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A Plot to Kill Nigeria’s Economy

The National Assembly may be crossing the Rubicon by amending the Central Bank of Nigeria Act 2007. But if the views of other stakeholders...

Nigeria Make Progress Tackling Boko Haram Terrorists

Nigerian police have prevented an attack on government officials by a member of the extremist anarchist group, Boko Haram, and arrested a terror mastermind. As...

Nigeria Unveils Plans to Launch Satellites and Put Astronaut Into Space

Prof. Ita Ewa, Nigeria's Minister of Science and Technology said on Thursday that Nigeria would launch three satellites and send astronauts to space by...

Signs of Hope in Tackling Corruption in Nigeria’s Oil Industry

Though the destiny of Nigerian oil and gas is still bound up in the passing of a bill designed to simplify and restructure the...

World Powers Renew Scramble for Nigerian Crude

Though the international sanctions placed on Iranian crude oil export do not take effect until July 1, 2012, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has...

Nigerian Airforce Graduates its First Female Combat Pilot

History was ,Friday, made in Abuja as the Nigerian Air Force graduated the first female combat pilot in the sub-region following the badge decoration...

Nigeria Tightens Conditions for Oil Lifting Contracts

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has modified the conditions that will be met by companies wishing to bid for the lifting of Nigeria's...

Nigerian Finance Minister Up for World Bank Top Post

Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is to run for the position of the next World Bank chief, it emerged on Friday. South Africa's Finance Minister...

Investors to Pump $150 Billion Into Nigeria’s Oil Sector – FG

Nigeria expects $150 billion Foreign Direct Investor (FDI) into the oil and gas sector in the next five years, Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs....

South African Defence Manufacturer May Build Armoured Vehicles in Nigeria

South Africa based military and security equipment manufacturer Mekahog has proposed setting up a facility to build the Springbuck series of armoured personnel carriers...

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...

Misguided Nigerian Would-be Bomber Sentenced to Life in Prison

The Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a U.S. passenger plane on Christmas Day 2009 has been sentenced to life in prison. Umar...

Nigeria U.S. to Invest U.S.$1.5 Billion in Power Generation

The United States Tuesday declared its readiness to invest as much as $1.5billion in the Nigerian Power Sector through its various private sector companies...

Nigerian ‘Underwear Bomber’ Faces Sentencing in U.S.

Thursday is the D-day for Umar Farouk Abdulmutal-lab, the Nigerian who attempted to detonate an underwear bomb aboard a Detroit-bound American aircraft on Christmas...

Nigeria Outlaws Same-Sex Marriage – Offenders To Get 10-Year Jail Term

AFRICANGLOBE - The Nigerian Senate today passed a Bill prohibiting same-sex marriage. Termed Same-Sex Prohibition Bill, it stipulates a 10-year jail term for offenders. Announcing the passage of the Bill, Senate president David mark said that marriage between same sexes is alien to the Nigerian tradition and against all African morals.

Books Versus Bullets in North-East Nigeria

Continuing violence between the Joint Military Task Force and the radical Islamist sect, Boko Haram, in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri in north-east Nigeria has resulted in schools closing intermittently. But one school is battling to bring education to the city's children.