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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Nigeria

400 Nigerians serving jail terms in South African prisons – Minister

Nigeria's Interior Minister, says about 400 Nigerians are currently serving jail terms in South African prisons for various offences. Abdul-Rahman Dambazzau made the disclosure at...

Four suicide bombers kill two in northeast Nigeria’s Maiduguri

Four female teenage suicide bombers killed two people and injured 16 others in a residential area in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a...

CBN releases fresh $195 million into forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria says it released fresh $195m into the foreign exchange market Tuesday as part of its wholesale intervention to ensure...

Nigeria government to sell Ajaokuta Steel Company

The federal Government says it will sell the indigenous Steel Complex in Ajaokuta to private sector operators. The idea is to enhance operations of the...

Court remands seven Boko Haram leaders in Kuje Prison

The Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, has arraigned seven suspected Boko Haram leaders, who were allegedly involved in the kidnapping, and murder...

Speaker Dogara to rally house members’ support for IDPs

To mark Commonwealth Day, Nigeria's house of representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, has pledged to rally the support of the 360 lawmakers in the lower...

Nigeria’s Foreign Reserves Hit $30 Billion

Nigeria’s foreign reserves have hit the $30 billion mark, the second time since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office in May 2015. According to the latest...

EFCC slams 6-count charge against fmr. NNPC boss Yakubu

The former Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation NNPC, Andrew Yakubu is currently facing a six count charge by the country's...

EFCC slams 6-count charge against fmr. NNPC boss Yakubu

The former Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation NNPC, Andrew Yakubu is currently facing a six count charge by the country's...

Nigeria Customs hands over seized riffles to DSS

The Nigeria Customs Service has handed over the 661 pump action rifles seized in Lagos State to the Department of State Services (DSS) for...
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