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9 killed in bus combustion in SW Nigeria

At least nine people were killed and three others injured in a bus combustion accident along a busy highway in Ogun state, southwest Nigeria,...
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Nigeria working on final passage of petroleum bill

Review of the Petroleum Industry Bill in Nigeria is at an advanced stage and full passage of the bill is expected at mid-2020, Timipre...

Road accident kills 5 in northern Nigeria

Five people were killed and eight others wounded in a road accident in central north Nigeria on Tuesday, local road safety police said. ...

Nigeria’s economic hub starts demolition of “unfit houses”

Authorities in Nigeria's economic hub Lagos have begun demolishing "unfit houses" in an area where the collapse of a school building killed at least...
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Ghanaian consumer confidence declines by four points

Ghana’s latest Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the third quarter of 2019 shows a slight drop to 114 from the previous quarter’s buoyant...
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Nigerian energy firm complains alarming oil theft in 2019

The activities of oil thieves in Nigeria have assumed alarming proportions, leading to the company's loss of about 4 million barrels of crude oil...
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Nigerian air force vows to protect territorial integrity

The Nigerian air force on Tuesday said it would continue to protect the territorial integrity of the country against any threat. Chief...

Nigerian air force destroys Boko Haram’s meeting venue

The Nigerian air force (NAF) said Wednesday that it has wiped out one of terror group Boko Haram's meeting venues in the northeastern Nigerian...

Nigerian official says recent market fire cases worrying

A Nigerian official has issued an alert that the repeated cases of fire outbreaks in markets around the country are source of great concern...
Boko Haram

Nigerian forces offensives kill scores of Boko Haram militants in NE region

Scores of Boko Haram insurgents have been killed over the past week as government forces intensified crackdowns against them in Nigeria's restive northeast state...
Photo taken on Sept. 15, 2015 shows Boko Haram militant camps set ablaze by Nigerian troops, in Borno State, Nigeria. According to Nigeria's Army Spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the rescued women and children were freed from Boko Haram's bondage during an operation on Tuesday morning. (Xinhua/Dare Sholarin)

Nigerian army destroys Boko Haram’s abode

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed one of terror group Boko Haram's hideouts in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, an NAF spokesperson...
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Nigerian military clears Boko Haram’s explosive devices

Nigerian troops operating in the restive northeast region have cleared more explosive devices planted by fleeing Boko Haram terrorists on some routes in Borno...

Nigeria rescues abducted police officer

A Nigerian police officer abducted over the weekend was rescued unhurt on Sunday night, a police spokesperson said Monday. Musa Rabo, an...

Nigerian air force strikes Boko Haram gathering in northeast

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has attacked a Boko Haram terrorists meeting venue and killed several of their fighters in their Sambisa forest hideouts...
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Nigeria confirms deportation of 7 DPRK nationals

The Nigerian government on Wednesday confirmed the deportation of seven nationals of Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) back to their country. ...
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Global stock trading platform begins operation in Nigeria

A global trading platform that allows users to invest in stocks listed on foreign stock exchanges has launched its products in Nigeria. ...
oil tanker

Buildings burnt down after oil tanker explosion in SE Nigeria

A tanker laden with petrol fell and spilled its content on a busy road in Nigeria's southeastern city of Onitsha on Wednesday, causing a...
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Nigeria seeks financing for critical projects in oil sector

Nigeria's state owned oil giant on Tuesday said it was ready to collaborate with any financial institutions willing to finance its critical projects. ...

Gunmen kill at least 9 soldiers in Northwestern Nigeria

At least 9 soldiers have been confirmed killed by gunmen in Zamfara, a troubled state in northwestern Nigeria, an official said late on Saturday. ...

Nigeria rolls out gains of border closure

Nigeria has rolled out some of the gains recorded since the closure of its borders with neighboring countries, saying that the exercise is already...
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Nigeria’s central bank injects liquidity into market

Nigeria's central bank has pumped 311.5 million U.S. dollars and 15 million Chinese yuan respectively into the financial system. The dollar intervention,...

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry endorses upcoming Future Energy conference and exhibition.

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Power has officially endorsed the upcoming Future Energy Nigeria conference and exhibition. The 16th edition of this longstanding, leading power...
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Nigeria army announces major nationwide anti-terror operations

Nigeria has announced the launch of four major military operations across the country to combat insecurity, the army said in a statement. ...

Nigeria pursues security, economic interests with border closure

The closure of Nigeria's borders was undertaken to strengthen the country's security and protect its economic interests, a customs official has said. ...
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13 people kidnapped in central Nigeria

At least 13 persons have been kidnapped in two villages along a highway in central north Nigeria between Saturday and Monday by gunmen, a...

Nigerian northern states’ governors adopt livestock plan

Nigeria's northern states' governors have announced a national livestock transformation plan to help modernize pastoral activities in the country. Simon Lalong, chairman...
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Nigerian state to develop 5-year agricultural plan

Authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, on Sunday said they will hold an agricultural stakeholders' engagement to address challenges, opportunities and prospects in the...
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Nigeria arrests fraud suspect on FBI most wanted list

Nigeria has arrested one of the most wanted suspected fraudsters on the list of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the country's...

57 suspected oil thieves arrested in Nigeria

Nigerian navy troops operating in the oil rich Niger Delta region arrested 57 suspected oil thieves in its anti-oil theft operations, an officer said...
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Blast hits major crude oil pipeline in southern Nigeria

A major crude oil trunk pipeline belonging to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) exploded in southern Delta state on Friday, and no casualty...