DW honors Nigerian reporter Tobore Ovuorie for defending the voiceless
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Tobore Ovuorie is DW's 2021 Freedom of Speech Award winner. The investigative journalist's undercover work has given a voice to those hushed in Nigerian society. Her courage almost cost her her life.
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The American reporter Evan Gershkovich who was detained by Russian authorities on espionage charges in March met with US consular officials a second time at the Lefortovo prison in Moscow.
Chess is growing in popularity in countries on the African continent, like Nigeria. DW caught up with one young player who is sharing her passion for the game to inspire others in her community to play. DW's Olisa Chukwumah reports from Lagos.
The Women's World Cup is giving the Nigerian community in Australia the chance to celebrate their culture and cheer on their team, as DW found out in Melbourne.
Ivie Urieto, an eight-year-old chess prodigy from Nigeria, is using the ancient board game as a tool for change and empowerment.
A nationwide strike called by Nigeria's labor unions to protest against the removal of a petrol subsidy and demand a new minimum wage got off to a slow start on Wednesday as most businesses were open, though with reduced traffic in some spots.
8 year old Nigerian chess prodigy pushes for more young players because ''it can make the world better''
In the bustling suburb of Kubwa, just outside Nigeria's capital, Abuja, an 8-year old chess prodigy is making her mark by using the ancient board game as a tool for change and empowerment. Ivie Urieto has been conquering both local and online chess competitions with her skills and unwavering determination.
Ife Olowu is leading the AR revolution in Nigeria - through his art. The artist from Lagos has been able to curve a niche for himself through the effective application of digital technology to his works, with most of his paintings fetching up $10,000 each.
The reporter has been held in pre-trial detention since his arrest in March. Moscow accuses Evan Gershkovich of espionage, which he and his newspaper deny.
The Nigerian Army has buried not fewer than 22 officers and soldiers who were killed in action by terrorists in Niger State a few weeks ago. The military had last week revealed that 36 personnel were slain during an ambush by the terrorists at Zungeru-Tegina road and the subsequent jet crash that happened in Chukuba area of Shiroro, all in Niger State.
Martin Oloja on Inside Stuff this week talks about the African people who are talking about military coups in Africa.
Nigeria's presidential election tribunal on Wednesday (September 6) rejected an opposition challenge to Bola Tinubu's victory in February's disputed vote, following a pattern seen in previous election years in Africa's most populous country.
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