Nigeria

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Nollywood moment: African film industries ‘could create 20m jobs’
UN study finds streaming services have increased demand for film productions from across the continent, but warns piracy and underinvestment hampering growth

Emmanuel Akinwotu, west Africa correspondent

20, Oct, 2021 @4:35 PM

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Cambridge college to be first in UK to return looted Benin bronze
Jesus College will give sculpture of a cockerel back to Nigeria, which could spark a wave of repatriations

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

15, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Queen’s lawyers acted for politician now accused by US prosecutors
Leak reveals Farrer & Co set up offshore trust for Abubakar Bagudu before claims of corruption

Harry Davies and Haroon Siddique

06, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Tunji Fahm obituary
Other lives: Pioneering British Nigerian lawyer and activist

Sara Bowman

05, Oct, 2021 @4:05 PM

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Nigerians could see justice over Shell oil spills after six decades
A landmark legal case is laying the groundwork for communities to sue parent companies for the damages of their subsidiaries

Maggie Andresen in Okogbe-Ahoada, Nigeria, for Floodlight

29, Sep, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Wole Soyinka: ‘This book is my gift to Nigeria’
The Nobel laureate has produced plays, poems, essays and even inspired a pop duo but he hasn’t written a novel for nearly half a century - until now

Chibundu Onuzo

25, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Equalities minister under fire for writing she does not ‘care about colonialism’
Warnings issued that Kemi Badenoch’s messages could drive black supporters away from Tory party

Aamna Mohdin

23, Sep, 2021 @3:46 PM

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Religious rehab centres fill gap as Nigeria grapples with soaring drug use
With poverty deepening, state services are failing to cope with rising rates of addiction

Kemi Falodun in Ibadan

21, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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From Lagos to Winchester: how a divisive Nigerian pastor built a global following
The long read: I first encountered TB Joshua as a teenager, when his preaching captivated my evangelical Christian community in Hampshire. Many of my friends became his ardent disciples and followed him to Lagos. How did he have such a hold over people?

Matthew McNaught

09, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Lost generation’: education in quarter of countries at risk of collapse, study warns
Covid, climate breakdown, poverty and war threaten return to school after pandemic kept 1.5bn children out of classes

Lizzy Davies

06, Sep, 2021 @6:01 AM

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The Guardian view on Nigeria’s violence: the state is part of the problem | Editorial
Editorial: For too many, the government encroaches upon their lives but cannot protect them

Editorial

05, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Delivering babies in a Nigerian camp: ‘I’ve had to use plastic bags as gloves’
After seeing a woman die in childbirth, Liyatu Ayuba stepped in and has now delivered 118 babies in a community cut off from public health services

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu

03, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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