White, Swiss, and Igbo-Loving
By Guardian Exclusive
23 July 2020 | 5:47 pm
Meet the Swiss blogger popularly called ‘’Nwanyi Ocha’’ who is creating a buzz online for speaking her Nigerian husband’s native language fluently. Her command of the Igbo language has impressed many Nigerians.
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Swiss authorities have approved a plan for pilot testing the sale and use of cannabis for recreational purposes this summer in Basel, joining in on a debate over the pros and cons of selling cannabis legally.
Vehicles were left burnt out and fuel pooled on the ground in Nigeria's Imo state on Sunday following an overnight explosion at an illegal oil refining depot. The state commissioner for petroleum resources, Goodluck Opiah, said late on Saturday that 100 people were killed in the explosion, remarking that they were "burnt beyond recognition."
Burnt cars and vans were strewn across the site of a blast on Sunday which occurred at an illegal oil refinery depot on the border of Nigeria’s Rivers and Imo states.
Switzerland has turned down two requests by Germany to reexport Swiss-made ammunition to Ukraine. The move has triggered a debate about Switzerland's principle of neutrality.
The Guardian Sports Editor, Christian Opara examines the problems plaguing Nigerian football and the way out of the country's dwindling fortunes in the sport.
Blood Sisters primarily tells the story of Sarah, a young woman who is set to marry a physically abusive man. Despite her best friend, Kemi’s objection, she goes ahead with the wedding, which leads to a series of unfortunate events. Guardian Life had a chat with the two leading ladies, Ini Dima-Okojie and Nancy Isime, who spilled the tea on what to know about the upcoming Netflix original series.
Justin Bieber said he suffered “a little bit of an emotional breakdown” when he realised getting married would not fix all his problems. During an open interview with Ebro Darden on Apple Music 1, released on Tuesday, Bieber described how his religious faith helped him through the situation.
A troupe called "The Incredible Kids" is giving underprivileged youths in Nigeria's Abuja a way to transform their lives through dance.
A number of Nigerian airlines are halting domestic flights from Monday (May 9) until further notice, due to the high cost of fuel. Domestic flights have been disrupted since March as some operators started to cancel internal schedules while others delayed operations, citing scarcity of fuel.
The Nigerian Entertainment Conference recently took place in Lagos, at the Landmark Centre. It was filled with amazing sessions that centred on African content creators and entertainers. GuardianTV’s Sunny Jacob was at the venue of this year’s star-studded NEC and filed this report.
If you have been a constant follower of the Nigerian music industry, you would have noticed a constant bitter battle involving artists and record labels. Entertainment lawyer, Akinyemi Ayinoluwa talks to GuardianTV about the issues and how they can be solved.
There's political upheaval in Nigeria after ten government officials step down, signalling their interest in the 2023 elections. And Somalia prepares for a presidential poll this weekend, after months of delays. Sunday's winner will have no shortages of challenges, as the country faces an Islamist insurgency, famine, and drought. Finally, in Niger, anti-corruption NGOs file a legal complaint over the government's accounting. They allege that over 95 million euros of state funds are missing.
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