World Bank to assist Nigeria phase out petrol subsidies
06 September 2022 | 5:21 am
Nigeria has successfully secured the support from the World Bank with a commitment to help the country phase out petrol subsidies and meet up with its Energy Transition plan. This follows meetings between Nigeria’s Vice President and World Bank Group President David Malpass. Other meetings are currently underway with U.S. officials and development partners.
The head of Nigeria's air force has urged operational commanders to show "no mercy" as they tackle mounting insecurity that has spread from the country's north.
Refining oil illegally is so lucrative in Nigeria that many engage in the practice despite the dangers and a government crackdown. Some of those involved told DW they had no other option to earn a living.
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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.
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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.
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