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Nigerian teenage girls win Technovation People’s Choice Award in Silicon Valley
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Africans rising Nigerian teenage girls win Technovation People’s Choice Award in Silicon Valley

Team Brain Squad, a group of five Nigerian girls was named the People’s Choice award recipients for their app, Hands Out, at this year’s global Technovation held in Silicon Valley, California. The girls’ aptly named Hands Out app is a fundraising tool to help finance education for indigent children.

Former Nigerian Deputy Senator, Ike Ekweremadu beaten in Germany by Nigerians
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Politics and Society Former Nigerian Deputy Senator, Ike Ekweremadu beaten in Germany by Nigerians

In Australia and Britain, lawmakers have been egged for making unpopular statements. In many parts of Africa, lawmakers move freely in convoys while the masses suffer. Nigeria’s former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu however received an unusual welcome at Nuremberg, Germany when he was beaten and chased away from an event to mark the New Yam festival.

10 years after Boko Haram was formed, the terrorist group continues to wreak havoc
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Politics and Society 10 years after Boko Haram was formed, the terrorist group continues to wreak havoc

Is Nigeria losing the fight against Boko Haram 10 years after the terror group was formed? With reports of soldiers buried in the night in secret graves, the human security situation is precarious. The Nigerian Army is struggling to effectively deal with the terrorist group, while having to contend with conflicts involving herdsmen in parts of the country.