Here’s how one Nigerian state tackled the deadly bacterial infections that kill hundreds of thousands of babies worldwide each year—and why such a simple solution is so tough to pull off.
Sand is disappearing along Lagos shorelines due to unchecked mining and dredging activities. Bukola Adebayo reports on the socio-economic and environmental impact on Lagos communities.
The four children, from a fishing village in Nigeria, were among thousands abducted by Boko Haram and trained as soldiers. They learned to survive, but only by forgetting who they were.
The photographer Glenna Gordon accompanied the Nigerian military to regions where Islamist militants have terrorized residents.
Ben Taub talks about his journey to uncover human trafficking in this video.
Leslie Roberts captures life in Nigeria for internally displaced people coping with the effects of Boko Haram.
In one of the world's least recognized crises, hunger amplifies disease for millions fleeing the violence of Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria.
NPR's Kelly McEvers interviews Ben Taub about the reporting process for a story on human trafficking across the Sahara and the Mediterranean.
Every year, thousands of teen-agers from one city in Nigeria risk death and endure forced labor and sex work on the long route to Europe.
Africa begins a new operation to control outbreaks like Ebola, but experts worry it is understaffed and underfunded.
A look at strategies to improve Nigeria's access to family planning.
Jason Motlagh reports on Nigerian women who have been kidnapped by Boko Haram.