Linus Unah is a Nigerian journalist. His work has been published in the Guardian, Al Jazeera, IRIN News, the Christian Science Monitor, NPR, among others. He writes about global health, conflict, agriculture and development.
The Trump administration recently launched a new Africa policy to counter the ‘predatory’ practices of Russia and China, but many experts in the region say the US is too late to the game.
Last December, the Nigerian government confirmed that nearly 70 percent of inmates in prisons were awaiting trial. Now a number of tech-driven nonprofits and social media movements have appeared across the country to counter this trend.
With the third-highest infant mortality rate in the world, the Nigerian healthcare system is in desperate need of an overhaul. Digitising health recording in the country might just be the boost it needs.
With 1,300 dead, the clash between farmers and semi-nomadic herders, mainly from the Fulani ethnic group, have displaced tens of thousands and schools have turned into migrant camps.
Young men are leaving everything behind to take up rifles to fight for the new state known as ‘Ambazonia’
In an impoverished region of Nigeria, women have lost their husbands, been forced into slavery by militants and then raped by soldiers who were sent to save them.
A youth movement determined to change Nigeria's electoral politics succeeded in drafting a legal amendment allowing young leaders to run for office. But President Buhari has been sitting on the bill for months.
Amid rampant abuse of the law and power, people in Nigeria are trying a strategy of naming and shaming on live radio at the country’s first radio station devoted to human rights.
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