Nigeria's love affair with Norwegian fish
They may be thousands of miles apart, but there's one food that unites Norway and Nigeria, the stockfish - the most important and expensive tastemaker in a Nigerian soup.
Nigerian judiciary moves to free prison inmates detained without trial
Nigerian judiciary moves to free prison inmates detained without trial.
Amputee Eagles: Kicking against odds
Nigeria's amputee football team is in dire need of funds to participate in the Amputee World Cup in Mexico. A GoFundMe campaign was set up by Arsenal Amputee FC's Michael Ishiguzo who noticed their financial plight.
Nigerian farmers bypass banks to go directly to investors
A new initiative is helping farmers in Nigeria increase crop yields and connect with investors through a technology that combines peer-to-peer lending with a stream of videos and photographs of the type typically seen in crowdfunding campaigns.
Cocoa farming declines
Over 84,000 employees have lost their jobs in the cocoa value chain industry in Nigeria. The loss is due to the extinction of about 16 out of 20 cocoa processing companies in the country.
Nigeria’s PMI rises to 56.3 in September
Nigeria's headline PMI inched up slightly to nearing 56.3 from its August 56.1. Gbolahan Taiwo, Regional Economist, West Africa, Stanbic IBTC joins CNBC Africa for a breakdown of the reading.
57 men arrested at alleged gay party await trial
In Nigeria, same-sex marriage, gays showing affection in public or membership in a gay rights group is punishable by up to 14 years in prison. DW meets a man who feels his life has been crushed since he threw a party that was raided by the police.
Nigeria’s food prices up
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria’s composite food index rose by 13.16 per cent in August compared to 12.85 per cent in July. The statistical body’s Selected Food Price Watch Report for the month of August also reveals an increase in food prices.
Tackling Nigeria’s water sanitation crisis
Only 97 million people have access to improved sanitation in Nigeria. This is according to Zaid Jurji, Chief, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Section of UNICEF, Nigeria. He joins CNBC Africa from Abuja to discuss solutions to Nigeria’s water sanitation crisis.