USAfrica: Nigeria launches 48-hour online visa application system

Nigeria has launched an online system aimed at enabling business executives to apply for a visa online and collect it on arrival 48 hours later, its immigration service has announced. The move to ease visa...

USAfrica: World Bank to inject $57billion into Africa Financing package

The World Bank plans to inject $57b into Africa Financing package spread next three years; includes $45b from International Development Association. Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive @Chido247 Washington DC: The World Bank has announced $57 billion in...

USAfrica: Buhari’s uninspiring administration, long medical leave and politics of 2019. By Chidi Amuta

Special to USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLIVE   We must quickly draw the line. Between a groundswell of sincere well wishes for a president on medical leave and exporting our penchant for silly opportunistic sycophancy to...

USAfrica: Devaluation of Nigeria’s Naira begins, informally; projected $1 to N600

By Ulf Laessing and Chijioke Ohuocha Abuja, Feb 20, 2017; Reuters: Nigeria effectively devalued the naira for private individuals on Monday, paving the way for a possible broader move despite stiff resistance from President Muhammadu...

Obama supports protests against President Trump’s immigration ban

"President Obama is heartened by the level of engagement taking place in communities around the country. Citizens exercising their constitutional right to assemble, organize and have their voices heard by their elected officials is exactly...

USAfrica: Nigeria’s Buhari, El-Rufai and the genocide against southern Kaduna christians

USAfrica: Nigeria's Buhari, El-Rufai and the genocide against southern Kaduna christians. By Philip Nwaegeruo Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLive The recent attacks and sacking of many communities in southern Kaduna, Kaduna State...

USAfrica: Obiano’s phenomenal year of 2016 achievements

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com • @USAfricaLive By James Eze For Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, the New Year arrived with a memorable gift. A few hours into 2017, Senator Ben Bruce,...

USAfrica: Nigerians are suffering, Atiku cautions Buhari into 2017

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLive   Atiku Abubakar, Nigeria’s former Vice President (1999-2007) has publicly through a news release a few minutes ago -sent as his 2017 New Year’s message-  basically...

USAfrica: Anambra State honours its heritage icons (Ojukwus), business titans (Ibetos) on Dec 16;...

ANAMBRA HONOURS ITS HERITAGE ICONS, HIGH-ACHIEVERS AND BUSINESS TITANS ON DECEMBER 16; Chimamanda Adichie, Mikel Obi, Chido Nwangwu get Ambassador of Excellence award Special to USAfrica (Houston), USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive The Anambra State of Nigeria, nicknamed fittingly...

Boko Haram and Why Nigeria is concerned about the Trump presidency. By Chido Nwangwu

Boko Haram and Why Nigeria is concerned about the Trump presidency. By Chido Nwangwu, Founder of USAfrica (Houston) & USAfricaonline.com Follow @Chido247   Amidst concerns of many governments over the pre-election hardline statements of the U.S...

Nigeria’s economic slump, foreign exchange crises get worse

Special to USAfricaonline.com Nigeria's economic slump sharpened in the third quarter as rebels bombed oil pipelines in the restive south and businesses struggled to access foreign exchange, official data showed Monday. The third quarterly contraction in...

USAfrica: On Racism and Trump, Chimamanda Adichie shuts down white, conservative editor

On Racism and Trump, Chimamanda Adichie shuts down white, conservative editor on BBC show (video embedded) By Chido Nwangwu Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com Award-winning, Nigerian-born author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie joined the debate on whether the U.S...

USAfrica: In stunning upset, Trump beats Clinton; Obama’s legacy on the line. By Chido...

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com Donald John Trump, real estate developer and former reality tv personality, has been elected the 45th President of the United States. He won under the banner of the Republican...

#U.S VOTES 42M cast early ballots as Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump battle for...

By Eric DuVall   |   Nov. 8, 2016 (UPI). Special to USAfricaonline.com   Millions of Americans head to the polls Tuesday to choose the nation's 45th president, either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. More than 42 million ballots...

On political prisoners in Nigeria, ex-President Jonathan knocks Buhari

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com In his expanding reputation and legacy campaign, Nigeria’s immediate past president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has taken a sharp swipe at his successor, a former military dictator, President Muhammad Buhari. Jonathan...

USAfrica: Female suicide bomber, man unleash attack killing 9 in Nigeria

"Two suicide bombers riding in motorised rickshaws this morning detonated their explosives 10 minutes apart," Mohammed Kanar, spokesman for Nigeria Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), said on Saturday. "Nine persons lost their lives with 24 persons...

USAfrica: Trump refuses to say he will accept result of 2016 U.S Presidential...

By Chido Nwangwu • @Chido247  • @USAfricaLive In a radical, potentially disruptive message to his followers and a departure from the traditions of American democracy, the U.S Republican party flag bearer, Donald J. Trump declined...

USAfrica: In strategic move, Dangote acquires gas plant in Netherlands

Strategic business move, Dangote acquires gas plant in Netherlands Special to USAfrica (Houston). @USAfricaLive  @Chido247 By CHIDO NWANGWU In yet another expansion of his business clout and strategic position, the man reputed as Africa’s richest person and...

USAfrica: Obiano, APGA stakeholders return Oye as Chairman; resolve leadership crisis

By CHIDO NWANGWU In a combination of deft diplomacy and engagement with pragmatic realities of intra-party politics, the leadership of the APGA party of Nigeria led by the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano,...

USAfrica: Nigeria’s economy on fire while Buhari’s APC government is busy chasing rat. ...

Nigeria's economy on fire while Buhari's APC government is busy chasing rat. By Dr. Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 A story was told about a certain man who would eat his...

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USAfrica: Why I joined protest against Buhari at U.N over killings and Biafra. By...

Exclusive special report for USAfrica & USAfricaonline.com By JANE ONYINYE IKEZI, Esq. First, there is an ongoing crime against humanity occurring in Nigeria. The Nigerian government...

BrkNews: IPOB tells Trump, U.N to hold Nigeria’s Buhari responsible for killing, torture of...

@USAfricaLive @Chido247 By Chido Nwangwu USAfrica: As the global social media, human rights organizations, citizens and journalists publish disturbing and violent images, evidently, capturing the activities...

Obasanjo advises Buhari military methods will not resolve Biafra issues

Nigeria’s former President, retired General Olusegun Obasanjo has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari that his current use of force against members of the Indigenous People...