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Nigerian Airports recorded 41,745 flight delays in 2018

Nigerian airports recorded 36,350 domestic and 5,395 international flight delays in 2018. This was disclosed by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in its executive summary published on its website. The records showed that two leading domestic airlines – Air Peace and Arik Air – topped the list of domestic flight delay. In 2018, Air […]

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Nigeria Court Says Extradition Of Cameroon Separatists ‘illegal’

30,000 Nigerians returned from Cameroon to Town targeted by Boko Haram

An estimated 30,000 Nigerians have returned from Cameroon to the flashpoint town of Rann, which has been targeted repeatedly by Boko Haram militants this year, the United Nations refugee agency has said in an emailed comment to Reuters. The men, women and children were among 40,000 civilians who fled Rann and sought refuge in the […]

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Nigerian Women Embrace Family Planning Ahead Of Population Boom

‘MSMEs represent 96 pct of business activities in Nigeria’

The Director General, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Dr Dikko Umaru-Radda, has said MSMEs represent 96 per cent of business activities in the county. Umaru-Radda said this in Bauchi at the unveiling of the Conditional Grant Scheme (CGS). Making reference to a survey, he said 37 million MSME engaged 59.7 million […]

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Muhammadu Buhari: Nigeria’s Anti Corruption President

NigeriaDecides2019: INEC declares Buhari winner of 2019 presidential election

Following the collation of results of the 23 February election the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate and incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the 2019 Presidential election on Wednesday. Buhari defeated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and other presidential candidates […]

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African Development Bank (AfDB) Headquarters Source: Reuters

AfDB commences electricity cooperative feasibility studies in Nigeria, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has kicked off a feasibility study to explore the potential of electricity cooperative business models in Nigeria and Ethiopia. The effort is part of the Bank’s goal of achieving universal electricity access across Africa by 2025, having realised that power shortages diminishes the region’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth between […]

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Two Die In Political Unrest Ahead Of Nigeria Vote

11 million Nigerian children malnourished, 17 million others stunted: Reports

Hunger is biting Nigerians hard and children are the worse for it. Reports show that Nigeria is home to over 11 million malnourished children and 17 million others who are stunted. Today, malnutrition contributes to the death of 500,000 children under the age of five annually. Findings by Sunday Vanguard show that the silent but […]

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Nigeria, India Pledge Deeper Collaboration On Energy Sector

Nigeria, India to work more closely on energy security

Nigeria and the Republic of India have pledged to work more closely to enhance energy security of both countries. The consensus came on the heels of a visit today in Abuja of the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency, Abhay Thakur, to the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. […]

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Privatise Nigeria’s Oil Industry? Easier Said Than Done

Nigeria recorded lowest economic confidence: report

Nigeria recorded its lowest economic confidence score in a year, after a fall in the final quarter of 2018, the latest edition of the Global Economic Conditions (GECS) from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has revealed. According to the report, in the midst of a poor […]

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The Egina FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) unit is currently berthed in Lagos harbour, but will soon be moved offshore to produce up to 200 000 barrels of oil per day.

Total eyes 23 pct of Nigeria’s daily oil production with Egina FPSO

Multinational oil company, Total, has said it will be responsible for 23 per cent of the total crude oil Nigeria produces daily when its 200,000 barrels a day (bd) Egina Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) oil platform fully comes on stream. Managing Director, Total, Mr. Nicolas Terraz, said this at the just concluded second […]

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Nigeria’s New Outbreak Of Lassa Fever Kills 16

Lassa fever, Meningitis kills 26 in Nigeria

Lassa fever and cerebro spinal meningitis (CSM) have claimed 26 lives and infected 88 others in 26 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in its report captioned Week 04 (January 21 – 27, 2019), 77 new cases of the fever were recorded in 13 states […]

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Eu, Us, Britain Concerned At Suspension Of Nigeria’s Top Judge

We’re committed to making Nigeria better for all, Buhari says

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday in Ibadan, says his administration is committed to making Nigeria better for all. The news men gathered that the president arrived Ibadan airport into the waiting hands of a tumultuous crowd of supporters from where he proceeded to the ancient Mapo hall, in an open roof double decker bus for […]

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London Stock Exchange - Companies to Inspire Africa

97 Nigerian firms listed among ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’

The London Stock Exchange Group, on Wednesday, launched the second edition of its ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’ report, with Nigeria having the single largest representation. Nigeria and Kenya led the countries represented in the report, with 97 and 66 firms respectively. “Nigeria further built on its leading position established in the 2017 report with strong […]

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