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Nigeria tightens security in detention facilities

The Nigerian government Wednesday said it has tightened security in detention facilities to ensure maximum protection of life and property ahead of the festive...

Nigerian governor says US$1 billion from ECA meant to strengthen security apparatus

The Nigerian government decision to utilize one billion U.S. dollars from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) for security was not a political one but...
crude oil

Refinery projects to solve Nigeria’s crude oil exporting challenges

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote's refinery projects would solve half of the country's crude oil refining and exporting challenges when completed in 2019, an official...
Naira

Nigeria injects US$210 million into forex market

Nigeria's apex bank on Monday intervened in the inter-bank foreign exchange market to the tune of 210 million U.S. dollars. Spokesperson for the Central Bank...
solar aviation lights

Nigeria pledges to improve aviation infrastructure

Nigeria will speed up the improvement of aviation infrastructure in the country to enhance the country's economic development, President Muhammadu Buhari said Monday. The Nigerian...

Many Physicians lack knowledge on nutritional counselling

Boston University (USA) and MedInscribe in collaboration with Nestlé Nutrition Institute (NNI) have held a convocation and symposium in Accra for 35 Health Care...
MEST Cape Town Incubator

MEST Unveils Lagos and Cape Town Incubators

Incubators will also offer co-working space for local startups, in effort to reach more African entrepreneurs Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, and incubator MEST...
video

Airtel’s Robinson Crusoe TVC ‘LOST’ was awarded Gold at Epica Awards

Barely six months after it won treble awards at the prestigious African Cristal Festival, Airtel Nigeria’s ‘Lost’ Television Commercial has, once again, been adjudged...
Monkeypox disease

Nigeria needs proactive measures to curb spread of zoonotic diseases

Nigeria needs to strengthen surveillance to contain the spread of zoonotic diseases, such as Monkeypox disease already prevalent in parts of the country, an...
accidents

Nigeria’s road body blames human factor for 80 percent of accidents

Nigeria's road commission on Sunday said 80 percent of road accidents across the country were as a result of human factor. Human contributed to lots...
Food Security

Nigerian president says to focus on food security through technology

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he will focus on how the country can address its food security challenges by leveraging science, technology...
Carnival-TT

Lagos plans to boost economy with street carnival

Nigeria's economic hub, on Thursday said it would hold a 12-hour street carnival to boost the economy of the state ahead of the Yuletide. The...
accident or road crash

Road accident kills 5 in SW Nigeria

A multiple-vehicle collision near Nigeria's Lagos city claimed five lives and injured 19 others early Thursday, according to road safety police. Hyginus Omeje, head of...

Delta Airlines Announce Change In Operation

Delta Airlines has announced a change in schedule of its Accra-New York JFK flights for next summer to offer more services and new times...
Some of the advocates from the 33 days to PowerUp immunization campaign in Cameroon take a moment to consult during the 1 month campaign.

Pneumonia Turns Out to be a Much Dangerous Killer

After calling on their governments to invest in immunization for the girl child on October 11th, and engaged them to eradicate Polio once and...
Benin

Benin Becomes 17th Member Africa Finance Corporation

The Republic of Benin (Benin) has become the 17th Member State of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa's premier infrastructure development finance institution. Hon. Romuald Wadagni,...

Nigeria working to bring development to oil-rich Niger Delta

Nigeria is working to bring development to the Niger Delta region through establishment of modular refineries initiative and gas flare commercialization programs, Minister for...
MasterCard

Dr. Ezekwesili Praises Mastercard on Girls4Tech Nigeria Launch

Former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has commended Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payment space, and Youth for Technology Foundation...

Nigeria eyes 3 million non-immunized children in anti-measles campaign

Nigeria has 3.3 million un-immunized children due to persistently low routine measles immunization coverage, Minister of State for Health Osagie Ehanire said Tuesday. Speaking at...
Broadcasting

Nigeria regulator sanctions 23 broadcasting stations

Nigeria's broadcasting regulator has sanctioned 23 broadcasting stations for breaches of the broadcasting code, an official said Wednesday. The sanctions were for breaches in the...

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