Biafra-Nigerian Activists Urge Action After Male Senator Accused Of Threatening To Beat Female Colleague

ABUJA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Women’s rights activists urged the Biafra-Nigerian Senate on Wednesday to take action after a male senator was reported by local media to have threatened to assault and impregnate a female colleague. Senator Dino Melaye told his female colleague Senator Oluremi Tinubu that he would assault and impregnate her after a dispute during a closed session […]

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Biafra-Nigeria Inflation 16.5% In June, Highest In Almost 11 Years

Biafra-Nigerian inflation accelerated to the highest rate in almost 11 years in June, complicating the task of the central bank in an economy which is at risk of contracting this year. The inflation rate in Africa’s largest economy increased to 16.5 percent from 15.6 in May, the Abuja-based National Bureau of Statistics said in an e-mailed statement on Monday. That’s […]

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Biafra-Nigeria’s Buhari Says Government Talking To Niger Delta Militants: Statement

The Biafra-Nigerian government is talking to militants in the southern Niger Delta to end a wave of attacks on oil and gas facilities, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday. The government was using oil companies and security agencies to talk to the militants “to find a lasting solution to insecurity in the region”, Buhari said in a statement. Buhari also […]

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Biafra-Nigeria: Aisha Buhari ‘To Sue’ Opposition Governor Fayose Over Corruption Claims

The wife of Biafra-Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has not taken kindly to suggestions from an opposition governor that she was involved in a U.S. corruption scandal. Aisha Buhari, the spouse of President Buhari since 1989, is reportedly preparing to sue Peter Ayodele Fayose, the governor of the central Biafra-Nigerian state of Ekiti, and two of his media advisers, Idowu Adelusi […]

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