Young Nigerians are making their voices heard: the old ways of governance won’t be accepted, nor will limited, surface level promises. Farida Augustine reports.
Following the recent protests against the ‘special anti-robbery squad’ and the horrific Lekki Massacre, BLM Leeds held a socially-distanced demonstration in Millennium Square to raise awareness of police brutality, corrupt leadership, and to show solidarity […]
Ollie Howitt reviews Assurance, Juba’s documentary on female DJs in Lagos.
As COVID-19’s death toll rises and talk of the virus seems to have dominated conversation for months, it’s hard to remember that some countries are only now facing the beginning of the pandemic’s frightening curve. […]
The term ‘fake news’ has been leaving the lips of journalists, politicians, and academics alike an increasing amount in the past year. Unsurprisingly, media coverage on fake news has been concentrated on Western politics – […]
The interlude between the end of high school and the start of university poses a tricky one for many international students in terms of adaptability in a new environment. As a 17-year-old naïve Nigerian girl, […]
The 1974 painting of a Nigerian Princess resurfaced at the start of February and was sold at Bonham’s auction house in early March for £1.2m, £900,000 more than had been estimated. The painting, of Princess […]
Some of Nigeria’s brightest undergraduate students in the United Kingdom have had their funding withdrawn by the Nigerian government without their knowledge, leaving many facing deportation. The Nigerian High Commission confirmed that 152 students had […]
William Onyeabor, Nigerian disco pioneer, technicolour wizard and all-round genius has died aged 70. Despite self-releasing eight studio albums in a frenzied seven year burst of creativity into relative obscurity, his influence has lived on, […]
At least one European side will reach the semi-finals of the World Cup, after Germany and France booked a tantalising quarter-final date against each other on Friday. Both emerged shaken but not stirred from their […]
With the second round now well under way, Sunday contains two scintillating prospects with the third pair of last -16 fixtures and with Africa at the forefront of today’s World Cup action, Rhys Stevens previews […]
The 2014 World Cup has been unbelievably generous, with lots of attacking football and goals galore. The excitement continued in the first set of games, with Argentina edging out Nigeria and Bosnia and Herzegovina earning […]