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NEWSTAGE Nigeria focuses on highlights of news from within Nigeria, ranging from the presidency, state, locals, judiciary and legislators, North, East, West, South South etc.

World Bank predicts Nigeria economy to grow by 2.5 pct this...

The World Bank forecasts that economic growth in Nigeria would edge up to at least 2.5 per cent in 2018, as the country benefits...

Nigeria, 3 others in joint op to targets Shekau, Boko Haram...

Four west African states have launched a major offensive against the Boko Haram jihadist group in Nigeria, the military said on Tuesday. Soldiers from Nigeria...

Second batch of Nigerian returnees in Libya arrive Port Harcourt

The second batch of 487 Nigerian returnees from Libya arrived Port Harcourt International Airport at about 10.43 p.m. on Monday in Max Air. On Friday,...

New minimum wage expected before third quarter – minister

A new national minimum wage will be announced before the end of the year, if the word of the Minister Labour & Employment, Dr....

Security tightens in Umuahia against Buhari’s visit on Tuesday

Security have reportedly been beefed up in Umuahia, Abia state capital and its environs as the state gets set to host President Muhammadu Buhari,...
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Nigeria’s Christian Association raises nationwide prayer against Fulani herdsmen

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has raised another alarm over what it said are the risks posed to the unity of the country...

Full assessment begins on Escravos-Lagos pipeline fire, restoration of line

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has ordered an immediate assessment of the damage caused by a fire...

LCCI predicts $40 billion increase in Nigeria’s GDP for 2018

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has predicted a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of between three and four per cent...

5,247 Muslims killed in Boko Haram attack in the last 4-years

The Adamawa State chapter of Nigeria's Muslim Council says at least 5,247 Muslims have been killed in the past four years in the northern...

FAAC shared ₦5.74 trillion to Federal, States, LGs in 11...

Between January and November this year, the Federation Account Allocation Committee shared a total of ₦5.74 trillion to the three tiers of government. An analysis...

Lagos population is that of 30 African countries put together, says...

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that the population of the state is galloping above 24 million. The governor, who spoke at a...

NSCDC closes down fuel stations selling above retail price of ₦145/litre

The combined team of officials of the Nigerian National PetroleumCorporation (NNPC) and the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), led by the Group Managing Director...

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