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Central Bank of Nigeria

Nigeria’s central bank injects US$210 million into inter-bank forex market

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Nigeria's central bank has pumped 210 million U.S. dollars into the inter-bank foreign exchange market to boost liquidity in the financial sector. ...
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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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Death toll rises to 21 in Nigeria gunmen attack

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The death toll from a shooting attack in Nigeria's north-central state of Kaduna on has risen to 21, local police said Wednesday. ...
airstrike

Nigeria air force says kills Boko Haram leaders in airstrike

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The Nigerian Air Force on Monday said it carried out an airstrike and killed several Boko Haram leaders in the restive northeast state of...
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...
accident

6 killed in Nigeria road accident

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Nigeria's police on Sunday confirmed the death of six people involved in a road accident in the southwest state of Osun. The...
Central Bank of Nigeria

Nigeria’s central bank injects liquidity into market

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Nigeria's central bank has pumped 218.41 million U.S. dollars and 18 million Chinese yuan (about 2.57 million U.S. dollars) respectively into the financial system,...
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4 killed in Nigeria bank robbery

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Four people were killed in a commercial bank robbery in the southwestern Nigerian town of Ile Oluji, a police officer said Thursday. ...
soccer

Nigeria’s U-17 female soccer team regrouped ahead of World Cup qualifiers

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Nigeria's football governing body on Thursday said that 39 players have begun training in Abuja in preparation for the qualifiers for this year's FIFA...
Rain

Nigeria to experience longer rainy season in 2020

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Nigeria is likely to experience longer period of rainy season in 2020, compared to 2019, a senior official with the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency...
airstrike

Nigeria attacks Boko Haram hideout in new military operation

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The Nigerian air force (NAF) said Wednesday that it has launched a special military operation targeted at wiping out terrorist elements in the restive...
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Nigeria monitors “strange disease” claiming lives in central state

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Health authorities in Nigeria are investigating a "strange disease" that has claimed four lives in the north-central state of Benue, officials said Thursday. ...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigeria says Boko Haram attack repelled

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Nigerian forces repelled an attacks by Boko Haram militants in the northeast state of Borno, the military has said in a statement. ...
Lassa Fever

Nigerian northern state confirms one case of Lassa fever

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A case of Lassa fever was confirmed at Chikun area of Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna on Saturday, authorities said. A 36-year-old...
Wpid Vandalised Pipeline

Pipeline explosion kills at least 2 in Nigeria’s economic hub

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At least two bodies had been recovered from the explosion site of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation pipeline in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, an...
accident

9 killed in bus combustion in SW Nigeria

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At least nine people were killed and three others injured in a bus combustion accident along a busy highway in Ogun state, southwest Nigeria,...
petroleum revenue

Nigeria working on final passage of petroleum bill

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Review of the Petroleum Industry Bill in Nigeria is at an advanced stage and full passage of the bill is expected at mid-2020, Timipre...
accidents

Road accident kills 5 in northern Nigeria

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Five people were killed and eight others wounded in a road accident in central north Nigeria on Tuesday, local road safety police said. ...
demolition

Nigeria’s economic hub starts demolition of “unfit houses”

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Authorities in Nigeria's economic hub Lagos have begun demolishing "unfit houses" in an area where the collapse of a school building killed at least...
Black young woman doing shopping in a store

Ghanaian consumer confidence declines by four points

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Ghana’s latest Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the third quarter of 2019 shows a slight drop to 114 from the previous quarter’s buoyant...
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Nigerian energy firm complains alarming oil theft in 2019

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The activities of oil thieves in Nigeria have assumed alarming proportions, leading to the company's loss of about 4 million barrels of crude oil...
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Nigerian air force vows to protect territorial integrity

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The Nigerian air force on Tuesday said it would continue to protect the territorial integrity of the country against any threat. Chief...
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Nigerian air force destroys Boko Haram’s meeting venue

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The Nigerian air force (NAF) said Wednesday that it has wiped out one of terror group Boko Haram's meeting venues in the northeastern Nigerian...

Nigerian official says recent market fire cases worrying

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A Nigerian official has issued an alert that the repeated cases of fire outbreaks in markets around the country are source of great concern...
Boko Haram

Nigerian forces offensives kill scores of Boko Haram militants in NE region

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Scores of Boko Haram insurgents have been killed over the past week as government forces intensified crackdowns against them in Nigeria's restive northeast state...
Photo taken on Sept. 15, 2015 shows Boko Haram militant camps set ablaze by Nigerian troops, in Borno State, Nigeria. According to Nigeria's Army Spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the rescued women and children were freed from Boko Haram's bondage during an operation on Tuesday morning. (Xinhua/Dare Sholarin)

Nigerian army destroys Boko Haram’s abode

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed one of terror group Boko Haram's hideouts in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, an NAF spokesperson...
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Nigerian military clears Boko Haram’s explosive devices

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Nigerian troops operating in the restive northeast region have cleared more explosive devices planted by fleeing Boko Haram terrorists on some routes in Borno...
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Nigeria rescues abducted police officer

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A Nigerian police officer abducted over the weekend was rescued unhurt on Sunday night, a police spokesperson said Monday. Musa Rabo, an...
airstrike

Nigerian air force strikes Boko Haram gathering in northeast

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has attacked a Boko Haram terrorists meeting venue and killed several of their fighters in their Sambisa forest hideouts...
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Nigeria confirms deportation of 7 DPRK nationals

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The Nigerian government on Wednesday confirmed the deportation of seven nationals of Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) back to their country. ...