A court in Kano, northern Nigeria, recently convicted an atheist for making social media posts it found to be blasphemous against Islam. Insults against religion are illegal in Nigeria’s multi-faceted legal codes.
Former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan has rejected a presidential nomination by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
He played every venue that mattered, a global face of Afrobeat. Orlando Julius embodied the groove.
The man who taught Fela Kuti a thing or two has been all but erased from formal music history. He deserves much better treatment in death.
Nigerian youths face a myriad of economic and social challenges. From rampant unemployment, lack of electricity, fuel scarcity to police brutality, Nigerian youths have lost faith in the government but despite these existing catalysts for action and protest, the youths seem exhausted to continue fighting.
Global digital payments facilitator Visa is expanding into the region by opening its first innovation studio in Kenya. The aim is to adopt the market of consumers switching to new payment platforms and digital wallets.
Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, will be remembered for his roles in the rebirth of African Union and peacemaking.
The African Union will struggle to ensure partners stick to their promises in a tough new international environment.
His rhythmic sounds connected with the diaspora and his collaborations with stars like Drake and Beyoncé elevated his name.