Colonialism set Nigeria up for failure as a united country. But successive governments since independence have a lot to answer for too.
South Africa is a large peninsula on the strategic Cape sea route. Some 90% of its trade flows through its harbours. The navy defends the country’s sovereignty and national interests.
An AI model shows that building collapses in Lagos are location specific, and soil testing can help to check them.
A new Nigerian movie, Jagun Jagun, adds to the growing number of recent films of major cultural prestige eulogising heritage in war, bravery, and royalty.
The challenge of antimicrobial resistance is global, but low- and medium-income countries like Nigeria face particular challenges.
No matter how clean an election is, Nigerian politicians typically challenge the result.
Indigenous knowledge of spiritual protection could help fight crime.
Boko Haram may be the unintended beneficiary of the crisis created by the recent coup in Niger.
Contrary to popular views, it was not just uneducated and socially deviant individuals who were engaged in cannabis farming or trade.
When people living with HIV in Nigeria receive support from close friends, they are less likely to experience stigma and associated poor health outcomes.
A geopolitical struggle for valuable resources such as uranium is behind the wrangling over Niger.
Economic infrastructure that affects several African countries runs through Niger.
The use of force to end the coup in Niger would come at great cost and cripple the regional fight against terrorism.
Rural women in Nigeria circumvent patriarchy to make decisions on their healthcare.
Civilian protection payment is not a sustainable self-protection strategy in north-west Nigeria.
A combination of Nigerian and Nigerien factors dim prospects of Ecowas military intervention in Niger.
All eyes are on Nigeria where west African countries are discussing the possibility of military intervention to reverse the coup.
The sickle cell disease burden in west Africa is among the highest in the world.
African teams take the football world cup by storm.
The coup in Niger has the potential to further destabilise the whole of west Africa.