Nigeria News

Nigeria’s anti-corruption chief Farida Waziri sacked

Farida Waziri’s critics say the EFCC has lost energy and vigour under her tenure Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan, has sacked the head of the country’s anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Farida Waziri’s removal was to “revitalise the fight against corruption”, his spokesman said. Her predecessor at the EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu, was […]


Nollywood: Patience Ozonkwo and Joke Silva speak on “Victims of the Society”

 â€œThis is the type of movie we should be doing”…… patience Ozonkwor  Nollywood greats Patience Ozonkwo, Joke Silva, Alex Usifo lock horn in the new advocacy lick “Victims of the society by actor and film maker Elvis Chuks. With this level of artistic combination, one couldn’t expect anything less than a wonderful executed movie and […]


Africa: Doctor brain drain costs Africa $2 billion

LONDON (Reuters) – Sub-Saharan African countries that invest in training doctors have ended up losing $2 billion as the expert clinicians leave home to find work in more prosperous developed nations, researchers said on Friday. A study by Canadian scientists found that South Africa and Zimbabwe suffer the worst economic losses due to doctors emigrating, […]