Extremists in Nigeria lining up elderly and shooting themYahoo NewsMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria are turning their guns on elderly people, killing more than 50 this week in a new tactic that has instilled more fear in areas the militants call an Islamic caliphate. Residents from ...and more »
The Nation NewspaperNigeria Ranked Least Prosperous Nation In The WorldLeadership NewspapersIn spite of the new found status of Nigeria as the largest economy in Africa, the country has been ranked not only as one of the world's least prosperous countries in 2014, but also one of Africa's poorest nation beaten by smaller countries like Niger ...Africa Prosperity Report: Learn How Many Plac
BBC NewsNigeria makes further efforts to defend currencyBBC NewsBuyers of foreign currency must use that money within 48 hours or be forced to sell it back at the rate set by the central bank. The naira hit record lows this week of more than 187 against the dollar. The prolonged fall in the oil price is causing ...The Short Answer What's Happening in Nigeria's Economy?Wall Street Journal (
CNNWhy outrage alone will not defeat Boko Haram and #BringBackOurGirls Officials ...CNN(CNN) -- It is safe to assume that the world reacting to news of Boko Haram's latest abductions will be a somewhat disillusioned one. Such weariness is understandable, considering what has happened in the eight months since the abductions that first ...Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnap at least 185 in Ni
BBC NewsLetter from Africa: Sharing Nigeria's cakeBBC NewsIn our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian writer and novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at the clamour for assistance that accompanies a politician's rise to office. The political party primaries in Nigeria have drawn to a close ...and more »
Press TVExtremists kidnap almost 200 and kill 35 during a raid in NigeriaeNCA19 December 2014 - Nigeria is still reeling after militants reportedly gunned down 32 people and kidnapped nearly 200 others in a remote village in the country's north east. Photo: eNCA; Analyst say Nigeria's claim to be in negotiations with Boko Haram ...Boko Haram militants executing elderly in northeast Nigeria
UN scribe expresses solidarity with Nigeria over insurgencyThe Guardian NigeriaUN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has expressed solidarity with the governments and people of Nigeria, Pakistan and Yemen in their fight against terrorism. Ban, in a message in New York, also expressed his heartfelt condolences to the families of the ...and more »
Nigeria's Central Bank Restricts Currency Trading to Prop Up NairaWall Street JournalAn apple seller walks past graffiti saying 'cash,' decorated with change and small-value Nigerian naira notes in Lagos, Nigeria. The naira faces intense selling pressure as oil prices have fallen. Associated Press. By. Josie Cox in London and. Josie Cox.
Leadership NewspapersTerrorits Will Not Destroy Nigeria – EkpenyongLeadership NewspapersMr Ita Ekpenyong, Director-General, Department of State Services, on Saturday said any divisive tendencies or machinations against Nigeria by terror elements and unscrupulous politicians will not succeed. Ekepenyong expressed optimism that the nation ...
JURISTNigeria court sentences 54 soldiers to deathJURIST[JURIST] A Nigerian court martial sentenced 54 soldiers to death for mutiny, their lawyer, Nigerian human rights activist Femi Falana [The Nation news archive], stated on Thursday. The soldiers were found guilty of mutiny while fighting the insurgent ...