Private jet owners are the latest to feel the Nigerian government’s hands around their pockets. They’ve taken the matter to court. Here’s why.
Kogi State has entered into a $60 million agreement with a Chinese firm to snoop on its residents. Here’s a breakdown of the gist.
A member of Nigeria’s first family is trending on social media over the mistreatment of a young Nigerian over the past few days. The attention she’s got has come with various taunts, public outcries, and even different forms of body shaming against her and the Nigerian government. The person in question is none other than […]
The Chief Justice of Nigeria is sweating as some Nigerians are calling for his resignation. Here’s why.
Ademola Adeleke has only been Osun State governor for a couple of days but he’s already causing commotion with his executive orders. Should we be worried?
The Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA) board has found no one deserving of the Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award in 2022. But we found five women who were criminally overlooked in the past.
The Nigerian Voter is a series that seeks to understand the motivations that drive the voting decisions of Nigerians — why they vote, how they choose their candidates, why some have never voted, and their wildest stories around elections. This week’s subject of The Nigerian Voter is Kachi*, a businessman in his late 30s who […]
One unfortunate feature of Nigerian elections that has refused to go away is violence in varying forms. It’s the kind of baggage no one wants, but everyone has to deal with it because some people still treat elections as do-or-die. What’s happened now? On November 27, 2022, unknown people set fire to the office of […]
Meffy of the CBN has told the world that Nigeria has stopped making money from selling crude oil. How did that happen?
If you’re a Nigerian student feeling discouraged from pursuing a tertiary education because you can’t afford tuition fees, we have good news for you! You’ll soon be able to get a student loan from the government with zero interest! How’s this possible? The Student Loan Bill provides public university students with financial assistance through the […]
Just hours to the planned November 26, 2022 resumption of operations on the Abuja-Kaduna railway corridor, the Federal Government announced a postponement. It’s not the first time the government has postponed a planned resumption since terrorists attacked the railway corridor in March. But more than the government’s erratic announcements and postponements, Nigerians remain worried about […]
With Buhari unlooking another fuel scarcity crisis, we spoke to Nigerians who told us how it’s affecting their lives.
It seems like Nigerians aren’t the only ones concerned about the 2023 elections, even our colonisers have taken some interest as well. Considering that our immigration rate to the United Kingdom has increased to 64% in one year, it’s not exactly surprising. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has warned all political parties […]
The BAT visiting Tompolo, a man who was declared wanted by Buhari’s government, is proof there are no permanent enemies in Nigerian politics.
Just three months to the start of the 2023 elections, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, started a beef with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It wasn’t about electoral violence or vote buying but rather a new feature of the 2023 elections. The APC national chairman believes Nigeria […]
Nigerian politicians are popular for trying to fool us with tears, but how well does it work?
Buhari is counting down the days till he leaves office because he’s tired of working so hard at his age. But we know one other reason that’s making him look forward to retirement.
This week’s subject on Abroad Life is a tech bro who was tired of life in Nigeria without income and power supply, so he decided to continue his education and find work in Canada. He shares his difficulties with managing expenses and making friends as an international student. When did you decide to move abroad? […]
Buhari could have spent the naira redesign funds on more useful things and we have some ideas.
If we asked you to describe the 2023 presidential election campaigns, what word would you use? Whichever word just ran through your mind, we know it doesn’t rhyme with “boring” or “dry”, because the campaign season has been entertaining. Millions of Nigerian voters have picked their candidates for the 2023 presidential election, but we won’t […]
The CBN has raised the interest rate for the fourth consecutive time. That’s bad news, and we’ll explain why.
This week’s subject of Navigating Nigeria is Matilda, a 24-year old author who spoke to Citizen on her failed japa attempts, switching passions and churches, and the harsh reality of getting a job in Nigeria even with a first class degree.
Since we’re talking about the redesigned banknotes, we have a list of Nigerians whose faces should appear on them. Who do you think we missed out on?
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