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Corruption Denies Millions Access to Quality Education in Nigeria

A student stands on a bench to write on the board at a floating school in the Makoko fishing community on the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria February 29, 2016. In Makoko is a sprawling slum of Nigeria’s megacity Lagos, and the school provides free educatio. Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters Education in Nigeria is in dire straits, and many Nigerians are acutely aware and concerned. At Read More

Boko Haram kills seven in northeast Nigeria

Boko Haram gunmen killed seven people in a raid on a town in northeast Nigerian Borno state near the border with Cameroon on Sunday, residents told AFP. Gunmen on motorcycles stormed the town of Rann in Kalabalge district overnight yesterday to today and opened fire on homes, fleeing residents said. “They opened fire on homes as we slept and killed Read More