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
'You're coming here and pleading poverty while we're paying taxes': Shocking rant of woman against foreign students in hospital waiting room caught on mobile So, five charges altogether. ‘She is due to appear at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court on the 20th February. She was arrested at the A&E department on Saturday evening and she was brought in. She was charged on Sunday night.’ 02/3/2013 - 11:30 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
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 ... 10/26/2014 - 12:55 am | View Website
Cross River State History, Attractions, Hotels, Tourist ... Cross River State tourist information: Find the best of Cross River State hotels, tourist attractions, history, maps, photos, weather, travel information and travel tips 10/25/2014 - 12:44 pm | View Website
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 ... 10/25/2014 - 9:24 am | View Website
World's First Black Owned Car Manufacturer in Nnewi ... ::: hello world! we are truly excited to have you here to be a part of history as we reveal and celebrate some amazing and creative things happening in ... 10/25/2014 - 6:39 am | 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 ... 10/24/2014 - 9:50 pm | View Website
Ambassador Samantha Power will spend several days visiting Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia - the three countries hardest hit by the outbreak of the deadly virus - before wrapping up her trip in Brussels.
A fire during Superstorm Sandy leveled 130 houses in Breezy Point, Queens, and the beachfront community — one of the hardest hit areas by the megastorm — continues to recover two years later.
Recovery around the entire New York metropolitan area affected by Sandy continues as homes continue to be rebuilt and government agencies continue working on projects to prepare the area for the next big storm.
Second-half substitute Marco Pappa of Guatemala scored in the 85th minute and again in stoppage time as the Seattle Sounders beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0 on Saturday to win the Major League Soccer Supporters' Shield as league-winner for the first time in the six-year history of the club.
In Vancouver, British Columbia, Kendall Waston scored in the 70th minute as the Whitecaps took the final Western Conference playoff spot with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids.
The goal in the 26th minute was Di Vaio's ninth of the season and the 34th in 76 games since the former Italian Serie A striker became the Impact's first designated player in 2012.
A World War II airman whose remains were found more than 60 years after he was shot down over Germany will finally be laid to rest.
The crew and their bomber were not recovered until two years ago, when amateur historians found the crash site near the Germany-Belgium border.
Hong Kong's government has offered to submit a report to the central government noting the protesters' unhappiness with a Beijing decision to have an appointed committee screen candidates for the city's top leader in the inaugural 2017 election.