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Road Traffic Accidents Cost Africa US$10 billion

Road carnage imposes huge economic costs – constituting about 1-3 percent of GDP in most countries/ Photo/ reutersRoad traffic accidents cost Africa US$ 10 billion annually and remain the second leading cause of death for the 5-44 age-groups around Africa, a report revealed on Thursday.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 November 2011 13:11

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Nigeria Rapped Over Extremist's Killing

HRW wants the Nigerian government to exhume Baba Fugu Mohammed's body for proper burial/Photo/ReutersHuman Rights Watch (HRW) has asked the Nigerian government to pay US$65,000 in damages to the family of the slain founder of extremist Islamist group, Boko Haram.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 November 2011 16:55

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Nigeria's Fine Art Creative Explosion

Adanma by Alex Nwokolo/ Photo/ All Rights ReservedA new book thrusts the dynamism of the Lagos art scene into the hands of ­collectors worldwide

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 November 2011 20:18

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Nigeria's Corruption Clampdown

Map f NigeriaAs in the United States, state governors in Africa's most populous country are hugely influential.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 November 2011 19:38

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Nigeria to benefit from G20 Agricultural initiatives

Nigeria is one of seven non-G20 countries that will benefit from two new agricultural initiatives/Photo/ReutersNigeria is one of many African countries expected to benefit from two new agricultural initiatives being offered by the G20, a grouping of the world's wealthiest nations.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 November 2011 11:58

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World outraged by Nigerian terror attacks

Map of NigeriaThe international community has condemned the recent terror attacks by extremist Islamist group Boko Haram, which has left over 100 people dead in north eastern Nigeria.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 January 2017 13:27

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