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News Nigeria: Boxing fights back in Nigeria after years down and out

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/boxing-fights-back-nigeria-years-down-034322493.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Lagos (AFP) - When Saleh Fawaz decided to organise his first boxing match in Lagos, he didn't expect more than 500 spectators. In the end, over 800 tickets were sold and he had to turn away dozens of fans at the door. The stands were full, music pounded at ...

News Nigeria: Nigeria dominates Africa's 2018 NFL draftee list

News channel or source: http://www.espn.com/espn/story/_/id/23292146/nigeria-dominates-africa-2018-nfl-draftee-list
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

After months of debate and mock selections, the 2018 NFL draft is just days away, and several players with African connections, predominantly Nigerian, are set to hear their names called out. For those who may follow the NFL closely but College football a ...

News Nigeria: Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: April 14 - April 20

News channel or source: https://www.cfr.org/blog/nigeria-security-tracker-weekly-update-april-14-april-20
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Blog posts represent the views of CFR fellows and staff and not those of CFR, which takes no institutional positions. Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from April 14 to ...

News Nigeria: Nigeria: Govt Earmarks $322M Abacha Loot for Social Programmes

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804230565.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The federal government says the $322.52 million Abacha loot recovered recently from the Swiss government would be ploughed into its national social safety net programmes. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said this during a joint press briefing on ...

News Nigeria: Nigeria: Wanted senator arrested at airport

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/africa/201367/nigeria-wanted-senator-arrested-at-airport
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

A Nigerian senator wanted in a murder case was arrested Monday morning in the capital city Abuja while boarding a flight to Morocco. Senator Dino Melaiye was declared wanted on March 28 over alleged involvement in a murder case and sponsorship of ...

News Nigeria: Pirates Kidnap Twelve Crew from Dutch Cargo Ship Off Nigeria

News channel or source: http://gcaptain.com/pirates-kidnap-twelve-crew-from-dutch-cargo-ship-off-nigeria/
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Suspected pirates kidnapped twelve crew members from a Dutch cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria on Saturday, the ship manager confirmed on Sunday. The attack occurred early Saturday morning as the vessel was nearing port of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

News Nigeria: Harvard University uses Nigeria as a case study of a failed African country

News channel or source: https://www.myjoyonline.com/world/2018/April-23rd/harvard-university-uses-nigeria-as-a-case-study-of-a-failed-african-country.php
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Nigeria has yet again been ‘disgraced’ internationally, following an assignment Harvard University gave to its students in which Nigeria was used as a case study of a failed African country. The question Harvard University gave its students reads ...

News Nigeria: Improving cancer care in Nigeria

News channel or source: https://scopeblog.stanford.edu/2018/04/23/improving-cancer-care-in-nigeria/
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

The young Nigerian woman with breast cancer came to Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital with disease so advanced that it had spread to her spine, and she was nearly paralyzed. The hospital, one of the country’s largest medical research facilities ...

News Nigeria: Europe Is Illegally Shipping Its Used Electronics to Nigeria

News channel or source: https://futurism.com/e-waste-europe-illegal-electronics-nigeria/
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

We are always looking for that next upgrade for our devices, whether it’s because we love shiny new things, or because planned obsolescence means our current devices stop working more quickly than before. The result: a gigantic pile of junk. And it’s ...

News Nigeria: Nigeria: Bruce Calls for Immediate Release of Dino Melaye

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804230558.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The senator representing Bayelsa East constituency, Ben Murray Bruce has called for the immediate release of Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West constituency, who was arrested by the Nigeria Police at the International wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe ...