Buhari again heads to London for medical care

Buhari again heads to London for medical care

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is in London for medical treatment again, this time for a four-day stay that would bring him back to Abuja on Saturday. The trip raised new concerns over Buhari’s health, which come as the 75-year-old president plans a run for re-election in 2019. He announced the…

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

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,…