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Nigerian pop star Davido: 'Africans were made fun of. Now everyone wants us'

The singer was taking a good-time sound to the world – but after his song Fem became the anthem of the EndSars protesters, he joined them on the streetsThe buoyant, trumpeting chords of Fem, the opening track on Davido’s fourth album, A Better Time, suggest an artist who is vivacious, free of self-doubt, revelling in the limelight. David Adedeji Adeleke, 28, is part of a generation of Afrobeats artists who have blown the African dance-pop genre on to the global stage over the last decade; his so...
Tags: Music, Nigeria, Africa, Culture, Pop and rock, Lagos, Davido, Fem, Babajide Sanwo Olu, David Adedeji Adeleke, Special Anti Robbery Squad Sars

Asanka Gurusinha appointed head coach of Nigeria

Former Sri Lanka batsman to also act as the high-performance director while in Nigeria
Tags: Nigeria, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Asanka Gurusinha

End Sars protests: The Nigerian women leading the fight for change

The feminists who were the backbone of the EndSars protests, which threaten Nigeria's status quo.
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At least 110 civilians killed in ‘gruesome’ Nigeria massacre in the ‘most violent direct’ assault against civilians this year, UN says

Men and women harvesting crops assaulted by armed attackers on motorcycles, UN says.
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Suspected extremists kill at least 40 farmers in Nigeria

MAIDGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected members of the Islamic militant group Boko Haram killed at least 40 rice farmers and fishermen while...
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43 rice harvesters murdered in Nigeria

At least 43 farm workers have been killed and 6 wounded by Boko Haram near the northeastern city of Maiduguri Saturday. Anti-jihadist...
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Dozens of farm workers killed in 'insane' Nigeria attack

Nigeria's leader condemns the "slaughter" of more than 43 labourers in the north-eastern Borno state.
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At least 110 dead in Nigeria after suspected Boko Haram attack

Attack took place in village near Maiduguri, with assailants targeting farmers in rice fieldsAt least 110 people have been killed in an attack on a village in north-east Nigeria blamed on the Boko Haram jihadist group, according to the UN humanitarian coordinator in the country.“At least 110 civilians were ruthlessly killed and many others were wounded in this attack,” Edward Kallon said in a statement after initial tolls indicated 43 and then at least 70 dead from the massacre on Saturday by su...
Tags: Boko Haram, Nigeria, Africa, World news, Un, Maiduguri, North East Nigeria, Edward Kallon

Farm workers killed in 'insane' Nigeria attack

Nigeria's president condemns an attack in which 43 labourers were "slaughtered" near Maiduguri.
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Boko Haram kill dozens of farm workers in Nigeria

Up to 43 slaughtered and a further six seriously injured, say anti-jihadist militiaBoko Haram fighters killed at least 43 farm workers and wounded six in rice fields near the north-east Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Saturday, anti-jihadist militia told AFP.The assailants tied up the agricultural workers and slit their throats in the village of Koshobe, the militia said. Continue reading...
Tags: Boko Haram, Nigeria, Africa, World news, Afp, Maiduguri, Koshobe

The Portfolio: Antony Kaminju

Antony Kaminju shares his experience of making a photo of the Roving Bantu Kitchen’s Sifiso Ntuli The post The Portfolio: Antony Kaminju appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Photography, Nigeria, Friday, Ubuntu, Portfolio, Brixton, The Shrine, Fela Kuti, Soup Kitchen, Lockdown, COVID-19, Antony Kaminju, Roving Bantu Kitchen, Sifiso Ntuli, Bantu Kitchen

African science fiction: rereading the The Palm-Wine Drinkard

Nigerian writer Amos Tutuola wields language as the ultimate form of technology The post African science fiction: rereading the The Palm-Wine Drinkard appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Books, Science Fiction, Technology, Fiction, Nigeria, Fantasy, Reading, Language, Literature, Friday, Novels, Literary criticism, Samuel R Delany, Amos Tutuola, African fiction, The Palm-Wine Drinkard

Nigeria: The Future Of Tax Legislation In Nigeria: A Review Of The Court Of Appeal Decision In Uyo Local Government v. Akwa Ibom State Government & Anor, Nullifying The Taxes And Levies Approved List For Collection Act - Solola & Akpana

On May 22, 2020, the Calabar Division of the Court of Appeal delivered what, arguably, is the most far-reaching decision relating to tax legislation in Nigeria in recent times.
Tags: News, Nigeria, Court of appeal, Calabar, Solola, Akpana, Uyo Local Government, Akwa Ibom State Government

Nigeria's Lekki shooting: What has happened so far at Lagos judicial panel

The shooting during a protest against police brutality at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos led to global condemnation.
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OPEC+ Calls Last-Minute Talks to Prepare for Oil-Cuts Decision - Bloomberg

OPEC+ Calls Last-Minute Talks to Prepare for Oil-Cuts Decision - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia and Russia summoned OPEC+ ministers who oversee their oil production cuts for last-minute talks on Saturday, as the cartel prepares for a decision on whether to delay January’s output increase.A clear majority of OPEC+ watchers expect the group to maintain their supply curbs at current levels for a few months longer due to lingering uncertainty about the strength of demand. However, the decision is by no mean...
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The genetic blueprint that results in foot-and-mouth being so infectious

Scientists have conducted a 'molecular dissection' of a part of the virus that causes foot-and-mouth disease, to try and understand why the pathogen is so infectious. A team of scientists from the University of Leeds, UK, and University of Ilorin, in Nigeria, has investigated the significance of the unusual way the virus's genome - or genetic blueprint - codes for the manufacture of a protein called 3B. The protein is involved in the replication of the virus.
Tags: Science, Nigeria, University of Leeds UK and University of Ilorin

