In what is another signal that the purported ceasefire between Boko Haram and the Nigerian government has completely broken down, the insurgents are believed to have abducted 60 women in Adamawa state, north-east Nigeria
The Ebola virus seems to be reaching further as the West African nation of Mali confirmed its first case
Every social media savvy Nigerian knows Linda Ikeji, or should know her, and it is almost impossible to have a conversation centred on online media in Nigeria without her name popping up, one way or another
Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader, is seen in a new video taunting the Nigerian state, the Army, people of other creeds, and some western leaders.
I woke up this morning to the hum of the generators emanating from the abode of those who could afford to fuel their petrol burners all night. A brief glance at the social media informed me it was Independence Day.
Binyavanga Wainaina, the controversial and witty Kenyan writer, was in Nigeria for another instalment of Farafina’s creative writing workshop. He spoke with TIA’s Chiagozie Nwonwu about the richness of African fiction today, the Caine Prize, politics and more.
TIA asks four recent participants of the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop during their graduation
For many Nigerians, the news of women blowing themselves up did not read stranger than other reports of Boko Haram atrocities. It was something that has been reported before. The only difference was that while other reports indicated a random […]