News Nigeria: Nigeria Mourns Politician Par Excellence, Alex Ekwueme
Monday was a day of mourning nationwide when word got out that Nigeria’s first Executive Vice-President, Dr. Alexander Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, had passed on at a London hospital on Sunday night at the age of 85. A man of notable intellect and academic ...
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News Nigeria: Nigeria Set for $3 Billion Bond Sale as Pricing Suggests Favorable Demand
Nigeria was set to sell $3 billion in debt on Monday, one of the largest bonds from an African nation and an indication that demand for some riskier investments remains strong. The bond sale attracted orders of around $11 billion and offered a lower ...
News Nigeria: Nigerian-Born UC Davis Basketball Player Hasn't Seen Family in Nearly a Decade - FOX40
FOX40Nigerian-Born UC Davis Basketball Player Hasn't Seen Family in Nearly a DecadeFOX40Coach Les sold Moneke not just on all that UC Davis had to offer academically, but that the Aggies were a family which spoke directly to him because he was a long way away from his family in Nigeria. In fact, he hasn't seen his parents now in over ...and more »
News Nigeria: Nigeria starts marketing US dollar bonds
LONDON, Nov 20 (IFR) - Nigeria has opened books on a dual-tranche US dollar benchmark offering, according to a lead. The sovereign has started marketing November 2027s at 6.75% area and November 2047s at 7.875% area. Timing is for today’s business via ...
News Nigeria: Nigeria Floats US$3bn Dual-tranche Eurobond - THISDAY Newspapers
THISDAY NewspapersNigeria Floats US$3bn Dual-tranche EurobondTHISDAY NewspapersNigeria has announced the floating of a $3 billion Eurobond, offering an aggregate principal amount of dual series notes under its US$4.5 billion Global Medium Term Note programme (increased from US$1.5 billion). On March 30 this year, the country ...and more »
News Nigeria: Environment group claims logs illegally shipped from Nigeria
UNITED NATIONS – An environmental advocacy group claims that over 1.4 million rosewood logs from Nigeria worth $300 million were illegally sent to China after Nigeria's then-Environment Minister Amina Mohamed signed thousands of retroactive permits.
News Nigeria: The Olympics' First-Ever Bobsled Team From Africa Is Made Up Entirely Of Women - Refinery29
Refinery29The Olympics' First-Ever Bobsled Team From Africa Is Made Up Entirely Of WomenRefinery29This is the first time in history that anyone, male or female, from Nigeria has competed in the Winter Olympics. But that's not all: According to The Washington Post, this also marks the first time in history that a bobsled team from Africa will head ...and more »
News Nigeria: Olorunleke Ojo keen to make Nigeria squad for CHAN 2018
Olorunleke Ojo is hoping he will be included in Nigeria’s African Nation’s Championship squad. The 22-year-old has been in stunning form for Akwa United since joining from Sunshine Stars, with 13 clean slates to his name in the recently concluded ...
News Nigeria: Chevron contributes $5m to HIV fund to in Nigeria - Vanguard
Chevron contributes $5m to HIV fund to in NigeriaVanguardChevron Nigeria Limited, (CNL), an affiliate of Chevron Corporation (Chevron), announced the disbursement of US$2.5 million donated by Chevron to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund), for the implementation of the ...and more »
News Nigeria: Op-Ed: Nigeria – give us electricity and we’ll build Africa
Industry in Ariaria market in the city of Aba in south-east Nigeria’s Abia State is everywhere, but this could be scaled up if there was a proper electricity supply from the national grid. By OLUSEGUN OBASANJO and GREG MILLS. “Give us electricity ...
News Nigeria: Trends and drivers of skilled birth attendant use in Nigeria (1990–2013): policy implications for child and maternal ... - Dove Medical Press
Trends and drivers of skilled birth attendant use in Nigeria (1990–2013): policy implications for child and maternal ...Dove Medical PressIntroduction: While Nigeria accounts for only 2% of the world population, it regrettably shares 14% of global maternal death burden. Whether its reported increase in antenatal care utilization is accompanied by increased use of skilled birth attendants ...
News Nigeria: Ohanaeze insists on Nigeria’s restructuring, lauds Bob Ogbuagu’s legacies
THE Ohanaeze Ndigbo has re-iterated that unless Nigeria is restructured, it will not make any headway as a buoyant nation. Nnia Nwodo, President-General of Ohanaeze President of Ohanaeze, Chief Nnia Nwodo spoke in Awka at a public lecture at the Nnamdi ...
News Nigeria: 'Nigeria has one endocrinologist to 850000 people' - The Punch
'Nigeria has one endocrinologist to 850000 people'The PunchConsultant Endocrinologist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Lagos, Dr Ifedayo Odeniyi, has said that less than 200 endocrinologists are currently practising in Nigeria. Odeniyi, who raised the alarm over the acute shortage of these diabetes ...
News Nigeria: Nigeria's Street Vendors Are Under Fire
Street trading, also known as street hawking or vending, is one example of the sort of enterprise that thrives in developing countries. Though it is rarely seen in the West today, this kind of entrepreneurial activity is very prevalent in countries like ...
News Nigeria: Nigeria Has Lost Fine Gentleman, Politician, Nationalist, Say Anyaoku, Anenih, Others - THISDAY Newspapers
Nigeria Has Lost Fine Gentleman, Politician, Nationalist, Say Anyaoku, Anenih, OthersTHISDAY NewspapersA former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has described the death of a former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, as a a huge loss to the political and professional establishments of Nigeria. In his message of condolence ...and more »
News Nigeria: Nigeria Eyes Tech, Ag Partnerships With Georgia
When posted at the United Nations, Kayode Laro admits that he sometimes got sucked into what one might call the “New York state of mind.” “I thought the world started and ended in New York, and I looked at Atlanta as, ‘Oh, well that’s really off ...
News Nigeria: THE RANKING OF NIGERIA POLICE FORCE - THISDAY Newspapers
THISDAY NewspapersTHE RANKING OF NIGERIA POLICE FORCETHISDAY NewspapersFollowing a damning report by the 2016 World Internal Security and Police Index (WISPI) that ranked it as the worst in the world, the Nigeria Police Force has reacted rather angrily. However, while we do not vouch for its accuracy, we nonetheless ...and more »
News Nigeria: Who do Nigeria fans want in goal at the World Cup?
Nigeria fans want Vincent Enyeama back between the sticks for the World Cup, with the Super Eagles centurion overwhelmingly winning a recent Goal poll. The LOSC Lille stopper received 61 percent of the votes when we asked readers who they’d most like to ...
News Nigeria: Award Winning American Coach, Justin Jennings, in Nigeria to Promote Tennis - THISDAY Newspapers
Award Winning American Coach, Justin Jennings, in Nigeria to Promote TennisTHISDAY NewspapersJustin Jennings who won an award in 2015 as one of the best junior tennis development resource persons will be visiting Nigeria to promote tennis as part of a project called “Better Africa Through Tennis.” Jennings who will be accompanied by a ...and more »
News Nigeria: Nigeria Women's Bobsled Team Close To Reaching Country's First Winter Olympics - Simplemost
SimplemostNigeria Women's Bobsled Team Close To Reaching Country's First Winter OlympicsSimplemostLeading the African nation's bid for a history-making spot in the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is its women's bobsled team. The three-woman team includes driver Seun Adigun and brakewomen Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga.and more »