GUTA: Nigerians make up 80% of illegal retail traders in Ghana
The Ghana Union of Traders Association says Nigerians represent about 80 per cent of people engaged in illegal retail trade-in Ghana. Joseph Paddy, PRO of the Ghana Union of Traders Association joins CNBC Africa for more.
Nigerians lament coronavirus budget crunch as fuel and electricity prices soar
Nigerians lament an increase in prices after the oil-rich nation dumped a controversial petrol subsidy system in the face of a coronavirus budget crunch. Authorities announced an end to the subsidies earlier this year, as falling oil prices robbed Nigeria of a major chunk of its revenues. Increasing the pain for average Nigerians, the government has also almost doubled the cost of electricity from 33 to more than 60 naira per kilowatt. The manager of a printing and embroidery company describes the impact these changes will have on his production.
Hanan Buhari's wedding: Aisha Buhari expresses anger at Bulama Mustapha's wedding cartoon
Nigeria's first lady, Aisha Buhari is angry at the moment. The controversial first lady is attacking a popular Daily Trust cartoonist, Bulama Mustapha, over a cartoon on the wedding of her daughter, Hanan. In the cartoon, Mustapha depicted the First Lady holding up the wedding invite of her daughter while Nigerians drowned in a pool of blood with a message: “At least you can enjoy the pictures”.
5 years of Buhari's administration: What's there to defend? || Inside Stuff
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,' multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, take a look at the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration and ask; 5 years of Buhari administration: What's there to defend?
Insecurity in Northern Nigeria || Inside Stuff
On Inside Suff today, Martin Oloja discusses the high level of insecurity in Northern Nigeria and the effects on Nigerians.
Repentant terrorists told us northern governor among Boko Haram leaders – Mailafia, NECO Releases 2020 timetable and more
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
EDO 2020: Leave Edo governorship election for Edo people to decide, PDP tells Tinubu, Youth protest killings in Southern Kaduna and more
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Sunday.
RevolutionNow: How security operatives clampdown disrupts Lagos, Abuja, other protests
Earlier today, in Abuja and some parts of Nigeria, protesters converged to commemorate the first anniversary of the #RevolutionNow protests that saw a cross-section of Nigerians demanding better governance from the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari on 5 August 2019. This did not go down well with the security agencies who descend on protesters in an effort to stop the protest.
Court strikes out assault suit against Senator Abbo, Brazil first lady tests positive for coronavirus and more
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
Third Mainland Bridge closure: Nigerian's raise concern about alternative routes
Nigerians, especially those in Lagos, have expressed concerns about challenges that the closure of the Third Mainland Bridge would bring to their daily activities and the alternative routes.