Nigeria to require social media platforms to open local offices
24 June 2022 | 5:29 am
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.
At least 80 people have died in an explosion at an illegal oil refinery in southeastern Nigeria, emergency officials say. The disaster highlights the country's problems with oil theft amid high levels of poverty.
Come May 5, 2022, Katchey’s Independent Analytical Laboratory Complex, a subsidiary of Katchey Company, will become Nigeria’s first internationally accredited independent analytical lab.
Dozens of charred bodies were buried in mass graves on Tuesday (April 26) in Nigeria's Imo state as the stench of decomposing flesh hung in the air after more than 100 people were killed during a weekend explosion at an illegal oil refinery. A group of men, some bare-chested and without shoes, used shovels to dig three graves at the site of the explosion, a swampy open space surrounded by burnt out cars and palm trees.
Soccer, environmental education and planting trees: an environmental activist in Nigeria is teaching young sports enthusiasts how to mitigate the impact of climate change in their communities.
Antonio Guterres arriving Borno state, various of internally displaced persons cheering, various of street scenes, Antonio Guterres speaking, mothers and children in a hospital ward, military checkpoints, armed soldiers.
Nigerians living in elderly care homes are getting a chance to watch their favorite musicians come alive through virtual reality.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, says he has not taken the decision to run for the Office of President of Nigeria in the 2023 general elections.
People forced to flee their homes in northeastern Nigeria are being given lessens to identify and avoid explosive devices in a bid to keep them safe when they eventually return home.
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Driving without legs may seems impossible. But Babatunde Kewejo keeps pushing himself and others to prove that amputees are not a burden to anyone.
John Oseni looks like every ordinary Nigerian teenager. But he’s anything but ordinary. The 16-year-old secondary school graduate is a tech tycoon. His dream is to become the next Elon Musk.
Nigeria's former vice president, veteran politician Atiku Abubakar, will run for president again next year after the main opposition party picked him as its candidate to stand in elections to succeed incumbent Muhammadu Buhari.
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