Nigerian musician, bandleader and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti who died in 1997, aged 58, of an AIDS-related illness, has a towering legacy comprising ... two musical genres, an annual global musical festival (Felabration), Pan-African and Afrocentric populist ideologies (Felasophy), a counterculture lifestyle and an exhaustive discography that spans at least three decades.
Details of a 1993 settlement between United States authorities and Nigerian Presidential hopeful, Bola Tinubu, which led to the forfeiture of ... $460,000 suspected to be the proceeds of drug trafficking have resurfaced ahead of the 2023 election. Will this affect Tinubu’s fortunes at the polls?
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It costs upwards of a billion dollars to successfully run a presidential election in Africa’s largest country even though Nigerian law says ... the spending limit is N5bn ($11.2m). With about 100 days to the poll, Lagos godfather Bola Tinubu and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar are definitely not holding back their financial muscles. Will Peter Obi, an outsider, be able to catch up?
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, boasts of revolutionising the economy of Lagos state when he was governor ... between 1999 and 2007 and bequeathing a blueprint to his successors which has led to economic transformation. Now he says he can replicate the feat in a country facing insecurity, balance of trade deficit and high debt. How feasible is Tinubu’s plan?
In 'Little Black Book', the flagship web series from TNC Africa, a tech-enabled media production company cofounded by Olawale Adetula, a young ... woman, Tade (Teniola Aladese) resumes work as the personal assistant to Leo, a hot, entrepreneur-type played by Nigerian rapper cum actor Ikechukwu Onunaku.
International commodity trading and mining company Glencore Energy has been ordered to pay £280m ($313m) in fines and confiscations orders today, ... after pleading guilty to seven counts of bribery relating to its oil operations in Africa.