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From Lagos to the Bronx, Photographer Osaretin Ugiagbe Documents the In-Between

Osaretin Ugiagbe's latest exhibit "Unbelonging" depicts themes of dislocation, loneliness and an urgency to assert one's self.

DIASPORA—Fifteen years ago, Osaretin Ugiagbe left the sprawling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria, for the South Bronx in New York City. Unbeknownst to the immigrant teenager, his new home was infamous for high levels of poverty and unemployment. But the neighborhood intrigued young Ugiagbe—particularly the working elevator that led to his father’s studio apartment where he, his four siblings and his mum lived for a year.

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Sports

Why are Nigeria’s Super Falcons Earning Significantly Less Than Their Male Counterparts?

Nigeria's national team, the Super Falcons are favorites in the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon but are dogged at home by low pay and sexist attitudes.

It’s the opening minute of the second half and Nigeria’s Super Falcons are facing their Senegalese rivals one last time to qualify for the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations. They are in the lead with 1-0, but set on leaving nothing to chance, the ball crisscrosses to the Senegalese end, midfielder Asisat Oshoala passes it, the Senegalese goalkeeper stumbles and Oshoala’s teammate, Osarenoma Igbinovia, takes advantage and scores!

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Biafra: Nigeria Has Failed To Learn From Past Mistakes

"As an Igbo woman in the diaspora, I watch nervously as demonstrators in Nigeria and abroad agitate again for a sovereign Biafra."

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