Nigeria sees higher maize output despite higher costs, insecurity
08 September 2022 | 5:09 am
Nigeria expects to produce 23 million metric tonnes of maize this year, a 12% rise from last year, thanks to cheaper credit from the central bank, which has helped blunt the high costs of fertiliser and diesel, the maize growers association said.
London’s Horniman Museum and Gardens has agreed to return 72 looted objects to the Nigerian government. All objects were taken from the Kingdom of Benin, now part of southern Nigeria, during a British military operation in 1897.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that about a million Nigerians were killed in other to maintain the unity of the country. He said this when he received former State Chairmen of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change at the State House, Abuja.
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These are not the best of times for Nigerian aviation and the tell-tale signs are written all over the industry - suspension of operations of one of the airlines, grounding of operations, unviable airports, foreign exchange volatility, and high cost of fleet maintenance.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 15 new cases of monkeypox in nine states and the federal capital territory. The NCDC says that 60 new suspected cases were reported in the first week of this month.
Nigeria’s inflation rate has defied monetary tightening, hitting 19.64 percent in July, a level not seen in over one-and-a-half decades. This bombshell was dropped yesterday by the Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Prince Semiu Adeniran, when he released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for July 2022 in Abuja.
Nigeria's security forces are battling on several fronts, taking on extremist groups in the northeast, criminal gangs in the northwest and center, and separatists in the southeast. Fear among the citizenry is spreading, as DW's Flourish Chukwurah reports.
Emirates Airlines says it will suspend all flights to and from Nigeria by September the first due to its inability to repatriate about $85million revenue.
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