Survivors talks about beating breast cancer
5 hours ago
In 1985, Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded as a partnership between the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries. Almost 34 years later, it has become a cultural phenomenon. GuardianTV spoke with three women, survivors who tell their story and how they are able to survive against all odds.
Ben Enwonwu’s 1971 painting "Christine" fetches £1.1m after Google search
1 day ago
Painting by Ben Enwonwu, a Nigerian artist named "African Mona Lisa" originally christened as 'Christine' has been sold at auction in London for £1.1m after the family who owned it googled the signature and realised its importance.
How Joel Kachi Benson used VR to produce Daughters of Chibok documentary
2 days ago
Documentary filmmaker, Joel Kachi Benson explains the process behind the award-winning Virtual Reality documentary, Daughters of Chibok. The moving and immersive documentary introduces viewers to the reality of one of the mothers of the kidnapped Chibok girls. Benson talks about the technicalities involves in shooting a VR film and how he has to trust his subjects in the documentary to interpret his directions.
The motorbike (Okada) evolution on Nigeria's crowded roads
3 days ago
Known for its nightmare traffic and badly maintained roads, getting to work in Lagos is a daily ordeal that often lasts hours. Sensing an opportunity, a growing number of ride-hailing services have stepped into the chaos bringing order to the traditional "Okada" motorbike system that has long whizzed perilously around Lagos.
Nigerian Air Force wings first female fighter, helicopter pilot
4 days ago
Meet The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) first decorated female fighter pilot, Flying Officer Kafayat Sanni, and the first female helicopter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile. The Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar decorated them alongside another officer Grace Garba, the first female Air Warrant Officer, and 10 0ther officers at the NAF headquarters in Abuja.
Saudi Arabia opens to foreign investors, relaxes tourist rules
Saudi Arabia threw open its doors on Friday to foreign tourists when she launched a new visa regime for 49 countries and appealed to foreign investors to invest in a sector it hopes should contribute 10% of gross domestic product by 2030.
On International Day of The Girl Child, we had a chat with some teenage girls
The world commemorated the International Day of the Girl Child on Friday, October 11, 2019, to highlight and draw attention towards the challenges that girls face. We spoke to some teenage girls on what it means to be a girl child in Nigeria. Some of the responses would shock you.
Tyler Perry unveils first black owned costly and luxurious studio in Atlanta
American actor, writer, producer, and director Tyler Perry has unveiled a self-named studio in Atlanta. The multi-million dollar studios were built on a 330-acre complex containing 12 sound stages and is said to be reportedly larger than those owned by Warner Bros., Walt Disney and Paramount combined.