Naira rallies against dollar
27 February 2017 | 12:49 pm
Nigeria's local currency the naira, rallied to 460 to the dollar last Friday, its highest level in more than 3 months. The currency got a boost from the Central Bank of Nigeria which sold 221 million dollars to 16 banks last week.
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Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress has picked former Lagos State governor Bola Tinubu - described by some as a 'Godfather' figure - as its candidate for presidential elections in 2023.
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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.
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