Nigeria protesters, NGOs join call to free Premium Times reporter

Nigeria protesters, NGOs join call to free Premium Times reporter

Protesters in Nigeria have joined activists and journalism advocates in demanding the release of Samuel Ogundipe, who was arrested Tuesday after filing a report on last week’s statehouse standoff in Abuja. The Premium Times reporter has been charged with criminal trespass, theft, and possession of an internal and classified inspector’s…

Osinbajo touts tech at Google for Nigeria

Osinbajo touts tech at Google for Nigeria

African youth and the continent’s future will shape the planet in coming decades, and technology is the key to unlock that potential, said Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo during the Google for Nigeria event in Lagos. “In Nigeria, we cannot train our nearly 200 million young people by 2045, in…

Buhari again heads to London for medical care

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is in London for medical treatment again, this time for a four-day stay that would bring him back to Abuja on Saturday. The trip raised new concerns over Buhari’s health, which come as the 75-year-old president plans a run for re-election in 2019. He announced the…