Posts Tagged ‘Nigeria’

A Historic Day for Nigeria

A Historic Day for Nigeria

  A painting of Muhammadu #Buhari on display at an exhibition of #Nigeria's past leaders, taking place in #Abuja to coincide with his inauguration as the country's 15th head of state.


Buhari’s Hometown Celebrates

Buhari's Hometown Celebrates

  An old man joins in the celebrations in Muhammadu #Buhari's hometown of #Daura following his historic win in #Nigeria’s elections.


Historic Victory for Buhari

Historic Victory for Buhari

  People celebrating on the streets of #Kano following the news that the leader of the opposition in #Nigeria, Muhammadu #Buhari, had made history and beaten an incumbent president for the first time in the country’s history.


Nigeria Battles to Take on Boko Haram

Nigeria Battles to Take on Boko Haram

This is all that remains of one of the cars used to launch a twin bomb attack in a crowded market in the town of #Jos, in central #Nigeria. The blasts killed over 120 people, making it one of the deadliest attacks for some years. No one has claimed responsibility but it bears all the […]


Nigeria’s First Olympic Canoeist

All the world’s attention is currently on London for the 2012 Olympics. When Africa and the Olympics are mentioned together, one immediately thinks of long distance runners from Kenya or the football exploits of Ghana and Cameroon. But more and more Africans are branching into other sports that haven’t been traditionally African. Take the case […]