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May 24, 2013
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Nigeria’s oil production rose slightly this year from 2.3 three million barrels a day to 2.4 million barrels.
The Nigerian government’s plan to cut subsidies of petroleum products continues to enrage a large segment of the population, with warning that it could trigger protest.
The sudden jump in the price of Kerosene in Nigeria, is affecting supplies, with many complaints from citizens.
As the 16 days of activism against gender based violence continues, men and women have been highlighting the need to stop abuse and violence against women and girls in Africa.
There continue to be intermittent clashes in Nigeria between the Fulani herdsmen and the Tiv farmers in Benue and Nasarawa States in the lower basin river, which have always recorded heavy casualties.
The recent clashes happened last month, claiming 75 lives.
After the Nigerian Senate passed a law making same sex marriage illegal, Britain has threatened to cut assistance to the country.
The senate’s law, which makes it a crime for a man to marry a man, and a woman to marry a woman, is being widely welcomed by Nigerians.
With Nigeria’s road network in a deplorable condition, the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) has urged the Federal government to establish a National Road Fund and the Federal Road Authority to undertake the total management of the Country's roads.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has described the death of the Ex Biafran warlord, Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu as a great loss to the Country.
Nigeria is said to be experiencing a decline in the HIV/AIDS prevalence rate, perhaps because more people living with AIDS globally now have access to antiretroviral treatment.
Nigerian civil aviation authority has fined two British airlines up to US$ 235 million in a dispute over ticket prices.