New towns have had a better track record in places of rapid economic and population growth, such as east Asian countries.
Every year, seven in ten maternal deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. A study examining sub-Saharan Africa’s largest metropolis find that inequalities in access play a key role.
Social media platforms can be used to share critically important information about disaster management.
Flood threatened settlements must get everyone involved in an effort to become truly resilient cities.
Governing a city like Lagos, with deep-seated socioeconomic inequalities, is not a job for the fainthearted.
As ill health besets the Nigerian film and theatre legend, a tribute is in order. In his career he has always placed his country and industry first.
TikTok has exploded in popularity among young people in Nigeria. Here’s why it’s such a hit.
Livelihoods which communities have relied on for centuries are being criminalised by heavy-handed state restrictions.
All too often, urban reforms are led by technical and infrastructural change, rather than by engaging people.
Nigerian museums continue to present colonised versions of history. This harms local communities.
Young Nigerians are culturally encouraged to overdrink. How can they be protected?
Understanding what drives conflict, and tension, is the starting point for developing paths to peace.
Yusuf Grillo charted a path in African art and enabled the emergence of more artists.
Using data from the popular navigation app, researchers have pinpointed the areas of Lagos, Nigeria, where emergency obstetric care is most needed.
Private developers, building professionals and the government all share responsibility for building collapses.
Big Brother Naija has a strong hold on the Nigerian public. Why?
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.