The kidnap fear

Foreign firms may become scared to send their people to northern Nigeria. The Economist: MOST foreign investors in Nigeria have reckoned that the profits outweigh the risks and the hassle. But a spate of kidnappings, on top of an Islamist insurgency that refuses to die down, may make them think twice before venturing into the […]

Court Remands two suspected members of Al-Qaeda

Two Nigerian men were on Thursday accused in the Abuja federal high court of links with Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and of receiving funds from the militant group. Olaniyi Babafemi Lawal, 31, and Luqman Babatunde, 30, are accused of receiving “monies in Saudi riyals and US dollars equivalent to one million naira (about $6,200; […]


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