Nigeria

5:33pm

Tue June 4, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Stanford fellow tracks Nigerian government files online

Musikilu Mojeed
http://www.musikilumojeed.com/

Musikilu Mojeed is a Nigerian investigative journalist who has been reporting on his country’s oil sector for over a decade, risking his safety to uncover massive corruption that was found at the highest levels of government. He is now here at Stanford University on a one-year fellowship, where he is learning how to create an online database that will allow journalists in his country to access government files more freely. Mojeed spoke with KALW's Hana Baba. 

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12:00am

Mon February 6, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: The future of Nigeria

Girl with Umbrella, Okrika, Nigeria 2006
Photograph by Ed Kashi

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the State and Society in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation and its largest oil producer. Religious violence cost 500 lives in 2011 and recently the removal of subsidies has led to political unrest. What explains the rise of religious extremism in Nigeria? Join us live at 10 or send an email to feecback@yourcallradio.org. Who is benefiting from Nigeria’s natural resources? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:00am

Fri January 20, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Photograph: Sunday Alamba/AP

On This week's media roundtable. we’ll discuss coverage of taxes and ongoing budget cuts in California. We’ll also talk about coverage of President Obama saying no, for now, to the Keystone Pipe line and the mass protests in Nigeria. We’ll be joined by the Sacramento Bee’s Phillip Reese, Mother Jones’ Kate Sheppard and freelance journalist Gillian Parker joins us from Nigeria. Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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