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Capitol Hill Shooting Hits D.C. Prior to Nuclear Security Summit

By Gloria Adeyeye The Nuclear Security Summit commences today, and while U.S. Secretary John Kerry and Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama as well as the Minister of Defense Mansur Dan Ali were...

Boko Haram’s Attack: Will There Ever be an End to it in Nigeria?

What seems to be a home for all during the day and at night is gradually becoming a center for fear, anguish, torment and tears for Nigerians who reside in such states. Would words...

Moody’s Downgrades Nigeria’s Rating to B1 from Ba3; Assigns a Stable Outlook

Moody's downgrades Nigeria's sovereign issuer rating to B1 from Ba3; assigns a stable outlook Moody's Investors Service downgraded Nigeria's long-term issuer ratings to B1 from Ba3 as of this past Sunday and has assigned a...

EgyptAir Crash: Investigation Underway

EgyptAir flight MS804 crashes with 56 passengers, 10 crew Flight left Paris Charles de Gaulle for Cairo at 10:09 p.m. Weds (BST) Plane lost contact with radar at 12:45 a.m. (BST) Flight went missing 10 miles after...

Nigeria’s Unemployment Rate Reaches the Highest Level Since 2009

Nigeria's unemployment rate was recorded at 12.1 percent in the March quarter of 2016, up from 10.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, reaching the highest level since December of 2009. The number of...

NFF Vow to Organize a Befitting Burial for “Big Boss” Stephen Keshi

Mourning of the death of successful Nigerian football player and coach, Stephen Keshi continues all over the globe today (Thursday), a day after his shocking death attributed to cardiac arrest. The work and personal...
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Is Nigeria Unable to Feed its Citizens Displaced By Boko Haram?

Nigeria: At least 24,000 displaced people are in a dire health situation in Bama. - Doctors Without Borders Critical humanitarian needs were identified for internally displaced persons in Bama, Borno State, Nigeria. According to a...

Five Police Officers Killed, Seven Injured at Dallas Protest

Five police officers have been shot dead and seven injured at a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas on the evening of June 7. The protesters were peacefully protesting against the death of two...

Lagos: Tanker Explosion Kills Two People Near Oshodi-Apapa Expressway

At 5 o'clock on Monday evening (local time) July 25, a National Nigerian Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) tanker loaded with diesel fuel caught fire along Agunlajika bus stop, Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos State, but what could...

Edgar Lungu Declared Presidential Winner in Zambia; Opposition Cries Foul

Edgar Lungu has been declared the winner of the Zambian presidential elections. He amassed 50.35% of the total votes, scaling through the 50% threshold by 0.35% to avoid a runoff election. However, the presidential candidate...

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Nigeria @ 56: Economic Recession Won’t Last For Long, Buhari Appeals...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would find a lasting solution to the economic recession. Buhari made this known during his Independence...