Is Nigeria’s unemployment rate 18.8%, as widely tweeted?

source: Researched by David Ajikobi Job-seekers lie on the pitch after a stampede in Abuja National Stadium, where thousands of people came to apply for work at the Nigerian immigration department in March 2014. At least seven people were killed and dozens injured. Photo: AFP When an account called Spectator Index tweeted that Nigeria’s unemployment […]

Nigeria detains Russian cargo plane with military shipment to Chad

KANO, Nigeria  – Nigeria detained a Russian cargo plane and its French-speaking crew on Saturday after it made an unauthorized landing in the northern city of Kano with military hardware bound for neighboring Chad, a security source said. An air force spokesman confirmed the plane had been detained but gave no further details. The plane […]