The great internet firewall of China remains the most prominent example of state internet filtering used to control what happens online. President ... Muhammadu Buhari's administration reportedly wants to take a cue from China to build a similar infrastructure in Nigeria, raising questions as to whether it can afford one and why it wants such a digital blanket in the first place.
Nigerian banks are faced with low growth and a punitive cash reserve ratio of 27.5% at home. They are betting on the African Free Trade Zone ... to expand elsewhere on the continent. However, the profitability of their subsidiaries outside Nigeria is relatively average. Are they falling into an expansionary trap?
Backed by investors such as Jim O’Neill (former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management) and Tim Draper (one of the world’s most famous ... venture capital investors), Paga is Nigeria’s leading mobile payments company. CEO Tayo Oviosu speaks to The Africa Report about the fintech company that he started in 2009, before financial technology was all the rage.
The tweet written by President Buhari that Twitter deleted resuscitated the fears and ghosts of Nigeria's brutal civil war -- one that still ... reverberates through politics today. The spectacle of a Nigerian President - who himself took part in the genocidal events of 1967-1970 - using Nigeria's most traumatic national event to expressly and openly threaten an ethnic group on Twitter is an outrage.
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Nigeria's Temitope Balogun (TB) Joshua, the millionaire evangelical preacher died on 5 June at the age of 57. His church, usually partial to ... storytelling, has been tight-lipped regarding the cause of death.
The American #BlackLivesMatter (BLM) movement picked up its pace internationally in 2020 following the death of George Floyd. A few months later, ... Nigeria's #EndSARS campaign also flooded social media waves. In both instances, the second round is what finally brought about some changes that have even been applauded. But at the end of the day, has anything really changed?