Guinness record craze hits Nigeria as citizens seek fame
13 July 2023 | 10:29 am
A Nigerian man has completed more than 200 hours singing, another managed a 100-hour live video on Instagram, while a masseuse's bid to massage people for 75 hours ended in exhaustion.
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Seven people died after a mosque filled with worshippers caved in on Friday in Nigeria's northern city of Zaria, in Kaduna state, with several others injured.
Increasing numbers of educated Turkish citizens who oppose the government and harbor little hope for the future are heading to Germany. Many are seeking asylum, but German authorities are less inclined to grant it.
Doctors and nurses are leaving Nigeria in large numbers. A lack of medical staff has long been a problem, and it's getting worse. DW spoke with some of those who are considering leaving to find out what's motivating their decisions.
Twenty-two soldiers of the Nigerian Army killed in an ambush by bandits in Niger state have been buried.
Corporal punishment has long been a fact of life for Nigerian schoolchildren. In Katsina State, officials say school attendance improved after the practice was banned.
After a mass in Mongolia attended by some groups of Chinese Catholics, the pope told them to be "good Christians and good citizens."
President Bola Tinubu was elected in a closely contested poll in February. The losing candidates have challenged the results citing irregularities.
Talk about unexpected U-turns. And it is that José Peseiro is back like he never left as a head coach of the Super Eagles. And of course, that conversation is there for the taking alongside a preview of the all-important games against São Tomé and Príncipe on Sunday.
Nigeria made their debut at the recent Invictus Games. Dismissed by critics as a cynical, expensive spectacle, the Games are a chance for participants suffering from physical and psychological trauma to exchange ideas.
Ile Ife is the cultural center of Nigeria's Yoruba people. Our guide is the leader of the Yoruba king's personal band.
Nigerian President Bola Tinubu said on Tuesday he was seeking to re-establish constitutional order to address political and economic problems in neighboring Niger following a July coup and welcomed any support for the process.
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