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  • African outreach

    African outreach

    The key for America to achieve its desired results is likely to be the role the cash-rich US private sector plays. Washington does seem to recognise this.

    August 31, 2022
  • Gunmen kill 12 villagers in Nigeria

    Gunmen kill 12 villagers in Nigeria

    According to the Xinhua news agency, the gunmen also destroyed some farmlands and rustled flocks of cattle belonging to residents.

    May 25, 2022
  • Eight killed in Nigeria building collapse

    Eight killed in Nigeria building collapse

    At least 23 people were rescued and are being treated in hospital.

    May 2, 2022
  • Three killed, 19 injured in explosion in east Nigeria

    Three killed, 19 injured in explosion in east Nigeria

    The incident happened on Tuesday at a crowded restaurant in the Irawe town of the state, said Usman Abdullahi, the police spokesperson in Taraba

    April 20, 2022
  • A Remarkable Nigerian Offer

    A Remarkable Nigerian Offer

    Sadly, it seems rather unlikely that I would receive the remarkable windfall from Nigeria any time soon. My hope to sit bare-chested in sunny Cayman Islands and sip numberless Piña Coladas looks – to quote a metaphor from my dear uncle who too, like Daniel Ziwaga, liked gin and-tonic and died of acute cirrhosis – like a derelict liver.

    March 14, 2022
  • Cholera kills 329 people in Nigeria

    Cholera kills 329 people in Nigeria

    The officer said Kano ranked second in the country in terms of the number of cholera cases, adding the state government has established treatment centres and intensified social mobilisation in the state as part of measures to check the disease

    September 23, 2021
  • Endemic kidnappings

    Endemic kidnappings

    The strike on the aircraft reaffirms the calculated malevolence that has driven all or nearly most of these offensives.

    July 26, 2021
  • Gunmen kill 10 in central Nigeria: Police

    Gunmen kill 10 in central Nigeria: Police

    Police are yet to make an arrest in connection with the incident

    June 15, 2021
  • Twitter seeks dialogue over ban, says Nigerian govt

    Twitter seeks dialogue over ban, says Nigerian govt

    The Nigerian government on June 4 said it was indefinitely suspending Twitter's operations in the country.

    June 10, 2021
  • Donald Trump welcomes Nigeria ban on Twitter

    Donald Trump welcomes Nigeria ban on Twitter

    Trump issued a statement late on Tuesday, supporting the Nigerian government's decision to suspend Twitter activities, the media reported.

    June 9, 2021
  • 14 killed in armed attacks in Nigeria

    14 killed in armed attacks in Nigeria

    According to Ashafa Maikera, leader of the village's local vigilante group, they rode into the village on more than 50 motorcycles one night before the attack

    August 14, 2020
  • India must seize moment and upgrade ties with Nigeria

    India must seize moment and upgrade ties with Nigeria

    As both economies continue to boom, India will import Nigerian petroleum products and oil, while Nigeria would import pharmaceuticals, machinery, textiles and telecom equipment and services from India.

    April 29, 2020
  • Enter the Baby

    Enter the Baby

    Contraceptive research and its long-term effect should be aimed at men rather than women. The unprecedented population pressure requires to be controlled in order to strengthen the existing human resources and to improve lifestyle. This is important, because man himself is an endangered species and under the threat of extinction.

    January 10, 2020
  • 20 Indian crew of vessel MT Duke kidnapped off western coast of Africa

    20 Indian crew of vessel MT Duke kidnapped off western coast of Africa

    The incident, described as “the largest kidnapping in West Africa in 2019”, occurred some 115 nautical miles southeast of Lome on Sunday.

    December 16, 2019
  • Neymar sidelined for four weeks after picking up hamstring injury

    Neymar sidelined for four weeks after picking up hamstring injury

    Neymar limped off the field 12 minutes into a friendly game against Nigeria in Singapore on 13 October. He was substituted for Philippe Coutinho.

    October 15, 2019
  • 5 killed after two residential buildings collapse in Nigeria

    5 killed after two residential buildings collapse in Nigeria

    Salisu Garba-Kubayo, head of the local government said, "The two incidents in Kirikasamma area of the state occurred following days of torrential rainfalls".

    August 20, 2019
  • FIFA bans former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia over match fixing

    FIFA bans former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia over match fixing

    Siasia was appointed Super Eagles head coach from 2010 to 2011. He was reappointed for a short spell in 2016.

    August 17, 2019