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Nigerian minister says CNN should be sanctioned [Video]

Nigerian minister says CNN should be sanctioned

Nigerian Information Minister Lai Mohammed has accused U.S. broadcaster CNN of using unverified footage and information from dubious sources in a report alleging that the country's military shot and..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:33Published
First Nigerian American elected to Congress [Video]

First Nigerian American elected to Congress

Oye Owolewa describes what it means to be the first Nigerian American elected to US Congress, and does a tour of his neighbourhood.

Credit: BBC World News - Affiliate     Duration: 03:33Published
End Sars And Queerness In Nigeria [Video]

End Sars And Queerness In Nigeria

Nigerian LGBQT activists Freddie Jacob, Matthew Blaise and Victor Emmanuel joined the End Sars marches only to find fellow protesters turned on them. The activists who marched with the hashtag ‘Queer..

Credit: HuffPost UK STUDIO     Duration: 04:21Published
Nigerian restaurant displays portrait of Trump [Video]

Nigerian restaurant displays portrait of Trump

At an upmarket restaurant in Lagos hangs a portrait of President Donald Trump in a gold-trimmed red agbada, a flowing robe worn by men in southwest Nigeria.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published
NIRAU movie [Video]

NIRAU movie

NIRAU movie trailer - A trailer of the action film NIRAU from US based Nigerian filmmaker Christopher R. Miles.

Credit: Teaser Trailer     Duration: 03:27Published
African prints: the story behind the style [Video]

African prints: the story behind the style

African-inspired prints are getting a modern makeover. Ankara, a fabric from West Africa, isn’t just considered cultural attire anymore - it’s taking the spotlight on catwalks and red carpets..

Credit: Localish     Duration: 05:27Published
CBP Officers Seize Second Nigerian Hashish Load in Two Days At BWI [Video]

CBP Officers Seize Second Nigerian Hashish Load in Two Days At BWI

Just one day after discovering hashish concealed inside seashells, Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at BWI discovered more hashish concealed inside a bag of lemongrass in an air..

Credit: WJZ Baltimore     Duration: 00:26Published
U.S. rejects Nigerian for WTO top job [Video]

U.S. rejects Nigerian for WTO top job

The leadership race for the World Trade Organization has been thrown into disarray after the United States opposed the appointment of former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Francis..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:55Published
End Sars protests: 'I felt I was going to die' [Video]

End Sars protests: 'I felt I was going to die'

Ephraim, a British-Nigerian activist at the heart of the End Sars protests in Lagos, talks about what he saw.

Credit: BBC World News - Affiliate     Duration: 02:15Published
'Dilapidated, unsafe and unhealthy': Frustrated Nigerian man described badly flooded road in Lagos [Video]

'Dilapidated, unsafe and unhealthy': Frustrated Nigerian man described badly flooded road in Lagos

Damilola, a man in Lagos, Nigeria describes his anger at the current infrastructure: "This is a dilapidated, unsafe and unhealthy federal road in the largest city in Africa.

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 00:39Published
Need2Know: Derek Chauvin Murder Charge Dropped, Nigerian Protests & Anti-Abortion Declaration [Video]

Need2Know: Derek Chauvin Murder Charge Dropped, Nigerian Protests & Anti-Abortion Declaration

These are the headlines you Need2Know for Friday, October 23, 2020.

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 02:41Published
Burna Boy: The youth have decided enough is enough [Video]

Burna Boy: The youth have decided enough is enough

Nigerian musician Burna Boy says protesters in his home country have decided enough is enough.

Credit: Sky News UK Studios     Duration: 02:12Published
Armed police kick, shoot man in Lagos street [Video]

Armed police kick, shoot man in Lagos street

Video verified by Reuters shows police in Lagos shooting a man on Wednesday, as unrest rooted in anti-police protests broke out again in the Nigerian city.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published
Fires burn in Nigeria after soldiers shoot protesters [Video]

Fires burn in Nigeria after soldiers shoot protesters

Nigeria's biggest city Lagos and several states were under curfews on Wednesday as unrest rooted in anti-police protests broke out again following a day of violence, including the shooting of civilians..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:18Published
Nigerian army denies deadly shootings, offers to deploy in Lagos [Video]

Nigerian army denies deadly shootings, offers to deploy in Lagos

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:57Published
Nigerian protesters run as gunfire rings out [Video]

Nigerian protesters run as gunfire rings out

Eyewitness footage captured protesters running from Lekki toll gate amid sounds of gunfire. Another video shot after nightfall showed people on a highway as more shots ring out.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published
Protesters gather outside Nigerian High Commission in London following police brutality in Lagos [Video]

Protesters gather outside Nigerian High Commission in London following police brutality in Lagos

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 02:04Published
Nigerian forces 'open fire on protesters' [Video]

Nigerian forces 'open fire on protesters'

Nigerians have taken to the streets to protest against SARS, a widely-criticised unit of the police often accused of abuses.

