Nigerian-American Designer Moshood celebrates 27 years in Brooklyn

Photos credit: Bill Moore Nigerian-American Designer Moshood celebrated 27 years in Brooklyn with fashion and music on August 1, 2021. Moshood, who came to New York from Lagos, Nigeria in the 1980’s to teach through his fashions to love and … Read More

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

Millen Magese Group hosts Sip N’ Shop New York with Nigerian designer Matopeda

Photos : Isseu Diouf Campbell Millen Magese Group hosts Sip N’ Shop New York with Nigerian designer Matopeda on February 11, 2018 at Bryant Park in Manhattan.

President Buhari says ‘no apprehension’ over his health

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has assured his compatriots that despite insinuations about his alleged poor health, there is no need for apprehension over recovery. In a statement issued Thursday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and … 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

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

Government takes over Arik Air, Nigeria’s largest airline

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The Nigerian Federal Government on Thursday acquired the country’s largest indigenous airline, Arik Air, announcing the appointment of a new management. The takeover is a bid to save the country’s troubled aviation industry from total collapse, according to official sources. … 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

Gambia-Gambie: West African leaders meet in Abuja over Gambian crisis

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, and other West African leaders continued their discussions on Monday on the political impasse in The Gambia. President Buhari disclosed this to journalists at the end of a closed-door meeting of the leaders in Accra, Ghana, … 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

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

Photos: Faces of Africa Fashion Week Nigeria

Faces of Africa Fashion Week Nigeria

Photos: Nigeria Independance Day Parade 2011

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Military says no ransom was paid for release of 21 Chibok girls

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The Nigerian military on Saturday said no ransom was paid for last month’s release of 21 abducted school girls from Chibok Girls Secondary School. Describing media reports that a ransom was paid as “unsubstantiated,” Nigerian Defence spokesman, Brigadier General Rabe … Read More

Japan donates US$9.7 million to boost electricity in Nigeria

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The Japanese Government, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has donated solar power worth US$9.7 million to the Federal Government of Nigeria to boost electricity in the country. The Ambassador of Japan to Nigeria, Mr. Sadanobu Kusaoke, said during … Read More

Nigeria: Popular Nigerian blogger arrested by anti-graft body for “cyber stalking”

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  A move by Nigeria’s anti-graft agency to arrest and later release a popular local blogger has raised the specter of clampdown on social media and free press in the West African country. Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes … Read More

Ringleader ‘Mike’ behind thousands of online scams arrested in Nigeria

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The head of an international criminal network behind thousands of online frauds has been arrested in a joint operation by INTERPOL and the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). The 40-year-old Nigerian national, known as ‘Mike’, is believed to … Read More

Nigerians to hold talks on nation-building, investments in Washington DC

The role of Nigerian professionals in Diaspora in nation-building and investments in Nigeria, will form part of an interactive session on August 6, in Washington DC, US, to commemorate 25 years anniversary of a US-based Nigerian socio-cultural organization, Zumunta Association … Read More

Nigeria in no hurry to sign EU economic partnership deal

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Despite persistent persuasion and juicy offers by the European Union (EU), Nigeria is not in a hurry to sign an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European bloc, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, said. … Read More

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