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Leak reveals UK Foreign Office discussing aid cuts of more than 50%
Internal reports show projected cuts including 59% in South Sudan, 60% in Somalia and 67% in Syria

Patrick Wintour

06, Mar, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Justin Welby condemns Nigerian archbishop's gay 'virus' comments
Archbishop of Canterbury says Henry Ndukuba’s comments that homosexuality should be ‘expunged’ are unacceptable

Harriet Sherwood

06, Mar, 2021 @10:10 AM

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Nigeria survey suggests 23% of Lagos residents had Covid last year
Study suggests infection rates have been much higher across the country than previously thought

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

23, Feb, 2021 @10:42 AM

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Smuggled diary tells how abducted women survived Boko Haram camp
There was a rescue campaign on Twitter, but the women taken from a Nigerian school were saved by their strength and diplomacy

Jason Burke

20, Feb, 2021 @8:45 PM

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'I'm a fighter': WTO's first female, African head ready for battle
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, named director general, joins as global trading system facing make-or-break moment

Jason Burke and Emmanuel Akinwotu

15, Feb, 2021 @3:02 PM

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Nigerians can bring claims against Shell in UK, supreme court rules
Ogale and Bille villagers say Shell oil operations have caused severe pollution including to their drinking water

Sandra Laville and Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

12, Feb, 2021 @12:55 PM

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to publish memoir about her father's death
Notes on Grief will recount the life of ‘a remarkable man of kindness and charm’ and the author’s struggle to absorb his loss during lockdown last year

Alison Flood

11, Feb, 2021 @2:18 PM

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Familial gaze: the black photographers drawing on their family albums
A global selection of artists are all seeking inspiration in images related to their own pasts

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

10, Feb, 2021 @9:34 AM

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Lagos traffic creating 'life or death' situations for women trying to reach hospital – report
Study of pregnant women travelling to health facilities found journeys took up to four times longer than online maps suggested

Kate Hodal

02, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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'Finally some justice': court rules Shell Nigeria must pay for oil damage
Nigerian farmers win claim for compensation in The Hague after 13-year battle

Kaamil Ahmed and agencies

29, Jan, 2021 @5:08 PM

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'The system is rigged': Seun Kuti on reviving Fela's political party
The musician and youngest son of the Afrobeat legend has been galvanised to act after police brutality in Nigeria

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

19, Jan, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Nigeria launches 'biggest job creation scheme' in its history after long delay
Initiative aimed at shielding young people from economic impact of Covid-19 will provide 750,000 paid placements

Emmanuel Akinwotu, west Africa correspondent

14, Jan, 2021 @7:15 AM

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