In Nigeria, we should train and empower communities to participate in security measures, rather than arming militias.
Shell and its counterparts in the oil industry in Nigeria must accept responsibility for horrors that result from their quests for profit. Everything else is just PR.
In Nigeria, to be an emigrant is to possess illustrious social capital and a badge of honor that is not only reserved for you, but also for your family.
Lateef K. Jakande, also known as Baba Kekere, was the first civilian governor of Nigeria’s Lagos State.
Director Taiwo Egunjobi disavows Nollywood’s penchant for crass comedies and maudlin dramas.
No amount of clean technology, industrial growth or boosts to GDP will avert the economic and climate crises inextricable to profit-driven extraction.
Climate activists and leftists should tread cautiously when they use the climate argument to support fossil fuel subsidy reform in Africa.
Nigeria’s 2021 submission to the Oscars probes the psychology and propaganda of militant jihadism through the eyes of two sisters.
Could the enduring effects of #EndSARS be the beginning of a broad alliance against an irresponsible political elite that has shirked all pretensions of being responsible to the people?
The pan-African left should greet Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s likely promotion at the World Trade Organization with extreme caution.
Adams Oshiomhole was one of the most powerful trade union leaders in Nigeria. His career trajectory represents the wider political subjugation of the national labor movement.
The weakening of Nigeria’s oil trade unions has a devastating impact on workers. Now workers are paid by Shell and others to sabotage union strikes and actions.
How has Nigeria’s film industry responded to the protests of #EndSARS?
Nigerian cinema is obsessed with films about the wealthy. Can class politics shine through?
At a time when Evangelical Christianity frequently goes against the interests of African people, is it time for us to re-make Christianity?
In the late 1890s and early 1900s, a number of West African Muslims migrated east, settling in Sudan and Mecca, to seek refuge from European colonization.
Was the #EndSARS protests a victory or a defeat for the country's popular masses?
The recent #EndSARS protest in Nigeria reveals how young people carve out agency in the context of Nigeria's dysfunctional and violent state.
The background to the #EndSARS protests and celebrating a movement that challenges Nigeria’s ruling class.