The sight of discarded plastic bottles and bags floating in the open drains of Nigeria’s megacity Lagos moved visual artist Adeyemi Emmanuel to despair.

British-born Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje was taken into foster care by a white family near London as a baby in the 1960s.

LAGOS, April 8: Police in Nigeria say they have arrested the Danish husband of a popular local musician who was killed along with their 4-year-old daughter in Lagos.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Then prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal decided to award limestone mines to Dangote Cement Nepal Pvt Ltd  on January 8 last year. The decision taken at a meeting of the Investment Board Nepal (IBN), was passed on to the Department of Mines and Geology for implementation. But the Nigerian conglomerate with cement plants in 14  countries was not assigned the mines for setting up its plant that would employ over 1,000 people.

Of ‘Marshmellos’ and Nigerian Princes

December 22, 2017 07:12 am

After the Marshmello fiasco last week, there were people quick to brand the whole event a scam and a fraud. Others, including me, saw it for what it was – a series of unfortunate (and unintended) events that ended up in the shambles that we saw on video. Anyway, the intriguing bit was the reaction of the event goers when they felt that they had been swindled – all outrage and vandalism.

Nepali doctors who plagiarized a Nigerian research paper and published it as a report relating to western Nepal have expressed regret for their misdeed and promised not to repeat it.

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, August 26:  Boko Haram extremists killed at least 27 people by shooting them and slitting their throats as they attacked several villages in northern Nigeria's Borno state in the past week, residents said.

ABUJA, May 7: Nigeria’s president says he will meet Sunday with 82 Chibok schoolgirls freed this weekend after being kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram.

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Feb 17: Battling multiple bombers strapped with suicide vests, Nigerian troops and civilian self-defense fighters repelled the fiercest Boko Haram extremist attack in months on the key northeastern city of Maiduguri on Friday. Nine bombers and two civilians were killed, according to witnesses, soldiers and police.

WARRI, Nigeria, Dec 11: A hospital director says 160 people were killed when a church roof collapsed onto worshipers in southern Nigeria.

Nigeria’s most famous polygamist with 97 wives has denied rumours of his death, saying he is still “very much alive” at 92 years old, and plans to continue taking more wives, Independent reported.

ABUJA, Oct 17: Joy, jubilation and dancing erupted Sunday when a group of Nigerian parents were reunited with 21 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram 2 ½ years ago and freed in the first negotiated release organized by the government and the Islamic extremist group.