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Nigeria minister’s unlikely return

A lot can happen in a man’s life over 20 years, the accepted timespan for a generation. And that is certainly the case for John Kayode Fayemi, Nigeria’s current Minister of Solid Minerals, as Osasu Obayiuwana explains.

Life as a Boko Haram hostage

Boko Haram attacked traditional ruler Seini Boukar Lamine’s town, kidnapped him and his family and held them hostage for two and a half months.

Inside Boko Haram

As Boko Haram’s deadly insurgency spills out of Nigeria’s borders, we sent James Schneider to one of the affected regions – Cameroon’s far north.

Exiled by Boko Haram

Over 40,000 Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram now live as refugees in Minawao refugee camp in Cameroon. James Schneider visited the camp and finds out that …