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Despite the ongoing challenges of terror and poverty More...
1st made-in-Nigeria passenger cars rolled off assembly line (26 July 14)
The cars are Nissan models made in a joint venture More...
Clash Between Nigerian Soldiers, Shiites: 12 Dead (26 July 14)
Shiites marched in Kaduna State to express sympathy with the plight of Palestinians More...
Top 10 Ebola Virus Afflicted Countries (26 July 14)
Global data on the Ebola Virus Outbreak More...
Nigeria confirms first Ebola death (26 July 14)
Ebola outbreak that has left more than 660 people dead across West Africa More...
Has Ebola spread to Nigeria? (25 July 14)
Liberian man is being tested for the deadly virus in Lagos More...
Nigeria’s growing middle class offers retail riches, and danger (25 July 14)
Emerging middle class becomes more aspirational More...
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An emerging threat? Piracy And the Gulf Of Guinea
West Africa has seen a steady growth in pirate attacks in recent years, with reported incidents of piracy increasing 42 percent in 2011.
Nigeria: A Retailer's Market
Lured by its clear potential – a large population, positive macro-economic growth and a strong appetite for consumer goods – chains both foreign and local are dramatically expanding their domestic retail footprint.
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People Demand Protection From Their Police
The Boko Haram violence (which has left over 1,600 dead in the last three years) has caused a national uproar over the general lack of law and order throughout the country and the continuing government corruption that is at the core of all that is wrong in the country
the Militias Are Massing
The army is providing equipment and advice to churches and mosques to assist in defeating terror attacks. Off the coast of the Niger River Delta, attacks on service boats (for offshore wells) are increasingly common. But the menace of Boko Haram continues to be the main focus for all Nigerians and observers.
Please Don't Fight back
The U.S. has offered Nigeria assistance in going after drug smuggling and distribution gangs. Nigeria has accepted, in part because al Qaeda, and possibly Boko Haram, have become allies of the drug gangs. This was not done because the Islamic radicals approve of drugs (they don't, officially) but because it’s a quick way to obtain lots of cash to finance terrorist
War on Christians Escalates
Boko Haram related violence has left over 700 dead so far this year. Boko Haram keeps warning Christians to either convert to Islam or die. Moslem and Christian leaders are giving more speeches about avoiding religious warfare. The Christians in the south have restrained themselves and not retaliated (much) against their Moslem minority. But in the north???