Chika Oduah

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Dakar, Senegal

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VOA - Africa Service English to Africa Service, Voice of America VOA Central News

Roaming Fulani cattle herdsman accused of launching deadly raids against farming communities and targeting Christians in Nigeria.


The Igbo are one of Nigeria's largest ethnic groups. Among them is a minority of practicing Jews who believe they are descendants from "lost tribes" of Israel.


"Wherever you go, even if you run all the way to Yola, we will run after you and kill you."


In village in north-eastern Nigeria people feel abandoned by a government that has failed to rescue 200 kidnapped schoolgirls


For ethnic Hausa, the traditional form of boxing known as dambe is more than a sport - it is part of their identity.


For years, the government paid militants in the Niger Delta not to blow up oil pipelines. Now it’s cutting them loose — and they’re taking up arms once again.


A journey to the village of Chibok, where insurgents hide in the bush as families mourn the loss of their daughters.


Ten students who escaped after mass abduction by armed group Boko Haram find a new beginning, but struggle with trauma


Despite evidence of homosexual customs pre-dating the colonial era, intolerant laws are flourishing across Africa.


Islamic leaders in impoverished Borno State band together to keep vulnerable youth from the grip of Boko Haram.

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