The company man: US glacial response to Nigeria’s detention of former IRS crypto investigator rankles federal agents


In a move that could send a chill among business people working overseas, a Nigerian court ruled on Friday that a former American IRS investigator, Tigran Gambaryan, could stand trial on behalf of his employer, the crypto currency exchange Binance, and denied his request for bail. Gambaryan has been held in Nigeria since February. Dina Temple-Raston, host and managing editor of the Recorded Future News podcast “Click Here,” has been following the story for months and explains.

‘Life after cancer’: Nigerian survivors challenge taboos, push for better health care 

Health & Medicine
"And this shall also pass II," by Nigerian artist Ngozi-Omeje Ezema, 2022, work from Kó gallery in Lagos, Nigeria.

After decades of being overlooked, African art gets its moment

Fuels are not just for transportation in Nigeria, many people also use fuel to power their generators in order to get electricity at home and also run their businesses.

Nigeria’s low-income communities bear the brunt of faltering economy

tablescape of assorted Nigerian foods

A food writer celebrates the tastes of her hometown: Lagos, Nigeria

The directors of “Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire,” along with some other guests from Africa visit Disney studios to meet with filmmakers

Contemporary African animators make their mark on the international scene

The current writer’s strike in the United States jeopardizing content creation for streaming services might, in fact, help international film and television productions fill the gap and reach global audiences.

Barnacle geese have developed new migration routes and breeding grounds amid warming global temperatures. 

Animal species are evolving to adjust to climate change, but scientists say time is running out

The Big Fix

Scientists have been studying changes in animal physiology and behavior, some of which they believe are linked to rising global temperatures. They say the adaptations are beneficial, but may have limitations in the long term.

Belongings of Halima Ali Maiyanga and Maryam Ali Maiyanga, two of the young women kidnapped by Boko Haram in a boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria, in April 2014.

‘The Stolen Daughters of Chibok’: the impact of the abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls 9 years on

Conflict & Justice

Author and human rights activist Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode documented the heartbreaking stories of the Chibok families nine years after the Boko Haram abductions that gripped the world’s attention.

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Series of reimagined African folk tales launches on Netflix

Arts, Culture & Media

This week, a new anthology of films called “African Folktales, Reimagined” premiered on Netflix. The series of short films was done in partnership with UNESCO as an effort to support more emerging filmmakers from Africa.

Surfing instructor Godpower Tamarakuro Pekipuma in Lagos, Nigeria.

‘Walking on water’: Surfing makes waves in Nigeria


The West African country of Nigeria is lucky to have a long coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. In the coastal community of Lagos, where many people didn’t grow up learning to swim, interest in surfing and water sports is growing.