On the 1st of October 2010, I made a few calls to my Nigerian friends across the globe wishing them a happy 50th independent celebration of the most populous nation in Africa.
Nike from Joel Benson A visit to an art gallery in Lagos, Nigeria, and witnessed, firsthand, African art in all its beauty.
The 24-year-old writer discusses her breakout fantasy trilogy series, “Children of Blood and Bone.”
A Nigerian company introduces Africa’s answer to the iPad, the Inye. CNN’s Nikepile Mabuse reports.
Music video by SIMI performing JAMB QUESTION. http://vevo.ly/6XbsgD
Thousands of mourners have paid their last respects to renowned Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in his home town in Anambra state. A host of dignitaries attended the funeral including Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. The BBC's Will Ross, who was at the funeral, said that Mr Achebe was given a colourful, grand send off in his home town of Ogidi.
It’s no longer uncommon to read about the financial crimes committed abroad by some Nigerians. While it’s only a few Nigerians who are involved in these devious acts, some have said Nigeria has become synonymous with fraud and email scam.
At first glance Esther Okade seems like a normal 10-year-old. She loves dressing up as Elsa from “Frozen,” playing with Barbie dolls and going to the park or shopping. But what makes the British-Nigerian youngster stand out is the fact that she’s also a university undergraduate. Esther, from Walsall, an industrial town in the UK’s […]
When Tewa Onasanya couldn’t find a single fashion magazine aimed at black women on the shelves of a shop in Essex, England, she decided to start one herself. The pharmacologist, who had no previous experience in journalism or publishing, rallied her friends for advice, and before long they were putting together the first issue of […]
The first African city edition of the famous board game Monopoly has been launched in Lagos. The Nigerian metropolis is one of the fast-growing cities in the world.