Nigeria

Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar seeks to boost oil…

Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar seeks to boost oil…

Published 19/11/2018

LAGOS/ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar will seek to boost investment in the country’s oil sector if he becomes president next year, according [more…]

General Electric pulls out of Nigeria rail concession

General Electric pulls out of Nigeria rail concession

Published 15/11/2018

LAGOS (Reuters) - General Electric Co (GE.N) has pulled out of a long-term concession deal with the Nigerian government to maintain and operate narrow-gauge rail [more…]

Nigeria’s ‘Mona Lisa’ shown at home for first time since it resurfaced

Nigeria’s ‘Mona Lisa’ shown at home for first time since it resurfaced

Published 06/11/2018

LAGOS (Reuters) - The Nigerian Mona Lisa, a painting lost for more than 40 years and found in a London flat in February, is being [more…]

Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Published 05/11/2018

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - A video link posted on Facebook on June 20 showed a man cooking human body parts in a pot over a wood [more…]

Nigeria’s Buhari promises 2019 elections will be fair after…

Nigeria’s Buhari promises 2019 elections will be fair after…

Published 01/10/2018

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari sought to reassure voters that next year’s elections would be free and fair on Monday after the opposition [more…]

Saudi Aramco to hold joint event with South Korea’s S-Oil at big…

Saudi Aramco to hold joint event with South Korea’s S-Oil at big…

Published 05/09/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil giant Aramco is teaming up with South Korean refiner S-Oil Corp (010950.KS) for a joint reception at this [more…]

At Dakar Biennale, Africa’s artists urged to seize chance

At Dakar Biennale, Africa’s artists urged to seize chance

Published 09/05/2018

DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal’s old Palais de Justice sits among some of the most sought-after real estate in the capital Dakar, where it shares a [more…]

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 15 in Nigeria’s Maiduguri:…

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 15 in Nigeria’s Maiduguri:…

Published 02/04/2018

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A suspected Boko Haram attack in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri killed 15 people and wounded 68, an emergency agency [more…]

Tillerson cuts short Africa trip to return to Washington

Tillerson cuts short Africa trip to return to Washington

Published 12/03/2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens to a question during a news conference in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstNAIROBI (Reuters) - U.S. [more…]

Parents of girls abducted from Nigerian school cherish keepsakes

Parents of girls abducted from Nigerian school cherish keepsakes

Published 02/03/2018

Kachalla Bukar, father of Aisha Kachalla, a missing student of Government Girls Science and Technical College, holds a dress of her daughter in Dapchi, in [more…]