President Joe Biden's administration has publicly rebuked the Nigerian government after it banned Twitter and threatened arrests over its usage—just days after former President Donald Trump, praised the African country for the decision.
"Who are [Twitter and Facebook] to dictate good and evil if they are evil themselves?" Trump wrote of the massive social media companies.
The African government's move comes after the social media site deleted a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari.
"After killing him, he dismembered the body, preserved the vital organs and put the other parts in separate sacks, which he disposed off in the early hours of the following day," a neighbor told authorities.
According to a 2020 report, data from the Transmission Company of Nigeria shows that from 2013 to 2020, the government-run national grid system failed 84 times and partially collapsed 43 times.
In Nigeria, a bus passenger was searched by police who discovered a freshly severed human head and hands in his bag.
All across Africa's vast expanse, one nation after another has suffered extreme violence, from killings and mutilations to kidnappings and disappearances.
The 49-year-old had tried to have children for two decades before giving birth to her twins in 2015.
The airline rejected the passenger's own test results before giving her new results without performing a test.
Morocco's tolerant, inclusive interpretation of Islam has long stood in contrast to more extreme strains of the religion found elsewhere in the region.
Many Christians in Nigeria are approaching this Christmas with a sense of dread, as traveling to see loved ones over the holidays will make them especially vulnerable targets for brazen kidnapping and murder.
In the long term, Washington would be better served by addressing African priorities than by trying to counter China at every turn.
While Trump wanted to stop immigrants coming to the U.S. from countries like Nigeria in a "clearly racist" move, his support hasn't gone anywhere, despite Black Lives Matter and the "End SARS" crisis.
"PEOPLE ARE DYING AND YOU BLOCK IT LIKE SOME FAKE VIRUS STORY!!!" Naomi Campbell wrote after Facebook censored a photo for containing "false information" in a post calling for the end of police brutality in Nigeria.
"We have been working on partnerships with youth organizations to support those protesting for change," Beyoncé's statement reads. "We are collaborating with coalitions to provide emergency healthcare, food, and shelter."
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is facing widespread calls to resign after several protesters were reportedly shot dead by the Nigerian military in the Lekki district of Lagos.
A group of protesters gathered in front of the home of the Nigerian Ambassador to the U.S. on Tuesday after reports of the killing of anti-police brutality demonstrators in Lagos.
Widely-circulated footage shows Orile Iganmu Police Station ablaze amid reports of several fatalities as protests in Nigeria escalate.
Footage taken from outside the prison complex in Edo, southern Nigeria, shows men clambering over the barbed prison fences as chaos breaks out on the streets below.
In a letter to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, museum director Piotr Cywiński said that he can't stay silent after the conviction and sentencing of 13-year-old Omar Farouq's for offensive words said during an argument with a friend.
Any new children is an encouraging sign for the Cross River gorilla population living along the border between Nigeria and Cameroon.
"I just thought it was a bit funny," Chinedu told Newsweek.
Nigeria was one of the six additional countries added to the president's travel ban on Friday.
"There's a bit of give-the-editors-what-they-want and it's true that literary prizes in the West favor victimhood."
If it can get its socioeconomic act together, Nigeria may be the next global power—and the first one on the continent.
The Islamic State West Africa Province killed 11 hostages and released footage of the executions on December 26.
One man carried out a successful Nigerian scam from prison and enjoyed more freedom than most prisoners. Anti-corruption officials have begun an investigation into who is responsible.