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Nigerian Singer Tiwa Savage To Perform in Rwanda

Nigerian Singer Tiwa Savage To Perform in Rwanda

Nigerian songstress Tiwa Savage will soon be coming to Kigali to give a thrilling performance to her fans. She will be performing at the Women Achievements Gala, which will take place on March 4, at the Kigali Convention Center. The gala aims at recognising women for their tremendous achievements locally in all aspects of life, […]

Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua’s Worst Prophecy Ever

Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua’s Worst Prophecy Ever

Most of us were relying on the prophetic word of Nigerian pastor TB Joshua so we could see a woman lead the great America. Unfortunately, we were all wrong, fooled or misled. Were TB Joshua’s words reported “out of context”. You may recall that the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet TB […]

Angola Leads Oil Production in Africa

Angola Leads Oil Production in Africa

With its 1.7 million barrels of crude oil a day, well above Nigeria’s 1.5 million, Angola stood in September this year, for seven running months, at the head of the African oil producing countries. The information is contained in a report from the Organisation of Petroleum Producing and Exporting Countries (OPEC). The report states that […]

Honouring Women in Science: The 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science

Honouring Women in Science: The 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science

For the past 18 years, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme has encouraged, promoted and honoured women scientists all over the world. More than 2,500 researchers from 112 countries have been distinguished for their extraordinary discoveries and supported at key moments in their careers. Impacting the lives of people around the planet, their discoveries […]

Giraffes Make an Impressive Comeback in Niger

Giraffes Make an Impressive Comeback in Niger

After decades of falling populations due to poaching and loss of habitat, giraffes are experiencing a comeback in Niger. Conservationists hope that other countries can learn from their success. The leaves of the tree are gently swaying as a five-meter-tall giraffe stretches that final few inches to grab a snack off the treetop. It is […]

Nigerian Refugees in Niger Struggle for Food and Water

Nigerian Refugees in Niger Struggle for Food and Water

Thousands of Nigerian refugees in neighbouring countries such as Niger have been struggling for resources since fleeing attacks by the Boko Haram group. The Nigerian army has taken back the rebel group’s last remaining strongholds in the northeastern Borno State and, while the United Nations reports that people have started returning to their devastated towns […]

There is a sense of déjà vu in the rise of the Niger Delta Avengers

There is a sense of déjà vu in the rise of the Niger Delta Avengers

There is a sense of déjà vu in the rise of the Niger Delta Avengers, whose activities of sabotaging oil and gas infrastructure have brought about dramatic impact on Nigeria’s economy, which is already faced with recession. A little over a decade ago, the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND) and other groups […]

UK Prime Minister Caught on Camera Calling Nigeria ‘Fantastically Corrupt’

UK Prime Minister Caught on Camera Calling Nigeria ‘Fantastically Corrupt’

British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has been caught on camera ridiculing Nigeria as a “fantastically corrupt” country. A short video footage, published by British television station, ITV News, shows Mr. Cameron telling the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, that Nigeria and Afghanistan are “two of the most corrupt countries in the world”. Mr Cameron’s comment […]

The Panama Papers Scandal’s Growing Impact On South Africa, Botswana and Nigeria

The Panama Papers Scandal’s Growing Impact On South Africa, Botswana and Nigeria

While no African official has yet resigned as a result of the Panama Papers, African journalists involved in the investigation say they have given Africans a wake up call and could even lead to government action. The twin sister of DRC’s leader Joseph Kabila twin sister, the nephew of South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and […]

Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou Sworn in for 2nd and Last Term

Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou Sworn in for 2nd and Last Term

Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou has been sworn into office for the second and last five-year term. The leader was sworn in by the country’s Constitutional Court at a ceremony held in the capital, Niamey, late on Saturday. Eight Heads of State, including the Senegalese leader, Macky Sall and 44 Speakers of parliament from across Africa […]

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