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Minister Franck Riester visits for

The Minister for Foreign Trade and Attractiveness of France, Franck Riester, traveled to Nigeria from Monday 12 April to Wednesday 14 April, in particular to prepare for the May 18 Summit on Financing the African Economy and the Africa Summit - France from Montpellier, scheduled for July. After an exchange in Abuja with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Nigerian Governors' Forum, he went to Lagos on…

Ramadan is accompanied by an increase of

Ramadan begins this Tuesday, April 13, in Nigeria and, as every year, religious authorities ask wholesalers not to raise food prices disproportionately. The month of Ramadan often corresponds to a sharp rise in food prices, while the most populous country in Africa is already facing 17% inflation on food products. After a year of recession and the economic and health crisis, many Nigerians have become poor. Jamila, a Muslim from Togo, notes that the prices of corn or beans in recent times have more than doubled in the…

The food crisis is deteriorating in West Africa after

Nearly 20 million people are starving in West Africa and the Sahel region as the vast area is torn apart by conflict and the coronavirus pandemic, experts warned on Thursday. The situation could worsen between June and August, with as many as 27 million people needing immediate food aid, or almost one in ten people in 14 countries, experts say. In Nigeria alone, 12.8 million people could face a food crisis "or worse" this summer, according to the Food Crisis Prevention Network, which includes…

who’s the staff that the government suspect?

Over 1,800 prisoners dressed in Nigeria. They fled in an armed group attack on a prison in Owerri, in the state of Imo, in the southeastern part of the country. And for the authorities, it is the trail from Biafran's separatists that seems privileged. According to the Nigerian police chief, the attackers would be well "members…

greater than 1,800 prisoners fled after the assault

More than 1,800 prisoners escaped from a prison in southeastern Nigeria over Sunday to Monday following an attack by armed men, the attack has not been claimed, but the suspicion turns to Ipob, the independence group from Biafra, established in the region of Imo, where this attack took place. The Nigerian police chief said…

Shooters storm Nigerian prison, free multiple

Armed men stormed a Nigerian prison on Monday and released several prisoners before setting the prison on fire, Nigerian police said. The gunmen also destroyed the headquarters of the state police in Owerri, the state capital, and burned down nearly 50 vehicles parked at the headquarters, a witness told Anadolu Agency. The Nigerian penitentiary, a government agency in Nigeria that operates prisons, confirmed the attack but refused to provide figures for accidents. James Madugba, a spokesman for the…

Nigeria says it’s far making development in the improvement of

While India has suspended vaccine deliveries, which should prevent Nigeria from receiving several million doses as planned at the end of March, the country announced this week that it was making progress in developing its own vaccine. In January, Abuja released $ 25 million to develop a local vaccine response. Currently, two vaccine candidates are being developed according to the president's working…

the medical institution live of Muhammadu Buhari overseas

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in London last Tuesday for medical reasons caused controversy in his country. The main opposition leaders and the medical world see it as a direct result of the government's failure to fix a failing health system. On social networks, many voices are raised to condemn the former general, who…

Nigerian President Buhari’s medical trips in London

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's recent visit to London has been met with outcry, with his critics furious over his frequent trips abroad for medical treatment and the country's weak healthcare system. Buhari, 78, has made several trips to London since coming to power in 2015 and the leader was re-elected for another four-year term in 2019. Although his illness has never been made public, Buhari admitted during one of the trips that he had "never been so ill" and that he had received several blood…

Germany stands out as the first to come back

Will Germany be the first country to return to Nigeria bronzes from Benin, world-famous works of art? The question arises after the latest statements. This painful legacy of colonial times has given rise to many debates, especially related to the forthcoming opening of a Berlin Museum. These bronzes are among the most famous…

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