TB Joshua came from nothing, but he redefined African Pentecostalism in many ways.
Nigeria’s TB Joshua wasn’t just known for his evangelism and controversies. He was also a beloved philanthropist.
As the Nigerian film industry advances its methods, is it in danger of alienating its poorer audiences?
Bans haven’t been effective in curbing the ubiquity of commercial motorcycles in Lagos.
Poverty aside, cultural factors like the influence of hip hop songs may also play a role in making a life of cybercrime attractive to young people.
Data suggests that Africa as a whole suffers a relatively high rate of casualties at munition sites where there are unplanned explosions.
The truth remains that no artist through Nigeria’s postcolonial years has contributed close to what Fela did – and continues to do - for human rights and social justice.
Nigerian students are consuming alcohol in alarming quantities, and for psychological reasons. What can be done?
Aliens arrive in Lagos in Nnedi Okorafor’s celebrated sci-fi novel Lagoon – and with them they bring a future free of restrictive gender norms.
In Lagos, cinema audiences don’t go to the movies for the film alone. There’s more.
Beyond recreational consumption, young Nigerians are using cannabis to aid their schooling and work.
J.P Clark’s work moved beyond agitating for justice in Nigeria’s Niger Delta. He was in love with nature.
When pop star D'banj signed up to help get Goodluck Jonathan elected president, fans turned on him. But a hit song turned things around.
Nigerian music is gaining momentum across the world, but a study of hip hop lyrics and videos shows how the music also negatively affects women.
While player transfers offer the chance for financial rewards, the pursuit of career progress takes a toll on footballing families.
The poet J.P. Clark was an environmental activist who stood up for his people in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta region.
Has the digital revolution in Nigeria influenced crime-fighting and law enforcement?
Young Nigerians are protesting bad governance and police brutality. Where is the music to assist them?
The International Criminal Court has been called to investigate the shooting of unarmed protesters in Lagos.
Religion has often been a key motivation for philanthropy and economic fairness. Africans in the diaspora champion this.