Abandonment, persecution, violence: childhoods are lost as young Nigerians are branded as witches.
From Lagos to Onitsha and Port Harcourt, Nigeria’s southern region suffers off-the-charts air pollution. Leaders are doing little to help.
Two engineers at the University of Kentucky want to give farmers an easy way to prevent a prevalent problem: aflatoxin contamination, which has global economic and health effects.
Buried alive, poisoned, scarred by acid - these are just some of the fates that have befallen Nigerian children accused of witchcraft. This BBC feature examines the root causes of these attacks.
Science staff writer Jon Cohen joins podcast host Sarah Crespi to discuss how the fight against HIV/AIDS is evolving in three diverse locations.
Is Africa the next frontier for Silicon Valley? Despite all the fanfare and media coverage, the venture capital scene in Africa, particularly beyond South Africa, remains nascent.
A unique, church-based program is leading the fight against mother-to-child HIV transmission in Nigeria.
Hundreds of thousands of Nigerian children are living with HIV, even though the worldwide rates of mother-to-child transmission of the virus have plummeted.
Reporter Jon Cohen quickly learned just how differently time runs in Nigeria.
Use Uber, get a local phone number, and above all, don't schedule more than two sit-down interviews a day.
How important to a story are the very things that make Nigeria different from the U.S.?
Sometimes even emergency surgery must wait until the patient can pay—even if he's not yet born.
As Nigeria works to “re-brand” itself from a post-colonial military state to a progressive African democracy, political, civic and professional leaders have recognized the most intractable problem for this emerging society is also its most treatable: maternal and infant mortality.
Fred de Sam Lazaro presents a series of reports from around the world, examining the intersections of food, food policy, and food security.
Twenty-five years ago Abdullahi Tijjani had a vision for Kuki, a village in the north of Nigeria he became chief of at age 14: "Hunger will become a thing of the past once we marry modern technologies and traditional farming," he told reporter David Hecht when they met in...
Four African journalists have been selected to participate in the Pulitzer Center's collaborative reproductive health-reporting project.
Tom Hundley recaps the Pulitzer Center's week, highlighting a new series of Untold Stories from grantee Jenna Krajeski who is reporting on Kurdish youngsters jailed on harsh anti-terrorism laws.
Dawn Sinclair Shapiro is the recipient of the 2011 Nafis Sadik Award for Courage.
The Pulitzer Center announces the West African journalists who will attend World Water Week in Stockholm and report on water and sanitation in their home countries.
Lifting the veil on the creative process, filmmaker Dawn Sinclair Shapiro recounts challenges and successes behind crafting "The Edge of Joy," an issue-driven documentary on maternal health in Nigeria.
The Pulitzer Center partnered with CUNY on "The World Through Women's Eyes," a film festival highlighting work by and about women around the world.
The Economist Film Project, a film documentary contest in partnership with PBS Newshour has selected "The Edge of Joy" as one of its first round winners.