WorldViews: Nigeria

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Meet the first man to come out as gay on Nigerian television

“It’s like a fairy tale, a badly written Disney fairy tale, this Nigeria rising thing.“

By Adam Taylor  |  03:02 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Africa, Gay Rights, LGBT, Nigeria

Posted at 06:36 AM ET, 08/01/2013

'Girls are the world's forgotten population': Nine facts about child brides

Millions of girls are married off to adult men every year. They often face much more than you might expect.

By Max Fisher  |  06:36 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Yemen

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 07/24/2013

More on child brides: After a political fight, Nigeria will continue allowing them

The legislature defeated an amendment to the constitution, which currently enshrines a right for men to wed girls.

By Max Fisher  |  01:22 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nigeria

Posted at 06:32 AM ET, 07/16/2013

The amazing, surprising, Africa-driven demographic future of the Earth, in 9 charts

The world is poised to change dramatically over the next century, and in ways that you might not expect.

By Max Fisher  |  06:32 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Africa, China, India, Nigeria

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Underwear bomber’s new home: Florence, Colo.

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab will be sent to the federal Supermax prison in Colorado.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:10 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Nigeria, underwear bomber, Supermax prison

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 01/09/2012

Occupy Nigeria: Police, protesters clash as nationwide strike paralyzes country

Police and protesters clashed Monday, leaving one dead and more than a dozen injured.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:50 AM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Nigeria, strike, fuel subsidy, corruption