Omoyele Sowore was the presidential hope of Nigeria's most active leftist groups. He fared abysmally. So, what next for progressive electoral politics in Nigeria?
Bisi Silva's constant movement was a form of unlearning, seen in her awareness of artists and cultural production on the African continent.
In a heteronormative society like Nigeria, men are entitled to sex with any and all women.
On xenophobia against Nigerians in Ghana.
Two new Nigerian films explore the world of traditional worship in Nigeria
Why do people on the border between Nigeria and northern Cameroon refer to Boko Haram as slave holders?
Negotiations for a minimum wage put Nigeria's trade unions at the front of poor people's struggles.
Nigeria's former finance minister wrote a book about her time in government. It is a thinly veiled attempt to clean up her image.
A critical look at some of the problematic assumptions that defined African literature during the decades of its inception.
What has the world's Moët drinking capital and a world leader in global indices of private jet ownership to do with left politics?
Try being a single woman in Nigeria.
Christian Pentecostalism has crept to the center of public life in Nigeria.
The planned global Education Outcomes Fund—the UN seems onboard—would create markets for “non-state” providers while guaranteeing profits for private investors that purchase “impact bonds.”
The new film 'Kasala' doubles as a quasi-documentary on the Nigerian condition and will appeal to anyone who has ever felt any kind of poverty.
Everyone but the Chibok girls--subjects of #BringBackOurGirls--and their families in Nigeria have moved on, but history does not march on for the victims.
Priya Ramrakha was one of the most prolific photographers of Africa’s independence movements in the 1950s and 1960s. A new book highlights his impact.
Focusing on sports allegiance to Nigeria, offered a break from pondering over all of its social ills.
Watching the World Cup with a young Nigerian professional footballer in Seattle, U.S.
Uzodinma Iweala’s new novel about a closeted gay Nigerian comes out as we're witnessing a burgeoning African—and specifically Nigerian—literary attention to same-sex sexuality.
Emmanuel Macron's Lagos visit came and went in a long tradition of diversionary state visits by Western politicians who condescend to Nigerians.