Tag Archives: NIGERIA

Watch Nnamdi Kanu’s latest interview on why he is fighting for Biafra

DW Africa in a recent interview, got the view of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, as to why he is still fighting to secure independence for Biafra people. WATCH VIDEO BELOW…   Video credits: DW

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Malnutrition, disease loom in Nigera, others

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that malnutrition, thirst and disease threatened lives of millions of children in Northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. Mr Manuel Fontaine, UNICEF Director for Emergency Programmes, said in a statement issued in ...

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CBN and NCC explain why they intervened in Etisalat debt crisis

Financial sector regulator, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN on Friday said its intervention in the ongoing debt crisis between Etisalat Nigeria and a consortium of banks was to save the Nigerian financial system. CBN spokesperson, Isaac Okoroafor, said the two ...

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#DinoRecall: INEC writes Melaye, begins recall process July 3

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has written a letter to Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to inform him that it has received a petition for his recall. This comes two days after Melaye’s constituents submitted a petition and ...

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Nigeria to overtake US as world’s third most populous country by 2050

Nigeria is projected to be the world’s third most populous country by the year 2050, according to a report released by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The report, titled ‘World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision’, said with ...

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Boko Haram ambushes police convoy, kill officers, 57 missing

TheCable has reported that at least 57 policemen fled, while two were killed by suspected Boko Haram insurgents who ambushed their convoy in the Damboa area of Borno state, on Tuesday. An officer who witnessed the attack said his colleagues ...

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CBN injects $195million into forex market, mulls new retail options

The Central Bank of Nigeria is contemplating introducing a new FOREX retail option in  Nigeria, just as it  released another $195million into the market today. The bank last week released   $800 million , making a total of $995million injection, in ...

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NNPC Crashes Diesel Price Nationwide by 42%

Price of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), also known as Diesel, has crashed to about 42% nationwide, a huge downslide over the last six months, following key strategic interventions by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). It would be recalled that ...

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‘Nigeria loses 3,000 women, children to preventable diseases daily’

Nigeria loses 3,000 children and women daily to preventable diseases due to poor access to basic healthcare, the Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib has said. Mr. Shuaib said some the children die before ...

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Turkish diplomat visits Nnamdi Kanu in his hometown

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says despite the “intimidation” the group is facing in its struggle, foreigners are still visiting its members. Kanu said this on Thursday while receiving Abdulkadir Erkahraman, president of international ...

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