Three weeks after the Santa Barbara wellhead failed, it is still blasting water, gas and oil across Nembe in Nigeria's Delta, littering the shoreline and water with yellow-brown clumps of waste as cleanup crews and booms struggle to contain it. Santa Barbara wellhead owner Aiteo Eastern E&P, the petroleum minister and Nigeria's president have all promised that specialist workers would quickly stop the spill. But experts say the difficulties containing it are a reminder of how the once-fertile, fish-filled creeks, mangrove swamps and waterways that crisscross Nigeria's Delta became some of the most polluted areas on the planet amid decades of energy exploration.
Adunni Abdul says using charcoal and firewood causes her chest pain - but amid a price rises for liquified petroleum gas, she has little choice to go back to such fuels despite the environmental and health risks.
Zainab Saleh found karate as a young girl. Now she uses her annual women-only championship to advocate for the sport in a country where domestic violence and mass kidnapping is endangering the lives of women and girls.
Nigerian's in UAE are facing harsher times as restriction on work permits bites harder. Some of them spoke exclusively to The Guardian about what led to the current situation.
On Friday, October 1, Nigeria will be 61 years as an independent nation. But what do Nigerians think about their country? GuardianTV went to the street to sample opinions about the country at 61.
Music, spoken word and theatre are among the many artistic mediums that allow people from different backgrounds to connect. But spaces centering on the experiences of under-represented minorities can often be hard to come by, inspiring a variety of artists and activists hoping to change that. Among them is Irish-Nigerian artist Osaro Azams. She's the founder of the Fried Plantains Collective, which celebrates the voices of the LGBT and African communities in Dublin in a "cozy" and fun way. She joined us for Perspective.
This nine-year-old Nigerian boy has been declared cancer-free after readers of two UK newspapers raised £216,000 for his treatment. Nathaniel Nabena had gone to the UK from his hometown in Bayelsa, Nigeria, in September 2020 to get a prosthetic eye after his left eye was removed due to cancer.
Although very little is known of Nigerian contortionist, Oyindamola Emmanuel, alias DFLEX, he continues to thrill the global online community with his dexterous ability to bend his body in ways one can only imagine. His amazing skills earned him a spot on America’s Got Talent 2021 edition.
A Nigerian diplomat has been brutalised by Indonesian Immigration officials. It is unclear what led to the incident but the official was harassed in front of the Nigerian diplomatic mission in the Asian country, on Saturday.
Skipping from one foot to the other in the tropical heat of Lagos, teenage boxer Tijani Abdulazeez dreams of greatness as he trains in the open air on a patch of dusty ground. Known to family, friends and fans as TJ, the 15-year-old's trophies already adorn the living room of his modest home in Alagbado, a low income neighbourhood on the megacity's outskirts.
More than 13,000 Nigerian students currently studying in the United States.
It is not the best of times for the Nigerian Armed Forces as the loss of its best hands and equipment is fast becoming unbearable as the country continues its war against insurgents and insecurity. And as we mourn the last victims, one of the questions on the mind of many Nigerian's remains; Why have two American-made Beechcraft Kingair 350 crashed just two months apart from each other? Is it really time to audit the Nigerian Air Force fleet?