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Ola Awoniyi

Ola Awoniyi

    Nigeria delays elections as Boko Haram conflict spirals
    Nigeria delays elections as Boko Haram conflict spirals
    Nigeria has postponed its presidential election on security grounds as the Boko Haram conflict intensifies, handing a potential lifeline to the...
    Nigeria on red alert after first Ebola death
    Nigeria on red alert after first Ebola death
    Nigeria was on alert against the possible spread of Ebola on Saturday, a day after the first confirmed death from the virus in Lagos, Africa's...
    Nigeria rules out prisoner swap for missing girls
    Nigeria rules out prisoner swap for missing girls
    Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has ruled out the release of Boko Haram fighters in exchange for the freedom of more than 200 schoolgirls...
    Nigeria leapfrogs SA to become Africa's biggest economy
    Nigeria leapfrogs SA to become Africa's biggest economy
    The new calculations take into account changes in production and consumption since the last time the exercise was carried out in 1990 and indicated...
    Sudan's Bashir leaves Nigeria after calls for his arrest
    Sudan's Bashir leaves Nigeria after calls for his arrest
    Bashir had been attending an African Union (AU) health summit which was due to end on Tuesday.
    Nigeria grapples with insecurity, graft after free poll
    Nigeria grapples with insecurity, graft after free poll
    "I bring you today a message of renewed hope and faith in the immense possibilities that lie ahead," Jonathan said in a national broadcast...
    Nigerian candidate bemoans World Bank post
    Nigerian candidate bemoans World Bank post
    The Nigerian candidate to head the World Bank said on Monday that the appointment was not being decided on merit and that the US nominee would win,...
    Nigeria looks into Christmas Day bombings
    Nigeria looks into Christmas Day bombings
    Nigeria on Monday probed a wave of Christmas Day bomb attacks that killed at least 40 and was blamed on Islamists, including one blast that ripped...
    Nigeria slams critics, hustles anti-gay law through Parliament
    Nigeria slams critics, hustles anti-gay law through Parliament
    Nigeria's Parliament is pushing ahead with a Bill that would harshly crack down on gay rights despite moves from United States President Barack...
    Gbagbo 'agrees to negotiate end' to Côte d'Ivoire crisis
    Gbagbo 'agrees to negotiate end' to Côte d'Ivoire crisis
    Côte d'Ivoire strongman Laurent Gbagbo has agreed to negotiate a resolution to the crisis gripping the West African nation and lift a blockade...
    West African leaders meet for emergency Côte d'Ivoire talks
    West African leaders meet for emergency Côte d'Ivoire talks
    West African leaders meet for emergency talks on Friday on the escalating crisis in Côte d'Ivoire as strongman Laurent Gbagbo resists calls to...
    Nigeria arrests nine Independence Day blasts suspects
    Nigeria arrests nine Independence Day blasts suspects
    Nigerian intelligence authorities said they were holding nine people believed to have links with an ex-militant leader arrested in connection with...