The Nigerian government banned the use of Twitter in the country and instructed news agencies to delete their accounts on the social media platform.
The Twitter ban comes days after Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet about a secessionist movement was deleted
Jos, an ancient city which was once a tourist haven because of its cooler climate, falls on the dividing line between Nigeria’s mainly Christian south and mostly Muslim north.
The match will take place at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum which hosted the 1996 Olympics football event which Nigeria won.
Nigeria has banned travellers from India, Brazil and Turkey over fear as COVID-19 cases continue to increase in these countries.
Germany plans to hand back ancient pillaged artworks known as the Benin bronzes to Nigeria in 2022.
Stellenbosch FC winger Stanley Dimgba is new to the South African top flight, but he has already made his mark this season.
Heavily-armed criminal gangs known locally as “bandits” in the northwest and central Nigeria have stepped up attacks in recent years, kidnapping for ransom, raping and pillaging.
Orlando Pirates and Enyimba will renew the great football rivalry between South Africa and Nigeria in the CAF Confederation Cup.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s historic appointment at the WTO comes during a critical time as the body navigates the trade environment amid the COVID-19 pandemic
‘The Milkmaid’ marks an evolution point in Nigerian cinema after its Oscar submission in the Best International Feature Film category.
Washington has given its support to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the top position at the WTO, ending a month long deadlock. The move represents yet another split with the previous administration.
A full list of the continent’s dollar billionaires has revealed who the ‘richest Africans’ are: Five of them come from Mzansi – but a Nigerian tops the log.
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Expert, John Campbell, believes the upsurge in student abductions in northwestern Nigeria reflect the growing strength of criminal gangs, often acting in concert with Boko Haram, and the weakness of the federal government.
Nigeria had the lowest infection rate in Africa, until this week when a surge in new COVID-19 cases was noted.
Streaming service Showmax is expanding its investment in Africa with its first original Nigerian production, reality series ‘I Am LAYCON’.
If appointed, Ngozi Okonjo-Iwaela would be the body’s first African leader.
Supermarket giant says it sees the potential in the West African nation and will pursue a different strategy to other SA companies.
South African President and Chair of the African Union, Cyril Ramaphosa has finally weighed in on the violence plaguing Nigeria.
Joe Biden has got his statement on the #EndSARS movement out before Cyril Ramaphosa did – and the US Presidential candidate has blasted ‘police brutality’.
President and Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Cyril Ramaphosa has come under fire for remaining hush on the crisis underway in Nigeria.
The Nigerian city of Lekki has become the scene of tumultuous violence as armed forces allegedly gunned down anti-Sars protesters.
Widespread protests have led to the Nigerian government dissolving its Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) at the weekend.
The Put South Africans First Movement has promised a march to the Nigerian and Zimbabwean embassies and they are following through.