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Nigeria charges 10 pirates for attacking Chinese vessel

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The Nigerian government on Monday arraigned 10 suspected pirates in a federal high court in Lagos, the nation's economic hub for allegedly hijacking a...
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Nigeria reverses school resumption as COVID-19 cases top 30,000

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by Olatunji Saliu The Nigerian government has said it considers the reopening of schools unsafe for now, as the number of COVID-19...
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Nigeria sets date for reopening airports following COVID-19 restrictions

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The Nigerian government said late Wednesday that domestic flights would soon resume after weeks of restriction to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. Aviation...
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Nigeria to lift ban on interstate travels after weeks of COVID-19 restriction

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The Nigerian government on Monday said it would lift the ban on interstate movements across the country mid-week after weeks of restriction to curb...

Nigeria not in hurry to resume train services

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The Nigerian government was not in a hurry to restart passenger train operations in the country, Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi said on Monday. ...
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Nigerian government laments rising cases of COVID-19 as tally exceeds 14,000

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The Nigerian government has said it is worried by the recent spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country, as over 600...
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Nigeria approves stiffer penalties against rapists

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The Nigerian government has approved stiffer penalties against rapists and child abusers as proposed by the ministry of women affairs, describing the upsurge in...
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Continuous gunmen attacks in NW region worry Nigerian government

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The Nigerian government has expressed worry and grief over the high spate of banditry in the northwest part of the country, which has claimed...
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Nigeria battling COVID-19 with 112 treatment, isolation centers

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Nigeria has a total of 112 treatment and isolation centers with 5,324 beds as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, an official...
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Nigerian government extends easing of COVID-19 lockdown by 2 weeks

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by Olatunji Saliu The Nigerian government on Monday extended the gradual easing of the lockdown by two weeks, as a measure to curb the spread...
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Nigeria distributes relief food to 38,000 displaced persons in restive state

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The Nigerian government on Thursday distributed assorted food items to 38,000 displaced persons in various camps in Maiduguri, capital of restive northeast Borno state. ...
Gun Manufacturers

Nigerian manufacturer group urges government to map out strategies amid COVID-19

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The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria on Tuesday urged the government to map out strategies that would assist its members to overcome the effects of...
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Nigeria nabs 17 foreign nationals over illegal mining

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The Nigerian government on Friday confirmed 17 foreign nationals had been arrested for allegedly engaging in illegal mining in collaboration with locals in the...
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Nigerian government set to take citizens stranded abroad back amid COVID-19 pandemic

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The Nigerian government will start on Wednesday to evacuate its nationals stranded abroad due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama said on...
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Nigeria outlines plan for gradual reopening of economy

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Nigerian government outlined on Thursday the plan for a gradual reopening of the economy of Africa's most populous nation, following an order from the...
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Nigeria sets up advisory committee on fighting COVID-19

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The Nigerian government announced Thursday the inauguration of a ministerial expert advisory committee, consisting of eminent virologists, public health experts, infectious disease and diagnostic...
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Nigeria deploys COVID-19 starter packs to medical facilities

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Nigerian government on Saturday said it has deployed COVID-19 starter packs to all tertiary health institutions and federal medical centers as the country experiences...
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Nigeria deploys 23 rapid response teams to states affected by COVID-19

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Nigerian government on Wednesday said it has deployed its rapid response teams to 23 states affected by COVID-19 after the country saw the biggest...
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Nigeria ready to evacuate stranded citizens abroad over COVID-19

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The Nigerian government says it is ready to commence the evacuation of its citizens who are stranded across the world due to the COVID-19...
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Nigeria records five new confirmed cases of COVID-19

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The Nigerian government on Wednesday announced five new cases of COVID-19 in the West African country, bringing the total number confirmed cases in Nigeria...
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Nigeria confirms 15 deaths in pipeline explosion

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The Nigerian government on Sunday said 15 corpses have been recovered from the scene of Sunday's explosion which occurred at the Abule Ado area...
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Nigeria intensifies surveillance amid COVID-19 prevention efforts

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The Nigerian government said it had intensified its surveillance against COVID-19 at the nation's airports. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health,...
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Nigeria says no fresh case of COVID-19 following contact tracing

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by Olatunji Saliu The Nigerian government said Friday there is no fresh case of COVID-19 among 61 contacts so far traced to...
Lassa Fever

Nigeria launches nationwide campaign against Lassa fever

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The Nigerian government on Sunday flagged off a nationwide campaign to eradicate Lassa fever as the death toll from the disease has risen to...
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Nigeria steps up COVID-19 preventive efforts at airports following confirmed case

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The Nigerian government on Sunday said it was working with all stakeholders to harmonize preventive measures taken against the COVID-19 at the country's airports. ...
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Nigeria working hard to identify cause of strange disease

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The Nigerian government is working hard to identify the cause of a strange disease that has claimed lives in central north state of Benue,...
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Nigeria launches new gas transportation code to increase revenue

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The Nigerian government on Monday launched a new gas infrastructure network code to increase revenue generation and enhance local gas production. The...
Lassa Fever

Lassa fever kills 4 more in central Nigeria

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The Nigerian government on Sunday confirmed nine more cases of Lassa fever in the country after it killed four people in the central state...
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Nigeria to create special courts to prosecute illegal miners

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The Nigerian government on Friday said efforts are ongoing to create special courts where illegal miners will be prosecuted. The courts will...

At least 2 million IDPs return home in NE Nigeria: UN official

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At least 2 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria's northeast region have recently returned home, a UN official said Wednesday. This is due to...