Lifting awards at film festivals is just the start of the journey for documentaries like The Last Shelter (Mali), No U-Turn (Nigeria) and No Simple Way Home (South Sudan).
Blood Sisters is untypical of Nollywood’s normal fair in a number of ways. It chooses thrill over romance and challenges taboos.
Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki’s Nebula-winning story “O2 Arena” is a biopolitical dystopia in which oxygen has become a commodity, with all the possible class implications.
Environmental lawyer Chima Williams worked with two communities to hold Royal Dutch Shell accountable for disastrous oil spills in Nigeria. The organisation is now open to legal action from communities across Nigeria devastated by their disregard for environmental safety.
The Afrobeat star used music to promote and preserve his Yoruba culture – while entertaining diverse global influences.
Abortions are more often self-induced by women with drugs and dangerous substances in Nigeria due to restrictive abortion laws.
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.