Tag Archives: Nigeria

Looking Forward: Prosperity in Growing African Economies


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China President Xi Jinping and Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 16:08 p.m. DST, 29 January 2014 AFRICA – There’s no doubt that the continent of Africa is plagued by the common misperception and overarching reputation of being poor, downtrodden, corrupt, unsafe, unstable, and a list of other discouraging adjectives. However, the world is not far away from having to […]

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Reforms Power Growth in Nigerian Energy Markets



Electricity Transmission, Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Ty Butler, Senior Correspondent International Development and Conflict Last Modified: 16:32 p.m. DST, 06 September 2013 LAGOS, Nigeria – Nigeria’s long trek towards large-scale energy market reforms is witnessing rapid progress as the Power Holding Company of Nigeria finalizes the sale of 15 energy companies. A total of ten distribution companies and five generation companies […]

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Boko Haram Massacres Nigerian Worshippers


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Boko Haram Slaughters Christian Worshippers, Deeper Life Church, Kogi, Nigeria

Originally posted on sharia unveiled:
The death toll in the church massacre in Kogi State has increased to 19, the police said on Tuesday.   Monday night, unidentified gunmen stormed the Deeper Life Church in Okene, during a service, killing 15 people on the spot and leaving many other worshippers injured. One of the worshippers…

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Nigeria Mourns Plane Crash & Suicide Bomber Victims



Lagos, Nigeria Plane Crash, Photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 13:04 PM EDT, 4 June 2012 LAGOS, Nigeria – A Dana Airlines plane in route from Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja to Lagos State crashed in the Agege suburban as it made its final approach into Murtala Muhammed Airport. The death toll has not been confirmed, however, thus far 146 passengers, […]

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Sharia Law – Nigerian Thief Burned Alive



South African Man Killed by Necklacing, Photo by Sofolo

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 15:20 PM EDT, 4 May 2012 POTISKUM, Nigeria – Potiskum is a city 575 kilometers (350 miles) northeast of Nigeria’s central capital, Abuja. It is located in Yobe state which is the epicenter of the radical Islamic group, Boko Haram‘s reign of terror. The group has perpetrated over 480 killings […]

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