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Nigeria: Citizens Pay N160 Billion Tuition On 71,000 Children in Ghana

The statistics If the over 71,000 Nigerian students who pay tuition fees in Ghana were to contribute the N160 billion they spend annually, they would account for 40 per cent of the 2012 education budget. A report in 2010 recorded that Nigeria fuels the UK education sector to the tune of N246 billion; over 60 … Continue reading »

Ibori Was A Petty Thief, But He Lived and Behaved Like A Millionaire, Says UK Prosecutor

By SaharaReporters, New York As the sentencing phase of the trial of former Governor James Ibori commenced today at the Southwark Crown Court in London, the prosecution gave rich details of Mr. Ibori’s expertise as a criminal embezzler. At this morning’s session – a prelude to the former governor’s formal sentencing tomorrow – the prosecution … Continue reading »

Oikos University mourned Doris Chibuko and 6 other massacre victims

Still shocked and haunted by grief, close to 100 family members and friends gathered outside Oikos University on a rainy Tuesday morning in Oakland to remember the seven people who were killed at the school last week. The facade of the Christian-oriented university, which caters to recent immigrants looking for vocational licenses in jobs such as nursing, … Continue reading »

UK, US warn of possible Easter attack in Nigeria

By Jon Gambrell Associated Press / April 5, 2012   LAGOS, Nigeria—Nigeria is facing a “high risk” of a terrorist attack over the Easter holiday, the United Kingdom warned its citizens Thursday, as the U.S. issued a similar warning to those living in the West African nation that sees near-daily attacks by a radical Islamist sect. The … Continue reading »