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Nigeria to bar flights from countries that block Nigerians – Minister

21 August 2020, 1:25 AM

Nigeria will blocks flights from countries that do not allow Nigerian flights to land due to coronavirus restrictions, Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika said on Thursday.

Nigeria’s wet markets thrive despite coronavirus pandemic

20 August 2020, 3:00 PM

Just a few months after Epe Fish Market was under lockdown to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, vendors at the site in the southern Nigerian state of Lagos are back buying, selling and trading animals.

Nigeria to reopen airports for international flights from August 29

18 August 2020, 11:27 AM

Nigeria will reopen its airports for international flights from August 29, its Aviation Minister said on Monday.

Nigeria says reversing US visa ban will take ‘enormous resources’

13 August 2020, 7:20 PM

Overturning a US ban on Nigerians seeking immigrant visas will take “enormous resources”, but the nation is making progress, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday.

Nigeria convicts first pirates under new maritime law

12 August 2020, 3:21 PM

A Nigerian court made the first convictions under a new anti-piracy law, giving hope to the world’s shipping fleets that legal reforms will help stem rising attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.

Leap of faith: Nigerian boy captivates the world with his ballet

9 August 2020, 3:24 AM

Gracefully spinning among a group of dancers clad in pink, 11-year-old Anthony Mmesoma Madu stands out in black leggings, a white turtleneck and poise beyond his years.

World Bank approves $114 mln for Nigeria’s COVID-19 response

7 August 2020, 4:31 PM

The World Bank has approved $114 million to help Nigeria tackle its coronavirus pandemic, the global lender said on Friday.

Shoprite signals plans to leave Nigeria

4 August 2020, 10:20 PM

Shoprite has signaled plans to leave Nigeria after 15 years of operating there. South Africa’s supermarket giant has signaled it might sell all or its majority stake to Nigerian investors.

Nigeria’s Lagos to allow places of worship to reopen

2 August 2020, 3:00 AM

Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos will allow churches and mosques to resume in-person services from August 7, the state’s governor said in a press briefing on Saturday.

Italy prosecutors seek jail sentences for Eni, Shell executives in Nigeria case

22 July 2020, 9:57 PM

Italian prosecutors have asked for oil majors Eni and Shell to be fined and some of their present and former executives, including Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi, to be jailed in a long-running trial over alleged corruption in Nigeria.



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