Tag Archives: Nigeria

Elnathan John: ‘I want to show that things are never simple’-Nigerian Author

  By Kate Kellaway Literature The Nigerian writer and satirist on his first novel, Born on a Tuesday, a study of a young man caught up [...]

The town of women

could work together,” she dreams. “Or if he can make enough money to come here and start a business of his own, that might allow him to [...]

Gambian journalist Musa Saidykhan seeks redress for torture under Jammeh regime

By Staff Reporter MFWA This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on 25 June 2015. The absolute and non-derogable prohibition again [...]

Fourth Time’s the Charm: Buhari Ousts Jonathan in Nigerian Election

By Staff Reporter  This story was updated to reflect new polling information as it became available.PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images In hi [...]

Goodluck Jonathan concedes defeat in Nigeria elections

By Staff Reporter  Nigerian presidential poll has been won by Muhammadu Buhari, in the country’s first election victory by the opposi [...]

Nigeria election: First results expected

By Staff Reporter The hotly contested election has been marred by problems with its voting system Nigeria decides Nigeria votes: As it happe [...]

Mega Churhes- a pillar of Nigerian economy?

By Staff Reporter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=db-vxIgsAxc Bishop David Oyedepo (C), founder of the Living Faith Church, also known as the [...]

‘Dont visit Zimbabwe’-Namibia warns of Ebola presence

By Staff Reporter THE Namibian government has warned against travel to Zimbabwe following reports that Harare had quarantined over 100 peopl [...]

Africa’s elite develops a taste for the finer things in life

By Staff Reporter ©Bloomberg Durable goods: Bain expects demand for ‘hard’ luxury items such as jewellery and cars to be stronger The l [...]

Nigeria Military Court Sentences 12 Soldiers to Death for Mutiny

By Staff Reporter A Nigerian military court sentenced 12 soldiers to death for staging a mutiny in the northeastern state of Borno where sec [...]

Boko Haram opens new front against Nigerian forces as Obasanjo’s son is shot in fighting

By Staff Reporter Civilians who fled their homes following an attack by Islamist militants in Bama, take refuge at a school in Maiduguri, Ni [...]

Bob Diamond’s Atlas Mara raises stake in Union Bank of Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Bob Diamond’s African banking venture has increased its stake in Union Bank of Nigeria as it raises its bet on the poten [...]

Boko Haram overrun Bama town in Northern Nigeria and kill scores

By Staff Reporter Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that killed score [...]

The hunt for the source of the Ebola outbreak

By Staff Reporter Shutterstock Every time Daniel Bausch, a virologist from Tulane University, went back to Guinea, things looked worse. The [...]

Ebola crisis: Liberia finds ‘missing patients’

By Staff Reporter Public awareness campaigns are being stepped up in Liberia, where some people believe Ebola is a hoax Seventeen suspected [...]

Big Brother Africa rejects Ghana contestants over Ebola outbreak

By Staff Reporter   Organisers of the Big Brother Africa competition have allegedly rejected the candidates selected to represent Ghana [...]

AfDB pledges $60 million aid grants to fight Ebola

By Staff Reporter Using m-health & governance systems, strengthening infrastructure, and training health workers “We share the plight [...]

Moody’s warns Ebola virus could damage west Africa economies

By Staff Reporter ©AP Moody’s Investors Service has warned that “beyond the tragic loss of life” the Ebola virus could wreak “si [...]

No Zimbabwean Scribes nominated for CNN Multichoice 2014 African Journalist

By Staff Reporter Nine Kenyans are nominated  Last Zimbabwean to win was Brian Hungwe in 1999 The award celebrates achievements in Investig [...]

Ebola virus: Liberia apologises to Nigeria

By Staff Reporter The Liberian Government on Thursday apologised to Nigeria over the importation of the deadly Ebola Virus by a Liberian-bor [...]

The Boko Haram menace

 A Siege of Fear By Staff Reporter  Boko Haram  A VOA Special Report Carnage and mayhem are part of the fabric of daily life in northern [...]

Ebola has infected public discourse with a new xenophobia

By Staff Reporter My midwives refused to see me after my trip to Nigeria, which didn’t surprise me, given the reckless reporting of th [...]

Six suspected Ebola cases in SA

By Staff Reporter Ebola cases suspected in Southern Africa   A picture taken on 24 July 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan [...]

Ebola claims Sierra Leone’s top Viral Doctor

By Staff Reporter Sheik Umar Khan, head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone, poses for a picture in Freetown, Ju [...]

Ebola outbreak ravages Africa – Liberia & Sierra Leone flights cancelled

By Staff Reporter Togo-based ASKY suspends flights to and from Liberia and Sierra Leone after death of one of its passengers from Ebola Bann [...]

Two U.S. Citizens Get Ebola as Liberia shuts borders

By Staff Reporter Photographer: Zoom Dosso/AFP via Getty Images Staff of the North Carolina-based charity Samaritan’s Purse puts on pr [...]

Malala meets Nigeria’s leader Goodluck Jonathan over Chibok girls #bringbackourgirls

By Staff Reporter Malala believes that there is a link between poor education and the political violence Nigeria abductions Pakistani rights [...]

Mugabe, the international outcast?

By Makusha Mugabe Obama won’t invite Mugabe to USA-Africa Summit, regardless of him being AU vice-chairmen and incoming SADC chairman. [...]

Happy 80th birthday Wole Soyinka!

By Staff Reporter President Jonathan felicitates with the globally-renowned academic, dramatist, poet and literary icon as he celebrates the [...]

Nigerian editor still missing a week after he was abducted

By Staff Reporter The editor of a Nigerian newspaper was seized by three armed men in plain clothes a week ago and hasn’t been seen si [...]

Boko Haram abducts 60 women, girls in northeast Nigeria

By Staff Reporter MAIDUGURI, June 24- Suspected Boko Haram militants have abducted more than 60 women and girls, some as young as three, in [...]
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