| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The tweets of the famous have failed to free more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian school girls from the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. It's going to take more than pictures of forlorn sympathizers posted on the Internet to rescue those mostly Christian...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Birthdays are a time to move forward. We look back with gratitude on what has passed and decide that this year we will be even stronger.
I have already lived what many people might say is a lifetime. I was 11 when I started speaking out against the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:07 PM
LONDRES - La epidemia de ébola en África Occidental es un "suceso extraordinario" y constituye un riesgo sanitario internacional, dijo el viernes la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS).
La agencia sanitaria de Naciones Unidas, con sede en Ginebra,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 8:32 AM
ABUYA (Reuters) - El presidente nigeriano Goodluck Jonathan sustituyó a los cuatro principales ejecutivos de Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), dijo su gabinete el sábado, interviniendo en una de las instituciones más poderosas del país y...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Wearing long hijabs, the anonymous women squeeze quietly into crowds, barely noticed.
One slipped in among students gathered Wednesday at a notice board of a college campus in the northern Nigerian city of Kano. She detonated a hidden bomb, killing...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday met with a group of schoolgirls who escaped from the terrorist group Boko Haram and the parents of the abducted girls, about 100 days after nearly 300 girls were seized.
But there were troubling signs that...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:50 PM
FRANCE VS. NIGERIA
Where: Brasilia. Time: 9 a.m. PDT.
TV: ESPN, Univision.
The buzz: France had little trouble in its group, but it hasn't faced an attack with the speed or power of Nigeria, led by Ahmed Musa, Peter Odemwingie and Emmanuel Emenike....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Monday's World Cup double dip features a pair of European powers (France, Germany) against West African nations with similar sounding names (Nigeria, Algeria).
The opener, which includes a pinch of Americana, could be a showcase for France, just four...
| Jul 7, 2014
Last month, The Washington Post published an op-ed by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan answering criticism of his response to the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by the group Boko Haram. This is what Jonathan should have written.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:35 AM
Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine.
Two weeks ago, Islamic...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Malala Yousafzai, the teenage campaigner for girls’ education in Pakistan, told journalists on Monday that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan assured her he would free 219 abducted schoolgirls being held by Islamist militants.
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Someone tell Levick that Nigeria is, you might say, complicated. Nigeria’s Twittersphere erupted Thursday under the hashtag #SomeoneTellLevick over a government contract signed with U.S. public relations firm Levick last month — reportedly for...