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: Discussion Continues on Critical National Issues Modified Presidential System Conference also voted in favour of Modified Presidential of Government as recommended by the Committee; described as home-made model of government that combines the attributes of Parliamentary and Presidential systems. 07/5/2014 - 8:07 pm | View Link
Nigeria bombings leave scores dead in city of Jos Abdulsalam Mohd, of Nigeria's national emergency management agency ... The attack suggests that the group, which started with hit-and-run home-made explosives thrown from motorbikes, is seeking to make a show of its capabilities before the elections ... 05/21/2014 - 6:14 am | 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 ... 06/6/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
What's Up Nigeria: January 2012 By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Supreme Court has in a judgement delivered, Friday morning, sacked the five governors of Bayelsa, Adamawa, Sokoto, C/River, Kogi ... 09/30/2014 - 2:30 am | View Website
Global Connections : What's up with Brazil and Nigeria ... On the surface, both Brazil and Nigeria may seem like they have absolutely nothing in common, but if you dig a little deeper, you'll soon realize that they ... 09/29/2014 - 6:59 pm | View Website
NNS ANDONI P100: FIRST-EVER MADE-IN-NIGERIA WARSHIP..A ... NNS ANDONI P100, crafted with pride in the Federal Republic of Nigeria..by the NIGERIAN NAVY 09/29/2014 - 6:23 pm | View Website
What's Up Nigeria: July 2011 Since last week, English and Hausa media in Nigeria have been closely following a controversy over Islamic banking in the country. At the center of the ... 09/28/2014 - 4:37 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 ... 09/28/2014 - 4:05 am | View Website
A politically-active environmental group is running television ads targeting three western North Carolina state House Republicans who are seeking re-election, criticizing them for their votes on legislation to clean up coal ash ponds.
The North Carolina League of Conservation Voters said a pair of commercials began running in western TV markets Tuesday.
The U. N humanitarian chief says tens of thousands of people are fleeing Syria as the Islamic State militant group expands its grip on large parts of the country.
Amos says 11 million people still need urgent aid.
Three residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation face charges in the June stabbing death of Jared Little Whiteman during an apparent argument over drugs and money.
Court records say a witness told FBI agents that Little Whiteman was tied to a chair and questioned about drugs and money at a trailer on the reservation on June 2.
The fate of a teenager accused of killing a Fort Carson soldier and his pregnant wife during a burglary now rests in the hands of a jury.
Police say the newlywed couple's home security provider alerted them that their burglar alarm was activated and they were killed after going home to check on it.