Nigeria: Virtual Currency In Nigeria: Navigating The Regulatory Quagmire - Chestter Law

In August 2020, Nigeria was adjudged the highest performing nation in the world in terms of bitcoin interest. This is the result of a research carried out by ...
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How the #EndSARS protest movement reawakened Nigeria’s youth

In early October 2020, a youth protest alleged police brutality with the hashtag #EndSARS suddenly took many Nigerian cities by storm. The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was set up in 1992 as a heavily armed elite police force unit to tackle violent crime including armed robbery, kidnapping, and carjacking.Human Rights groups, including Amnesty International, have for many years documented alleged SARS abuses of civilians including extortion, rape, and extrajudicial killings. Over the years t...
Tags: Books, Politics, Featured, Nigeria, European Union, United Kingdom, Amnesty International, Cctv, Lagos, Social Sciences, Muhammadu Buhari, African Union, Buhari, National Bureau of Statistics, US State Department, Benin City

Three Members of TMT Cybercrime Group Arrested in Nigeria

Three Nigerians suspected of being part of a cybercrime group that targeted tens of thousands of victims around the world have been arrested today in Lagos, Nigeria's capital, Interpol reported. From a report: In a report disclosing its involvement in the investigation, security firm Group-IB said the three suspects are members of a cybercrime group they have been tracking since 2019 and which they have been tracking under the codename of TMT. Group-IB said the group primarily operated by sendin...
Tags: Nigeria, Tech, Interpol, Lagos Nigeria, Group IB, Gammadyne Mailer, TMT Cybercrime Group Arrested, TMT Group IB, Turbo Mailer

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona has died at age 60

FILE – In this June 27, 2010 file photo, Argentina head coach Diego Maradona gestures during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Argentina and Mexico at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, Fi...
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Nigeria: Governor, Central Bank Of Nigeria V. 20 Others: An Examination Of The Issues Arising - AELEX

In an earlier article series, we examined the extent and limitation of the powers of regulatory agencies and financial institutions.
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Nigeria: Mark Angel Comedy YouTube star Emmanuella built a house for her parents

Nigerian comedy star Emmanuella Samuel used her YouTube earnings to build a house for her parents.
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Nigeria: Guide To Buying Land In Lekki – Buying Property In Lekki Lagos - Resolution Law Firm

Overtime, Lekki has become a respectable commercial hub and residential area of Lagos, thereby making the area very important in the real estate industry in Nigeria.
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Nigeria: Forms & Enforcement Of Intellectual Property Rights In Nigeria - Resolution Law Firm

The enforcement of intellectual property rights in Nigeria involves various judicial and administrative mechanisms.
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Nigeria: The Process And Grounds For Annulment Of Marriage In Nigeria - Resolution Law Firm

In the case of a void marriage, the court decree is not important to bring the marriage to an end because the parties were never husband and wife in the face of the law in the first instance.
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Nigeria: How To Start An Oil & Gas Service Company In Nigeria - Resolution Law Firm

The petroleum sector is one of the highly regulated sectors in Nigeria, and as such, every entity intending to engage in such sector must be duly licensed to do so.
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Quincy Hosts Safe, Socially Distanced Party with Shaggy & Patoranking in “Aye Yo” (Remix) Video

Quincy has teamed up with reggaeton legend Shaggy and Africa’s Patoranking for the remix of his dancehall hit song “Aye Yo” The music video sees the trio playing it s safe and adhering to today’s social distancing standards by coordinating and hosting a “digital” party via live streaming from various locations around the world. Though Quincy is in the United States, Shaggy is in Jamaica, and Patoranking is in Nigeria, they’re not letting a global pandemic stop them from being able to party toget...
Tags: Videos, Music, Music Videos, Nigeria, Africa, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Jamaica, Quincy, Quincy Brown, Shaggy, Special Anti Robbery Squad, Patoranking, Quincy Hosts Safe Socially Distanced Party, United States Shaggy

Anthony Mackie to Star in and Produce New Netflix Thriller ‘The Ogun’

Anthony Mackie is continuing his streak of being the busiest streaming star, doing the rounds at Netflix, Apple TV+, Disney+, and now Netflix again with a new thriller feature film The Ogun. Mackie is set to star in and produce the thriller, written by former stuntman-turned-action screenwriter Madison Turner, which follows a man as he brings his teenage daughter to Nigeria to find a cure for her rare genetic condition, where she is kidnapped. Mackie has signed on to star in and produce the ...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Casting, Nigeria, Disney, Netflix, Thriller, Amy Adams, Rhodes, Mosul, Ogun, Anthony Mackie, Mackie, Mandalay Pictures, Jason Michael Berman, Madison Turner

Nigeria: CBN Clarifies Foreign Exchange Rule For Imports Through Buying Agents - PwC Nigeria

On 18 November 2020, the CBN, issued a follow up circular further to its earlier notice of 24 August 2020, which directed authorised dealers against issuing Form Ms for imports where payments were not made directly to the ultimate supplier.
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Labour calls for suspension of UK training and funding of Nigerian police

Protests against security unit were violently suppressed last month in west African countryLabour has called for the UK government to consider suspending the funding and training of security forces in Nigeria, where protests against a notorious police unit were brutally suppressed last month.Kate Osamor, the MP for Edmonton, said she had serious concerns about a lack of oversight of the UK’s role, especially in relation to the special anti-robbery squad (Sars), which was disbanded in October aft...
Tags: Politics, UK, Nigeria, Africa, UK News, World news, Labour, Edmonton, Kate Osamor