Notorious for persecuting journalists and presiding over a state with a scandalous out-of-school-children figure, Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai…

January 2023

In March 2022, a West Africa Weekly investigation exposed Amnesty International's Nigeria country director as a serial collaborator with Nigeria's…

December 2022

Following Monday's exclusive report about the planned clandestine passage of the bill on Wednesday, a public campaign has killed it dead in its tracks…
Taking advantage of Christmas, Nigeria's Federal Government is trying to speedrun a controversial bill through the House of Representatives on Wednesday…
Something truly abominable is happening in Southern Kaduna. Join Beevan Magoni as he explores the depths of hell in Nigeria's Middle Belt.

November 2022

Who exactly is the presidential candidate of Nigeria's ruling party? The results of several subpoenas have revealed forged documents, identity theft…
Pablo Escobar once famously planned to become Colombia's president. While he eventually failed, the ultimate Narco Trafficker's dream could be coming to…

October 2022

In 1955, a 33 year-old Islamic scholar from Gummi in modern day Zamfara State, Nigeria, travelled to Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage…

September 2022

Nepotism, bullying, HR malpractice and a livestreamed suicide attempt. Inside BBC West Africa's trail of destruction from Lagos to Dakar.

August 2022

There is a problem with Nigerian banking, and it's worse than you think. Much worse.

July 2022

From Gary, Indiana to Abuja, Nigeria via a stopover in Chicago. Here is how the bagman for a 1990's Chicago drug ring has become a frontrunner for…

May 2022

For years, a shadowy Chinese loan shark syndicate has torn a trail of havoc across weakly regulated West African jurisdictions. Finally, we get to see…