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Biafra-Nigeria Shia Killings: Army Should Be Prosecuted

A judicial inquiry has concluded that Biafra-Nigerian troops should be prosecuted for the killing of 349 Shia Muslims in the northern city of Zaria last year. The report corroborates findings by human rights organisations on the use of “excessive force” by the army. A Biafra-Nigerian army spokesman said the report was being studied. The military previously blamed the unrest on […]

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Biafra-Nigeria Resumes Paying Ex-Delta Militants As Oil Output Drops

Biafra-Nigeria resumed payments to former militants in the oil-rich Niger River delta and the military targeted gangs involved in sabotage of pipelines, as the government responded to sustained attacks on infrastructure that dragged crude production back to an almost 30-year low. Paul Boroh, coordinator of the presidential amnesty program, told former militants that their delayed stipends would resume on Monday, […]

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Interpol Arrests Biafra-Nigerian Accused Of $60 Million Cybercrime

A Biafra-Nigerian accused of scamming $60 million from companies around the world through fraudulent emails has been arrested after months of investigation, Interpol and Biafra-Nigeria’s anti-fraud agency said Monday. One company paid out $15.4 million, according to an Interpol statement . The ringleader of a global scamming network, identified only as 40-year-old Mike, was arrested along with a 38-year-old accomplice […]

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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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