Nigeria largely ignores sectarian violence, Human Rights Watch report says

By Reuters Staff
December 12, 2013

(Onitsha in southeastern Nigeria after religious riots that killed at least 138 people across the country in five days. February 23, 2006. REUTERS/George Esiri )

Nigerian Anglican archbishop kidnapped in Delta is released

By Reuters Staff
September 15, 2013

(Speedboats are arranged along a jetty in Yenagoa, the capital of Nigeria’s oil state of Bayelsa November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye)

In Nigeria, art boom feeds a revival of interest in traditional animist art

September 9, 2013

(Artist and designer Nike Davies-Okundaye poses for a portrait in her art gallery in Lekki district in Lagos August 30, 2013. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye)

Guestview: Terrorism and Religion in Nigeria

By Guest Contributor
June 18, 2013

(Cardinal John Onaiyekan of Nigeria walks through Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican March 9, 2013. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez)

Nigeria passes anti-gay bill with penalties up to 14 years in jail

By Reuters Staff
May 31, 2013

(Nigerian legislators in session in the capital Abuja, October 10, 2012.  REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde)

Nigeria failing to tackle religious violence in its “Middle Belt” – U.S. agency

By Reuters Staff
April 16, 2013

(Security officials assess the scene of a bomb blast in Nigeria’s northern city of Kaduna April 8, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer )

Amnesty says Nigerian army rights abuses make Islamist insurgency worse

By Reuters Staff
November 2, 2012

(Soldiers search a car for suspected explosives along a road in Nigeria’s northern city of Kano January 22, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer)

Nigeria resumes haj trips to Mecca, ending row over unaccompanied women

By Reuters Staff
October 3, 2012

(Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba at the Al-Masjid al-Haram (Grand mosque) in Mecca October 31, 2011. REUTERS/Ammar Awad )

Nigeria stops pilgrimages to Mecca over unaccompanied women row

By Reuters Staff
September 28, 2012

(The Mecca Clock Tower overlooks the Grand Mosque during the Muslim month of Ramadan in the holy city of Mecca August 4, 2012. REUTERS/Hassan Ali )

Saudi deports 150 female pilgrims, holds 1,000 more, Nigeria says

By Reuters Staff
September 27, 2012

(Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba at the Grand mosque, on the last days of the annual haj pilgrimage, in Mecca November 8, 2011. REUTERS/Ammar Awad)