Tag: Nigeria

Climate Change
Climate change set to 'increase hunger' in Africa: UN

Climate change set to 'increase hunger' in Africa: UN

Africa is home to some of the countries least responsible for carbon emissions but...

Agriculture
COP27: Negotiators Ignoring Third Of Emissions From Industrial Food Systems

COP27: Negotiators Ignoring Third Of Emissions From Industrial...

COP27 Agriculture & Adaptation Day, 12 November, to announce more support for big...

Elections
Nigeria election chief warns over campaign violence

Nigeria election chief warns over campaign violence

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman Mahmood Yakuba said the...

Business
Africa's mega-cities look to mass transit to ease growing pains

Africa's mega-cities look to mass transit to ease growing...

Balogun's trek highlights the plight of Nigeria's economic hub and other fast-growing...

Climate Change
COP27 summit racing against the climate clock

COP27 summit racing against the climate clock

After front-line negotiators set COP27 in motion on Sunday, more than 120 world...

Climate Change
Nigeria floods toll has passed 600: government

Nigeria floods toll has passed 600: government

The disaster had also forced more than 1.3 million from their homes, said a statement...

Business
Niger suspends oil shipments to Mali

Niger suspends oil shipments to Mali

An internal customs service note dated September 21 declared "the suspension of...

Sports
Mali players fight each other at basketball World Cup

Mali players fight each other at basketball World Cup

The scuffle erupted in a media zone at the tournament in Sydney on Monday and was...

Politics
Nigeria's 2020 protesters look to the ballot box

Nigeria's 2020 protesters look to the ballot box

"My blood is hot," said Samuel Ashola, before campaigning for the 2023 general elections....

Conflicts
Ethiopia rejects UN report warning of crimes against humanity in Tigray

Ethiopia rejects UN report warning of crimes against humanity...

The Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia said it had found evidence of...

Conflicts
Ethiopia's Tigray rebels say ready for AU-led peace talks

Ethiopia's Tigray rebels say ready for AU-led peace talks

The announcement was made amid a flurry of international diplomacy after fighting...

Sports
Nigeria, South Africa miss out on CHAN finals in Algeria

Nigeria, South Africa miss out on CHAN finals in Algeria

Ghana pipped arch-rivals Nigeria on penalties after a 2-2 aggregate draw, while...

Conflicts
Nigeria's president under pressure as insecurity spirals

Nigeria's president under pressure as insecurity spirals

Presidential elections are due to take place next February for a successor to Buhari....

Sports
Zambia's Samukonga wins historic Commonwealth Games gold

Zambia's Samukonga wins historic Commonwealth Games gold

Samukonga, 19, who timed 44.66sec, exited the stadium in a wheelchair after tripping...

Business
From coffee to toothpaste, Nigerians buy small as hardships bite

From coffee to toothpaste, Nigerians buy small as hardships...

Consumer brands behind this "sachetisation of the economy" see it as a creative...

Politics
Nigeria fines Multichoice Nigeria and other broadcasters over BBC bandit docu

Nigeria fines Multichoice Nigeria and other broadcasters...

The fines related to the BBC Africa Eye documentary "Bandit Warlords of Zamfara",...