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Buhari: Why I closed Nigeria’s land borders 

Buhari: Why I closed Nigeria’s land borders 

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the partial closure of Nigeria’s borders was not caused solely because food products, particularly rice, which were...

Inflation rate dips 0.09% in July – NBS

Nigeria’s inflation hits 19 months high

  The consumer price index, which measures inflation, stood at 11.98% in December 2019,” according to a report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)...

Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

It’s embarrassing Nigeria has become haven for piracy — NIMASA 

  The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, has described as embarrassing pirate attacks on...

Nigerian-economy

Nigeria’s economy to grow by 2.1% in 2020 – World Bank

  The World Bank has predicted that Nigeria’s economy will grow by 2.1 percent in 2020, adding that growth in the West African Economic and Monetary Union is...

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Nigeria imported over 19bn litres of petrol in 2019 

  The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has disclosed that Nigeria imported more than 19 billion litres of premium motor spirit (PMS), also known...

Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

Pirates kidnap 3 seafarers, kill 4 naval ratings on dredger off Nigeria

  Pirates off the coast of Nigeria have abducted three crew members from a dredger after a deadly exchange of gunfire with the ship’s embarked security team...

Vietnam seizes pangolin scales, ivory from Nigeria

Vietnam seizes pangolin scales, ivory from Nigeria

  Vietnamese authorities confiscated two tons of pangolin scales and ivory from elephant tusks last week, local media reported. Reports said the items were shipped...

Vietnam seizes pangolin scales, ivory from Nigeria

Vietnam seizes pangolin scales, ivory from Nigeria

  Vietnamese authorities confiscated two tons of pangolin scales and ivory from elephant tusks last week, local media reported. Reports said the items were shipped...

Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria studying adoption of Eco as ECOWAS currency

  The Federal Government says it is studying the situation on change of West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) currency, Eco, to be used as ECOWAS single...

Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed says Nigeria’s economy witnessed strong performance in 2019 

  The Federal Government on Monday said the nation’s economy in the outgoing year 2019 witnessed a strong performance, building on the steady recovery since the...

European shipowners demand concrete action on GoG piracy

Tanker thwarts pirate attack off Brass, Nigeria

  Turkish Suezmax tanker Istanbul has foiled a pirate attack on Tuesday, December 24, while sailing some 180 nautical miles southwest of Brass, Nigeria. The ship...

Fayemi: Nigeria must ban aso-oke from China 

Fayemi: Nigeria must ban aso-oke from China 

  Wife of the governor of Ekiti State, Bisi Fayemi, has urged the Federal Government to ban imported aso-oke fabric and revive the nation’s textile industry to...