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Burna Boy’s ‘Monsters You Made’ takes the debate about the need for material decolonization outside the ivory tower and into the public sphere.
BBC’s new documentary about T.B. Joshua’s human rights abuses has stirred debate about the British broadcaster’s intentions.
Student organizing is resurging in Nigeria. But to have any impact, students must connect with struggles beyond campus.
Between the Grammys and AFCON semi-final, it's been a big week for the rivalry between Nigeria and South Africa.
Despite liberalizing the economy to the detriment of the majority, Nigeria’s president has faced little opposition in his first year in office.
Nigeria’s Men's football team does best when no one expects them to.
Nigeria’s Labor Party lost its way when it abandoned socialism for social democracy. Still, it remains essential for the labor movement to be organized under a party of its own.
While some streets in Lagos bear the names of notable nationalist leaders and pioneering early Nigerians, less is known about the everyday social milieu in which they operated.
Young people have become an influential demographic in Nigerian politics. But are they a coherent political constituency?
Chika Unigwe’s novel, 'The Middle Daughter,' reimagines a Greek myth within a contemporary Nigerian context and develops it into a gripping family saga.
How does it feel to be gay in an environment where homophobia is mundane and rampant, and where gays are silenced, ridiculed, and assaulted in everyday life?
Nigerian Canadian poet Ayomide Bayowa discusses the influences behind his latest poetry collection.
After winning Italy’s Serie A with Napoli, Victor Osimhen has cemented his claim to being Africa’s biggest footballing icon. But is the trend of individual stardom good for sports and politics?
Although calling for the cancellation of Nigeria’s February elections is counterintuitive, the truth is that they were marred by fraud, voter suppression, technical glitches and vote-buying.
For black women in particular, the individual pursuit of a soft, consumption-driven life is a fragile approach to securing social justice.
The personal archives of Dr. Yusufu Bala Usman, a Nigerian pro-democracy activist, suggests that same-faith presidential tickets are not necessarily about religious domination.
The events of May Day 1998 in Nigeria and lessons from Ola Oni on fighting for democracy in multi-ethnic societies.
Buharism, the social and economic outlook of Nigeria’s outgoing president, did not seek an alternative to neoliberal globalization, but sought to consolidate Nigeria’s place in it.
In Nigeria’s recent election cycle, many citizens looked to Peter Obi for change. But the country needs people-led social transformation, not saviors.