TAG: NIGERIA


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...


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

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...


USAfrica: Nigerians are suffering, Atiku cautions Buhari into 2017

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...


Nigeria, Senegal forces prepare to invade Gambia if Jammeh refuses to leave January 19

Nigeria, Senegal forces prepare to invade Gambia if Jammeh refuses to leave January 19

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), formed by 16 countries, declared the state of alert, if controversial ex-soldier Gambian president Yahya Jammeh...


USAfrica: death toll rising in Nigerian church roof collapse

USAfrica: death toll rising in Nigerian church roof collapse

Rescue workers in Nigeria hunted for survivors Sunday inside an evangelical church where the roof caved in on worshippers, killing at least 60. Emergency...


USAfrica: Buhari’s policies, actions fuel latest agitation for Biafra. By Femi Aribisala

USAfrica: Buhari’s policies, actions fuel latest agitation for Biafra. By Femi Aribisala

Buhari’s policies, actions fuel latest agitation for Biafra. By Femi Aribisala Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com  @USAfricaLive   In the eight...


USAfrica: Nigeria’s Leadership problems, issue is not young or old; it’s ability. By Eddie Iroh

USAfrica: Nigeria’s Leadership problems, issue is not young or old; it’s ability. By Eddie Iroh

Nigerians frequently make the argument that the cure for Nigeria’s ills is to sweep all old leaders into the Atlantic and replace them with...


USAfrica: Trump appoints Nigerian businessman Bayo Ogunlesi to economic advisory team

USAfrica: Trump appoints Nigerian businessman Bayo Ogunlesi to economic advisory team

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLive In a remarkable move regarding his economic advisory, U.S President-elect Donald Trump has appointed...


African Women’s Cup of Nations finals: Nigeria vs Cameroon

African Women’s Cup of Nations finals: Nigeria vs Cameroon

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive @Chido247 South Africa lost 1-0 to Nigeria in the semi-finals of the 2016 edition of the CAF African Women’s Cup...


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

Boko Haram and Why Nigeria is concerned about the Trump presidency. By Chido Nwangwu, Founder of USAfrica (Houston) & USAfricaonline.com Follow @Chido247   Amidst...


Investigation:150 peaceful pro-Biafra activists killed in chilling crackdown by Nigerian gov’t

Investigation:150 peaceful pro-Biafra activists killed in chilling crackdown by Nigerian gov’t

Investigation:150 peaceful pro-Biafra activists killed in chilling crackdown by Nigerian gov’t By Amnesty International. Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com Follow @Chido247  @USAfricaLive The Nigerian...


Nigeria’s economic slump, foreign exchange crises get worse

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...


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

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...


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

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),...


USAfrica: Almost $1million in cash, multiple currencies seized from homes of top Nigerian judges with Buhari’s approval

USAfrica: Almost $1million in cash, multiple currencies seized from homes of top Nigerian judges with Buhari’s approval

Nigeria’s security agency seized cash in various currencies totalling $800,000 (643,216 pounds) during raids targeting some of the country’s most senior judges in corruption...


USAfrica: After 56 years, Nigeria, Buhari still at Crossroads. By Sanya Ademiluyi

USAfrica: After 56 years, Nigeria, Buhari still at Crossroads. By Sanya Ademiluyi

Special commentary exclusive to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com “I covered perhaps, over 1,500 kilometres between the South East and Middle Belt areas, mostly on...