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Nigerian Govt May Take Zulu King To International Criminal Court

AFRICANGLOBE - The Nigerian Senate, yesterday, urged President Goodluck Jonathan to recall Nigeria's High Commissioner to South Africa, following the wave of xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa. It also hinted that the Federal Government would formally file a criminal case at the International Criminal Court, ICC, Hague, against the Zulu King, who was believed to have instigated the uprising through inciting comments.

Nigerian Army Recaptures Boko Haram Headquarters

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian army troops on Friday liberated Gwoza, a town the Boko Haram terrorist group declared as the headquarters of their Islamic caliphate in northeastern Nigeria. "Troops this morning captured Gwoza, destroying the headquarters of the terrorists' self-styled caliphate," the defense headquarters said on Twitter.

Moroccan King Insults Nigerian President And Nigerians

AFRICANGLOBE - Moroccan King Mohamed VI has refused to accept a phone call from Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. In a Friday statement, Morocco's Foreign Ministry said King Mohamed "found it inappropriate to accept [the call] as it is linked to an important...

Nigerian Navy Commissions Four New Warships

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan recently commissioned into service four newly acquired warships, with two more to be commissioned before the end of the year.

Nigerian Troops Recapture Towns From Boko Haram

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian troops backed by air strikes recaptured the northeastern towns of Monguno and Marte from Boko Haram terrorists on Monday, the military said in a statement. Boko Haram savages seized Monguno on the shores of Lake Chad last month in an offensive that also targeted a town called Konduga and the outskirts and the airport of the main northeastern city of Maiduguri.

Oil Prices And African Economies

AFRICANGLOBE - “The macroeconomic malaise in both Russia and Nigeria as a result of the plunge in oil prices is a clear reminder to the East African economies that while oil and gas will open up new sources of government revenue and foreign exchange inflows, the other sectors of the economy should not be ignored. In any case, it would be prudent to direct the oil and gas revenues to facilitate the growth of manufacturing, services and agricultural sectors.”

Nigeria: We’ll Overcome Security Challenges Despite Sabotage

AFRICANGLOBE - President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday reiterated that Nigeria would overcome its security challenges despite “internal and external sabotage.” The President spoke when he held a meeting with a group of actors and actresses at the Presidential Villa.

Four Months On Will The Chibok Girls Ever Be Found?

AFRICANGLOBE - Four months ago Muslim terror group Boko Haram kidnapped 220 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State. The mass kidnapping caught the attention of the international media, prompting prominent politicians and celebrities to publicly condemn the abduction.

Nigerians Reject $1bn Insurgency Loan

AFRICANGLOBE - Following the recent request by Nigeria's President for approval to ask for a $1billion loan to fight insurgency in the country, prominent Nigerians have opposed the request, indicating that it may be an insensitive issue at this time.

Mr. President Where Is Our Girls?

AFRICANGLOBE - President Goodluck Jonathan and anybody in charge of securing the release of the Chibok girls, this is to notify you that we are tired of counting.

Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls May Never Return Says Ex-President

AFRICANGLOBE - Some of the schoolgirls abducted by militant group Boko Haram may never return home, Nigeria's former president Olusegun Obasanjo said, in some of the most pessimistic and defeatist comments yet on their fate from a member of the country's elite.

Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Plead For Release In New Video

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria's President has reportedly seen a new video released by Boko Haram, where the abducted school girls spoke about their ordeal in the hands of the Muslim terrorists for the first time and pleaded with him to secure their release.

118 Killed In The Latest Act Of Muslim Terrorism In Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - The relative peace enjoyed by residents of Jos, Plateau State capital for some time was shattered, yesterday, as two bomb explosions ripped through Terminus Market in the city, killing no fewer than 118 persons and injuring several others . The Police, however, said that 46 were killed while 45 others were injured.

310 People Killed In Latest Boko Haram Attack

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, whose country's effort to subdue Boko Haram has been largely ineffective, declared in a speech Thursday that the terror group's abductions of schoolgirls would be its undoing.

Missing $20 Billion – Nigeria Approves Forensic Audit Of Corrupt Oil...

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria's Federal Government may soon commence the forensic audit of the accounts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, as President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the engagement of reputable international firms to handle the exercise.

Nigeria In A State Of War

AFRICANGLOBE - The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has said that Nigeria is in a state of war as the military tries to defeat the Boko Haram terrorists. He said the faster Nigerian leaders braced up to the challenge, the better it would be.