African New Yorkers denounce the evils of police brutality and government corruption in Guinea and Nigeria

Photos credits: Isseu Diouf Campbell While many New Yorkers were celebrating Halloween on October 31, 2020, members of the African Diaspora in New York City were denouncing the evils of police brutality and government corruption in Guinea and Nigeria among … Read More

Corruption cripples Nigerian military in the fight against Boko Haram says Transparency International

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The Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Thursday condemned “in strong terms” the latest Transparency International (TI) report alleging massive graft in the defense procurement in the military in the last two years. ` In a press conference on Thursday, Defense Spokesman, … Read More

Nigerian government alerts public on new ISIS recruitment strategy | Le gouvernement nigérian informe le public sur la nouvelle stratégie de recrutement d’ISIS

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Alhaji Lai Mohammed [column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Parents and guardians in Nigeria should monitor the activities of their children to prevent them from being recruited by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which has resorted to targeting vulnerable individuals, … Read More

Evander Holyfield to ‘fight’ Nigerian politician in charity boxing bout | Evander Holyfield va affronter un homme politique nigérian dans un combat de boxe caritatif

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Evander Holyfield, the legendary five-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, will hold an exhibition boxing match with Nigerian politician Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in May. The bout will take place in Lagos on May 25, at the Eko … Read More

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari resumes duties | Le président nigérian Muhammadu Buhari reprend ses fonctions

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday resumed duties after his long vacation, his Media Adviser, Mr Femi Adesina, said in a statement released in Abuja. According to Mr Adesina, in compliance with Section 145 of the 1999 … Read More

Shell refuses to clean up its oil spills and compensate local communities in Nigeria

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Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has slammed the UK High Court’s ruling on Thursday that Royal Dutch Shell cannot be held responsible for the actions of its Nigerian subsidiary Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd, describing it as a … Read More

Nigerian politician urges caution in use of military option in Gambia

A Nigerian politician is urging caution in the use of the military option in the Gambia saying such an action could threaten the entire sub-region. Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate and former Speaker of the Parliament … Read More

Nigeria awards 2017 crude oil lifting contracts to 39 companies

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Nigeria’s oil and gas conglomerate, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says it has awarded 1.31 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil to 39 companies as part of its 2017 crude term contracts. The NNPC said in a statement … Read More

Nigerian government to reward corruption whistle-blowers

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The Nigerian Federal Government on Wednesday approved a new policy on whistle-blowing that aims to encourage Nigerians to report financial and other related crimes to relevant authorities. The highlight of the policy is that whistle-blowers whose revelations lead to recovery … Read More

Africa50 to develop solar power project in Nigeria

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Africa50, the infrastructure fund for Africa, has signed a joint development agreement for an 80 MW (AC) solar photovoltaic independent power project in Nigeria, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced. The project, near Dutse in Jigawa state, will be … Read More

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