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Nigerian State Playing Matchmaker for Thousands

Nigeria's Kano state is worried: The number of divorces appears to be skyrocketing. And a divorced woman there faces a raft of problems—she may be shunned, in some cases forced to beg or prostitute herself to support her family. So the state government is taking the matter into its...
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Nigerian army says kills 14 Islamist insurgents in raid

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Nigerian soldiers killed 14 suspected Islamist insurgents on Sunday during a dawn raid on a house in the main northern city of Kano, the military said.Islamist sect Boko Haram wants to carve an Islamic state out of Nigeria. It and o... Read Post

Suspected militants attack police station in Nigeria

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

KANO CITY, Nigeria (CNN) -- Police said a group of suspected militants attacked a police station in Nigeria's Kano province on Friday. Military forces have since cordoned off the area around the provincial capital city of Kano where... Read Post

Nigeria’s image problem

News : Reuters Global News Blog (5 years ago)

Hit film District 9 angers Nigeria with its portrayal of Nigerians as cannibals, gangsters and prostitutes. What can Nigeria do about its image problem? Read Post


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