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UNICEF to support released schoolgirls in Nigeria 

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday that it will provide psychosocial support to the released schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria's northwestern state...
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Another successful partnership for prosperity in Africa!

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A collaborative partnership concluded on the 10th of February 2021 saw Sterling Bank Plc, a full service licensed national commercial financial institution joining forces...
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Islamist terrorists storm town in Nigeria, attack aid workers

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dpa/GNA - Fighters with the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist group have attacked a town in north-eastern Nigeria, including several...
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Assumes Office

WTO Chief Okonjo-Iweala Assumes Office

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The World Trade Organization's (WTO) first female and first African Director General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, officially took office on Monday, ending a six-month "leaderless" period...
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UNICEF hails release of Kidnapped students in Nigeria

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Saturday welcomed the release of abducted hostages from a boarding school in north-central Nigeria. "I am relieved to...
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Kidnapped students freed from gunmen in Nigeria

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Scores of students and school staff abducted by unidentified gunmen about a week ago from a boarding school in Niger state, north-central Nigeria have...
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Sex Crimes’ Education and Children

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The rising reports of sex crimes such as rape have become a thing of worry especially as its victims cut across every constituent of...
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Ghana and Nigeria explore exchanges to develop gender policy

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A two-day exchange programme between the Ghana and Nigeria Immigration Services is underway in Accra to deliberate on progress made, so far, in developing...
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Spotify starts operations in Ghana

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Spotify, the world’s most popular global audio streaming subscription service, on Tuesday, February commenced operations in Ghana and three other African countries. ...
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TuneCore Launches Operations in Africa

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TuneCore, the leading digital music distribution and publishing administration company for independent artists, has launched operations in Africa. Jade Leaf has been hired as...
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Debunking Biden’s foreign policy “reset”

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DURING his first week in office, US President Joe Biden signed at least 44 executive actions, orders, proclamations and memorandums. He rejoined the...
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How Do Business Blogs Work? 

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Business blogs are effective even when nobody reads them. Sounds counterintuitive? Showcasing a company's vision, principles, and products is one of their many functions....
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53 hostages released in Nigeria

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Governor of Nigeria's central-north Niger State Abubakar Sani Bello said on Sunday that the state government has managed to secure the release of all...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

AfCFTA presents Nigeria exceptional lifeline to reboot economy

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) presented Nigeria with an exceptional lifeline to reboot the economy, an official with the Nigeria Export Processing...
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Seven persons killed in military plane crash in Nigeria

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Seven persons were dead after a military plane crashed in Abuja, Nigeria's capital on Sunday, a spokesperson said. Ibikunle Daramola, the air...
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Africa Prize selects 2021 shortlist of entrepreneurial innovators shaping the continent

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Sixteen talented entrepreneurs have been selected from Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, The Gambia Shortlist will compete...
Kidnapped students

Unknown gunmen abduct 44 people, mostly children in Nigeria

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dpa/GNA – At least 44 people, most of them children, have been abducted from a school in west-central Nigeria, a local government official...
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At least 1 dead and 42 abducted in gunmen attack on Nigeria

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At least one student was killed and 42 persons, including 27 students, were abducted by gunmen in their Wednesday morning attack on a government-run...
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WTO appoints Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala chief amid calls for reforms in multilateral trading system

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Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday agreed by consensus to appoint Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the organization's seventh director-general. After taking office...
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Trump: Why Nigeria Should Explore A Bipartisan INEC

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February 16, 2021. The desperate attempts by President Donald Trump to overturn a free and fair U.S. presidential election of 2020 ought...
Nigerian Military

Nigerian military kills 81 Boko Haram militants in clearance operations

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Government troops killed 81 Boko Haram militants in recent clearance operations in northeast Nigeria, the military said on Monday. The operations covered...
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Nigeria to probe alleged expired sweet and chocolate

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The government will commence an investigation into alleged expired sweet and chocolate it recently received from Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), an official said Thursday. ...
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Nigeria cautions financial institutions against cryptocurrency dealing

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Nigeria's apex bank has warned all financial institutions in the country to desist from dealing in crypto-currencies as it is illegal. The warning was in...
COVID-19

Nigeria confirms 6 new cases of COVID-19 variant

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Nigeria confirmed six new B117 coronavirus variant cases in two states in the country, said Chikwe Ihekweazu, head of the Nigeria Center for Disease...
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What’s the Nigerian educational system turning into?

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Growth is one of the essential qualities of human attributes. It is a necessary sign of progress. Growth comes in different ways. Whilst one...
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Diarrhea kills 4 in NW Nigeria

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Four people have been killed and 56 others hospitalized following an outbreak of diarrhea in Nigeria's northwestern state of Sokoto, an official said on...
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Pirates launch deadly attack on container ship off Nigeria

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dpa/GNA - One person was killed and 15 others kidnapped when pirates attacked a container ship in the Gulf of Guinea, Turkish state news...
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Why Biden Is Bad News for Buhari But Good for Nigeria

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President Joseph Biden’s inaugural speech says it all. The United States of America has overcome the attempted coup of January 6, 2021 incited by...
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Bandits kill 5 in north Nigeria attacks

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Bandits killed five people including an 80-year-old woman in separate attacks in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna on Sunday, an official said. ...
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Nigeria to reopen schools despite spike in COVID-19 cases

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The Nigerian government on Thursday directed all schools to reopen on Jan. 18 despite a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the country. ...