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Nigeria’s Automotive Sector Gains Momentum With 12 New Assembly Plants

AFRICANGLOBE - The Nigerian government has issued licenses for the establishment of 12 new vehicle assembly plants in the country, paving way for further development of Nigeria’s automotive sector.

Nigeria Investigates Crude Oil Swap Contracts

AFRICANGLOBE - The Nigerian government may be losing money through opaque contracts in which crude oil worth billions of dollars is given to traders in exchange for refined imports, mainly gasoline, international and domestic watchdogs have said.

36 Towns Recaptured From Boko Haram

AFRICANGLOBE - The Nigerian government says 36 towns have been recaptured from the Boko Haram terrorist group since the start of the Nigerian, Nigerien, Chadian and Cameroonian offensive against the terrorist group, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Nigerian President Visits Recaptured Towns

AFRICANGLOBE - With the federal government gaining the upper hand against the terror group Boko Haram, President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday made another unannounced visit to Baga, Mubi and Vintim in Borno and Adamawa States, respectively.

Nigerian Military Rejects American Claim About Chibok Girls

AFRICANGLOBE - The role of America in Nigerian security situation is becoming dangerous. Do you know that the only Battalion that has mutinied continuously...highly indiscipline and rebellious in this ongoing counter-insurgency efforts are the ones trained by the Americans.

Nigeria Cancels U.S. Military Training Of Its Soldiers

AFRICANGLOBE - "At the request of the Nigerian government, the United States will discontinue its training of a Nigerian Army battalion," the US Embassy in Abuja said in a statement. Two initial phases of training had already been completed between April and August this year which provided "previously untrained civilian personnel with basic soldiering skills," it added.

One Hundred Days Later And The Chibok Girls Are Still Not...

AFRICANGLOBE - July, 22, marks 100 days since the abduction of almost 300 girls by Muslim terrorists from their school dormitory in Chibok, North East Nigeria. Since then, some of the girls managed to escape from their abductors. However, most of them remain in captivity with reports of mass rape, sexual abuse, sex slavery and even death.

U.S. Drones Join Search For Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States surveillance airplane has been flying over remote areas of northeastern Nigeria as part of an international hunt for about 200 girls kidnapped a month ago by Boko Haram savages who stormed their school.

Nigeria Warned Of Boko Haram Raid At Girls School, Failed To...

AFRICANGLOBE - What did the Nigerian government know about the mass abduction of schoolgirls by Boko Haram savages, and when did it know it? Those are the tough questions being asked after an explosive report made public Friday accused Nigerian military commanders of knowing the terror group was on its way to raid a boarding school in the town of Chibok at least four hours before 276 girls were abducted.

The Scandal Of Nigerian Oil Block OPL 245

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite Nigeria's abundant oil wealth, Nigerians remain amongst the world's poorest people. In a country that continues to be plagued by corruption, the need for citizen oversight of payments to governments for their natural resources is as important as ever.

Nigeria’s Biggest Challenge

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerians can be very touchy when it comes to the performance of their economy. In its effort to project an image of Nigeria as the leading heavyweight on the continent, despite its huge and seemingly growing insecurity problems, the Nigerian government is not taking any negative statements about its economic growth lying down.

France Hands Over Stolen Nigerian Artifacts

AFRICANGLOBE - It is no longer news that many Nigerian artifacts are in Europe and America held by both public institutions such as Museums, Universities and Galleries as well as by private individuals, but what is new is the collaborative efforts being made by the Nigerian government and the countries where these artifacts are taken in the first place to repatriate them back to the country where they rightly belong.

Nigeria to Increase Share of Offshore Oil Profits

Nigeria's Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, late Wednesday threw more light on why the Nigerian Government is proposing a review of the...

Nigeria : The Great $6.8bn Oil Scandal

The revelation of gargantuan levels of corruption in the Nigerian government’s fuel subsidy programme is sparking a groundswell of activity among the opposition and...

British Airways, Virgin, Others in Fresh Trouble With Nigerian Government

Nigeria's Federal Government yesterday gave all foreign airlines operating in the country a 30-day ultimatum within which to dismantle the fare regime that sees...

Nigerian Government to Hold Oil Licensing Round This Year

After nearly five years of expectations, Nigeria's Federal Government will finally hold an oil licensing bid round this year, Director of Department of Petroleum...