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ANOTHER NIGERIAN SHOT DEAD IN SOUTH AFRICA

The Nigerian community in South Africa has expressed shock over the killing of another Nigerian, Martin Ebuzoeme, by unknown assailants in that country. The President of Nigerian Union in South

NEO-SLAVERY IN ITALY? THE CASE OF NIGERIA’S MIGRANTS IN THE BOOT

Italy’s race relations between white Italians and its African migrants and black Italians, while not stellar may not be as dire as race relations in America, but economic opportunities afforded

BORNO TARGETS MORE THAN 1 MILLION CHILDREN WITH ANTI-MALARIA THERAPY

With the support of World Health Organization (WHO) and partners, Borno State Ministry of Health plans to reach more than 1.1 million children aged three to 59 months with anti-malaria

NIGERIAN WORLD CUP FANS ORDERED TO GO BACK AFTER FINAL MATCH

Dozens of Nigerian football enthusiasts who were victims of a scam have run out of money to buy tickets home from Russia. The Nigerian ambassador has slammed them after they

FRAUDSTERS SCAM NIGERIANS WITH RUSSIA WORLD CUP PASSES

Fraudsters have tricked scores of Nigerians by selling them football World Cup fan passes to travel to Russia, leaving many stranded and penniless, victims and anti-trafficking campaigners say. Some Nigerians

SCORES KILLED AFTER DAYS OF CLASHES IN TARABA STATE, NIGERIA

Scores of people were killed in an outbreak of sectarian violence that lasted for days in northeast Nigeria, police and community leaders said on Friday. The bloodshed between the Fulani

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HOW FELA KUTI CAME TO BE CELEBRATED BY THOSE HE SANG AGAINST

The Nigerian icon was harassed, censored and imprisoned for singing truth to power. Today power celebrates him. Every time I see politicians and statesmen honouring Fela Kuti, I chuckle to

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NIGERIA’S GOVERNMENT UNDER PRESSURE TO STOP BANDIT GROUP

An armed group around the Nigerian state of Zamfara has been attacking locals and extorting money for several years and the violence is getting worse. Nigerian officials say the bodies

WE AFRICANS SHOULD GET OVER COLONIALISM

In BBC’s series of letters from Africa, Nigerian writer and novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at the backlash over a statement from France’s president in which he was accused of

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LIVING WITH FACIALS SCARS IN NIGERIA

Like many children in the Yoruba community in Nigeria, Olatunbosun Damilola was given scars on her face by her parents when she was young. The practice is used in some