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Nigerian city losing historic wall
The 20km-long fortification helped protect Kano as far back as the 12th century, but nature and man have not been kind.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2014 10:37 GMT
Nigeria's suspended bank chief made Kano emir
Lamido Sanusi becomes country's second-highest Islamic authority, months after suspension as governor of central bank.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2014 17:42 GMT
Nigeria's Emir of Kano dies aged 83
Ado Abdullahi Bayero, a prominent emir in northern Nigeria, dies after battle with cancer, palace sources say.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2014 10:17 GMT
Dozens killed in attacks on Nigerian villages
Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill 48 people in north as US sends 80 army personnel to Chad to search for missing girls.
Last updated: 22 May 2014 05:31 GMT
Injecting hope into the fight against malaria
Access to life-saving anti-malaria drugs is improving and the first vaccine against the disease may be on the way.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2014 13:50 GMT
Keeping Nigeria's youth out of trouble
As Nigeria's unemployment soars, training programmes have been set up to keep young people out of Boko Haram's reach
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 19:47 GMT
Nigerian airline back in the sky after crash
Dana Airline resumes flights 18 months after its plane crashed outside Lagos, killing 159 people on board and on ground.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 17:14 GMT
Nigerian state raises tabs to curb divorces
Conservative state hopes that $300 fine will discourage some from divorcing their wives.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2013 21:06 GMT
Drugs and poverty blight Northern Nigeria
Unemployment, rampant abject poverty, and lack of education are fuelling drug use in Kano State.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2013 11:18 GMT
Nigeria tackles growing drug problems
Experts say rising tide of drug abuse is linked to increase in poverty, and call for more efforts to aid rehabilitation.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2013 17:03 GMT
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