UK to provide help of GBP 200m to fight Boko Haram in Nigeria London [U.K.], Aug 31 : The UK Government announced a five-year package of help to fight Boko Haram in Nigeria, costing an extra 200 million pounds to prevent 1.5 million people from famine and to help 100,000 boys and girls to provide education.
Caverton Helicopters Expands Fleet With 8 New Bell Helicopters LAGOS, Nigeria, August 27, 2017 : Caverton Helicopters Limited, a subsidiary of The Caverton Offshore Support Group Plc announced that the company has entered a purchase agreement with Dallas based Bell Helicopter for eight brand new Bell 407GXPs.
More Access to Africa on Delta with New York-JFK Nonstop Service to ... NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2017 : Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) is offering customers a new way to reach Lagos, Nigeria, beginning March 24, 2018, via new service from the airline's New York-JFK hub. Flights will operate three times weekly, complementing the existing four-times-weekly service from Atlanta.
Three female suicide bombers kill 30 in Nigeria Abuja [Nigeria], August 16 :At least 30 people were killed and more than 80 others injured when three female suicide bombers detonated their explosive belts in the town of Mandarari, in Nigeria's Borno State, a stronghold of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, on Tuesday.
Sarthak Gandhi strikes silver at Nigeria TT Open Lagos [Nigeria], Aug. 15 : India's Sarthak Gandhi registered his best-ever performance as he grabbed runner-up position in the men's singles event at the 2017 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Challenge Seamaster Nigeria Open in Lagos, which concluded on Sunday.
Fighting famine: 'Unprecedented crisis' putting 20 million people at ... NEW YORK, 14 August 2017 / PRN Africa / -- Twenty million people risk dying of hunger in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and the north-east of Nigeria, including 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition, the United Nations food relief agency said, spotlighting today its worldwide ...
IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Nigeria WASHINGTON, 02 August 2017 / PRN Africa / -- An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Amine Mati visited Nigeria from July 20-31, 2017 to discuss recent economic and financial developments, update macroeconomic projections, and review reform implementation.
In Nigeria, UN deputy chief says 'messages of women' vital to ... NEW YORK, 20 July 2017 / PRN Africa / -- Urgent action is needed now towards the meaningful participation of women in peace processes, as well ensuring their voices are heard in all aspects of society, the United Nations deputy chief told reporters in Abuja today as part of a first-ever UN-African ...
Hunger Pushes Over 20 Million People to the Brink of Starvation: U.S. ... WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 : For the first time, eight of the leading U.S.-based international relief organizations have joined forces to urge the American public to donate to the new Hunger Relief Fund in response to looming famines and persistent hunger threatening millions of people in South ...
Oil tanker, cargo ship collide in English Channel London [U.K.], July 1 : An oil tanker carrying 38,000 tonnes of petrol to Guatemala, collided with the Huayan Endeavor cargo ship on its way from the Netherlands to Nigeria in the English Channel
Suicide bombers kill 16 in Nigeria's Borno state Borno [Nigeria], June 19 : As many as 16 people have been killed and many injured when suicide bombers simultaneously blew themselves up in different locations in Nigeria's Borno state on Monday.