No end in sight to Nigeria’s border closures
19 September 2019 | 10:31 am
Nigerian border crossings with Benin and Niger remain sealed despite a warning from West Africa's regional grouping that the shutdown is harming prosperity.
Working moms in Nigeria say they are being forced back to work too early, risking their and their babies' health.
Eleven passengers seized by gunmen during an attack on a train in northern Nigeria have been freed, though dozens are thought to remain in captivity.
M23 rebels have reportedly captured the eastern town of Bunagana on the Ugandan border. The violence has forced at least 30,000 people to flee the area. DR Congo's military blames Rwanda for the takeover. Also, the first flight deporting asylum seekers from the UK to Rwanda is due to go ahead on Tuesday with less than a dozen people on board. And more than 1,000 people in Cameroonian city of Douala are still homeless after their homes were destroyed in May to make way for the construction of a five-star hotel.
The maiden edition of the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF) Awards treated winners and guests to a delightful evening on the 9th of June at NOK by Alara, Lagos. The awards celebrated and recognised people who have contributed massively to the healthcare sector in Nigeria and revealed the continued efforts of the NSSF to provide better healthcare in Nigeria.
Nigerian stakeholder discuss the potential effects of a draft regulation that requires online platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Tiktok to register and open offices in Nigeria and appoint contact persons with the government's information technology development agency.
Several cities in the country were thrown into darkness on Sunday, June 12 2022, following the collapse of the national grid for the sixth time in 2022. Here is how multiple national grid collapse is paralysing business activities in Nigeria.
A viral video on Facebook, claims that Russia transported seven trucks worth of Iskander nuclear missiles to its border with Finland, in response to Finland's NATO bid. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
What could have been a major tragedy was promptly averted on Friday, 10 June 2022 when a petrol tanker suddenly caught fire in Ughelli, Delta State.
Located on Lake Victoria in East Africa, Migingo is the most densely populated island in the world. Covering an area smaller than a football pitch, the tiny island is home to several hundred people from Uganda and Kenya. Both countries have territorial claims on this piece of land located near the Kenyan coast, which has valuable fishing rights. Ugandans, who make up around a third of the population, cohabit with Kenyans, under the watchful eye of police from both nations. FRANCE 24's Bastien Renouil reports, with Séverine Bardon and Olivier Marzin.
The Nigerian financial technology industry has not only proven the fact but has also attracted big global technical brands in business transactions. Here are some financial technology companies that are thriving in Nigeria;
British police have continued to keep a stolen Nigerian artefact. This is as a result of Nigerian officials and a Belgian antique dealer failing to reach an agreement on the return of the Ife Head.
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