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Nigeria

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  • Ciudades del mundo sumarán 2.500 millones de personas más para 2050: ONU

    NACIONES UNIDAS (Reuters) - Más de la mitad de las 7.000 millones de personas del mundo viven en áreas urbanas y las principales "mega ciudades", con más de 10 millones de habitantes, son Tokio, Delhi, Shanghái, Ciudad de México y Sao Paulo, según un...
  • Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say

    Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine. Two weeks ago, Islamic...
  • FIFA suspends Nigeria Football Federation

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - FIFA suspended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday on account of government interference, world football's ruling body said in a statement. FIFA sent a letter to the NFF last week expressing its concern after the...
  • Nigeria suspended by FIFA over government interference

    Nigeria was suspended from international football on Wednesday because of government interference, FIFA said in a statement. World soccer's ruling body sent a letter to the Nigeria Football Federation (FFF) last week expressing its concern after the...
  • Argentina, Netherlands set for duel while Brazil wonders what happened

    RIO DE JANEIRO, July 9 — Argentina and the Netherlands were getting ready to play on Wednesday for the right to join Germany in the World Cup final as the inquisition into Brazil's humiliating exit gathered pace. The hopes of a South America winner...
  • FIFA suspende a federación nigeriana por interferencia del Gobierno

    RÍO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - La FIFA suspendió el miércoles a la Federación Nigeriana de Fútbol (NFF, por su sigla en inglés) como consecuencia de una interferencia gubernamental, dijo en un comunicado la entidad que rige el fútbol a nivel mundial. La...
  • American women targeted as Malaysia becomes Internet scam haven: U.S.

    American women targeted as Malaysia becomes Internet scam haven: U.S.
    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Hundreds of American women are being ensnared by Internet scammers based in Malaysia, with some losing over a quarter of a million dollars, as the country becomes an epicenter for online crime perpetrated by Africans, U.S....
  • 'Half of a Yellow Sun' Cleared for Release in Nigeria

    Nigerian censors gave a greenlight to "Half of a Yellow Sun" July 4, more than two months after the board put a hold on the film's domestic release, citing "regulatory issues." While refusing to comment on the conditions surrounding its release, the...
  • Total CEO keeps costly drilling strategy to end: 2014

    PARIS (Reuters) - The chief executive of French oil major Total is giving himself until the end of the year to strike oil at a big new field somewhere in the world before considering whether to change direction and cut the exploration budget. The Paris-...
  • Jonathan's PR offensive backfires in Nigeria and abroad

    LAGOS (Reuters) - Facing censure at home and overseas for a perceived failure to protect civilians from violent Islamists, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has launched an international media offensive to try to turn the tide of public opinion in...
  • Nigeria's Boko Haram blamed for 18 attacks in past two weeks: U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Islamist militant group Boko Haram is blamed for at least 18 attacks on civilians in northern Nigeria in the past two weeks and the escalating violence of the insurgency threatens the security of West Africa, a senior U.N....