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Nigeria: A truly strong economy? -
Nigeria: A truly strong economy?Aljazeera.comThat represents an economy of about $509bn which, on the face of it, makes Nigeria the big African story. The country is the world's eighth-largest oil exporter, and almost 90 percent of its export earnings are tied to oil. It has the seventh-highest ...Youth Unemployment in a Rebased EconomyAllAfrica.comNigeria's oil industry after GDP rebasingBusinessDayNigeria, Africa's Biggest Economy On Paper?AFKInsiderall 7 news articles »
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 2:00 am
88 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamic
88 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists still missingThe GuardianSome of the 129 young women who were abducted jumped off the back of a truck when they were kidnapped before dawn on Tuesday from a high school in the extreme north-east of Nigeria. Others escaped into the Sambisa Forest, which bordered their ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 8:21 pm
Nigeria Islamists still holding 85
CNNNigeria Islamists still holding 85 schoolgirls after raid: stateReutersMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram is still holding 85 girls it abducted from a raid on a secondary school in northeastern Borno state this week, although the other 44 were free, the state government said on ...Nigerian military retracts claim that nearly all abducted students were releasedCNNNigeria abductions: Military admits girls still missingBBC NewsScores of abducted girls freed in NigeriaAljazeera.comABC News -Yahoo Newsall 655 news articles »
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 4:46 pm
With violence at new heights, Nigerians
With violence at new heights, Nigerians weary of military's claims of successYahoo NewsViolence in Nigeria reached new heights this week, with the biggest attack on the capital in the city's history, gun battles in the countryside, and the abduction of at least 129 girls from their schoolhouse by militants. It is not known who ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 11:43 am
Rebasing highlights Nigeria's inequalities -
Daily SunRebasing highlights Nigeria's inequalitiesFinancial TimesSome time around the time of independence from Britain in 1960, Nigeria began to be referred to as the Giant of Africa, a promise that soon fizzled out in the wake of a civil war and a succession of military dictatorships. Today Nigeria is once more ...Rebased GDP, World Bank and Nigeria's realitiesDaily SunComplacency allowed Nigeria to steal SA's lead way too soonBDliveMoody's – Nigeria to be among 15 largest economies by 2050 with GDP of $4.5 ...BusinessDayVentures Africa -How we made it in Africa -AllAfrica.comall 105 news articles »
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 3:25 am