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27 Nov
As Germany reports another dismaying record in COVID statistics, its hardest-hit states are planning stricter curbs. Among other things, the country's beloved Christmas markets are being canceled one by one.
22 Apr
The Nigerian Senate has approved $1.5billion and 995 million Euros in external loans for the Federal Government.
14 Apr
President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 signed into law a bill to increase the monthly minimum wage from ₦18,000 to ₦30,000, following the strike by the Nigerian Labour Union in late 2018. A couple of years down the road, some states, ever dependent on Abuja for capital, are yet to effect this change while others that affected the increment have stopped due to a lack of funds. ⁣⁣
13 Apr
The volatile security situation and brutal crackdown on protesters in Myanmar has prompted many to flee and cross the border into India's northeastern states.
19 Mar
The use of hijaab by female students in schools founded by Christian mission is currently causing controversy in one of Nigeria's states. Muslim groups in Kwara State want the use of hijaab in all public schools, including those of missionary origins.
12 Dec 2020
The New York Attorney General is leading a coalition of 48 states filing a lawsuit against the social media giant. It comes as the Federal Trade Commission seeks the sell-off of Instagram and Facebook.
8 Dec 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.⁣
8 Sep 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Wednesday.⁣⁣
19 Aug 2020
A civil society organization in Port Harcourt, the Niger Delta Dialogue has attributed insecurity in the region partly on failure of the Presidential Amnesty Program.
22 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Thursday.
1 Apr 2020
Gradually, Nigeria is going on a total lockdown as more states close their borders as a measure to curb the spread of COVID-19. When The Guardian visited the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway toll gate end bordering the two states, there was little or no activities in the Ogun State end. All shops were locked in the border area of Lagos and many commuters stranded.⁣
26 Aug 2019
Nigerian govt move to recover N614bn bailout fund from 35 States

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