Daystar Power, the West African solar power provider being bought by Royal Dutch Shell, plans to expand across Africa once the acquisition is ... completed, says Olaedo Osoka, Daystar’s West Africa CEO.
Nigeria is reckoned to be the world capital of oil theft, losing at least 400,000 barrels a day. It has maintained this title thanks to a network ... of criminals among local politicians and security officers who collude with crooked international oil traders and refineries.
A forthcoming UN report alleges that Nigeria planned to purchase $3.5m worth of arms from Haegeumgang Trading Corporation, a “weapons trading ... entity” associated with the Korean People’s Army and North Korean government. This would be a major violation of sanctions imposed by the UN, European Union, and US, all of which prohibit the purchase of arms from North Korea.
Over three months since he nominated Senator Kashim Shettima, a fellow Muslim, as his running mate, presidential hopeful Bola Tinubu has made ... several efforts to get the endorsement of the country’s Christian leadership. It has proved a tough nut to crack in a nation deeply divided along ethnic and religious lines. A deep dive into how faith and 'zoning' may yet unseat Tinubu's tilt at the presidency.
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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s move to appoint new election officers ahead of the presidential election in February is ruffling feathers ... in the opposition. With the Supreme Court now set for the appointment of new judges, it's likely that there will be fireworks in the coming weeks. How will this shape the 2023 polls?
Southwest Nigeria, home to millions of Yoruba people, is also home to both ancient and modern genres of music. The West African pop music known ... as Afrobeats, currently lighting up the global stage, began its 20-year journey from Lagos through London via America, and borrows irreverently from older musical traditions like Highlife, Jùjú and Fuji.
The seeds of Cameroonian-born director Ellie Foumbi's debut feature film 'Our Father, the Devil' grew from her father’s work in several roles ... in conflict areas like Rwanda and the Central African Republic.