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CAN echoes calls for Sovereign National Congerence after weekend violence leaves more than 100 dead

 

Written by News Team
Tuesday, 10 July 2012 11:47

CAN echoes calls for Sovereign National Congerence after weekend violence leaves more than 100 dead

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has renewed calls for a Sovereign National Conference to decide whether the country can remain as one, following continued violence between both Christians and Muslims in the northern states.

   

US pledges anti-terror support to Nigeria

 

Written by News Team
Friday, 06 July 2012 10:22

US pledges anti-terror support to Nigeria

The United States Federal Government has promised to work closely with Nigerian security agencies to combat the threat of terrorism in the country and warned against the use of military force in the north of the country, where violent attacks have mostly been concentrated.

   

Foreign Policy magazine publishes 2012 Failed States Index

 

Written by News Team
Tuesday, 03 July 2012 10:25

Foreign Policy magazine publishes 2012 Failed States Index

The eighth annual Failed States Index, which ranks the instability risks of several world nations, was published on Monday by Foreign Policy magazine.

   

Jonathan's birth control comments spark religious and social response

 

Written by News Team
Friday, 29 June 2012 09:43

Jonathan's birth control comments spark religious and social response

The recent call by President Goodluck Jonathan for Nigerians to employ stronger birth control measures in order to rein in the country's rapid population growth has sparked major religious debate.

   

Geldof hails Africa's 'extraordinary revival'

 

Written by News Team
Thursday, 28 June 2012 11:54

Geldof hails Africa's 'extraordinary revival'

Africa has experienced "an extraordinary revival" with regards to economic growth and the reduction of poverty since the Live8 music concert and G8 summit in 2005, says Sir Bob Geldof.

   

President hints at tougher population control measures

 

Written by News Team
Thursday, 28 June 2012 11:05

President hints at tougher population control measures

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has urged the country's families to limit the number of children they are having and has hinted at the introduction of legislative measures in an attempt to slow down its rapid population growth.

   

OPC tells Boko Haram to stay away from south or 'expect war'

 

Written by News Team
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 14:45

OPC tells Boko Haram to stay away from south or 'expect war'

The Oodua People's Congess (OPC) – a nationalist organisation consisting mainly of ethnic Yoruba members – has warned Islamist terror sect Boko Haram to steer clear of southwestern Nigeria, or "expect a war".

   

Families of Dana crash victims may never learn cause of tragedy, says Accident Investigation Bureau

 

Written by News Team
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:36

Families of Dana crash victims may never learn cause of tragedy, says Accident Investigation Bureau

The families of the victims of the Dana Air plane crash that killed 159 people in Lagos on June 3 will not be made aware of the findings of an interim report on the causes of the incident, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has said.

   

Air Nigeria grounding will not affect Lagos-London flights, says carrier

 

Written by News Team
Monday, 25 June 2012 05:42

Air Nigeria grounding will not affect Lagos-London flights, says carrier

Nigeria's second largest airline, Air Nigeria, has said that flights from Lagos to London will not be affected by its grounding by the federal government over financial concerns.

   

Nigerian art sells for nearly £200,000 at Bohams auction

 

Written by News Team
Friday, 22 June 2012 15:15

Nigerian art sells for nearly £200,000 at Bohams auction

Contemporary works by Nigerian artists brought in a total of almost £200,000 at the Africa Now auction held by Bonham's in May.

   

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