Wednesday May 8
Nigeria: Delay in Fertiliser Distribution Hampers Farming
By Rakiya A. Muhammad, Usman A. Bello, Aliyu M. Hamagam, Garba Muhammad, Onimisi Alao, Itodo Daniel Sule And Abdulwasiu Hassan, 8 May 2013 Sokoto/Jos/Jalingo/Abuja/Lokoja/Minna/Kebbi - As farming continues across Nigeria with early planters' crops approaching maturity, farmers are yet to get any of the subisdized fertilizer they are supposed to get ... (more)
Scores Die In Taraba Religious Crisis
The crisis started barely 48 hours after the inauguration of a judicial committee by the Acting Governor, Garba Umar, to ascertain immediate and remote causes of the last religious crisis in Ibi and Wukari councils.
Nigerian Ethnic Violence Leaves 39 Dead in Northeastern Town
Violence between Muslims and Christians in the northeastern Nigerian town of Wukari in Taraba state left 39 people dead, according to the police.
20 killed in sectarian violence in Nigeria
KANO, Nigeria: At least 20 people were killed in violent clashes between Christian and Muslim mobs in central Nigeria's Taraba state on Friday, prompting a round-the-clock curfew, an aid worker has told AFP.