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28 Oct 2021
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.
30 Sep 2021
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.
18 Sep 2021
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.
14 Sep 2021
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.
24 Aug 2021
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.⁣⁣
11 Aug 2021
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.
11 Jul 2021
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.
18 Jun 2021
More than 13,000 Nigerian students currently studying in the United States.
26 May 2021
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?
21 May 2021
Six months after the massive #ENDSARS protest, a victim of police brutality, Ndukwe Ekekwe is demanding more compensation and prosecution of the officers who hurt him. Ekekwe is rejecting the sum of N7.5 million he was awarded by the Lagos Judicial Panel after it was revealed members of a notorious Nigerian police unit tortured him.
19 May 2021
42-year-old Nigerian and an aide to a state governor in Nigeria, Abidemi Rufai, has been arrested for wire fraud schemes in the United States. Abidemi Rufai was picked up at the JFK Airport, New York by the FBI while trying to board his flight back to Nigeria.
5 May 2021
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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