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Shell gets N15b oil pollution ruling against its Nigeria operations.

Shell gets N15b oil pollution ruling against its Nigeria operations.

Shell gets N15b oil pollution ruling against its Nigeria operations. Special to USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine, Houston. By Chido Nwangwu (in Houston) and Obinwa Nnaji...


POLLUTION, OIL and NIGERIA: Liquid Gold or Petro-Dollars Curse?

POLLUTION, OIL and NIGERIA: Liquid Gold or Petro-Dollars Curse?

POLLUTION, OIL and NIGERIA: LIQUID GOLD OR PETRO-GAS CURSE? By Chido Nwangwu, Publisher of USAfrica. Special to USAfrica The Newspaper, Houston (first written/published on...


Nigeria’s parliament “hands presidential power” to VP Jonathan; some scholars debate constitutionality….

Nigeria’s parliament “hands presidential power” to VP Jonathan; some scholars debate constitutionality….

"The events of the recent past have put to the test our collective resolve as a democratic nation.... We have all shown that our...


Nigeria’s democracy, Anambra’s Governorship election: Winners, Losers and task ahead

Nigeria’s democracy, Anambra’s Governorship election: Winners, Losers and task ahead

Nigeria’s democracy, Anambra’s Governorship election: Winners, Losers and task ahead By Attorney Chris Aniedobe Edited version for USAfrica, USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine (Houston) and IgboEvents USAfrica,...


Court rules Yar’Adua remains President, despite 65 days absence; adds VP Jonathan is not “acting President”

Court rules Yar’Adua remains President, despite 65 days absence; adds VP Jonathan is not “acting President”

Abutu's ruling is that: "There is no mandatory requirement for the president to make a transmission to the leadership of the National Assembly before...


Wounded Guinea dictator’s arrival in Burkina Faso fuels speculations, threats

Wounded Guinea dictator’s arrival in Burkina Faso fuels speculations, threats

Wounded Guinea dictator’s arrival in Burkina Faso fuels speculations, threats Special to USAfricaonline.com The arrival (this week) of Guinea’s wounded military junta leader, Moussa...


Obama on Mutallab U.S. intelligence flaws: ‘buck stops with me’

Obama on Mutallab U.S. intelligence flaws: ‘buck stops with me’

President Obama said the plot was "not the fault of a single individual or organization, but rather a systemic failure across organizations and...


Guinea mayhem was ‘crime against humanity’ by its military rulers, UN report

Guinea mayhem was ‘crime against humanity’ by its military rulers, UN report

Guinea mayhem was ‘crime against humanity’ by its military rulers, UN report asserts Killings of government opponents by troops in Guinea in September amounted...


Is Sanusi excusing Northern Nigeria’s failings and domination? By Ben Aduba

Is Sanusi excusing Northern Nigeria’s failings and domination? By Ben Aduba

Sanusi's second point seems that to blame the North for Nigerian failings is futile because the British held down the North while allowing the...


USAfrica: Debating the history and myths of Northern Nigeria domination. By Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

USAfrica: Debating the history and myths of Northern Nigeria domination. By Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

“The problem is: everywhere in this country, there is one Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba and Itshekiri man whose concern is how to get his hands on...


Mammogram and Breast Cancer test controversy: Liberian-American women on USAfricaPoll

Mammogram and Breast Cancer test controversy: Liberian-American women on USAfricaPoll

Allyson Brown Sirleaf, daughter-in-law of Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, lent her voice to the discussion despite being miles away in Liberia. The...


Assassination attempt: Guinea’s junta leader Camara ‘critical’; flown to Morocco…

Assassination attempt: Guinea’s junta leader Camara ‘critical’; flown to Morocco…

CRISIS IN GUINEA: Assassination attempt by one of his aides in troubled west African country, Guinea’s junta leader Camara ‘critical’; flown to Morocco…. Guinea’s...


In memory of Nigeria’s anonymous President Yar’Adua and the devil himself, Obasanjo

In memory of Nigeria’s anonymous President Yar’Adua and the devil himself, Obasanjo

In memory of Nigeria’s anonymous President Yar’Adua and the devil himself, Obasanjo. By Rudolf Okonkwo, USAfricaonline.com columnist and CLASSmagazine correspondent December 2, 2003: Just like...


Yar’Adua should resign, handover to VP; politicians, activists demand; some signatories deny statement….

Yar’Adua should resign, handover to VP; politicians, activists demand; some signatories deny statement….

NEWS: Yar’Adua should resign, handover to VP: some politicians, activists demand; some signatories deny statement By Obinwa Nnaji in Lagos, USAfrica Executive Editor (Nigeria)...


Obama deploys 30,000 soldiers; gets “war president” rebuke from his ally Michael Moore

Obama deploys 30,000 soldiers; gets “war president” rebuke from his ally Michael Moore

Obama gets “war president” rebuke from his ally Michael Moore in an open letter Dear President Obama, Do you really want to be the...


Danger of Failure of Anambra State for Igbo Civilization

Danger of Failure of Anambra State for Igbo Civilization

Danger of Failure of Anambra State for Igbo Civilization By Okey Mbonu, JD —– USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com (characterized by The New York Times as...


Life and death tales follow Nigeria’s President Yar’Adua to Saudi Arabia, again.…

Life and death tales follow Nigeria’s President Yar’Adua to Saudi Arabia, again.…

Life and death tales follow Nigeria’s President Yar’Adua to Saudi Arabia, again.… Nigeria President’s health, performance and politics USAfricaonline.com Special report By Chido Nwangwu...


American families, soldiers anguished by Fort Hood killings by Muslim-American soldier; Obama says no rush to conclusion….

American families, soldiers anguished by Fort Hood killings by Muslim-American soldier; Obama says no rush to conclusion….

Col. Ben Danner said Hasan was shot at least four times and was in critical condition. Hasan, a 39-year-old man from Virginia, was shot multiple...


AIDS: S. Africa’s prez Zuma vows ‘onslaught’; activists support

AIDS: S. Africa’s prez Zuma vows ‘onslaught’; activists support

"We need to do more, and we need to do better, together. We need to move with urgency and purpose to confront this enormous...


Kidnap crimes: Onitsha America’s prez Egbunike announces N1milllion to Police

Kidnap crimes: Onitsha America’s prez Egbunike announces N1milllion to Police

USAfricaonline.com NEWS Exclusive: For foiling kidnap crimes, Onitsha America’s president Dr. Egbunike announces N1milllion to Police command     Special report by Chido Nwangwu...