September 21, 2023

Africa: Is This the End of French Neo-Colonialism in Africa?

[Globetrotter] In Bamako, Mali, on September 16, the governments of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger created the Alliance of Sahel States (AES). On X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, Colonel Assimi Goïta, the head of the transitional government of Mali, wrote that the Liptako-Gourma Charter which created the AES would establish "an architecture of collective defense and mutual assistance for the benefit of our populations." The hunger for such regional cooperation goes back to the period when
September 21, 2023

Niger: Bazoum wants regional court to reinstate him as President

Deposed Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum has petitioned West Africa's regional court seeking his release from detention and the restoration of his rule
September 20, 2023

Nigerian president says there should be equal partnerships with Africa

In his first ever speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Nigerian President Bola Tinubu spoke about the need for equal and mutually beneficial partnerships with Africa.
September 20, 2023

Nigeria: US Court Orders Chicago State University to Release Tinubu's Academic Records

[Premium Times] A United States court in Eastern Illinois has ordered the Chicago State University to release the academic records of President Bola Tinubu to his rival presidential candidate in the 25 February election, Atiku Abubakar.
September 20, 2023

Nigeria: Nigerians Abroad Remitted $20.1bn in 2022 – Report

[Premium Times] At the current official market rate of N767 per US dollars, the amount is equivalent to N15.3 trillion.
September 20, 2023

Nigeria: Urgent Response Needed to Curb Nigeria's Worsening Diphtheria Outbreak

[MSF] A serious diphtheria outbreak is tearing through Nigeria, where thousands of people have been infected and hundreds more have died.
September 20, 2023

Nigerian court grants bail to 69 arrested in controversial 'Gay Wedding' raid

The incident occurred in the city of Warri, where law enforcement authorities acted upon a tip regarding the alleged gay wedding.
September 20, 2023

Nigeria: No Dead Agenda – Burna Boy Responds to Critics After Concert Postponement

[allAfrica] Grammy-winning Nigerian singer Burna Boy, 31, fired back at critics who said his concert that was to take place at FNB Stadium in Gauteng Province, South Africa, was postponed due to low ticket sales, reports IOL.
September 20, 2023

Nigeria: National Grid Collapses Again As Govt Promises 20,000mw Generation By 2026

[Leadership] The national grid collapsed again on Tuesday September 19, 2023, with power generation dropping from a peak of 3,594.60 megawatts (MW) to 42.7MW at midday.
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