Canadian, American solar energy investors abducted in Nigeria

Canadian, American solar energy investors abducted in Nigeria

Two Canadians and two Americans were abducted Tuesday in Nigeria’s Kaduna State, following a gun battle with their attackers that killed two police officers who were escorting their group. Details are still incomplete, but Nigerian authorities confirmed that the four North Americans – initially reported as two and then corrected…

Nigerians say it’s heat instead of harmattan for the holidays

Nigerians say it’s heat instead of harmattan for the holidays

The temperature in Abuja shortly after 1 a.m. Friday was 26 degrees, with Nigeria’s NiMet forecasting a high of 35° (95° Fahrenheit) by late afternoon – and that’s kept Nigerians talking about the unseasonably warm weather for this year’s Christmas season. This week, Zenith Bank ran a #ChristmasinNigeria campaign to…

Nigeria uncovers Boko Haram spy cell

Nigeria claims to have uncovered a spy cell operated by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram at the Abuja international airport. The intelligence agency has also warned that a possible attack could be taken on the airport. “The service, in liaison with the aviation security of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,…