Nigeria's Boko Haram 'got $3m ransom' to free hostages - BBC

Islamist militant group Boko Haram was paid more than $3m (£2m) before releasing a French family of seven, a Nigerian government report says.The confidential report, seen by Reuters news agency, does not say who paid the money.Both…Read More

Nigeria censors documentary on nationwide protests as crackdown on government criticism grows

The 30-minute film called "Fuelling Poverty" has been online for months, but only recently Nigerian officials have refused its director permission to show it publicly in this oil-rich nation of more than…Read More

LEST WE FORGET: On Thursday, November 08, 2012 President Goodluck Jonathan said he has set the next four months as deadline for all the nation's refineries to operate at their optimum capacity. 

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, who disclosed this to state…Read More

Allegations relating to directors of ECP-backed companies in Nigeria

As widely reported in the Nigerian and international media, several of the directors of ECP-backed companies in Nigeria, and in some cases the companies themselves, have been named in corruption investigations undertaken by the…Read More

President Barack Obama's total pay last year was $400,000, which is
about $34,000. The pay package of the world's most powerful leader was
revealed Friday as America's First Couple revealed their tax filings for
2012. With President Obama already pledging a 5 per cent pay cut, the couple's income…Read More

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