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Nigeria and Africom: The dangers of ceding sovereignty

By inviting the US’s Africom to help resolve its security issues, Nigeria is once again ceding sovereignty to outside powers, and is in danger of repeating the mistakes and unwanted outcomes of the past, writes Onyekachi Wambu.

Review: The Girl with the Louding Voice

Abi Daré’s debut novel is not a comfortable read, but reviewer Gail Collins couldn’t put down this tale of a Nigerian girl whose life is dominated by lack of education, poverty and modern slavery.