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Africa, Africa & Global Business Nigerian Telecoms Firms Frustrate Subscribers

[IWPR]Despite customer complaints, telecoms companies continue to push for more revenue

Africa, Africa & Global Business Boko Haram Declares Buhari, Jonathan Infidels, Enemies in Ne

[Leadership]Maiduguri -Leader of the Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has released a disturbing video in which he was seen burning Nigerian flags even as he displayed cache of arms and ammunition seized from the Nigeria Army in Baga, Borno State.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Nigeria in Meltdown As Africa Sits On Fence

[Ghanaian Chronicle]Three weeks to the elections in Nigeria on 14 February, 2015 and there have been no clearer early warning signals of a country on the brink of violence and war than we are seeing play out in Nigeria, Africa's largest economy and most populous country with some 177million people.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Je Suis Baga!

[Fahamu]Why is Abuja not 'the capital of the world' today? Why is it that African leaders will fly to Paris to express camaraderie and unity after seventeen Europeans are murdered, but are entirely absent if and when 2,000 Africans are butchered?

Africa, Africa & Global Business Why Nigerians Should Support Jonathan - Oramah

[Independent (Lagos)]The Director-General of The Progressive Friends Foundation (PFF), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Chief Pat Ifeanyi Oramah, in this interview with journalists, including SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, PHILLIP OLADUNJOYE, speaks on the forthcoming elections, and explains why he thinks Nigerians should support the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan. He also discusses other...

Africa, Africa & Global Business FG Converts N100 Billion Cotton, Textile Fund to Boi Equity

[Independent (Lagos)]Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Olusegun Aganga, has announced the conversion of the N100 billion facility for operators in the cotton and textile sector of the economy to enhance the Federal Government's equity in the Bank of Industry (BoI).

Africa, Africa & Global Business Bird Flu - Delta Seizes Poultry Farm

[Independent (Lagos)]Delta State Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources has seized a poultry farm suspected to have been infested by bird flu disease.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Boko Haram Leader, Shekau, Brands Nigerian Soldiers Cowards

[Premium Times]The controversial leader of the Boko Haram terror group Abubakar Shekau on Tuesday declared the duo of President Goodluck Jonathan and his 2015 arch-rival, Muhammadu Buhari as infidels who cannot rule Nigeria.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Buhari Requests Secondary School to Release Details of Own W

[Premium Times]The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress [APC] has addressed a press conference in Kano where he spoke about the raging controversy over his academic qualifications.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Buhari Was Our Classmate in 1961 - Abdullahi, Coomassie

[Leadership]Two prominent Nigerians the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen Muhammadu Buhari, mentioned as his classmates in secondary school - former president of the Court of Appeal (PCA), Justice Umaru Abdullahi and former inspector-general of police, Alhaji Ibrahim Cooomassie - last night spoke on the personality of Buhari.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Certificate Saga - Buhari Defends Self

[Vanguard]LAGOS--THE All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential Candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, defended himself over his school certificate saga. This came as his secondary school certificate result emerged, yesterday, when the Katsina State Ministry of Education released a certified statement of result of the presidential candidate's 1961 school certificate examination.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Exclusive - Katsina College Releases Buhari's WASC Results

[Premium Times]Government College, formerly Provincial Secondary School, Katsina, which Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, graduated from in 1961, has released Mr. Buhari's secondary school certificate examination results.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Fuel Price Reduction - Why FG Should Do More

[Leadership]Considering developments in the global energy market which necessitated the recent slash in the price of fuel from N97 to N87 a litre, there is the wider view that the reduction is inadequate in view of the fact that oil price has fallen by over 50 per cent since last June.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Bird Flu Not At Epidemic Level - FG

[Leadership]Abuja -The federal government has allayed the fears of Nigerians over the re-occurence of the out break of the Avian Influenza (Bird Flu), saying, "Nigeria is not in a state of epidemic."

Africa, Africa & Global Business Oil Price Plunge Will Weaken Critical Industry Projects - NN

[Leadership]The group managing director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Joseph Dawha, has said that the ongoing decline in crude oil prices would weaken operations in Nigeria's oil and gas sector and particularly cause interruption in about three deep-water projects in the country.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Shekau Burns Nigeria Flag

[Leadership]Leader of the Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has released a disturbing video in which he was seen torching the Nigerian flags even as he displayed cache of arms and ammunition seized from the Nigeria Army in Baga, Borno state.

Africa, Africa & Global Business APC, Buhari Behind Attack On Jonathan in Katsina - -PDP

[Vanguard]ABUJA -- The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and President Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation have accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its Presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), of allegedly masterminding the attack on President Goodluck Jonathan, Tuesday, in Katsina State and asked the APC and Buhari to call their supporters to order.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Foreign Reserves Drop By U.S. $49 Million in Three Days

[Independent (Lagos)]Nigeria's foreign reserves which showed signs of improvement last week took a bashing during the last three business days as it dropped by a total of $49 million.

Africa, Africa & Global Business Katsina Stoning - Niger Delta "Ll Retaliate, Says Dokub

[Vanguard]ABUJA - Leader of Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, NDPVF, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari Thursday reacted to the attack on the convoy of president Goodluck Jonathan by some irate youths in the state during a campaign rally on Tuesday, saying the Niger Delta would respond in due course.

Africa, Africa & Global Business North Under Siege Because of Buhari - -Gov Lamido

[Vanguard]Dutse -- Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State has expressed disgust over what he described as the level of threat some northerners were facing for not supporting the presidential ambition of the former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, warning that the type of siege mentality being inflicted on the people was the beginning of the failure of the opposition All Progressives Congress...