Grisly Nigeria attacks finally catch attention of the globe

World May 11, 2014

Grisly Nigeria attacks finally catch attention of the globe

by Monica Mark

The gunmen stormed in just as dawn broke over the school in a remote village in northeastern Nigeria. There were around two dozen of them, and, survivors later recounted, they worked quickly, methodically and with unflinching brutality. "Allahu akbar," they shouted as they lined up ...

Editorials Mar 4, 2014

Nigeria shoots the messenger

It's no surprise that there has been an outflow of currency from Nigeria ever since the central bank governor was suspended days after he blew the whistle on $20 billion in missing oil revenues.

Film seeks to right Africans' image here

National Oct 24, 2008

Film seeks to right Africans' image here

by Alex K.T. Martin

In Japan's "homogenous" society, foreigners who stand out tend to be vilified, easily associated with crime or other undesirable behavior, according to Nigerian film director Udyfrank. "I wanted to set the record straight for my people," he said. Udyfrank, who goes by just the one name, ...