Ten captives freed by Islamist militants in Northeast Nigeria – Eye on Africa

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Ten captives freed by Islamist militants in Northeast Nigeria – Eye on Africa” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: Ten captives taken by extremists in #Nigeria are freed. the group had been held by ISWAP militants who had killed hostages in the past. And we … Read more Ten captives freed by Islamist militants in Northeast Nigeria – Eye on Africa

Ten captives freed by Islamist militants in northeast Nigeria

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Ten captives freed by Islamist militants in northeast Nigeria” – below is their description. Ten people who had been held captive by #Islamist militants were freed this week in northeast #Nigeria’s #Borno state, three security sources and two close associates of those released told Reuters. FRANCE 24’s … Read more Ten captives freed by Islamist militants in northeast Nigeria

Nigeria’s Buhari says border closure failed to restrict illegal weapons

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nigeria’s Buhari says border closure failed to restrict illegal weapons” – below is their description. Last month, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari surprised many when he said an 18-month border closure to restrict illegal weapons had failed. The land border had been shut since 2019 – but Buhari … Read more Nigeria’s Buhari says border closure failed to restrict illegal weapons

Has Nigeria benefited from democracy? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Has Nigeria benefited from democracy? | Inside Story” – below is their description. It’s rich in resources. It’s got Africa’s biggest population. And it’s enjoyed democracy since 1999. But Nigeria is facing numerous challenges. Mass kidnappings, attacks by armed groups and criminal gangs, corruption and lack of … Read more Has Nigeria benefited from democracy? | Inside Story

Countries struggling to cope with pirate attacks around Gulf of Guinea

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Countries struggling to cope with pirate attacks around Gulf of Guinea” – below is their description. Countries around the Gulf of Guinea are stepping up security to fight off a sharp rise in attacks by pirates. The maritime area stretches from Senegal to Angola. It’s now the … Read more Countries struggling to cope with pirate attacks around Gulf of Guinea

Nigeria: Police fire tear gas in ‘Democracy Day’ protests

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nigeria: Police fire tear gas in ‘Democracy Day’ protests” – below is their description. Police have fired tear gas and live rounds into the air to disperse protesters in Nigeria on Democracy Day, which marks Nigeria’s move to civilian rule more than 20 years ago. Nigerians gathered … Read more Nigeria: Police fire tear gas in ‘Democracy Day’ protests

Africa’s internet & social media bans: Censorship or public service? | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Africa’s internet & social media bans: Censorship or public service? | DW News” – below is their description. From bans on social media sites, to internet blackouts and harassment campaigns against journalists – increasingly governments across Africa are making it harder to speak out. Last year there were … Read more Africa’s internet & social media bans: Censorship or public service? | DW News

Nigeria Twitter ban, Iran, racism in academia | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nigeria Twitter ban, Iran, racism in academia | The Stream” – below is their description. Looking back at the week on The Stream, this show revisits a discussion about Iran’s upcoming elections, questions about safety at the Olympics and what it’s like to be a Black professor … Read more Nigeria Twitter ban, Iran, racism in academia | The Stream

Nigeria: Lagos considers waterways to ease traffic gridlock

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nigeria: Lagos considers waterways to ease traffic gridlock” – below is their description. The traffic problems in Nigeria’s largest city have been growing as fast as its population. Lagos’s residents describe long, uncomfortable hours sitting on gridlocked roads. Now, the government is looking at waterways as a … Read more Nigeria: Lagos considers waterways to ease traffic gridlock

Nigerian finance minister on Covid-19: ‘The vaccines are just not coming’

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Nigerian finance minister on Covid-19: ‘The vaccines are just not coming’” – below is their description. Zainab Ahmed, #Nigeria’s finance minister, has said the biggest challenge facing the country’s #Covid-19 #vaccination programme is accessing available doses. Nigeria has so far only received four million of the 43 million … Read more Nigerian finance minister on Covid-19: ‘The vaccines are just not coming’

Cervical cancer elimination in Nigeria

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Cervical cancer elimination in Nigeria” – below is their description. Cervical cancer is curable if diagnosed and treated early. The tragedy is that while this type of cancer is preventable, poor access to prevention, screening and treatment contributes to 90% of deaths. In Nigeria, RAiSE Foundation … Read more Cervical cancer elimination in Nigeria

Free speech wars | Twitter angry over ban in Nigeria after erasing president’s tweet

RT published this video item, entitled “Free speech wars | Twitter angry over ban in Nigeria after erasing president’s tweet” – below is their description. Western diplomatic missions have condemned the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. The African country indefinitely banned the social media network after Twitter removed a post by the Nigerian President that … Read more Free speech wars | Twitter angry over ban in Nigeria after erasing president’s tweet

Disabled youth in Nigeria play ‘skateboard football’

RT published this video item, entitled “Disabled youth in Nigeria play ‘skateboard football’” – below is their description. A group of young people with disabilities have taken part in what may be the world’s first glimpse of ‘skateboard football’ in the city of Katsina, Nigeria. Follow us on Telegram https://t.me/rtintl / https://t.me/rtvisual RT YouTube Channel … Read more Disabled youth in Nigeria play ‘skateboard football’

Twitter Shuttered in Nigeria After Removing President’s Post

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Twitter Shuttered in Nigeria After Removing President’s Post” – below is their description. Telecommunications operators in Nigeria will shut down any remaining access to Twitter Inc.’s services by the end of Saturday on government orders, days after the social media giant deleted a post by President Muhammadu … Read more Twitter Shuttered in Nigeria After Removing President’s Post

Nigeria’s government suspends Twitter ‘indefinitely’ | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Nigeria’s government suspends Twitter ‘indefinitely’ | DW News” – below is their description. Nigeria’s government says it’s suspending Twitter indefinitely, after the company deleted a controversial tweet from the country’s president, Muhammadu Buhari. The social media platform removed Buhari’s post from, saying it violated the site’s rules against … Read more Nigeria’s government suspends Twitter ‘indefinitely’ | DW News