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VR brings Nigeria’s stars into care homes

Nigerians living in elderly care homes are getting a chance to watch their favorite musicians come alive through virtual reality.

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25 Mar
Four Nigerian widows who brought a case against energy giant Shell for allegedly helping corrupt witnesses have their case thrown out. Their husbands, known as the "Ogoni 9", were executed in 1995 for campaigning against the exploitation of oil in southern Nigeria. Also, Liberia makes breastfeeding mandatory for mothers for at least six months. Finally, Tunisia welcomes its first cruise ship in three years.
27 Mar
Bandit attacks using motorbikes have increased in northwestern Nigeria leading to the loss of lives and properties. The region has a long history of bandits raiding villages, conducting kidnappings and stealing cattle.
28 Mar
The ongoing war in Ukraine is affecting the availability and prices of fuel in Nigeria, with many drivers now struggling to fill up their vehicles.
2 Apr
Armed men kidnapped the MSF employees on Feb. 24 from the group's base in Cameroon's Far North region in Fotokol, which is near Nigeria and Chad. Those kidnapped and subsequently released include a Senegalese, Chadian and Franco-Ivorian along with their two Cameroon security guards.
5 Apr
Inspired by Greta Thunberg, Adenike Oladuso launched the fight against climate change in Nigeria, with a twist: For her, the question is eco-feminism.
6 Apr
"Islamic State" may have lost influence in Syria and Iraq but now it's claiming territory across Africa, expanding and strengthening its influence together with affiliated armed groups. Allegedly, Boko Haram and IS in West Africa are joining forces.
8 Apr
Nigeria will go into another general election in 2023 to elect a new president and other leaders into political positions. But what kind of leaders will Nigeria embrace or elect this time? GuardianTV engaged Dr. Toye Shobande, a Strategic Leadership Expert, lawyer, and Author.
11 Apr
Nigeria's separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu should stand trial and answer to charges that include terrorism and broadcasting falsehoods, a High Court judge ruled on Friday, April 8.
12 Apr
At least 50 people have been killed and dozens abducted by gunmen in Plateau state in central Nigeria, residents and a community leader said on Monday. It is the latest in a spate of attacks by armed gangs in central and northern parts of Africa's most populous nation.
13 Apr
The EU turns to Nigeria as it looks for alternative suppliers of oil and gas. The bloc is trying to strengthen its ties to Africa's top petroleum producer as Europe tries to wean itself off Russian resources.
15 Apr
What if you could pluck peppers or harvest tomatoes with just a swipe of your finger? Computer science graduate Rebecca Amoo is turning this futuristic idea into reality, making it easier than ever for everyone to reap the benefits of farming.