Nigerian poets and novelists have compared the Igbo massacres in the 60s to the Holocaust as a way to drive international attention to the atrocities.
Kaduna State in Nigeria has been the scene of ethnic and religious violence for years and there seems to be no end in sight.
There are question marks over whether Nigeria's upcoming elections will be credible.
Despite reasonable fears, Nigeria – home to Africa’s largest economy – has a lot to gain from signing on the proposed continent-wide free trade agreement.
The World Bank needs to change as part of rethinking the current world order, and giving rising powers and developing countries a meaningful voice.
One of the most potent promoters of Nigeria's cultural soft power is arguably Nollywood.
There is a huge amount of secrecy around the budgeting process at every level of the Nigerian government.
It's all too common for local scholars to be sidelined in what are supposed to be genuine research partnerships.
African countries' adoption of e-government platforms hasn't served the majority of their citizens.
Research found that burns were most common among children under five years.
Research shows that a higher excise tax rate on tobacco would result in a decrease in the number of people who smoke.
African countries need to find a way to present a common front to the rating agencies.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is hoping to be reelected but he's fallen short on the country's security challenges.
Aid has never been just about helping people. It's also about gaining influence and exercising soft power.
Nigeria's agricultural sector simply isn't equipped to produce the amount of rice to meet demand.
The National Tobacco Control Act gives the tobacco industry inside access to the decision making process.
Big investors seem to be mainly interested in Nollywood's already established popularity with African audiences.
Nigeria's forests are used by terrorists, kidnappers, cannabis cultivators, cattle rustlers and robbers.
The Siemens scandal needs to be remembered because it's emblematic of what needs to be done to stop corruption.
Climate change, pollution and illegal fishing by foreign boats is threatening the livelihoods of millions of people.