Nigeria’s eNaira Currency

Nigeria has become the first African country to launch its own digital currency: the eNaira. According to Africa News, Nigeria is the most populous country on the continent and has the largest economy. The new digital currency will improve cross-border trade, push financial inclusion for those outside the formal economy, and increase remittances. Nigerian President…

“Bandits” Release Nigerian Students

The rescue of 300 Nigerian boys in Katsina, Nigeria, was highlighted in a previous post. Unfortunately, similar incidents continue to occur throughout the country. Kidnappings by gunmen, often referred to as “bandits,” have become commonplace in northern and central Nigeria. Since last December, at least ten institutions have been hit by kidnappers who’ve taken over…

Abducted Nigerian Boys Reunited with Their Parents

I came across some good news this Sunday morning, by way of Africa News. Over 300 Nigerian schoolboys were rescued and reunited with their parents in Katsina, Nigeria, after being seized in a mass abduction by Jihadist terrorist group Boko Haram. The boys were brought to the governor’s office, where they were received by President…

President Buhari Upset With Foreign #EndSARS Media Coverage

In a previous post, the #EndSARS protests to end police brutality in Nigeria was highlighted. Well, their president, Muhammadu Buhari, has responded to the foreign media outlets’ biased coverage. The following information comes from Business Insider Africa. President Buhari argues that the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and America’s Cable News Network (CNN) didn’t balance out…

End SARS!

Police brutality isn’t just a Western problem. Protests happening in Nigeria are shining a light on an organization built to protect and serve, but somehow they chose abuse of power. The following information comes from The Guardian. A Nigerian police force, The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), has been dissolved after allegations of police brutality. Protests…

Nigeria’s Zero-Tolerance Policy for Sex Offenders

In recent years, there have been open discussions on combating human/sex trafficking, pedophilia, rape, sexual harassment, and more. Well, there’s some great news coming out of Nigeria that I had to share with you all. The following information is from The Independent and The Washington Post. A new law passed in Kaduna, Nigeria, now states…

Trade War Between Ghana and Nigeria

South African Political icon Julius Sello Malema has been open with the xenophobic issues on the continent. And a recent news article supports why this problem needs to cease. The following information is from Africa News. After the closing of several Nigerian shops in Ghana, Nigerian traders are accusing local authorities in Ghana of discrimination,…

Nigeria’s Dismissal of Madagascar’s COVID-Organics

In a previous post, I highlighted Madagascar’s COVID-19 tonic and their partnership with Equatorial Guinea. Well, recent news coming out of Nigeria is going against their union and product. The following information is from AA. Nigeria’s Pharmaceutical Research Institute has rejected Madagascar’s coronavirus herbal mixture, COVID-Organics (CVO). The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development…

Chinese Couple Arrested For Locking Up Nigerian Employees

In a previous post, I advised that I have no interest or investment in forced multiculturalism. And a recent story coming out of Nigeria helps support my stance. The following information is from PUNCH. A Chinese couple in Abuja, Nigeria, was arrested for allegedly locking their employees in their apartment for the past four months….

Nigerian Doctors On Strike

There’s somewhat of a kerfuffle happening in Nigeria, and it’s only right that I share my findings with you all. The following information comes from Africa News. An indefinite strike is being headed by members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). The doctors union denounced the state’s inadequate provisions of protective equipment, and…

Nigeria Plans to Evacuate Stranded Citizens

Greetings All, I saw some great news earlier and had to share it. The following information comes from CNBC Africa and Vanguard. As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the globe, stranded Nigerians in the diaspora who’ve asked to come back home will get that opportunity. Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked its missions abroad…

Meet Doctor and Artist Fola David

During these times, it’s always nice to find some inspirational news. The following comes from Aljazeera. Dr. Fola David is a visual artist from Lagos, Nigeria, who uses his day job as a medical doctor to inspire his art. He advised the following: “In the hospital, I mainly use my hand to take care of…