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Nigeria Gets New World Trade Center

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria's capital city of Abuja is about to get a new heart: a brand new World Trade Center complex. The development is expected to open to the public early next year after the completion of the first phase of construction. It will join a network of 323 locations in 89 countries, started in 1970 with the inauguration of the first World Trade Center in New York City.

Destination Abuja: Explore Nigeria’s Beautiful Seat Of Power

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria’s capital is home to some of the greatest sights in Nigeria. Abuja is conveniently situated at the centre of the country, providing easy access to people travelling from every corner of Nigeria. It was named the new capital of Nigeria in 1991 and has since developed into a haven of relaxation for tourists and fun lovers.

By 2030 Nigeria Could Have A Bigger GDP Than Most European...

AFRICANGLOBE - There is another side to the Nigeria story that has been overshadowed. A new report examines the country’s economic potential and finds that with the right reforms and investments, it can become one of the world’s leading economies by 2030.

Nigeria’s Economic Expansion Dwarfs BRIC’s Combined Growth

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria’s unprecedented economic growth rate, especially with data recorded in 2012 and 2013, has seen its economy surpass the combined average for BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) countries.

Dozens Killed In Nigeria Bus Station Bombing

AFRICANGLOBE - A morning rush hour bomb has killed at least 71 people at a bus station on the outskirts of Abuja, the deadliest attack ever on Nigeria's federal capital. Suspicion fell on Boko Haram, though there was no immediate claim of responsibility for Monday's blast from the terrorist group active in the northeast.

Nigeria’s Igbo Jews

The Igbo, whose traditional homeland — Igboland — is in the southeastern portion of the country, are Nigeria’s third largest ethnic group. Most are Christian, but many Igbo, even while practicing Christianity, nonetheless consider themselves Jewish. In the past few decades, several thousand Igbo have taken this self-identification a step further and embraced Judaism, which they see as their lost heritage.

Poland In Sustained Trade Push for Business Opportunities In Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - A delegation of Polish business people arrived in Abuja, Nigeria to push for more opportunities with their counterparts in the country. They arrived in Nigeria via Lagos on Sunday and have been exploring opportunities in the country's commercial capital.

China Opens Railway Technology Institution In Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - In an effort to foster capacity development in Africa’s second largest economy, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) has launched a railway...

Hundreds of Investors Set to Attend Nigeria International Investment Forum

About 100 foreign investors and over two hundred Nigerian l businesses are expected to participate at the second Nigeria International Investment Forum that is...

Religious Terrorist Attacks Nigerian Newspaper Killing 8

Nigeria’s Secret Service, the State Security Service, SSS, has shed more light on the bombings Thursday of the Abuja and Kaduna Bureaus of ThisDay...

West Africa To Introduce Single Currency By 2020

AFRICANGLOBE - The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, is to introduce a single currency in the sub-region by 2020, while it will become effective in English speaking countries by 2015.

Foreign Tourists Arrive in Abuja By Road

A group of adventurous tourists, who took it upon themselves to tour and explore the African continent on roads, have arrived the Federal Capital...