As the 2023 General Elections draws closer, pockets of attacks have emerged in different parts of Nigeria. In November 2022, officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirmed attacks in Ebonyi, Ogun, and Osun states.
Nigeria has redesigned its currency notes but the big question is how the government will recall the old notes, as cash is still king despite efforts by the Central Bank of Nigeria and fintech companies.
The 2022 series, Riches, casts a new light on the varied, complicated and even expected roles that typically surround the kind of generational wealth that many in the Black and African community often aspire to.
According to the statement issued by the US Department of Justice, this latest tranche of repatriated funds brings the total amount of repatriated funds in this case to approximately $332.4 million. But what has been done with the millions that have already been repatriated to the Nigerian government by the US?
Dillibe Onyeama whose works include Nigger at Eton (1972), African Legend (1984) and The Joys of African Humour (2000), has died aged 71. The author of 28 books, Onyeama was celebrated for his bold writing style and his unflinching determination to reflect the truth of his experiences in his memoirs and novels.
A US District Court has sentenced Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, ‘Hushpuppi’, to eleven years and three months in prison. Hushpuppi’s is the tale of Icarus. But a contributing factor to the wind beneath his artificial wings was the largely unconditional acceptance and support that he gained from his almost cult-like following of over two million people on Instagram.
According to the National Emergency Management Agency, more than 600,000 people have been displaced by recent flooding and more than 300 people have been killed this year due to the recent crisis. Read more.
Twenty-five when she became queen, Queen Elizabeth II’s reign saw a declining, brutal British Empire and declarations of independence that have continued till date in former British colonies across Africa and the African diaspora. Read more.
The constraints on airlines have certainly affected the lives of ordinary Nigerians, who already navigating tough economic conditions and stringent travel restrictions as a result of their nationality. Read more.