Why are Nigerians terrified of same-sex marriage in America?

Late in 2014 when my friend, Zachary, invited me to his wedding taking place in The Berkshires this September, I was less concerned about having to travel all the way from Abuja to Massachusetts. Zachary is gay. "What if lightning comes and strikes the...

DANGER: 8 cars loaded with BOMBS found in Kano, today

8 cars loaded with bombs found in Kano By M.J. Smith and Aminu Abubakar AFP: Nigerian police found eight bomb-laden cars in the northern city of Kano on Monday as clerics said peace prayers after attacks...

Mother shot on road to safety

Travel with a convoy fleeing the violence between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic.

Suleiman: I am Hungry, Please Re-brand me

I am Nigeria. Malaria, typhoid and many other preventable diseases send me to hospitals which have no doctors, no medicines and no power. So my wife gives birth with candle light and surgery is performed by quacks. All the nurses have gone abroad and the rest are waiting to go also. I have the highest maternal and infant mortality rates in the world and future generations are dying before me. I am hopeless, hapless and helpless, please re-brand me.

GROUNDED: Nigeria’s Arik Air suspends domestic flights; alleges Aviation Minister Oduah has clashing financial...

GROUNDED: Nigeria's Arik Air suspends domestic flights; alleges Aviation Minister Oduah has clashing financial interest against Arik. Nigeria's top airline grounds all domestic flights (AFP)  Lagos: Nigeria's biggest airline Arik Air on Thursday grounded its domestic flights...

American citizens, others charged with aiding Al-Qaeda-linked Somali group

Some of those charged are believed to be in Somalia fighting for the Shebab, which has claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in Uganda last month. Holder said four separate indictments unsealed in various locations charge the 14 "with terrorism violations for providing money, personnel, and services" to the group.

Nigerian COCAINE dealer, Adegboyega Adeniji, jailed for 30 years

Nigerian Cocaine dealer, Adegboyega Adeniji, jailed for 30 years; his bank accounts and assets in millions frozen. Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. Follow us at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247   A man who is believed to be responsible for smuggling hundreds...

Mother shot on road to safety

Travel with a convoy fleeing the violence between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic.

Egypt to retrial jailed journalist

International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney will travel to Cairo in hopes of freeing jailed journalist Mohamed Fahmy, the journalist said in a statement released by his family Sunday.

Mother shot on road to safety

Travel with a convoy fleeing the violence between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic.

Obamas sign multimillion book deal

Special to USAfrica (Houston). @USAfricaLive New York; AFP: Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a deal to publish their memoirs with New York-based Penguin Random House, in a coveted contract reportedly worth tens of millions...

As Obama heads to Kenya, he fulfills desire to visit the land of his...

As Obama heads to Kenya, he fulfills desire to visit the land of his father as U.S President By Dr. DUNCAN OMANGA Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247  There is a palpable yet understandable...

DRUG Trafficking: US removes Nigeria from major list

Nigeria removed from major drug trafficking list by the U.S. Special to for USAfrica,  USAfricaonline.com and  Nigeria360@yahoogroups.com A major source of embarrassment for millions of Nigerians who travel into the United States of America is the tar...

Palm Pre is Pre(mature); I’ll live in the iPhone digital universe

Beyond the media-pr hype, based on actualities , interface, reliability, and features, I think this first Palm Pre might just be Pre(mature) in comparison to the iPhone 3.0. The iPhone is a significantly better platform; it's a better phone, years ahead as a phone-music player, greater and more effective utilitarian mobile device with a universe of options; period! Without a doubt, the marketing zing of Pre can only go so far; where the Pre rubber meets the road, the superior capacities and interface preeminence and overwhelming assortments of software options make the iPhone a much better choice.

#Ebola fears: Cameroon closes all its land, sea and air borders with Nigeria

#Ebola fears: Cameroon has closed all its land, sea and air borders with Nigeria. Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 Cameroon also has closed all its land, sea and air borders with its neighbour Nigeria,...

Pope Francis begins inauguration mass in St Peter’s Square today

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, and CLASSmagazine, Houston.                                                          ...

Alicia Keys to sponsor 5 fans to Africa in 2010

Alicia Keys launches contest to sponsor 5 fans to Africa in 2010 ----- USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com (characterized by The New York Times as the  most influential African-owned, U.S-based multimedia networks) established May 1992, our first edition...

Scientists join forces on AIDS spread in Africa

“We live in a world that is more interconnected every day, and we have all seen how pathogens such as HIV or the swine flu virus can arise in a remote area of the planet and quickly become a global threat,” said Marco Salemi, an assistant professor of pathology, immunology, and laboratory medicine at the UF College of Medicine and senior author of the study. “Understanding the factors that can lead to a full-scale pandemic is essential to protect our species from emerging dangers.”

Ebola: Where is travel restricted?

The worst-ever outbreak of Ebola virus is stretching the medical capacities of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone -- the three West African countries hit worst by the virus -- and alarming leaders around the world.

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McCain kills Trump/Republicans’ second effort to repeal ObamaCare

Washington (AFP) - US Senator John McCain on Friday announced his opposition to the latest Republican attempt to replace Barack Obama's signature health care...

On Radio Biafra, British govt contradicts Nigeria’s Info minister

Special to USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com Contrary to the claims yesterday , made by Nigeria's Information minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, that the Buhari administration had approached...