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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...
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Nigerian Government Tells Social Networks to Register as Businesses

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The Nigerian government has said that social networks should register in the African country as commercial enterprises to be able to continue operations after...
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Nigeria suspends Twitter’s operations indefinitely

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Nigerian government on Friday suspended the operations of Twitter, two days after it accused the U.S. social networking company of double standards and supporting...
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African Media Rights Group Hails FG over Ban on Twitter

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A foremost media rights group in Africa known as Media Rights Protectors has thrown it's full weight behind the decision of the Nigerian government...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian government says victory against COVID-19 not yet in sight

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The Nigerian government on Thursday said no victory can be declared yet over the COVID-19 pandemic, urging the citizens to continue to observe all...
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Nigerian government accuses Twitter of double standards, supporting secessionists

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The Nigerian government on Wednesday expressed doubts about Twitter's mission in the country, accusing the U.S. technology company of double standards and supporting the...
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Nigerian government moves to launch unified tax on agricultural produce

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The Nigerian government on Thursday said it is aiming to eliminate multiple taxation and illegal taxes for agricultural produce in transit across the country. ...
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Nigeria launches action plan on gender and climate change

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The Nigerian government on Thursday inaugurated a National Action Plan on Gender and Climate Change (NAPGCC) to guide implementation of actions that mitigate climate...

Nigeria records over 10 million out-of-school children

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The Nigerian government on Thursday said the country currently has more than 10 million out-of-school children, the highest in sub-Saharan Africa. Minister...
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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. ...

Portuguese firm inks deal to construct railway line in north Nigeria

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Nigerian government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Portuguese firm that will lead to the construction of a 284 km standard...

Nigerian government mulls reopening of borders: minister

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The Nigerian government on Wednesday said it is likely to reopen the nation's land borders soon, following a recommendation by a presidential committee. The presidential...
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Nigerian government vows to beef up fight against abduction

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Nigerian government has vowed to beef up fight against abduction following a series of kidnapping cases recently reported across the country. In...
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Nigeria to create database for displaced persons

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The Nigerian government has approved the establishment of a database for internally displaced persons (IDPs) across the country, an official has said. ...
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Nigerian government says deeply concerned about “mystery” gunfire on protesters

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The Nigerian government on Tuesday said it is still deeply concerned about the recent gunfire on protesters campaigning against police brutality in the...
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Nigeria to construct 10 new airports

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The Nigerian government has said it aims to construct 10 new airports across the country, an endeavor seeking to boost civil aviation in the...
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Nigeria announces beneficial packages to motivate teachers

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The Nigerian government has announced a special salary scale for teachers while also increasing the years of service from 35 years to 40 years...
PRESIDENT BUHARI ATTENDS NIGERIAN'S 58TH INDEPENDENCE. President Muhammadu Buhari on a motorcade as Nigerian Marks 58th Independence Anniversary with a parade of Military hardware at theEagle Square, Abuja. OCTOBER 1 2018. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE

Death toll from Boko Haram ambush on Nigerian government convoy rises to 18

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Nigerian military confirmed on Sunday the death toll from the extremist group Boko Haram's ambush on a government officials' convoy in Borno state on...
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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...
Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi

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...
rape

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...
Covid

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...
Boko Haram

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...