Nigerians’ Growing Cultural Influence Around the World

Posted on Sat 22 December 2018 in Africa • Tagged with Nigeria, culture, fashion, Nollywood, Afrobeat, Fela Kuti, Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Lagos Fashion Week
"Lagos Fashion and Design Week” by Chidi "Lex Ash" Ashimole is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

On November 5, the New York Times ran on the first page of its business section a long piece on the emergence of luxury lifestyle publications in Nigeria. Four full-color images cover the …

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Buhari wins as Nigeria turns its back on Jonathan

Posted on Sat 04 April 2015 in Nigeria • Tagged with politics, opinion, news, APC, Boko Haram, Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan, Lamido Sanusi, Muhammadu Buhari, PDP, President Goodluck Jonathan, Wole Soyinka

Stephen Chan, SOAS, University of London

In the end, the margin was too decisive. Goodluck Jonathan, the incumbent president of Nigeria, had no choice but to telephone his challenger Muhammadu Buhari and concede defeat.

It was a rare moment of grace in an election characterised by Wole Soyinka, Nigeria’s …

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