S&P cuts Egypt's credit ratings Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has pushed Egypt's sovereign credit ratings deeper into junk status, citing "continued pressure" on foreign reserves. More
Adichie focuses on Nigeria's present for new novel Modern life in Lagos, Nigeria's largest city, has become almost a character itself in novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's new book, "Americanah." Within its pages, one catches self-acknowledged glimpses of the writer herself, who shot to fame with her previous novel, a love story set during Nigeria's civil war entitled "Half of a Yellow Sun." More
Taliban survivor Malala in Nigeria, pledges to help free girls “I can see those girls as my sisters ... and I’m going to speak up for them until they are released,” said Malala, who celebrates her 17th birthday today in Nigeria, where she is scheduled to meet the president, Goodluck Jonathan. “I’m going to ... 07/12/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Abducted Schoolgirls Now In Chad, Cameroon, Niger Republic In the video, eight girls, dressed in their home-made school uniforms of pale blue gingham, plead for release as they stand courageously in front of the camera. They are clearly scared, upset and trying to be brave. Each of them walks in turn to a spot in ... 06/2/2014 - 1:55 am | View Link
90 killed in Nigeria violence According to Tanko, the attackers threw home-made bombs on roofs and shot indiscriminately at the villagers. He said the security agency was still compiling casualties figure. But other security sources said some 90 corpses were found at the village ... 02/16/2014 - 7:35 am | View Link
I-Nigeria celebrates Omotola, Ice Prince’s feats The Coordinator of I-Nigeria Initiative, Ada Apiafi, has described the recent successes of entertainment divas, such as Star actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Ice Prince, as symbolising the true Nigerian spirit. As a result, Apiafi not only wants ... 09/5/2013 - 11:37 pm | View Link
Surviving the pirates off the coast of Nigeria A total of 40 attacks have been reported this year - many others are hushed up. News that the vessel was carrying petrol from Nigeria to the US has also raised eyebrows. Nigeria is a major exporter of crude oil but generally imports its refined fuel products. 09/11/2012 - 1:27 am | View Link
What Is the Time Difference Between Greece & Nigeria? | eHow What Is the Time Difference Between Greece & Nigeria?. If you are in Greece and are trying to contact someone in Nigeria, it is important to note the difference in time. 07/29/2014 - 11:44 am | View Website
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Culture of Nigeria The name Nigeria was suggested by British journalist Flora Shaw in the 1890s. She referred to the area as Nigeria, after the Niger River, which dominates much ... 07/29/2014 - 1:57 am | View Website
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Argentina officials met Tuesday with a mediator in New York in a last-ditch move to resolve a dispute with American creditors that has the South American nation on the brink of default, a development that would have dire consequences for the already struggling Argentine economy.
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his government is not considering ratcheting up sanctions against Russia while it is focusing on retrieving Australian victims from the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner disaster in Ukraine.
Argentina and a group of American hedge funds that own Argentine bonds were negotiating Tuesday seeking an agreement on repayment of Argentina’s debt. If no agreement is reached and Argentina doesn’t repay the bondholders by Wednesday, it will default on its debt for the second time in 13 years.
President Barack Obama and European leaders on Tuesday slapped their toughest sanctions yet on Russias energy, arms and finance sectors to protests Russian involvement in Ukraine. But the measures stopped short of steps that might inflict damage on Western economies.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States accused Venezuela on Tuesday of using economic pressure, including a reported threat to close an oil refinery, to apply pressure on the Netherlands not to extradite an official whom Washington wants on drugs charges.