ANALYSIS: The trial of ECOWAS, as Tinubu’s tenure ends
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ANALYSIS: The trial of ECOWAS, as Tinubu’s tenure ends

There is a viral video of the Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, arriving the Ouagadougou airport and being shunned by Burkinabe ministers who refused to shake his hand, as their leader, Ibrahim Traore, looked on smugly. The video supposedly illustrates the fact that all is not well with the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS,…

FACT CHECK: Are there LGBT clauses in Samoa Agreement Nigeria signed?
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FACT CHECK: Are there LGBT clauses in Samoa Agreement Nigeria signed?

On Thursday, Daily Trust reported concerns by sections of the Nigerian religious and civil society communities over clauses that mandate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) rights in the $150 billion Samoa Agreement signed by the Nigerian government on 28 June. The newspaper’s report premised on an opinion article by Sonnie Ekwowusi, a Lagos-based lawyer,…

Gender-based violence movie ‘Deafening Silence’ premieres in Lagos
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Gender-based violence movie ‘Deafening Silence’ premieres in Lagos

For decades, gender-based violence (GBV) has been a central issue in Nigeria, prompting immediate action and raising awareness nationwide. Joining the collective effort to raise awareness and address this issue, Nollywood screenwriter, director, and producer Emem Isong-Misodi, in collaboration with the European Union (EU) and United Nations (UN), premiered a movie Deafening Silence on Wednesday…