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Islamists kill 36 in attacks on two northern Nigerian states

The Islamists in northern Nigeria have killed 36 people in two attacks on Wednesday, a day after the insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades amid worsening security facing Africa’s most populous nation, officials and residents said.The series of attacks by armed...

Binance responds to Nigeria C. Bank ban on Cryptocurrency

Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange platform in the world has temporarily suspended deposits in Nigerian naira — the country’s local fiat currency – in response to letter from Nigeria’s central bank (CBN) on Friday, instructing local banks to identify...

Okonjo-Iweala closes in on WTO top job as rival withdraws

Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a step closer to becoming the first African and first woman to lead the World Trade Organization, after a South Korean rival withdrew on Friday following months of uncertainty over the body's leadership.Okonjo-Iweala faced opposition...

Dutch court found Shell liable for Niger-delta oil spills

A Dutch appeals court has ruled that the Nigerian branch of oil giant Shell is responsible for damage caused by leaks in the Niger Delta.The court ordered Shell Nigeria to pay compensation to Nigerian farmers, while the subsidiary and...

Pirates attack Turkish ship off W. Africa; kill 1, kidnap 15

Pirates attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, kidnapping 15 sailors and killing one of them, officials said Sunday as Turkey sought to recover the captured crew.The Liberian-flagged M/V Mozart was sailing from Lagos, Nigeria, to...

Nigerian taxi driver gets 2-year jail term for theft

Nigerian taxi driver, Adetunji Tunde Oluwasegun 45, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for fraudulently converting to personal use a sum N2million that was erroneously transferred into his account.The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes...

Obiozor will climax the death of Ohaneze if elected

Sir, as a stakeholder what is your views about the forthcoming election of Ohaneze?My views just like those of the majority of the stakeholders is for Ndigbo to insist on fairness, equity and the right things to be done...

Nigeria announce immediate reopening of Seme border, others

Nigerian government announced Wednesday the immediate reopening of four border crossing points, more than one year after the borders were closed to crack down on smuggling.Nigeria closed its land borders last year to curb smuggling of rice and arms,...

Schools closed in 4 Nigerian states after last week’s abductions

Four states - Kano, Kaduna, Zamfara and Jigawa states all in the northwest Nigeria have ordered the immediate closure of schools following the abduction of hundreds of students in Katsina State.The closure order of schools in the four states...

A Nigerian Catholic priest, Fr. Ejike Mbaka assaults BBC team

A popular Catholic priest in Nigeria, Father Ejike Mbaka, and some members of his parish, assaulted a BBC team and two others at his complex in Emene town in south-eastern Enugu State on Wednesday evening.BBC journalists Chioma Obianinwa and...
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French firm Bollore group fined €12m in Togo corruption case

French firm Bollore group on Friday reached a settlement over a decade-old corruption case in Togo, prosecutors said, but...
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