NIGERIA

9.20.19

We Need to Talk About a Planned Retreat from Climate Disaster Zones Now

Communities globally are already engaged in the thorny process of relocating because of climate change. Experts say we need to talk about a managed retreat now, so that it doesn't become a nightmare.

4.1.19

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.

4.1.19

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.

3.7.19

Chiwetel Ejiofor Is Bringing Real African Stories to Netflix

After making his directorial debut, Ejiofor believes that all stories have Oscar relevance.

12.3.18

Nigeria’s president says he's not dead and hasn't been "cloned"

“I can assure you all that this is the real me."

11.30.18

It's Time to Reckon with the Harmful Impact of Skin-Whitening Products

VICE's Taylor Hosking calls for less secrecy and denial around bleaching products.

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11.2.18

The Nigerian Army is using Trump's words to defend gunning down dozens of protesters

“We released that video to say if President Trump can say that rocks are as good as a rifle, who is Amnesty International?”

10.2.18

Watch the Inspiring New Documentary About Skepta's Homecoming Festival

Skepta hosted Lagos's second annual Homecoming festival and Beats 1's Julie Adenuga was there to witness it all.

10.1.18

The Photographer Documenting Schoolgirls In Northern Nigeria

Rahima Gambo wanted to depict Nigerian schoolgirls in a more realistic and nuanced way than Western presentations of the Chibok schoolgirls, who were kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014. Now she's been nominated for a prestigious photography prize.

9.11.18

ICE is trying to deport a disabled man who has been in the U.S. for 35 years

Due to a cognitive disability, he does not fully understand that he could soon be forced to leave.

6.20.18

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

6.18.18

Photos that Challenge How We Use Clothing as Markers of Identity

Lagos based photographer Noma Osula uses wigs to make his models anonymous and raise questions on whether or not gender and sexuality can ever be perfectly expressed in what we wear.

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