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Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Joyce Banda in the 2012 Forbes list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

Three powerful African women made it in the list. They are Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala of Nigeria, President Joyce Banda of Malawi and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia. They join global power women who made the list this year including Michelle Obama of the United States, Angela Merkel of Germany, Christine Lagarde of the […]

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FBI Reveals Why Christmas Day Bomber’s Underwear Failed to Detonate: Because He Had Worn Them for Three Weeks

On December 25th, 2009, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian tried to detonate an explosive aboard a Northwest Flight 253 over Detroit in the United States of America. As the son of one of Nigeria’s most prominent businessmen and someone who had access to international travel and a world-class education, his terrorist act took Nigeria by surprise.       Umar […]

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Nigerian Couple Jailed in UK

Adeola Thomas, 38, and his wife, Abimbola Abiola, 34, managed to pocket £87,000 after using 1,400 stolen identities to complete 2,495 handwritten tax and benefits claims forms. And just like the other couple that was reported to have lavishly spent the money on a house in Nigeria, the pair spent the money on designer clothing […]