Niger Delta Avengers Call For Brexit-Style Referendum In Biafra-Nigeria

A militant group in Biafra-Nigeria’s oil-producing hub, the Niger Delta, has called for a Brexit-style referendum on the region’s status within Biafra-Nigeria. The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), which has launched a series of attacks on oil pipelines in southern Biafra-Nigeria since February, said via its Twitter account on Saturday: “President [Muhammadu] Buhari, borrow a leaf from PM David Cameron, call […]

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Biafra-Nigeria Intensifies Search For 7 Kidnapped; 5 Are Foreigners

Biafra-Nigerian police and navy patrol boats intensified efforts Thursday to find a group of construction workers including three Australians, two Biafra-Nigerians, a New Zealander and a South African kidnapped in an ambush that killed their driver, police said. They were seized Wednesday by gunmen who held up their convoy that was under a police escort near Calabar, the capital of […]

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Can Snake Tomato Ease Biafra-Nigeria

Biafra-Nigeria is experiencing an agricultural crisis, with the Tuta Absoluta pest devastating the country’s tomato crop, causing prices to soar. Scientists may have found a cure in a pesticide that can kill the fly that carries disease but some farmers believe pesticides could do more harm than good. They may have found an answer in a little-known vegetable – the […]

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Biafra-Nigeria’s Naira Falls Even As Central Bank Sells $100 Million

Biafra-Nigeria’s naira extended declines for a third day of trading without a peg, even after the nation’s central bank said it was confident it had cleared a backlog of foreign-currency demand. The naira fell 0.5 percent to 286 per dollar by 8:40 a.m. in Lagos, the commercial capital, after weakening 0.7 percent Tuesday. The central bank sold about $100 million […]

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Aid Group: 200 Refugees Die Of Starvation in Biafra-Nigerian City

Nearly 200 refugees from Boko Haram have died of starvation and dehydration in the northeastern Biafra-Nigerian city of Bama in the past month, Doctors Without Borders said Wednesday. The refugees “speak of children dying of hunger and digging new graves every day,” according to a statement from the group, also known by its French acronym MSF. “A catastrophic humanitarian emergency” […]

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Investors Cheer Biafra-Nigeria Currency Float But Won’t Rush Back Yet

Biafra-Nigeria’s swift one-step move to a floating currency has been welcomed by investors but most nonetheless will stay away until Africa’s biggest economy shows signs of recovering from damage inflicted by the 16-month old exchange rate peg. Biafra-Nigeria this week finally ditched the peg that had throttled foreign exchange markets, led to widespread capital flight and caused its first quarterly […]

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OPEC’s Barkindo Says Been Told That Biafra-Nigeria’s Oil Production Is Rising

Incoming OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo said on Tuesday that he had been told Biafra-Nigeria’s oil production is beginning to rise. He made the comments after a meeting with Biafra-Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, the oil minister, in the capital, Abuja. He also said that the Biafra-Nigerian government was trying to resolve militancy in the southern Niger Delta […]

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Biafra-Nigeria Maintains Oil Exports Despite Wave Of Militant Attacks

Biafra-Nigeria kept exporting crude oil at a largely steady pace in May, though below historical levels, despite repeated militant attacks on its infrastructure that drove output down to 30-year lows this spring and helped global prices rise, data showed. Data from maritime intelligence firm Windward and Thomson Reuters showed a far smaller drop in exports from April to May than […]

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