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STANDARD ORGANIZATION OF NIGERIA (SON) MANAGEMENT VISITS DPR LAGOS ZONAL OFFICE (Department of Petroleum Resources of Nigeria)

Public Technologies 11 May 2021
The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Management led by the Lagos State Coordinator, Mr ... Department of Petroleum Resources of Nigeria published this content on 10 May 2021 and is solely responsible for the ...
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At least 28 dead following boat mishap in Nigeria

Shenzhen Daily 11 May 2021
AT least 28 people were confirmed dead while seven others were declared missing following a boat mishap in Nigeria’s central-north state of Niger, said local authorities Sunday ... Inga said the boat sank about 50 meters to its destination ... .
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Nigeria reverts to COVID-19 restrictions as WHO classifies Indian variant major threat

Business Day Online 11 May 2021
Nigeria on Monday has reverted to non-pharmaceutical measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, as the World Health Organisation (WHO) classified the double mutant strain in India as a variant of concern ... Intra-state travel will however remain free ... .
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Nigeria bans mass gatherings after virus spikes elsewhere

News24 11 May 2021
Nigeria on Monday introduced new restrictions, including a ban on mass gatherings, after a spike in Covid-19 cases in some countries ... .
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Burglars target Nigeria president’s chief of staff

Joy Online 11 May 2021
The Nigerian presidency has confirmed an attempted break-in by burglars into the official residence of the president’s chief of staff, Prof Ibrahim Gambari ... An opinion piece by an editor at Pulse Nigeria said the crime validated the view that Nigeria “has become one huge crime scene”.
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Over 9 million people in Nigeria face food insecurity

Anadolu Agency 11 May 2021
At least 9.2 million people in Nigeria faced a crisis or worse levels of food insecurity between March and May this year amid armed conflicts, COVID-19's effects and climate change, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Monday.
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Nigeria: Kanu’s petition to protect Biafra’s interest, says Akinterinwa

Ghana Web 11 May 2021
He also noted that the US refusal to relocate AFRICOM from Stuttgart, Germany, to Nigeria also coincides with Kanu’s request that the US should not sell arms to Nigeria ... Iwar, however, noted that it would not be good for the US not to come to Nigeria’s assistance, adding that Kanu simply wanted the nation to implode.
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FG, states, others partner Book Swap to promote literacy in Nigeria

Business Day Online 11 May 2021
The Federal Government, some states, and private organisations in and outside Nigeria have expressed commitment to partner with the Book Swap Foundation to promote literacy among Nigerian children by imbibing the culture of reading ... on which to build the future of Nigeria.
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Germany has agreed to return Nigeria's looted treasure. Will other countries follow?

The Philadelphia Tribune 11 May 2021
West African sculptors had crafted them over six centuries to tell the history of Benin, a kingdom that stood in what is now southern Nigeria until British troops invaded in 1897 ... Last week, Germany became the first country to announce plans to send hundreds of pieces back to Nigeria, starting next year ... Only nine of the institutions are in Nigeria.
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‘Nigeria has potential for leading frontier market with right liberalisation efforts’

Business Day Online 11 May 2021
Layi Olaleru, CEO, RMB Nigeria Stockbrokers speaks about the firms operations in Nigeria and outlook for 2021. Give an overview of the relationship between FirstRand and RMB Nigeria Stockbrokers. RMB Nigeria Stockbrokers is a subsidiary of the FirstRand Group, the largest listed Financial Services Group (by market capitalisation) in Africa.
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Why Jigawa State is Nigeria’s preferred investment destination – Furera

Business Day Online 11 May 2021
Why are you projecting Jigawa as a preferred business destination in northern Nigeria?. The state has comparative advantage at many levels that should be leveraged on to realise the InvestJigawa vision of the state becoming Nigeria’s preferred investment destination ... in Nigeria.
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J. Cole signs deal to play in Basketball Africa League: report

The Grio 11 May 2021
J. Cole has been open about his love for basketball since he hit the scene. It looks like rapper J. Cole is ready to play ball ... J ... (Photo by Tabatha Fireman/Getty Images). Read More. J ... EST on ESPNews. He will play against Nigeria. “Sources ... J ... Nigeria,” wrote Charania to Twitter on Monday. Sources ... J ... Nigeria.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) May 10, 2021.
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Nigeria: Nigeria Earned N496bn From Vat in 3 Months - - NBS

All Africa 10 May 2021
The federal government's Value Added Tax (VAT) collections rose to N496.39 billion in the first quarter of 2021 from the N454.69bn realised in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) ....
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Nigeria: Buhari Flays Killings Across Nigeria, Says It's 'Madness'

All Africa 10 May 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has described as madness the spate of killings witnessed in the wake of security challenges in different parts of the country ....
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