March 15, 2012 Nigerian leaders may be opening indirect talks with the leadership of Boko Haram, the Islamic group that has attacked government buildings, schools and churches.
January 26, 2012 Nigerian authorities arrested about 160 Chadians on charges they were involved in the bombing and gun attacks in Kano last week that killed scores of people.
January 26, 2012 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the ongoing crises in Nigeria, and the author of A Practical Wedding. In the second hour, multigenerational households, and author Walter Mosley talks about his new book, All I Did Was Shoot My Man.
January 11, 2012 Parts of Nigeria are under a 24-hour curfew, after demonstrations against a government policy to end fuel subsidies turned into a fiery rampage in the city of Minna. The BBC reports that "hundreds of rioters set fire to government and political party offices" and targeted the homes of politicians.
January 9, 2012 The capital as well as the country's biggest city have come to a virtual standstill. Nigerians are demanding an end to corruption and a return to cheaper fuel prices.
August 26, 2011 Early reports indicate that many people may have been killed.
December 8, 2010 The case involves an alleged $180 million cash-for-contract scandal dating back about a decade. Cheney's lawyer says he's already been cleared of any wrongdoing.