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Nigerian government says Twitter seeking dialogue over ban

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The Nigerian government on Wednesday said Twitter has made an approach for dialogue in a bid to resolve the issues leading to the suspension...
accident

Over 10 dead in road accident in NW Nigeria

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More than 10 people were killed in a road accident on a highway in Kaduna, a state in northwest Nigeria on Saturday afternoon, a...
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Gunmen kill at least 88 in attacks in NW Nigeria

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At least 88 people were killed and scores of others wounded following attacks by bandits in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kebbi, local police...
Twitter

Twitter ban is temporary, due to ‘fake news’ – Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said a state-wide ban on Twitter which prompted international condemnation over the weekend was only a temporary measure in response...
cannabis

Nigerian anti-drug agency seized over 100 kilos of cannabis

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About 107 kilograms of cannabis have been seized in two cities of Nigeria, according to a statement from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency...
banks

Nigeria gets grant for charting of waterway

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The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and Nigeria Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) on Monday announced a decision to finance the charting of the main channel of...
Nigerian Police

Nigerian police kill one in gunfight with separatist group

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Nigerian police killed one member of a separatist group in the southern state of Ebonyi after a gunfight with the members of the group...

2 police officers killed in attack in south Nigeria

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Two police officers were killed when some gunmen in the early hours of Monday attacked a police station in a southern state of Nigeria,...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

Nigerian troops kill nine Boko Haram militants in NE Nigeria

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At least nine Boko Haram militants were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Nigeria's restive northeast state of Borno, said an army...
Gunmen

Nigerian police repel gunmen attacks in south state

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Nigerian police repelled on Wednesday gunmen attacks on two police stations located in the southern state of Akwa Ibom, with one policeman killed. ...
arrested

Nigerian anti-drug agency arrests 5 suspected drug traffickers

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Nigeria's anti-drug agency said on Sunday it has arrested five suspects that specialize in trafficking illicit drugs and drug-based edibles online in Abuja, the...
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Gunmen attack police station in south Nigeria

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A group of unidentified gunmen attacked a police station in Nigeria's southern state of Ebonyi and carted away valuables and destroyed property, an official...
AfDB

AfDB debars Nigerian firm for fraudulent practices

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced Wednesday it has debarred a Nigerian firm and its affiliates for 36 months with effect from February 23,...

Three students kidnapped after gunmen attack school in northern Nigeria

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A group of unidentified gunmen attacked a university in Nigeria's north-central state of Benue Sunday, abducting three students, local police said Monday. The students of...

Nigeria’s ruling party assures public of safety amid attacks

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Nigeria's ruling party on Monday assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government will continue and strategically deploy all state resources in achieving public...
Murtala Muhammed International Airport

Nigerian anti-drug agency seized illegal drugs at airports

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About 61 kilograms of heroin and khat have been seized recently at two international airports in the country, according to a press release from...

Gunmen kidnap students in attack on university in NW Nigeria

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Police on Wednesday confirmed an attack by gunmen on a university in Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria, on Tuesday evening, with an unknown number of...
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Nigerian police rescue 4 kidnapped victims in southern state

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Nigerian police had rescued four kidnapped victims in the country's southern state of Delta, authorities said on Tuesday. The victims were rescued following tip-off that...
UNICEF

UNICEF launches radio campaign in NE Nigeria to boost education

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has launched a school radio clubs program in Nigeria to support campaigns for the development of education in...
COVID 19 vaccine

Over 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Nigeria

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More than 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Nigeria since the country launched its vaccination program in March, the country's...
African Bar Association – 2020 Virtual Conference

African lawyers to convene in Niamey to support rule of law

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The annual African Bar Association (AFBA) summit will be held in Niamey, capital of the Republic of Niger on October 3-7, with the expected...
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Gunmen attack humanitarian facilities in northern Nigeria

(dpa) - Gunmen have attacked humanitarian aid facilities and a local hospital in a northern Nigerian town, aid agencies and community leaders said on...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

11 Nigerian troops killed in noth-central state – spokesman

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Eleven Nigerian troops were killed during a recent routine operational task in Nigeria's north-central state of Benue, an army spokesperson said on late Thursday. ...
Guns

4 bandit leaders surrender weapons in NW Nigeria

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Four suspected bandit leaders have surrendered their weapons in northwest Nigeria's Katsina State, local police has said. State police chief Sanusi Buba...
Wix

Wix Partners Nigerian Payment Gateway to Boost E-commerce Presence In Africa

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SeerBit is pleased to announce it is partnering with Wix, a leading  global SaaS platform to create, manage and grow an online presence, to...
Nigerian soldiers

Gunmen kill two persons in central Nigeria

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Two businessmen were killed by unknown gunmen in an attack in Nigeria's central state of Nasarawa, local police confirmed Saturday. The attack occurred Friday in...
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Gunmen attack police facility in southeast Nigeria

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Unidentified gunmen attacked a police facility in an overnight raid in Owerri, capital of the southeast Nigeria's Imo State, officials said Monday. The criminal investigation...
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Nigerian regulator warns investors of risks of fraud schemes

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Nigeria's capital market apex regulatory body on Thursday cautioned potential capital market investors against putting their funds in schemes that promise unwarranted high returns. Addressing...
Doctor

Nigerian doctors’ union agrees to avert strike

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Nigerian authorities have signed an agreement with the medical doctors for government intervention to avert a strike planned for Thursday. The National Association of Resident...
Gunmen

Gunmen kill 8 in separate attacks in NW Nigeria

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Unknown gunmen in separate attacks invaded three local government areas in a state in northwest Nigeria and killed eight people, an official said...