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Nigeria Move To Ban Same-Sex Marriage

AFRICANGLOBE - Any person who witness, aid or abet the solemnization of any same sex union or operate a gay clubs in Nigeria now risk a jail term of 10 yrs. Any person, who registers, operates or participates in gay clubs, societies and organisations or directly or indirectly make public show of same sex amorous relationship in Nigeria commits an offence and shall each be liable on conviction to a term of 10 years in prison.

Standing Ovation Greets Robert Mugabe At Mandela Memorial, Jacob Zuma Booed

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe received a standing ovation at the funeral of former South African President Nelson Mandela while the country's president Jacob Zuma was booed. There were raptures after his presence was acknowledged at the FNB Stadium in Soweto by the country ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.

Nigerian President Falls Ill In London

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan received unplanned medical treatment in London on Thursday after he "became indisposed" and was forced to miss a scheduled meeting, his spokesman said. "In the course of his ongoing visit to London for a meeting of Nigeria's Honorary International Investors' Council, President Goodluck Jonathan became indisposed and could not..

Nigerian Power Sector to Generate $40 Billion Investment in 10 Years...

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said that more than $40 billion worth of investment would be generated by the power sector in the next 10 years.

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Looks North

AFRICANGLOBE - In the view of many security experts, the growing terrorist threat in northern Nigeria is turning into the biggest threat to the country's security since the civil war four decades ago.

Nigerian Invents Electricity Generating Football

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria is exploring the possibility of funding the local productiong of an ‘electricity-generating football’ invented by one of its citizens. Created by a young Harvard-trained Nigerian, Jessica Matthews, the ”Power-Generating Soccer Ball” was presented to President Goodluck Jonathan at the State House, Abuja on Friday.

Obama Invites Goodluck Jonathan to Washington for Security Talk

AFRICANGLOBE - United States President, Barrack Obama has invited President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria for talks on issues bordering on terrorists activities in the African continent among others.

Nigeria, China Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Boost Trade

AFRICANGLOBE - President Goodluck Jonathan’s official 4-day visit to China has culminated in the signing of at least nine memoranda of understanding (MOUs) between Chinese investors and the Nigerian government and private sector at the Nigeria-China Investment Forum in Beijing.

Nigerian Military Takes the Fight to Boko Haram Terrorists

AFRICANGLOBE - "These miscreants underestimated the capabilities of the Nigerian Armed Forces. What they are seeing now and running into their hideouts is just deployments and movement. Wait until we begin continuous bombardments, then they will realize that democracy doesn't mean you take the country for a ride".

Nigeria President Declares ‘State of Emergency’ in Three States

AFRIANGLOBE - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday imposed a "state of emergency" in three states menaced by terrorist group Boko Haram, saying the level of violence called for "extraordinary measures".

Nigeria and South Africa Cement Political and Economic Ties

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan and South Africa's President Jacob Zuma have met in a move to strengthen relations between Africa's two economic giants.

Revamping Nigeria – South Africa Relations Key to Africa’s Progress

AFRICANGLOBE - Since the advent of democracy in South Africa in 1994, Tshwane's relationship with Nigeria has been a mix of rivalry, tension and cooperation. The pattern of interaction has oscillated from President Mandela's principled stance against General Sani Abacha's dictatorship to

Ensure Nigeria’s Industrialisation Before End of Jonathan’s Tenure

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria's Minister of Trade and Investment, Olusegun Aganga, has challenged the Industrial Training Fund, ITF, to ensure that the Nigerian economy is fully industrialized before the end of President Goodluck Jonathan's administration.

Nigeria Attracted $42.6bn Investments In 9 Months

Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has disclosed  that Nigeria’s economy attracted investments worth 6.8 trillion naira ($42.6 billion) in nine months, with Gross Domestic Product...

Coward African Leaders: Military Intervention in Mali a Last Resort

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will continue to follow the path of diplomacy and dialogue in the resolution of the Arab...

Parliament Threatens to Impeach Nigerian President

Goodluck Jonathan is blamed for poor execution of the budget, midway into the financial year. The ongoing face-off between the Nigerian Presidency and House of...