Tag: BBC

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July 3, 2012

Nigeria’s Babatunde Rotimi wins Caine Prize for story ‘Bombay’s Republic’

by Isi Esene Nigerian writer Rotimi Babatunde has won this year’s prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing. The £10,000 ($15,700) prize was ...

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June 13, 2012

Sola Odunfa: Nigeria’s grief and gaping spectators

This piece was originally published on June 12, 2012 on the BBC website. I did not know anyone of them ...

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May 25, 2012

BBC profiles Abubakar Shekau: The man behind Boko Haram

by Tolu Orekoya Understanding the brains behind Nigeria’s most successful terrorist group is key to understanding the inner workings of ...

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April 25, 2012

BBC Africa needs you: Join the Twitter #bbcafricadebate on Africa’s image- 27 April

by Rachel Ogbu  On 27 April, BBC Africa will take on a very contemporary question that consciously or unconsciously has ...

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April 18, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: WATCH: BBC on James Ibori; Nuhu Ribadu says “he gave me $15 million cash”

by Lekan Olanrewaju James Ibori was a petty criminal who once worked for the DIY store Wickes, but he re-invented ...

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March 1, 2012

YNaija joins BBC Focus Africa in Bush House London to discuss New Media in Africa

by Chi Ibe YNaija spent the “leap day”, 29 February at the BBC, Bush House in London celebrating the co-operation’s ...

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OluwapelumiOctober 21, 2011

“I’m still very young and bubbly at heart!” – Kola Balogun, Osun State youth commissioner

by Willfred Okiche Newly appointed Osun State Commissioner for Youth, Sports & Social Needs, Stephen Kola Balogun speaks briefly to ...

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OluwapelumiOctober 21, 2011

"I'm still very young and bubbly at heart!" – Kola Balogun, Osun State youth commissioner

by Willfred Okiche Newly appointed Osun State Commissioner for Youth, Sports & Social Needs, Stephen Kola Balogun speaks briefly to ...

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