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Massive Oil Theft By Pirates Costs Nigeria $1.5 Billion Every Month

By Irina Slav – Apr 27, 2016

Depressed oil prices, rampant corruption, and pipeline vandalism are only parts of Nigeria’s oil problem. It’s now losing a massive 400,000 barrels of crude daily to pirates in the Gulf of Guinea, an amount equal to the entire daily export capacity of its Forcados terminal. 460 more words

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Nigeria: Ahmadiyya commences work on university project

The University Consultant, Prof. Ayo Omotayo of the Lagos State University said that MIU will be one of the best Universities in a short time. 460 more words

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Gambia: What Makes Nusrat Senior Secondary School The Best In The Gambia?

Source: http://www.freedomnewspaper.com/gambia-what-makes-nusrat-senior-secondary-school-the-best-in-the-gambia/

Nusrat Senior Secondary School is one of the many educational institutions run in various African countries by the worldwide Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam. Hazrat Mirza Nasir Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih-III (third successor to the Founder of the Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam) laid the foundation on 4th May, 1970. 205 more words

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Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Congratulates President Barrow

Monday, February 06, 2017

Your Excellency Adama Barrow
President and Head of State of the Republic of The Gambia
Banjul, The Gambia

Your Excellency,

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuhu… 854 more words

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Nigeria: Buhari Death Rumour - Who Has Bewitched Nigerians?

Photo: The Guardian

President Muhammadu Buhari.

OPINIONBy Israel Ebije

The extent to which Nigerians have fragmented along ethno-religious components can only be measured in the direction of wish list drafted along unfortunate cleavage based perspectives. 433 more words

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African states consider mass withdrawal from war crimes court

Three African countries already plan to quit ICC.

Reuters  /  29 January 2017

African countries are considering a co-ordinated withdrawal from the International Criminal Court if it is not reformed to address what they see as its bias against the continent, according to a document seen by Reuters. 186 more words

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Why tiny Gambia's political transition holds outsized meaning for many Africans

Thierry Gouegnon/Reuters | Caption

I always like it when a few words convey a lot – in this case, #LessonsfromGambia. From where? The oft-overlooked country – and its neighbors – just sent a loud message to African leaders who hang on too long, and to citizens eager for change. 253 more words

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