NIGERIA

Film

Chiwetel Ejiofor Is Bringing Real African Stories to Netflix

The director of ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ believes that all stories have Oscar relevance.
Noel Ransome
3.8.19
Home Coming

Home Coming: Lagos

An intimate tour of one writer's hometown, one traffic jam at a time.
Dipo Faloyin
2.13.19
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos That Challenge How We Use Clothing as Markers of Identity

Lagos based artist Noma Osula uses wigs to make his models anonymous and challenge how we perceive them
Noma Osula
7.12.18
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
2.28.17
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
Features

Here Are William Onyeabor's 5 Most Essential Songs According to Sinkane

The Atomic Bomb! Band leader shares a playlist of his favorite tracks by the late Nigerian synth-funk pioneer.
Max Mertens
1.24.17
thump news

Iconic Nigerian Musician William Onyeabor Has Died

The artist died peacefully at his home on Monday January 16.
Josh Baines
1.18.17
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
11.22.16
Features

Meet the Nigerian DJ Who Fought Hallucinations to Set a World Record With a Ten-Day Set

DJ Obi: "People thought I was dancing to the music but I was really just trying to not pee on myself."
David Garber
7.14.16
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
7.11.16
News

David Cameron's Comments About Nigeria's Corruption Completely Missed the Point

Corruption doesn't happen in a vacuum.
Oscar Rickett
5.11.16
Vice Blog

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
2.15.16
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