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Nigeria: Running on empty

Financial Times - ‎39 minutes ago‎
In his former role as the managing director of one of Nigeria's leading banks, Godwin Emefiele had a reputation for being soft-spoken and unassuming.
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Armed group blows up major pipeline in Nigeria

Aljazeera.com - ‎May 28, 2016‎
For the third time in a week, an armed group has attacked a major pipeline in Nigeria's Delta region, two officials have said, hours after the Niger Delta Avengers group claimed responsibility for the attack.
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Biafrans stage demonstration in Delhi seeking freedom from Nigeria

The Indian Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
Scores of people from eastern Nigeria Monday staged a demonstration at Jantar Mantar in the capital demanding “freedom” and seeking Indian government's help in “restoring sovereignty” of their homeland.

Nigeria Questions 10 Suspected Militants Over Pipeline Attacks

Bloomberg - ‎2 hours ago‎
The militant group since February has claimed attacks on facilities belonging to companies including Chevron Corp., Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Agip Oil Co.
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Nigeria's main opposition mock Buhari's first year with cartoons

Africanews (press release) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Nigeria's erstwhile ruling party and largest opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) took a satiric posture in judging the one-year reign of President Muhammadu Buhari, insisting that the last 365 days were wasted.
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Nigeria: Sports Under Buhari - Bag of Mixed Fortunes

AllAfrica.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
After receiving the Glo/CAF Platinum Award for Good Leadership in 2016, Buhari, who recollected Nigeria's achievement in the youths category, (as the country first won the Under-17 World Cup in 1985 in China, when he was military head of state), said ...
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Deadly blast claims five lives in northeast Nigeria

Press TV - ‎22 hours ago‎
According to Nigerian military officials, the incident occurred on Sunday morning when a rickshaw driving close to a military checkpoint on the outskirts of the town of Biu in the country's northeastern Borno State ran over an improvised explosive ...
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Nigeria: Who Is Confusing Nigerians, Politicians or Judges?

AllAfrica.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
In 1998, some Nigerian political leaders who described themselves as likeminded decided to set up political parties as channels for taking-over government from the departing military administration.

Nigeria: Mimiko Vows to Oppose Grazing Reserve in Ondo

AllAfrica.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Ondo State governor, Olusegun Mimiko, has declared that there is no land for a grazing reserve in the state. He argued that the proposal to have grazing lands across the country did not align with the Nigerian constitution. Mr. Mimiko spoke in ...

Nigeria: Ethiopia Celebrates Victory Day, Partnership With Nigeria

AllAfrica.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Ethiopian Embassy, Abuja, Saturday, celebrated the Silver Jubilee of its Victory Day in commemoration of the downfall of the brutal military Derg Regime on May 28, 1991.
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Nigeria: Governance and Cross of First 365 Days

AllAfrica.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Navigating the first 365 days threshold in the statutory four year tenure of Nigerian presidents has proved treacherous to successive presidents since the turn of democracy in 1999.
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British Airways denies plan to leave Nigeria

Daily Trust - ‎2 hours ago‎
British Airways has refuted media report that it is planning to stop operations to Nigeria over its $100m trapped in the country.
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Nigeria Army averts twin pipeline attacks in Bayelsa State

Africanews (press release) - ‎5 hours ago‎
“In the early hours of today, May 29, troops of 343 Artillery Regiment of 2 Brigade, 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, carried out patrol within the general area of Gulobokri and Eweleso.

StarTimes invests N20bn in Nigeria market

Vanguard - ‎14 hours ago‎
T he multi billion Naira Pay-TV market is experiencing some interesting developments, particularly with the digital era. StarTimes, operating in different African countries is growing rapidly in Nigeria's landscape, determined to increase its market ...
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We'll make Nigerians buy made-in-Nigeria products, says FG

Vanguard - ‎42 minutes ago‎
“We want to champion the idea of Nigerians looking inward and thinking Nigeria promoting made in Nigeria products to encourage our own local manufacturers.
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Nigeria: EFCC Summons Top Officials of Nigeria's Health Ministry

AllAfrica.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
Those invited include Abdulsalami Nasidi, the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC; Emmanuel Otu, who headed federal college of complementary and alternative medicine; and Ngozi Azodo, director health planning, ...

Nigeria: Telecoms Sector - One Year Under Buhari

AllAfrica.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
Analysts and experts have said the Nigerian telecommunications sector has the potentials to take the country's economy back to recovery; to get it out of economic downturn.

Mr. President: Fiscal federalism'll end Nigeria's economic woes

Vanguard - ‎15 hours ago‎
The government must learn a lesson from the founding fathers of Nigeria. In their time, Nigeria, after independence, was on the right path of economic growth and development.

Nigeria: Buhari to Nigerians - Let's Fix Our Nation Together

AllAfrica.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians to join hands with him to fix the nation. In his Democracy Day speech yesterday, President Buhari lamented that despite the years of plenty in which crude oil sold for more than $100 per barrel, economic ...
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