Tag archive for ‘Nigeria’
Boko Haram still outpacing Nigerian authorities- EPA, Tife-Owolabi
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

82 Chibok schoolgirls freed from Boko Haram: Slavery in Africa and Middle East largely ignored

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : 82 more Chibok schoolgirls who were among more than 200 kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released, reported the office of Nigeria’s Presidency on Saturday. The kidnapping More...

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow waves after his inauguration at Gambia’s embassy in Dakar, Senegal. But will he be able to go home? Reuters/Thierry Gouegnon
By nsnbc On Saturday, January 21st, 2017

The questionable legality of military intervention in The Gambia

Aidan Hehir (TC) : With tensions rising in The Gambia, a coalition of states have deployed forces along the country’s borders, poised to launch a military intervention should President Yahya Jammeh refuse to cede More...

MSF teams are providing emergency first aid following the bombing. We are asking the authorities to put all measures in place to facilitate the emergency evacuation of wounded.
By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

MSF Confirms Nigerian Air Force Bombing of Refugee Camp: 120 Wounded, 52 Killed

nsnbc : Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Nigeria confirmed that the deadly airstrike carried out by a Nigerian air force jet yesterday targeted a refugee camp for internally displaced people in Rann, in Nigeria’s More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Nigerian Air Force Pilot Mistakenly Bombs Civilians: More Than 100 Dead

nsnbc : A Pilot of the Nigerian Air Force on a mission against Boko Haram has struck a civilian target killing more than 100 refugees and injuring numerous workers, said a Nigerian in Borno State. Initial reports More...

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen - For Southbound Policy
By nsnbc On Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Taiwan Protests Against Nigerea’s Decision to Close its Trade Office to Please Beijing

nsnbc : Taiwan protested against Nigeria’s decision to ask Taiwan to close its trade office in the Nigerian capital Abuja. Taiwan described the move as an attempt by Beijing to push Taiwan out of Africa’s More...

A woman looks down an empty corridor at the National Hospital Abuja, after staff members went on strike to demand for better employee welfare. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
By nsnbc On Monday, October 17th, 2016

Rolling strikes are to blame for Nigerians losing faith in public health

Felix Abrahams Obi (TC) : Health workers in Nigeria have been striking on and off for the last three years. There have been more than eight different strikes involving doctors, nurses and allied health care workers. More...


Since 1991 Somaliland has declared itself independent from Somalia. Reuters (der)
By nsnbc On Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Somaliland wants to secede – here’s why caution is necessary

Peter Robert Woodward (TC) : Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo recently claimed that more than one million citizens, out of the country’s population of 3.4 million, had signed a petition calling for the More...

Boko Haram still outpacing Nigerian authorities- EPA, Tife-Owolabi
By nsnbc On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Boko Haram’s latest video of captured schoolgirls offers hope and despair

Abdullahi Abubakar (TC) : The Nigerian militant group Boko Haram stormed back into the world’s headlines with a renewed offer to swap abducted schoolgirls for detained insurgents. It isn’t a particularly original More...

Boko Haram still outpacing Nigerian authorities- EPA, Tife-Owolabi
By nsnbc On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Boko Haram: why jaw-jaw might be better than war-war for Nigeria

Abdul-Jalilu Ateku (TC) : It is just over a year since General Muhammadu Buhari swept to power amid promises to the Nigerian people that he would succeed where his predecessor Goodluck Jonathan had failed – by More...

Photo: Friedrich Böhringer
By nsnbc On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

Nigeria’s move from a fixed to a floating exchange-rate policy

Lumkile Mondi (TC) : Africa’s largest economy has finally floated its fixed currency exchange rate for the first time in history. The freeing of the Nigerian naira after months of policy debates saw the currency More...