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BrkNEWS: Female suicide bomber kills 8, wounds 18 at a mosque in Nigeria

BrkNEWS: Female suicide bomber kills 8, wounds 18 at a mosque in Nigeria

Nigeria (Reuters) – A female suicide bomber killed eight people and wounded 18 on Monday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, an area regularly...


RESIGN: Anglican Church tells Buhari over ill-health

RESIGN: Anglican Church tells Buhari over ill-health

RESIGN: Anglican Church tells Buhari over ill-health Special to USAfrica (Houston).  USAfricaonline.com  @USAfricaLive  @Chido247           As tension and separatist groups...


Corruption and the acquittal of Nigeria’s Senate president Saraki. By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Corruption and the acquittal of Nigeria’s Senate president Saraki. By Bayo Oluwasanmi

By Bayo Oluwasanmi Special to USAfricaonline.com   @USAfricaLIVE    The hypocrisy, violence, hatred, and subversion of democracy and justice with our blood letting politics will...


Why Nigeria is a country divided against itself and cannot stand. By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Why Nigeria is a country divided against itself and cannot stand. By Bayo Oluwasanmi

By BAYO OLUWASANMI Special to USAfricaonline.com [quote font=”georgia” font_size=”16″ color=”#ffffff” bgcolor=”#04135b” bcolor=”#dd9933″ arrow=”yes” align=”right”]The recent proclamation of northern youths and the ultimatum given to...


Following May 30 successes, will Biafra agitators compel restructuring Nigeria? By Olu Ojewale

Following May 30 successes, will Biafra agitators compel restructuring Nigeria? By Olu Ojewale

By Olu Ojewale Special to USAfricaonline.com  • @USAfricaLIVE [quote font=”georgia” bgcolor=”#eded9c”] IT was a day that would be remembered for a long time to...


Petrol problem: Federal High Court orders DSS to release Ifeanyi Ubah

Petrol problem: Federal High Court orders DSS to release Ifeanyi Ubah

@USAfricaLIVE   @Chido247 Justice Yusuf Halilu of the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory High Court has ruled on an application challenging the continued detention of...


USAfrica: Buhari’s health issues fuel military coup stories in Nigeria

USAfrica: Buhari’s health issues fuel military coup stories in Nigeria

@USAfricaLIVE   @Chido247 As the leadership of Nigeria, especially across the old northern region, continue to weigh their options in the likely event that...


USAfrica: Buhari jets back to London for urgent medical treatment

USAfrica: Buhari jets back to London for urgent medical treatment

@USAfricaLIVE @Chido247 Nigeria’s ailing President Muhammadu Buhari is enroute London, for an indefinite period of medical check up. USAfrica & USAfricaonline.com note that the...


Showdown: 3 Female Suicide Bombers Killed in Borno, Nigeria

Showdown: 3 Female Suicide Bombers Killed in Borno, Nigeria

Three suspected female suicide bombers were killed while attempting to attack a military outpost near Muna garage at the outskirt of Maiduguri in Borno...


USAfrica: #Biafra, Buhari and the children of Ojukwu. By Chido Nwangwu

USAfrica: #Biafra, Buhari and the children of Ojukwu. By Chido Nwangwu

Biafra, Buhari and the children of Ojukwu By CHIDO NWANGWU USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLIVE Since April 25, 2017, millions of Nigerians, international security and diplomatic...


USAfrica: Nigeria’s Buhari drops the hammer on Sec to Govt David Lawal, NIA’s Ayo Oke

USAfrica: Nigeria’s Buhari drops the hammer on Sec to Govt David Lawal, NIA’s Ayo Oke

Contract deals and preferential awards forced Buhari to suspend Sec to Govt. [quote font=”helvetica” bgcolor=”#753349″][/quote]Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), David Babachir...


USAfrica: Trump to Sell $600m Planes to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram

USAfrica: Trump to Sell $600m Planes to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram

Trump to Sell $600m Planes to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive @Chido247 (AP) The Trump administration will move forward with...


USAfrica: While Nigerians, Africans were binding and casting Lucifer, Dubai went into massive infrastructural development.  By Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka

USAfrica: While Nigerians, Africans were binding and casting Lucifer, Dubai went into massive infrastructural development. By Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka

While Nigerians, Africans were binding and casting Lucifer, Dubai went into massive infrastructural development. By Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka, the Vice Chancellor of the...


Soccer: Nigerian players problems with getting visas will affect matches in London

Soccer: Nigerian players problems with getting visas will affect matches in London

Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria could avoid playing friendlies in London from now on because of problems obtaining visas for staff and players, coach Gernot...


USAfrica: Nigeria launches 48-hour online visa application system

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...


USAfrica: As Nigerians protest “South Africans stop killing us” Onyeama, Dambazau meet today in Pretoria with Zuma’s ministers

USAfrica: As Nigerians protest “South Africans stop killing us” Onyeama, Dambazau meet today in Pretoria with Zuma’s ministers

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com • @USAfricaLive  @Chido247 Following up, almost 3 weeks after recent, coordinated spate of attacks against African immigrants, primarily...


Nigeria’s Buhari returns from London, settling into presidential villa

Nigeria’s Buhari returns from London, settling into presidential villa

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston •  USAfricaonline.com • @USAfricaLIVE After 51 days of a mix of medical check-up and modest vacation in London,...


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

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...


USAfrica: Readout of President Trump’s Call with Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari

USAfrica: Readout of President Trump’s Call with Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari

Special to USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLive The Office of the Press Secretary of the President of the United States has released today [February 15, 2017], the...


USAfrica: Buhari gets invitation  from Trump to White House; arms deal in consideration

USAfrica: Buhari gets invitation from Trump to White House; arms deal in consideration

Special to USAfricaonline..com   @USAfricaLive [Reuters] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari discussed a possible new arms deal with U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone on...