Nigeria

December 4, 2022

Nigeria: Unicef – 2022 Flood Killed 600 People, Displaced 1.3m Others

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said no fewer than 600 persons died in the 2022 flood in Nigeria, while 1.3 million others were rendered homeless.
December 4, 2022

Nigeria: Sahara Foundation Empowers African Social Entrepreneurs With Seed Funding

Sahara Foundation has announced the award of $5,000 each as seed funding to African social innovators who have successfully completed its 2022 Sahara Impact Fund (SIF) Fellowship programme.
December 4, 2022

Nigeria: 2023 – Finally, Peter Obi to Unveil Campaign Manifesto Sunday

The Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has released his manifesto for 2023 campaigns tagged, 'It's POssible'.
December 3, 2022

Thousands gather for Africa's largest religious concert in Lagos

Africa’s largest religious concert, The Experience, has taken place in Lagos, Nigeria after a two year hiatus - which saw it stage virtual and a hybrid version - due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 3, 2022

Africa: World Cup Final 16 – African Performances Mark a Definitive Moment in Football

Analysis - For Africa to have multiple teams go beyond the group phase to reach the Round of 16 in a World Cup is a milestone. The remarkable result at the 2022 men's Fifa World Cup in Qatar - which sees Senegal and Morocco move into the knockout stage is Africa's best performance at the World Cup since 2014. That year both Nigeria and Algeria reached the final 16. This is a pleasing performance after a dismal 2018 World Cup when none of the African representatives went beyond the group stage.
December 3, 2022

Cameroon/Nigeria: Qatar 2022 – Cameroon Crash Out Despite Victory Over Brazil

Switzerland secured the last ticket into the knockout phase at the ongoing World Cup in Qatar.
December 2, 2022

Nigeria: Is Democracy at Risk Amid Spreading Violence?

Guest Column - Africa's most populous country – with the largest economy on the continent – will hold its 7th consecutive presidential and national assembly elections on 25 February 2023. Most elections for state governors will be on 11 March.
December 2, 2022

Nigeria: 'Why I Don't Listen to Rap' – Wizkid

Starboy said the Afrobeat genre is a refreshing alternative for people stuck with the same sound for years.
December 2, 2022

Nigeria: 65% of Children in Nigeria's Northwest Living in Abject Poverty – Study

The survey said 73.9% of children in Jigawa are multi-dimensionally poor.
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