James Lucas

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Nigeria Advises Citizens Against Traveling to U.S. ‘Until Immigration Policy is Clear’

The Nigerian government has advised its citizens to suspend any non-urgent travel to the USA until “there is clarity on the new immigration policy,” …

Nigerian governor guilty of corruption get 5 years' jail

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian High Court on Monday convicted and jailed a former state governor for corruption.<p>Bala James Ngilari of northeastern …

Africa

BBC World Service - Focus on Africa, Signs of peace in former Boko Haram hotspot

Maiduguri in Nigeria's north-eastern Borno State has been the epicentre of the Boko Haram insurgency since 2009. Gun and bomb attacks have left hundreds dead, thousands injured, and tens of thousands displaced. Now the government says it has defeated the militants and peace is returning to the …

#IStandWithNigeria: Vice-president Osinbajo addresses grievances as Buhari ill-health fears mount

Osinbajo addresses anti-government protests as President Buhari prolongs medical leave in UK.<p>The Nigerian government is working tirelessly to improve …

Child Bombers Become Militant Weapon as Nigeria Presses Assault

Children as young as nine are being used as bombers by Boko Haram as Nigeria’s army presses its campaign to destroy one of Africa’s deadliest …

Why Boko Haram Chopped Off My Hand, Leg - Former Member

A 31-year-old former Boko Haram insurgent has narrated how he was punished by his close friends for planning to surrender and quit the battle in …

Convicted Nigerian politician returns to country from Britain | Reuters

ABUJA/LONDON (Reuters) - James Ibori, who as governor of oil-rich Delta State became one of Nigeria’s richest and most powerful men, has returned to the country after serving a sentence for corruption in Britain, his lawyer said on Saturday.<p>James Ibori, former governor of Nigeria's Delta State, …

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Live Updates: Anti-Government protest kicks off as Nigerians gather in Lagos, Abuja (photos,video)

<b>Nigerians have started to gather at the National Stadium one of the venues of the nationwide protest.</b><p>The massive nationwide protest against the …

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Nigeria is repeating the same old mistake by shrouding the president’s health issues in secrecy

On the day he was due to return from what was seemingly a simple 10-day vacation in the United Kingdom, Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has rocked the country by extending his stay for medical reasons.<p>A statement by Nigeria’s presidency says Buhari, 74, needs to remain in the UK “in order to …

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