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Nigerian priest saves traditional artefacts from Christian converts

9:44am EST

ENUGU, Nigeria A Roman Catholic priest is collecting and saving hundreds of traditional pre-Christian religious artefacts in southeast Nigeria that new converts to Christianity had planned to burn. | Video

Nigeria building collapse kills at least 16; rescuers search on

Nov 02 2021

LAGOS (Reuters) -Rescuers combed through the rubble of a high-rise building in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos in search of survivors on Tuesday, a day after it collapsed while under construction, as the death toll rose to 16 with scores reported missing. | Video

A new type of black gold in Nigeria: used car tyres

Oct 07 2021

IBADAN, Nigeria In Nigeria, a country heavily reliant on revenues from its oil exports, entrepreneur Ifedolapo Runsewe has identified another type of black gold: used car tyres. | Video

Nigeria's hyena men put maligned animals centre stage

Aug 18 2021

KANO, Nigeria A hyena may not be your average house pet, but in northern Nigeria some men keep the creatures in their homes, display them at festivals and even use their dung or saliva to make remedies. | Video

Home-brewers thrive in northern Nigeria despite trouble with religious police

Aug 09 2021

KANO, Nigeria In Nigeria's northern Kano state, Janet Peter stirs a thick and frothy brown liquid inside a large cast iron pot, worrying all the while that religious police will come and chase her from the restaurant where she operates. | Video

Teenage girls in northern Nigeria 'open their minds' with robotics

Aug 02 2021

KANO, Nigeria Teenage girls in the northern Nigerian city of Kano are learning robotics, computing and other STEM subjects as part of an innovative project that challenges local views of what girls should be doing in a socially conservative Muslim society. | Video

Nigerian police fire teargas to break up protests over rising insecurity

Jun 12 2021

LAGOS/ABUJA (Reuters) -Police fired teargas and detained several demonstrators in the Nigerian cities of Lagos and Abuja on Saturday during protests over the country's worsening security situation.

Rising cement costs hamper Nigeria's building developers

May 12 2021

LAGOS Nigerian property developer Olawale Ayilara is building housing estates in the affluent Lekki district of mega city Lagos, the country's commercial engine. But the cost of the project is expanding rapidly due to the increased price of cement. | Video

Nigerian teen climate activists create fashion from waste to fight pollution

Apr 22 2021

LAGOS In a district of Lagos, Nigeria's megacity, a group of teenagers wade through a mass of plastic bottles, food containers and bags that have blocked a waterway. Wearing gloves and masks, they pick up the discarded plastic and drop them into refuse bags. | Video

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