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Nigeria to begin online ship registration to boost maritime businesses

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Nigeria will soon begin online ship registration in a bid to have a world-class ship registry and enhance the ease-of-doing-business in the maritime sector. ...
Nigerian police

Nigerian police investigates 6 bodies buried in shallow graves

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An investigation into six bodies buried in shallow graves in Nigeria's Delta region was underway, local police said Tuesday. The bodies were...
unknown gunman

Gunmen kill at least 30 in northwest Nigeria raid

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Gunmen on motorbikes killed at least 30 people across two villages during a raid in northwest Nigeria, local police said. In a...
Lassa Fever

Nigeria to establish sixth special laboratory to battle Lassa fever

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Nigeria is about to set up a special laboratory to boost the country's testing capacity amid the outbreak of Lassa fever since the beginning...
Lassa Fever

Lassa fever deaths in Nigeria hit 70

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The death toll from the latest round of Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has risen to 70, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC)...
Buhari

Nigerian president pays visit to victims of Boko Haram attack

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Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday paid a sympathy visit to victims of a Boko Haram attack earlier this week, in which at least...
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Buhari pays courtesy visit to victims of Boko Haram attack

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Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday paid a sympathy visit to victims of a Boko Haram attack earlier this week, in which at least...
National Gas Transportation Network Code

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...
Nigeria's border closure

West African leaders set to probe Nigeria’s border closure

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West African leaders have agreed to launch a probe into Nigeria's land border closure with neighbors, a spokesman for the Nigerian president confirmed on...
Nigeria Baga map in Borno state

At least 30 killed by Boko Haram militants in NE Nigeria

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At least 30 people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in a community located in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno,...
senate

Nigerian Senate confirms 15 dead as disease spreads in central state

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The Nigerian Senate on Thursday confirmed at least 15 people had died following the spread of an unidentified disease in the north-central state of...
Independent Electoral Commission

Nigeria’s electoral body deregisters 74 political parties

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Nigeria's electoral body on Thursday said it has deregistered 74 political parties ahead of the 2023 general elections in the country. The...
Nigeria police

Nigerian police kills 250 militants in combat operation

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Up to 250 militants of an extremist group were killed in a combat operation by the police in Nigeria's central northern state of Kaduna,...
Buhari

Nigerian president vows to re-equip military amid fight against terrorism

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the military will be re-professionalized and re-equipped to meet the growing exigencies of security in the country,...
Lassa fever outbreak

Death toll from Nigeria’s Lassa fever outbreak rises to 47

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The death toll of the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has risen to 47, according to data by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control...
Basketball

Nigeria hires new basketball coach ahead of Summer Olympics

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Nigerian basketball authorities on Thursday said a new coach has been hired to tune up their senior men's team, the D'Tigers for the 2020...
Nigeria police

Police say 26 killed in central Nigeria attacks

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A total of 26 people were killed in recent attacks in Nigeria's central Plateau State, local police said Monday. Up to 190...
accident

3 killed in Nigeria road crash

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A road crash along a major route in southwest Nigeria on Monday killed three people and injured 14 others, according to local police. ...
Gunmen

At least 14 killed in central Nigeria gunmen attack

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At least 14 people were killed when gunmen hit a village in Nigeria's Plateau, a state in the country's central region, several local sources...
Coronavirus

Nigeria places alert at ports on novel coronavirus

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Nigerian authorities on Wednesday said screening measures have been heightened at the country's various ports of entry in response to the outbreak of the...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills university student in NE Nigeria

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Boko Haram has killed a local university student who was recently abducted while returning to school in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, according to...
Electricity

Boko Haram sabotages electricity supply in NE Nigeria

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Power lines were blown down during a recent attack by terror group Boko Haram in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, causing days of unending...
accident

Road accident kills 3 in south Nigeria

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At least three people were confirmed killed on Sunday following a road accident involving a truck and a tricycle in the southern part of...
Gunmen

Gunmen kill 14 villagers in north Nigeria

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At least 14 people were killed by gunmen who invaded a village in Nigeria's northern state of Zamfara, a police spokesman said on Friday. An...
Muhammadu

Nigerian government vows to sustain efforts to improve girl-child education

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that the government will sustain its ongoing efforts to end child marriage and improve girl-child education in...
accidents

9 confirmed killed in central Nigeria road crashes

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A total of nine people were confirmed killed in two road crashes in central Nigeria, local police said on Monday. The accidents...
President of Nigeria

Nigerian president signs law aimed at reforming tax system

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assented to the 2020 finance bill, a law aimed at reforming the country's tax system. With...
aviation

Nigerian aviation authority suspends Turkish Airlines operation over logistics issue

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Nigerian aviation authority said on Friday that it has directed Turkish Airlines to suspend its operation into the west African country over issues on...
Nigerian traders

Nigeria’s parliament urges probe of attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana

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Nigeria's parliament on Wednesday urged a full-scale investigation into the alleged attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana, saying its aim is to prevent another...
gunfire

2 policemen shot dead by gunmen in south Nigeria

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Nigeria's police on Tuesday said they have launched an investigation into the killing of two policemen by suspected gunmen in the southeastern state of...