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Boko Haram: Blamed For Bombing And Kidnappings

Boko Haram: Blamed For Bombing And Kidnappings

By Toni Matthews-El 21 hours ago

A terrorist group known as Boko Haram has been a thorn in the side of Nigerians for the last several years. From their base in the impoverished north of Nigeria, they appear to be growing stronger and more bold. The …

Nigerian President Signs Anti-Gay Bill Into Law Nigerian President Signs Anti-Gay Bill Into Law
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On Monday it was announced that Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan signed into law a bill that criminalizes “amorous relationships” between same-sex couples, setting the stage for civil rights movement protests. “Persons who enter into a same-sex marriage contract or civil …

Boko Haram: Priest Kidnapped in Cameroon Set Free Boko Haram: Priest Kidnapped in Cameroon Set Free

On Tuesday December 31, the Islamic militia of Boko Haram set free French priest Georges Vandenbeusch following a seven-week captivity. He arrived in France Wednesday, greeted by President Francois Hollande at an air base near Paris. Members of the radical …

Nigerian Cook Survives 60 Hours Underwater Nigerian Cook Survives 60 Hours Underwater

A Nigerian cook, wearing only boxer shorts, survived for roughly 60 hours in the Atlantic Ocean, after locating a pocket of air inside the sunken tugboat he was in Harrison Odjegba Okene, 29, was the cook on a tugboat called …

African Billionaires Numbered at 55 African Billionaires Numbered at 55
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In a recent study conducted by Ventures magazine, a Nigerian business magazine which champions capitalist developments in Africa, has identified at least 55 billionaires on the continent of Africa. While this number is a conservative estimate, according to founder Chi-Chi …

Islamists Continue Worldwide Offensive Islamists Continue Worldwide Offensive

As the news spread of coordinated U.S. Navy SEAL strikes against Islamist leaders on either side of the African mainland, Islamists elsewhere were launching attacks of their own. Iraq was rocked by a series of suicide bombings this weekend, Reuters …

Nigeria Sacked Ministers But Will Replace Nigeria Sacked Ministers But Will Replace
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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is making major changes to his cabinet. He won the election two years ago; however, this is the first massive overhaul during his leadership. Ministers in the following areas have been removed from their positions: foreign …

Boko Haram Insurgents Kill 42, Including Schoolkids Boko Haram Insurgents Kill 42, Including Schoolkids
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Gunmen killed dozens at a school in the northeast Nigerian town of Mamudo on Saturday. Believed to be members of the Islamist Boko Haram movement, the attackers herded students and staff into a dormitory before throwing explosives inside and firing …

Who Falls For Nigerian Email Scams? The Gullible. Who Falls For Nigerian Email Scams? The Gullible.
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We’ve all gotten them. The emails from someone purporting to have a lot of money that needs help sailing through the tricky waters of international banking. The ones that need us (me!) to do the important work of banking for …

Bogus Google Calendar Meetings Used By Spammers
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Nigerian scam spammers are using Google Calendar to find a new gateway into the corporate world.

Mandriva Regains Nigeria Deal From Microsoft
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A decision to wipe 11,000 machines of their shipped Mandriva Linux operating system and replace it with Windows XP for Nigerian schools received a reversal that should please Mandriva’s CEO.

Mandriva CEO Blasts Ballmer Over Nigeria Deal
Microsoft Helping Nigeria End Money Scams

Those nonstop scam emails from Nigeria that attempt to swindle people will face new law enforcement efforts aided by Microsoft.

Chevron Nigeria and NNPC Award KBR Snamprogetti JGC Joint Venture EPC Contract
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The joint venture team of KBR, the engineering and construction subsidiary of Halliburton…