For decades, the Canadian and American defense agency NORAD has provided updates on Santa Claus's international gift delivery route, but this year, for the first time, US astronauts lent a hand.
Day kings lay down their crowns to worship God
Dr Adedapo Adewale Tejuoso is the Osile of Oke-Ona Egba, one of the three kings in Egbaland, Ogun State.
Adebutu decries Nigeria’s expensiveness, do-or-die politics
Newly installed Odole Odua of Yoruba, Sir Kessington Adebutu, has decried the expensive nature of Nigerian politics, stressing that the do-or-die tendency of politicians makes...
Faction of Imo monarchs want Ohiri sacked, Ilomuanya reinstated
It would appear that the tussle over headship of Imo State Council of Traditional Rulers has reverberated. This follows an attempt by a segment of the monarchs to have the council’s deposed chairman...
Hunger for beef offers rewards and risks for Nigeria's pastoralists
With over 200 million people and an emerging middle class, Nigeria is witnessing a boom in demand for meat that offers potential but also risks for the semi-nomadic herders who provide most of its beef.
Forces of history drive Nigeria's herder-farmer conflict
Beneath an escalating conflict between herders and farmers in central Nigeria lies a relentless but often under-reported force: history.
The Fulani: An AFP Special Investigation
They are one of the last great nomadic peoples of the planet, a community of some 35 million people scattered across 15 countries in West Africa, from the dusty Sahel down to the lush rainforests.
Unending battle for stool of Amayanabo of Okrika
Hope that the battle over throne of the Amayanabo of Okrika in Rivers State, which has been the subject of court litigation for almost two decades...
Oba Adesayo tells own story, says no town is superior to others in Ikaleland
For more than three decades, the Ikale communities inhabiting South Senatorial District of Ondo State have been embroiled in historical crises...