A selection of the most important news related to Africa, Asia, and Europe found in different media outlets from around the world

April 29, 2019
Nigeria government programs meant to help small businesses are awash with red flags. They have a history of malfeasance and an ineffective track record. Many appear […]
QuartzAfrica,
March 6, 2019
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in Abuja, and its director-general, Chikwe Ihekweazu, highlights the fresh energy and strategy the country is applying to fight infectious […]
Nature,
February 19, 2019
Nigeria will not be deciding its next president today (Feb. 16) as previously planned. Owing to difficulties distributing voting materials, the country’s electoral commission, INEC, is […]
QuartzAfrica,
February 12, 2019
As Nigeria’s Feb 16 presidential election approaches, tensions are ramping up across the country and like elsewhere around the world social media has become one of […]
QuartzAfrica,
January 28, 2019
Chinese demand for Nigerian rosewood has created a lucrative, yet illegal commercial logging sector in Nigeria’s eastern states. The Nigerian government has chosen profits over environmental […]
ICIR Nigeria,
January 25, 2019
The electoral register in Africa’s most populous land now contains more than a record-breaking 84 million names. But Nigerians who want to vote need a lot […]
DW,
January 22, 2019
A closer look at the current police numbers reveals as much as a third of the police force is dedicated to serving as personal security to VIPs […]
QuartzAfrica,
December 18, 2018

Nigeria Says Soldiers Who Killed Marchers Were Provoked

The message sent on Twitter was clear: When Nigerian soldiers opened fire on rock-throwing protesters in late October, Nigerian officials swiftly defended them, saying their forces […]
The New York Times,
December 4, 2018
Two of the largest banking and financial services institutions in the world, HSBC and UBS, have recently closed their local representative offices in Nigeria. There’s also […]
The Conversation,