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 feature film, 'Kasala,' feels like a documentary film about the Nigerian condition and appeals to anyone who has ever been poor.
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.
Two of Africa's standout talents at Russia 2018--Moussa Wague and Francis Uzoho--were shaped by a football academy in Qatar. A new book tells that story.
Nigeria is a fresh target of Bridge International, a global chain, whose schools have been shut down in Kenya and Uganda for violating their national laws.
The friendship of the poets Syl Cheney-Coker and Niyi Osundare is the subject of the road movie documentary, "The Poets."
Boko Haram capitalized on the problems women face in Northern Nigeria to attract some of them willingly, while violently forcing others into bondage.
The author grapples with how to photograph the lives of her neighbors in a part of North East Nigeria, where Boko Haram is on a reign of terror.
A group of Nigerian thinkers debate rapper Falz's take on Childish Gambino's viral "This Is America."
Why has Childish Gambino's "This is America" video resonated with so many people around the world?
On The New York Times' tone-deaf photo-essays of a group of Nigerian women who managed to escape Boko Haram.