Bola Tinubu
Nigerian university students protest fee hike amid soaring cost of living

Students at the University of Lagos have rejected a recent hike of mandatory fees that could see the cost of some courses soar by up to 600%. Several other public universities have announced similarly steep hikes in recent months even as inflation soars

President Tinubu Nigeria Nigerian president Bola Tinubu weathers challenge to electoral victory but faces resistance from labor

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has dismissed all petitions filed by the opposition challenging the victory of President Bola Tinubu in the February 25 polls. The ruling was issued in the midst of a two-day strike organized by the Nigeria Labour Congress against the government’s economic policies

Niger and the Sahel are pushing back against insecurity, exploitation, and France

We take a look at the developments in Niger and the Sahel region a month after the coup that overthrew President Mohamed Bazoum. The developments in Niger are reflective of a larger trend which has mounted a resistance to insecurity, exploitation, and French presence

Niger Anti-French protests Mass protests against French troops intensify in Niger as the deadline for their withdrawal approaches

France refuses to withdraw its ambassador and troops from Niger, and reiterates its threat of supporting military invasion by ECOWAS, while the regional bloc itself is “determined to bend backwards to accommodate diplomatic efforts”   

African Union will not back ECOWAS intervention in Niger

Niger’s popular military government has been consolidating domestic and regional support. Meanwhile, ECOWAS is beset by disunity and domestic opposition after threatening military intervention to restore the ousted Mohamed Bazoum with the backing of France and US 

Nigeria’s new President Bola Tinubu begins his term with fuel subsidies controversy

Nigerian journalist Chido Onumah analyzes the first days of the country’s new President Bola Tinubu, his announcement on ending subsidies, and the political climate in the country after the controversial elections

Amid allegations of voter suppression, Nigeria’s opposition candidates set to challenge presidential poll results

Opposition parties have alleged widespread voter suppression and intimidation in the presidential election in which less than 30% of eligible voters exercised their franchise. Opposition candidates Peter Obi and Atiku Abubakar have said they will challenge the victory of Bola Tinubu

Daily Round-up | Tinubu emerges victorious in Nigeria presidential elections & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the Nigerian presidential election, Swaziland’s police arresting and abducting a communist leader, Indigenous groups containing their protest in Peru, and Palestinians protesting Israeli settler violence

Nigeria EndSars EndSARS protests continue in Nigeria two days after killing of close to a dozen people

The attack on protesters in Lagos on Tuesday has led to further protests both in the country and abroad. Nigerians have been protesting for systemic changes in policing since early October