NIGERIA

Fast Food

Rich Nigerians Are Importing Pizza from London by Plane, Government Official Claims

“They bring it on British Airways in the morning to pick up at the airport,” the minister of agriculture said.
Bettina Makalintal
4.2.19
reproductive rights

Nigerian Hospitals Are Locking Up Women Unable to Pay Their Childbirth Bills

Fashion designer Folake Oduyoye died in custody in 2016 after her hospital refused to discharge her until she paid her outstanding bill. Her death is part of a global phenomenon known as hospital detention.
Emma Bryce
Wana Udobang
4.1.19
Photography

9 Contemporary African Photographers You Need to Know Now

'New African Photography II' provides a glimpse of contemporary Africa through the camera lens.
Antwaun Sargent
5.10.17
Indomie

How Indomie Became Insanely Popular in Nigeria

Indomie is literally how you say "noodles" in Nigeria. We asked some locals why they love packet Mi Goreng so much.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
4.26.17
News

Syria's Academy Award-Winning Cinematographer Was Barred From Entering the U.S. | Last Week in Art

Plus, Leonardo da Vinci’s 'Adoration of the Magi' returned to Florence after a six-year restoration effort.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.27.17
travel-world

Hanging Out With British Tourists Sticking Around in the Gambia's Political Turmoil

Why let a state of emergency get in the way of your holiday?
Lorraine Mallinder
1.26.17
Film

Nigerian Animators Are Bringing African Superhero Comics to Life

Lagos-based Vortex Comics is committed to telling stories that appeal to a real, African readership.
Catherine Chapman
11.23.16
thump news

A Nigerian DJ Just Set The Record for the World's Longest DJ Set

The previous record was set in 2014.
Britt Julious
7.12.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Australian Miners Kidnapped in Nigeria Have Been Released

The group was kidnapped last Wednesday when they were ambushed by a 30-strong group of armed militiamen.
Katherine Gillespie
6.27.16
News

Four Australian Mine Workers Have Been Abducted by Nigerian Militants

No ransom demand has been received as yet, nor have the kidnappers made contact with police.
Katherine Gillespie
6.23.16
Vice Blog

VICE Season Four Is Hitting Australian TV Screens This Weekend

Season four will look at the struggling small scale weed growers of California's infamous Emerald Triangle, the women fighting for gender equality in Afghanistan, and the lives of Palestinian teenagers living on the West Bank.
VICE Staff
4.28.16
News

What Does Nigeria's Use of Private Military Companies Against Boko Haram Mean for the World?

The government's recent decision to hire PMCs raised some uncomfortable questions about the future of conflict in the region and on a global scale.
Bruno Bayley
2.17.16
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