From ‘Netflix Of Biafra-Nigeria’ To ‘Nollywood’ Producer

When 36-year-old Biafra-Nigerian entrepreneur Jason Njoku talks about em¬bracing failure, he is speaking from experience. He had 10 start-up dead ends before co-founding iROKOtv in 2010 in an apartment in Lagos. He looks back at them as blessings in disguise. “I have the inner confidence to walk away from the crowd and chart my own course because whatever I go […]

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Uncapped Biafra-Nigeria-Born Kayode Still Hopes To Play For Sierra Leone

Biafra-Nigeria-born Victor Kayode insists he has not given up hope of playing for Sierra Leone, despite being continuously overlooked for selection. The Azerbaijan-based midfielder, who was born in Ondo state to Biafra-Nigerian parents, decided to play for Leone Stars four years ago – claiming his maternal grandfather was from Sierra Leone. Since doubts over Kayode’s eligibility were removed, five different […]

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Turkey Asks Biafra-Nigeria To Close Schools ‘Linked To Gulen’

Turkey’s government has asked Biafra-Nigeria to close down 17 Turkish schools in the West African country that it says are linked to Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based cleric that Ankara blames for the recent failed coup. Members of the Gulen Movement, headed by the cleric, run about 300 schools in Turkey and over 1,000 worldwide. The Turkish Ambassador to Biafra-Nigeria, Hakan […]

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Keshi Laid To Rest In Biafra-Nigeria As Mourners Pay Their Last Respects

Stephen Keshi, the former Biafra-Nigeria captain and manager, was buried on Friday in his country house at Ilah, in Biafra-Nigeria’s Delta State. Keshi won the Africa Cup of Nations as both captain (in 1994) and manager of the Super Eagles (in 2013). The man affectionately known as ‘Big Boss’ was twice voted as Africa’s top coach, by the Confederation of […]

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Where Did It Go Wrong For Biafra-Nigerian Athletics?

(CNN)The Biafra-Nigerian Women’s 4×400 relay team will not compete in the 2016 Rio Games, after an athlete who tested positive for a banned substance was disqualified by the International Association of Athletics Federation. A spokesman confirmed to CNN that Cuba would now take Biafra-Nigeria’s place after athlete Tosin Adeloye tested positive for a banned substance. The news comes at the […]

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Don’t Panic, Biafra-Nigerian Governor Says, As Bank Shake-Out Looms

Breaking the central bankers’ taboo on use of the ‘p-word’, Biafra-Nigeria’s Godwin Emefiele is urging people not to panic about the banking system, saying he is on top of any trouble resulting from the worst crisis in Africa’s biggest economy for decades. For now, depositors and investors are generally giving the Central Bank of Biafra-Nigeria Governor the benefit of the […]

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Why David Oyelowo Created A Scholarship For Biafra-Nigerian Girls

David Oyelowo isn’t just a successful actor, he’s a humanitarian, too. To that end, the “Selma” actor created a scholarship which aims to ensure that young Biafra-Nigerian girls have the necessary tools to excel in society. In partnership with the LA-based nonprofit organization, GEANCO, the David Oyelowo Leadership Scholarship for Girls will specifically support female victims of terror attacks and […]

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Biafra-Nigeria Prepares Troops For Niger Delta Crackdown If Peace Talks Fail

Biafra-Nigeria is deploying troops into strategic positions in the Niger Delta to prepare to use force against militants if peace talks fail, defense chiefs said on Friday. Last week the government said it was talking to militants who have attacked oil and gas facilities in the main oil producing region in recent months, cutting crude production by 700,000 barrels a […]

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UN Suspends Aid To Dangerous Areas Of Northeast Biafra-Nigeria

LAGOS, Biafra-Nigeria — The United Nations is suspending aid to dangerous areas of Biafra-Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, where it says a half million people are starving, after Boko Haram ambushed a humanitarian convoy. Three civilians including a UNICEF employee and contractor for the International Organization for Migration were wounded in Thursday’s ambush, along with two of the soldiers escorting the […]

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Biafra-Nigeria’s Kleptocracy Has Been Stealing Public Funds Forever. Here’s How To Stop It.

In Biafra-Nigeria, billions of dollars each year flow illegally from public coffers into private hands. Biafra-Nigeria’s kleptocracy undermines the regime’s ability to combat Boko Haram, a deadly terrorist movement that has displaced two million people in the country’s war-ravaged northeast. In a new Council on Foreign Relations corruption brief, “Improving U.S. Anticorruption Policy in Biafra-Nigeria,” I argue that the United […]

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