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A million deaths from coronavirus: seven experts consider key questions

Nigeria, Sept. 29 -- The pandemic has reached a grim milestone: one million people have now died of COVID-19, according to Worldometers. On January 13, we published "Mystery China pneumonia outbreak ... Read More


Why foreign countries are scrambling to set up bases in Africa

Nigeria, Sept. 16 -- Recent media reports claim that a covert Kenyan paramilitary team is responsible for the unconstitutional killing of terror suspects in nighttime raids. The reports are based on i... Read More


Inside the Chinese companies vying to produce the world's first coronavirus vaccine

Nigeria, Aug. 31 -- For all its innovative prowess, China has generally lagged other countries in developing vaccines. But that appears to be changing with the race for a coronavirus vaccine, with Chi... Read More


A culture specific health measuring instrument for a common joint problem

Nigeria, Aug. 28 -- Osteoarthritis is the most common joint problem all over the world. It most often affects middle aged to elderly people but most are older than 60 years. It affects all joints, par... Read More


The daughters and sons of Fela in African Pop

Nigeria, Aug. 26 -- Decades after his death, Fela Kuti, Nigeria's most famous musician continues to live on through his art. Afrobeat, a genre he pioneered, has transcended generations after him, exis... Read More


The AU's peace and security architecture: filling the gaps

Nigeria, Aug. 26 -- Since its inception in 2002 the African Union has been under pressure to resolve the extensive peace and security challenges facing the continent. In particular, it's tried to addr... Read More


'Big Brother Naija': Nigeria's unlikely public relations campaign?

Nigeria, Aug. 26 -- Olusola Ogunnubi, University of the Free State and Akinlolu Akinola Every new season of Nigeria's reality TV show, 'Big Brother Naija' (BB Naija), comes loaded with controversy. D... Read More


Nigerian university students find online learning painful: here's why

Nigeria, Aug. 26 -- In response to the compulsory closure of institutions of learning as part of measures aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria, efforts were made to keep students busy wi... Read More


France in the Sahel: a case of the reluctant multilateralist?

Nigeria, Aug. 11 -- Tony Chafer, University of Portsmouth and Gordon D. Cumming, Cardiff University France is presenting its current involvement in the Sahel as a new, and more multilateral, form of ... Read More


How Igbo women used petitions to influence British authorities during colonial rule

Nigeria, Aug. 11 -- Bright Alozie, West Virginia University Selected petitions and written correspondence between Igbo women and British officials between 1892 and 1960 shed fresh light on how women ... Read More