15 questions with Alex Iwobi
Woven intricately across his life, dreams, and passion, dotted around his peaks and nadirs, the family is everything for Alex Iwobi. His fondest memory of playing football at a tender age is going to the park with his dad. From having kickabouts with his father at parks, the 23-year-old is now playing at Africa’s biggest tournament with Nigeria.
Dream-chasing Nigerians perish in the Mediterranean and the Sahara
Nigerians seeking a better life in Europe en-route Lybia have continued to die in their attempt to reach the promised land while thousands ended up been deported. In 2017, Nigeria was ranked highest among countries with irregular migrants in the world through the Agadez route.
Who wore it best: The heady mix of fashion and politics in Nigeria
Election fever in Nigeria can be seen and felt in all walks of life, including fashion. Supporters show allegiance to their preferred candidates at campaign rallies through their choice of clothes, and candidates use traditional wear to woo voters along ethnic and regional lines.
Oby Ezekwesili: Behind the scenes cover shoot for GuardianLife
Obiageli Ezekwesili popularly known as Oby Ezekwesili is a chartered accountant and a presidential aspirant from Anambra state.
Suicide: My survival story - Louis
Suicide, the deliberate act of ending one’s life, is regarded as one of the leading causes of death in the world. While it is rampant among low and medium-income countries, the World Health Oganisation (WHO) said in a report that it is the second leading cause of death among people aged 19-26 globally in 2016. READ MORE: https://guardian.ng/life/world-suicide-prevention-day-survivors-tell-their-stories/
Vietnam jails former PetroVietnam officials
A court in Vietnam sentences one former official from state oil and gas group PetroVietnam to life in prison and another to 13 years for embezzlement and violating state rules amid a widespread corruption crackdown.
Refugees bring dying Italy village back to life
The Italian village of Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte was dying before vulnerable asylum seekers and refugees found a haven here and brought life and laughter to the silent streets, to the pleasure of the remaining elderly residents.