Credit: Sky News UK Studios     Duration: 03:03Published
Nigerian protesters march on Downing Street [Video]

Nigerian protesters march on Downing Street

Protesters marched from the Nigerian High Commission in central London to Downing Street, following shootings at an End Sars protest in Lagos. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:29Published
Beyonce 'heartbroken' as violence breaks out amid Nigerian anti-police brutality protests [Video]

Beyonce 'heartbroken' as violence breaks out amid Nigerian anti-police brutality protests

Beyonce has issued a passionate plea calling for the end of "senseless brutality" in Nigeria amid ongoing protests relating to the police unit known as the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:49Published
Nigerians living in South Africa march to country's Parliament against SARS [Video]

Nigerians living in South Africa march to country's Parliament against SARS

Nigerian nationals living in Cape Town marched to South Africa's Parliament as part of a protest calling for the removal of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and the abolition of SARS (Special Anti R

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 02:44Published
Nigerian soldiers fire at protesters -witnesses [Video]

Nigerian soldiers fire at protesters -witnesses

Soldiers opened fire on Nigerians protesting against police brutality in the Lekki district of the commercial capital Lagos on Tuesday, and at least two people were shot, four witnesses told Reuters...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published
Nigerians gather to protest against police brutality despite 24-hour curfew [Video]

Nigerians gather to protest against police brutality despite 24-hour curfew

The Lagos government imposed a state-wide 24-hour curfew on Tuesday, October 20 as protests against police brutality continue across the country.

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published
WAYUNAGU Movie [Video]

WAYUNAGU Movie

WAYUNAGU Movie Trailer - Nigeria Film - Trailer of the action adventure film WAYUNAGU from Nigerian Filmmaker Christoper Miles.

Credit: Teaser Trailer     Duration: 02:18Published
Nigeria dissolves controversial police unit accused of brutality in Abuja [Video]

Nigeria dissolves controversial police unit accused of brutality in Abuja

A controversial Nigerian police unit accused of brutality will be disbanded, following nationwide protests demanding an end to police violence in the country.

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 06:10Published

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CNA Staff, Nov 27, 2020 / 08:20 am (CNA).- A Nigerian archbishop has asked for prayers for the safe release of a priest kidnapped in Abuja earlier this week. Fr. Matthew Dajo was kidnapped on Sunday..
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Nigerian Men’s Involvement Key to Stopping Gender-Based-Violence

As COVID-19 lockdowns have seen increasing cases of gender-based-violence, Nigeria’s traditional and religious leaders are urging men to protect the rights of women and girls.  The campaign..
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*HOLLYWOOD, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 24, 2020 / *Despite 2020 being one of the toughest years in history, musician ØHENRY has had a breakout season. The artist achieved many feats, including..
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What Biden foreign policy picks mean for religious freedom

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 24, 2020 / 09:30 am (CNA).- President-elect Joe Biden announced several foreign policy appointments to his cabinet on Monday, including a nominee for Secretary of State...
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WorldView: Nigeria's deadly crackdown, U.K. COVID restrictions, and more global headlines

The Nigerian Army admits giving soldiers live ammunition during protests in October. A pro-democracy activist from Hong Kong is in custody. Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is on trial over..
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Nigeria: Contemporary Work Practices In The Nigerian Legal Profession In The Post Covid-19 Era - S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.

As a result of outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, many countries have implemented measures restricting movement and congregation to combat the spread of the virus
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Cardinal Dolan: Stories of persecuted Christians should move hearts

CNA Staff, Nov 22, 2020 / 03:13 am (CNA).- American Christians must be better advocates for the world’s persecuted Christians, said speakers at a Thursday event featuring victims of persecution,..
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Nigerian Authorities Threaten to Sanction CNN Over Lekki Investigation

Press freedom groups have expressed concern after Nigeria's information minister denounced the CNN report
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A Designer’s Endlessly Adaptable Nigerian Stew

Niyi Okuboyejo makes his efo riro with turkey and yams, but you should feel free to experiment. It’s a dish, he says, that rewards improvisation.
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NBA teams draft a record 8 players of Nigerian descent

The Basketball Africa League president told CBS News he believes that number will only grow moving forward.
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Accelerex Holdings Secures $20m Investment from ACA

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*LAGOS, NIGERIA / ACCESSWIRE / November 19, 2020 / *Accelerex Holdings, Mauritius ("Accelerex"), today announced that it has signed an investment agreement with regional private equity firm, Africa..
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Nigeria: Stamp Duties- Where Does The Liability Lie? - Andersen Tax LP

Until recently, stamp duties had been one of the underutilized sources of revenue for the Nigerian Government.
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