Corruption is feeling too at home in Nigeria and the threat of serving time in prison isn’t working because these politicians be wildin’. The country needs to get more creative with punishments, and we have some ideas.
Nigeria’s Accountant-General, Ahmed Idris, has an ₦80 billion question to answer to the EFCC. Here’s everything we know.
Four days ago, Deborah Samuel was killed by a mob in Sokoto for allegedly speaking against Prophet Muhammad in her class WhatsApp group. Here’s what we know.
While criminalising abortion does not stop them, it denies women access to comprehensive abortion care. Throughout Nigeria’s history, there have been both societal attacks on abortion and movements to liberalise the laws and promote women’s rights. Here’s the journey of abortion law in Nigeria.
Today’s subject on Abroad Life was enjoying his post-university life until harassment from SARS made him realise he couldn’t stay anymore. How did he process a move to Ireland? What’s it like dating a white woman? What are his plans for the future?
On Abroad Life today, our subject takes us through his journey from deciding to leave Nigeria to moving to Ireland. He talks about navigating a long-distance relationship and being in love with the city where he stays.
The advent of the Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the need for and importance of virtual services. Everything from shopping, to work and even medical services shifted to the digital space. With increasing digital adoption globally and in Africa specifically, telemedicine services are becoming even more essential to the well-being of those who would normally not have […]
The doctor on today’s #AbroadLife talks about moving to the UK in 2020 and finding happiness with reunited friends from Nigeria despite how difficult the UK can be.
Nigerian politicians are storytellers, and if they have to manipulate you with stories that touch to get into power, they will. These are the wildest sob stories we’ve ever heard from Nigerian politicians.
Buhari cried in 2014 that he couldn’t afford APC’s nomination forms which cost N27.5 million that year. But those same forms cost N100 million eight years later. What’s the real cost of becoming an aspirant these days?
Boko Haram attacks in Taraba are very rare, but the terrorists claimed responsibility for two bomb explosions in the state last week. Does this mean anything for Nigeria’s war on terror?
On a trip to the US in 2020, today’s subject on Abroad Life decided he wasn’t returning to Nigeria. Well, the US didn’t work out for him, so he processed his master’s in Canada and japa’d last year. Now he’s there and he has no motivation to come back.
Finding jobs in Lagos can be a haunting experience. If you don’t already know, Lagos and unemployment are second cousins. And for the few that get employed, let’s say they almost always have a very interesting story to tell. If you don’t believe us, read what these four graduates had to say about their job-hunting experiences […]
What’s a presidential pardon and why’s Buhari using it to free two former governors jailed for stealing billions of naira from their states?
INEC says new voters can start collecting their PVC this week, but who qualifies?
Nigeria is in the process of linking its northern states with Niger, with a 284-kilometre railway running from Kano in Nigeria, to Maradi in Niger. The move will strengthen trade between the two inland trade hubs, while further boosting African economic integration in the Sahel region. In this series, Better Connections, we look at infrastructure […]
There are more than a few Bible characters that would easily make it as Nigerian politicians if they were alive today. We re-imagined 12 of them.
When today’s subject on Abroad Life got tired of waiting for over a year for Canada to give her a visa, she decided to try the UK instead. She got her UK visa in three months. Now, she’s there but doesn’t like a few things — like too much electricity and over-politeness.
A lawmaker who has represented a constituency in Lagos for nearly 20 years is packing his bags and moving to play politics in Ogun State. We found out this transfer window behaviour isn’t as rare as you may think.
Since 1999, none of Nigeria’s three presidents before Buhari signed an executive order. But the former military dictator from Daura has signed 11 since 2015.
One of Governor Matawalle’s genius ideas to solve terrorism in Zamfara State was to offer amnesty deals to terrorists. That didn’t work, so he’s trying out something new by sharing fancy cars.
Everyone and their grandma is running for the position of Nigeria’s president in 2023. We picked some of the most interesting announcements from Twitter and rated them.
If you’re 18 years of age or older and you don’t have a PVC, you’re doing this whole citizenship thing wrongly. This is your reminder that you only have three months left to register to vote in 2023.
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