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 ... 07/14/2014 - 6:45 am | View Link
Nigeria: National Confab Debates Political Restructuring On forms and content of government, the committee settled on what it called home made model of government which it says will effectively combine the attributes of the parliamentary and presidential systems of governments. This it called 'modified ... 07/2/2014 - 10:27 am | View Link
World Cup highlights: France v Nigeria Les Bleus had been kept at bay by the African side for much of the match. But a spell of intense pressure led to Paul Pogba's late winning header. Joseph Yobo's own goal followed, meaning Nigeria fell to a 2-0 defeat. Pogba said: "I have no words to ... 06/30/2014 - 11:12 pm | View Link
90 killed in Nigeria's insurgents attack According to Tanko, who could not give much details of the incident, the attackers threw home-made bombs on roofs of the villagers and shot indiscriminately at them. He said the security agency was still compiling casualties figure as of Sunday night. 02/16/2014 - 1:39 pm | View Link
Nigeria celebrates first home-made warship "Proudly Nigerian" does not just apply to the people of this vast land - the West African giant is now building its own warships. After nearly five years in the making, the Nigerian navy ship or NNS Andoni was launched with a colourful event. At 31m (100ft ... 06/7/2012 - 2:07 am | View Link
Fascinating Nigeria Issue 1 Welcome to the first issue of Fascinating Nigeria, the magazine that celebrates the best of Nigerian art, culture, sports, and entertainment, showcasing ... 10/22/2014 - 6:07 am | View Website
Mubarak Muhammad Abdullahi and his home made Helicopter ... Early this year, twas Aliyu Jelani, originally from Sokoto state Nigeria that did Nigeria Proud with his state of the art electric Chevy Volt car, in the ... 10/21/2014 - 8:34 pm | View Website
How Christmas Is Celebrated in Africa Christmas in Africa is celebrated throughout the continent where there are christian communities. This article looks at the festivities, church services, dinners and ... 10/21/2014 - 12:32 am | View Website
Kingdoms of Nigeria | Nigerian States, Capital Cities and ... Kingdoms of Nigeria is a Nigerian organization dedicated to advancing Nigeria, its people and their rich and diverse culture. Kingdoms of Nigeria is always interested ... 10/20/2014 - 6:27 pm | View Website
NIGERIA CELEBRATES FIRST HOME-MADE WARSHIP – BBC NEWS ... Crafted with PRIDE in the Federal Republic of Nigeria - by the Nigerian NavyBBC WORLD NEWS 7 June 2012 By Will Ross Nigeria Correspondent "Proudly Nigerian ... 10/20/2014 - 2:31 pm | View Website
EU leaders are expected to spar over the bloc’s energy and climate-change goals at a summit Thursday, as some countries are demanding financial concessions in return for committing to the bloc’s ambitious targets.
The U. K. government is intensifying efforts to enlist the help of large technology companies such as Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. in combating extremist content online amid growing concerns about terrorist threats.