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12 killed in fuel tanker explosion in Nigeria: police

14 April 2019, 3:09 PM

Twelve people were killed and 16 others badly injured when a fuel tanker exploded in northern Nigerian city of Gombe, police told AFP on Sunday.

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Five years after Boko Haram kidnap, 112 Chibok girls still missing

14 April 2019, 6:38 AM

Aisha Musa Maina digs through an old bag looking for memories of her daughter Hauwa, one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped five years ago by Boko Haram jihadists in north-eastern Nigeria.

Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari summons security chiefs following mass killings

11 April 2019, 7:01 PM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari summoned his top security chiefs to a closed-doors meeting on Thursday, facing rising pressure to address worsening security, especially in his north-western political heartlands.

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Nigeria to propose a 67% minimum wage increase budget

11 April 2019, 11:49 AM

Nigeria plans to propose an additional budget later in 2019 to advance capital spending and fund a 67% increase in the minimum wage.

Africa’s richest man withdrew $10 million just to look at it

8 April 2019, 11:46 AM

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote told a forum in Ivory Coast on Saturday how he once took $10 million in cash out of the bank just to look at it and get it into his head that it was real money.

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