In Nigeria, deadly fighting between Boko Haram and ISIS in West Africa

The fighting took place on the island of Kirta Wulgo, located on the Nigerian edge of Lake Chad. BOTH KAMBOU / AFP Deadly fighting pitted jihadists from Boko Haram and the Islamic State in West Africa (Iswap) on a strategic island in northeastern Nigeria, the beginnings of a “Internal battle” between these rival groups for … Read more

In northwestern Nigeria, fleeing ‘bandits’ worry residents

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Abducted girls prepare to be reunited with their families in Jangebe, Zamfara state on March 3, 2021, … Read more

Nigerian Yemi Dele Makes List of 20 Shortlisted for Elon Musk’s SpaceX Project ▷ Nigeria news

A Nigerian has made the list of 20 applicants shortlisted for the SpaceX Dear Moon Project organised by Elon Musk Yemi Dele is one out of the over one million applications received across 249 countries of the world for the project The project which is also funded by a Japanese billionaire would commence the next … Read more

In Nigeria, dozens of kidnapped students have been released

Salihu Tanko Muslim Private School, June 1, 2021, Tegina, Nigeria. MUSTAPHA GIMBA / AP Dozens of students from an Islamic seminary in western Nigeria, kidnapped nearly three months ago, have been released, the school principal announced Thursday (August 26th). On May 30, around 200 heavily armed men invaded the town of Tegina in Niger state … Read more

In Nigeria, President Buhari is enacting a law that is supposed to regulate the oil sector

President Muhammadu Buhari signs the Petroleum Industry Bill in Abuja on August 16, 2021. NIGERIA PRESIDENCY / VIA REUTERS Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, August 16, promulgated a long-awaited law to regulate the oil and gas sector in Africa’s largest crude-producing country. Both houses of parliament passed the oil law in early July, more … Read more

In northern Nigeria, the conservative Kannywood cinema

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. Last makeup touch-ups before filming a scene in the large Kano shopping center on May 28, 2021. … Read more

Argentina Lost Without Mitigating Against Nigeria Heading To The Olympics

The cast of Sergio Hernández suffered an unmitigated defeat against a Nigeria who scored their second consecutive victory after their triumph against the United States. After his historic triumph, Nigeria gave another demonstration of a certainty that within the Argentine squad they are very clear: that in an Olympic Game there are no simple rivals. … Read more