Nigeria hit by fuel crisis
28 March 2022 | 8:08 am
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.
Nigerians celebrated the homecoming of Benin bronzes pillaged during the colonial era. It comes as African leaders are pushing for the restitution of the artifacts from Europe.
Chess can change your life. That is what Tunde Onakoya, founder of Chess in Slums Africa, believes. He wants children to believe that their dreams can become true – even when the circumstances are hard.
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One of Nigeria's five authors of her National Anthem, Professor Babatunde Ogunnaike is dead. Professor Ogunnaike emerged as one of five, whose words and phrases were combined to form the national anthem.
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Passengers in the aviation sector are presently going through difficult times as domestic airlines have jacked up airfares by a minimum of almost 100%. And in a couple of months, if the trend continues, passengers may not find air travels attractive and probably resort to other means of travel.
Oil from the Niger Delta region has brought Nigeria great wealth as well as devastating pollution. Spills from oil pipelines have damaged the environment, the livelihoods and the health of the residents. DW’s Fred Muvunyi reports from Ogoniland.
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Nigeria's TikTok content creators are killing it these days! They're among the most enthusiastic users of the Chinese-owned video-sharing platform in Africa. More and more young Africans are signing up and sharing on TikTok, and driving its growth.
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