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Nigerian president moves to curb spending on food imports

14 August 2019, 6:32 AM

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has told the central bank to stop providing funding for food imports, his spokesman said in a statement on Tuesday.

West African slavery lives on, 400 years after transatlantic trade began

8 August 2019, 7:51 AM

As the world marks 400 years since the first recorded African slaves arrived in North America, slavery remains a modern-day scourge. Blessing was only six-years-old when her mother arranged for her to become an unpaid housemaid for a family in the Nigerian city of Abuja, on the promise they would put her through school.


Women’s role in media under spotlight

5 August 2019, 3:45 PM

The role of women towards the progression and development of the media in the continent should be appreciated and rendered the support it deserves.

Nigeria security agents arrest activist for calling for revolution

4 August 2019, 8:04 PM

Nigerian security agents arrested Omoyele Sowore, an activist, news organisation founder and former presidential candidate who was calling for revolution, the security agency said on Sunday.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills two in Nigerian displaced camp

26 July 2019, 1:59 PM

Two people were killed and several wounded when Boko Haram fighters raided a camp for people displaced by the jihadist conflict in northeast Nigeria, emergency services said Friday.



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