko Haram. What of the Rest?

Fri, 2016-10-14 16:15
The country celebrated the release of 21 girls whom Boko Haram had seized from their school in April 2014, but many others remain unaccounted for.

A Homecoming for 21 Freed by Boko Haram

Fri, 2016-10-14 12:47
Boko Haram militants on Thursday released 21 of the more than 270 girls who had been kidnapped from a school in the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014.