Niger

By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Mar 7th, 2014
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At the time of the revolt that brought down his father, al-Saadi headed a brigade of special forces that was involved in the crackdown against protesters and rebels. But he is perhaps even more notorious among Libyans for his dark career in soccer, the country’s most popular sport. A playboy with a l...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 24th, 2014
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by Ogbuefi Blogs Nigeria’s former Central Bank chief, Lamido Sanusi on Sunday described the president who ousted him as a simple man trying to do well who has been undermined by incompetent and fraudulent aides. This view expressed by SLS is the truth and well known fact among the intellectuals in th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 20th, 2014
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by Fejiro Oliver Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday ordered the men of the State Security Service (SSS) to seize the passport of the suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, over incoherent reasons. The men of the SSS accosted Sanusi shortly after his pla...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 27th, 2014
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Abalagada is a community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State. Abalagada is located along the River Niger and a Host Community (Land Lord) to NAOC Ltd. Since 1970 Agip has been operating in our land undisturbed. As at now, Agip has two viable oil wells in operation and many others cock...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 4th, 2013
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By Yusuff Olayode Supoto If you ever dream of a country where her leaders are birds of a feather, where followers pray for their leaders fall – check Nigeria. With different ethnic groups, with many religions and even varying political school of thoughts, our leaders still come together, fashion out ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2013
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By Jaye Gaskia Where do we begin from? To the colonizers and the armed merchants before them, who overthrew our way of life with the force of arms; we may not have been more than just the people who live in the area around the River Niger. To Lugard and his Mistress, we may not […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 29th, 2013
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By Luka Binniyat & NDAHI MARAMA MAIDUGURI — Suspected members of Islamic sect, Boko Haram, have killed more than 25 civilians, including five vigilante youths, when the youths attacked the sect members in Dawashi Village of Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State, a border town with Niger and...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 19th, 2013
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A month after President Goodluck Jonathan imposed a state of emergency on northern Nigeria, the first eyewitness accounts are only now emerging about the Nigerian military’s brutality. The state of emergency, accompanied by a troop surge, is the centerpiece of a government effort to quash Boko ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jun 6th, 2013
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By Shola Oyeyipo and Yemi Akinsuyi, Thisday The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has accused former military Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, of being the brain behind Boko Haram. Oritsejafor, reacting to the “divisive and inflammatoryR...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
May 7th, 2013
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NIAMEY — A Nigerian warplane crashed in Niger on Monday, from where it was conducting military operations in neighbouring Mali, and the two pilots were killed, Nigeria’s army said in a statement. The fighter jet was part of Nigeria’s air fleet engaged with an African force battling hardli...