November 15, 2019

Nigeria dominates crude production outlook from greenfield projects in sub-Saharan Africa over next six years, says GlobalData

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Nigeria will contribute 46% of sub-Saharan Africa’s total crude production from planned and announced projects (greenfield projects) in 2025, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s report: ‘H1 2019 Production and Capital Expenditure Outlook for Key Planned Upstream Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa – Nigeria Dominates Crude Production and Capex Outlook’ reveals that […]

Nigeria’s construction industry has been improving on the back of a rebound in oil markets

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From Global Data Nigeria’s construction industry, having contracted by around 6% in 2016 in the wake of the collapse in oil prices, continued on a steady recovery path in 2018, expanding by 2.4%, following on from 1% growth in 2017, and is expected to grow by 6.1% in the medium term, says GlobalData, a leading data […]

Drink recipe of the week

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Jamaican Sorrel Drink By Healthier Steps From Yummly 8 Ingredients 15 Minutes Ingredients 8 cups water 2 cups sorrel (dried, buds) 2 inches ginger (grated) 1 orange peel 6 allspice berries (/pimento) organic cane sugar organic cane sugar sweetener Sorrel Drink is a popular drink that used to be served mostly during Christmas time in Jamaica, but now its served all year round. It has great health […]

A Nigerian infant was born with message written on her hands saying Jesus is coming back.

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From Snopes On 4 November 2016, a web site called PeopleMagazine.co.za (which appears to be a knock-off of the legitimate celebrity and news publication People Magazine, whose domain is people.com) posted a strange story claiming that a baby girl had been born at General Hospital at Kubwa, Abuja, with her hands clasped together as though […]

Festival travel: best festivals around the world this November

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By Arka Roy Chowdhury From times of India Cayman Islands’ Pirates Week festival included in Times of India’s “Best November Festivals” Cultural festivals are a big reason for travel, and more and more travellers are making their way through world events. Be it for music, art, or any other quirky topic, events in November 2018 […]

Governments around the world are using laws to silence LGBTIQ civil society

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Read online: https://www.outrightinternational.org/content/governments-around-world-are-using-laws-silence-lgbtiq-civil-society Download map: https://www.outrightinternational.org/righttoregister Today, OutRight Action International launches their latest report, The Global State of LGBTI Organizing: The Right to Register. The report highlights a phenomenon in which governments are trying to silence a growing movement for equality by preventing formation and registration of LGBTIQ civil society organizations. This has been happening […]

UN General Assembly elects Nigeria, 14 others to Human Rights Council

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From Premium Times UN General Assembly elects 18 members into Human Rights CouncilUN General Assembly elects 18 members into Human Rights CouncilNigeria seeks re-election into UN Human Rights CouncilNigeria seeks re-election into UN Human Rights CouncilNigeria says UN Security Council composition outdated, demands reformNigeria says UN Security Council composition outdated, demands reformNigeria inaugurates committee to […]

Boko Haram resurgence kills 381 civilians since April: Amnesty

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From Rueuters ABUJA (Reuters) – The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has killed 381 civilians in Nigeria and Cameroon since the beginning of April, rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday, a testament to the militant group’s deadly resurgence. The Nigerian military has repeatedly said Boko Haram has been “defeated”. But in recent months, it […]

Nigeria to launch Africa’s 1st nanosatellite

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From Business Day Online Nigeria is to launch Africa’s first nanosatellite (an artificial satellite with a wet mass between one and 10 kg 2.2–22 lb)  into the orbit, the Director-General of National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Seidu Mohammed, has said. Mohammed told the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New […]

Tearful scenes as kidnapped Chibok girls reunited with families

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By Stephanie Busari, From CNN Story highlights Almost 200 girls still held captive by Boko Haram At least 14 parents of the missing girls have died since 2014 kidnapping  Abuja, Nigeria (CNN)The 21 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped and released by terrorist group Boko Haram were reunited with their families amid tearful scenes on Sunday. At a […]