Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag: Nigeria

‘Voodoo’ Nurse Sentenced to 14 Years for...

A British nurse is headed to jail after using "voodoo" magic to terrify and traffick Nigerian women into Germany to work as prostitutes. The Birmingham...

Nigeria Open to Borrowing Its Own Stolen...

Nigerian officials are reportedly open to the idea of borrowing back treasures stolen from them by British imperialists centuries ago, rather than demanding their...

Black Surgeon Saves Lives in New Orleans...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBZuGpSnDIE As if the life of a neurosurgeon isn't busy enough, one dedicated doctor manages to split his time between New Orleans — and Nigeria. Dr....

Long-Lost ‘African Mona Lisa’ Painting By Nigerian...

After decades of being lost, a portrait of a Nigerian princess dubbed the "African Mona Lisa" sold at a London auction this week for £1.2...

Journalist Asks Chimamanda Adichie ‘Are There Bookshops...

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was a guest at France's annual 'The Night of Ideas' hosted by Institute Français. At the event the feminist...

Bombing at Nigeria Mosque Kills at Least...

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A teenage suicide bomber attacked worshippers as they gathered for morning prayers Tuesday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing...

‘Insecure’ Star Yvonne Orji Speaks Up for...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BaSPycPAW4G/?taken-by=afropunk Yvonne Orji, the Nigerian-American actress best known for her role as Molly on Issa Rae’s hit HBO series “Insecure,” was unafraid to use her...

82 Freed Chibok Schoolgirls Arrive In Nigeria’s...

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The 82 freed Chibok schoolgirls arrived in Nigeria's capital on Sunday to meet President Muhammadu Buhari as anxious families awaited...

AFRICOM’s Oily Skin: Why the U.S. Still...

With the recent United Nations Security Council's adoption of resolution 2349 condemning terrorism and encouraging military cooperation in Africa’s Lake Chad Basin, an international spotlight will...

Nigerians See the Value of Their Nation,...

Some Nigerians have appealed to world leaders attending the forthcoming G20 summit in China to consider the development of Africa as a priority in...

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg ‘Blown Away’ By Young...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg for sharing his wealth...

Energy Industry, Once Considered Risky, Is Now...

Energy, financial services and transport are the most promising sectors in Africa during the 2016-2020 period. This is according to a study conducted by the...

South Africa Surpasses Egypt to Become, Once...

South Africa is once again the second-biggest economy on the African continent as it reclaims the position from Egypt – and continues to narrow...

Abuja is Becoming the Startup Capital of...

When most people think of Nigeria having an ecosystem of innovation and technology, they instinctively think of Lagos, and understandably so. After all, Lagos...

Nigeria and Ghana IT Agencies Collaborate to...

The National Information Technology Development Agency, Nigeria’s IT clearinghouse, and the National Information Technology Agency, Ghana’s agency responsible for implementing IT policies, have agreed...

Nigeria and Russia to Launch E-Commerce Platform to...

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in collaboration with Trail Trans Logistics Group of Companies in Russia, has concluded plans to formally launch...

Nigeria and Italy to Improve Diplomatic, Economic...

The Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Fulvio Rustico, on Thursday announced plans by Nigeria and Italy to sign fresh agreements that would broaden the...

Lagos to Make Yoruba Mandatory in All...

Lagos State Government has concluded plans to make the teaching of Yoruba language compulsory in all its public schools. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State,...

Nigerian Government Reveals Clean up Plan to...

Nigeria's oil spill nightmare is nearly over. The nation has revealed a billion dollar clean up plan to address the rampant oil spills in...

President Buhari Doesn’t Want Apology From David...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDxkkbmjFWM&feature=youtu.be British Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on camera telling the Queen that Nigeria and Afghanistan are two of the most corrupt countries in...

Nigeria Seeks to Offset Economic Woes With...

With the value of oil and the Naira currency in decline, Nigeria is turning to old-fashioned pencils to provide relief. The Minister of Science and...