Nigerian musician Rema now making political waves
He’s become one of the biggest names in Afropop with a huge following across Africa. Nigerian superstar Rema is now making political waves. His latest song Peace of Mind reflects on a difficult year for the world, and for his homeland, especially the popular movement that’s taken to the streets.
Revealed: Trump’s election consultants filmed saying they use bribes and sex workers to entrap politicians
An undercover investigation by Channel 4 News reveals how Cambridge Analytica secretly campaigns in elections across the world. Bosses were filmed talking about using bribes, ex-spies, fake IDs and sex workers.
Chibok schoolgirls freed
Three years after they were snatched from their school in Chibok, northern Nigeria, 82 girls have been freed by Boko Haram islamist militants. Over 100 girls remain missing.
Afrobeats and WizKid
It’s a sound and a style that is changing western music. Afrobeats – the fusion of African and international pop music is helping secure some of West Africa’s brightest stars a global audience.
The ‘largest humanitarian crisis’ since 1945
Up to 20 million people are at risk from famine in parts of the Middle East and Africa: the world stands at a critical moment in history.
At least 160 dead in Nigeria church collapse
At least 160 people have been killed in Nigeria when the roof of a church collapsed. It caved in as hundreds of worshippers were watching the consecration of a new bishop in the city of Uyo.
Nigeria: Edna O’Brien and Fatima Akiluc
Interviews with Dr Fatima Akilu, who runs the Neem Foundation in North East Nigeria, and author Edna O’Brien, who just spent a month in Nigeria and saw first hand the devastation caused by Boko Haram.
Nigeria: Boko Haram’s victims
In 2014, Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok. Most of them have still not been found and the abductions have continued. Our Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson has visited a camp in Maiduguri, where Unicef has helped support some of those abducted.
Nigeria: a disaster being revealed
It is the richest and most populous country in Africa, but parts of Nigeria are lurching towards a man-made famine. As the Nigerian army drives out the Islamists of Boko Haram from the north-east of the country, it is uncovering the scale of destruction they have left behind.
Chibok: second girl ‘rescued’ from Boko Haram
A second girl, who was among more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in a raid on their school in Nigeria, has been rescued, according to the army.
FactCheck: how corrupt are Nigeria and Afghanistan?
Are Nigeria and Afghanistan really “fantastically corrupt”? Are Britain’s hands clean when it comes to fighting corruption?
Queen brands Chinese officials ‘very rude’
The Queen is filmed describing Chinese officials as “very rude” after David Cameron is caught on camera describing Nigeria and Afghanistan as “fantastically corrupt”.
Nigeria: the “repats” who have returned
The children of Nigerian migrants who came west are returning to the land of their parents – and finding the jobs and opportunities that Britain has failed to deliver, writes Inigo Gilmore.
Nigerian ‘repats’ return to Lagos
Time was, their parents went abroad to seek jobs and fortune. But now, thousands of people of African descent are returning — and finding the jobs and opportunities that Britain has failed to deliver.
Boko Haram attacks mark 100 days since Nigeria election
Boko Haram militants are suspected of marking 100 days since Nigeria’s election with two bloody attacks that kill 44 people in the Nigerian city of Jos, capital of the Plateau state.