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Nigeria university closures prompt protests
Students take to the streets against closures triggered by prolonged strike by professors over pay.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2013 08:33 GMT
Mali awaits results in presidential poll
Former PM Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is in direct fight with ex-finance minister in presidential run-off year after coup.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2013 06:48 GMT
Voting ends in Mali presidential poll
Result of run-off between ex-PM and former finance minister expected to be known by the end of the week.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2013 03:12 GMT
Nigerian employment scheme criticised
Government business competition aimed at youth as quarter of population is out of work, half of them under age of 24.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2013 13:09 GMT
Nigeria lagging in child education
Sub-Saharan nation has worst record with over 10 million children out of school in 2010.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2013 09:58 GMT
Herbal remedies 'hurt' Nigeria malaria fight
Nigeria doctors say unorthodox remedies thwart battle against mosquito-borne infectious disease.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 12:37 GMT
Nigeria battles deadly meningitis outbreak
Epidemic claim more than 100 lives in northwest alone as health workers warn of more outbreaks.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2013 11:33 GMT
Seven foreigners abducted in northern Nigeria
Four Lebanese workers, a Briton, an Italian, and a Greek seized in Bauchi State, police say.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2013 23:21 GMT
Nigeria hit by mass unemployment
Nigerians forced into tough working conditions as unemployment rises in one of Africa's most resourced nations.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2012 10:38 GMT
Nigeria's smoking problem worsening
Young people say they are being lured into smoking not by slick advertisements but by peer pressure.
Last updated: 30 May 2012 00:34 GMT
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