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Nigeria’s slum lords evict the poorest as rents soar

Moneyweb 04 Dec 2022
About 80% of the population spends more than half of their income on rent ... .
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Violent Extremism Could Beckon In North-Western Nigeria If Local Dynamics Are Ignored

MENA FN 04 Dec 2022
(MENAFN - The Conversation) In January 2022, in a bid to stem a tide of violent attacks and kidnappings in north-western Nigeria, the government labelled the armed groups involved in the ... .
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Nigeria: Sahara Foundation Empowers African Social Entrepreneurs With Seed Funding

All Africa 04 Dec 2022
Sahara Foundation has announced the award of $5,000 each as seed funding to African social innovators who have successfully completed its 2022 Sahara Impact Fund (SIF) Fellowship programme ....
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Nigeria: 2022 Flood Killed 600 People, Displaced 1.3 Million Others - Unicef

All Africa 04 Dec 2022
Awka -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said no fewer than 600 persons died in the 2022 flood in Nigeria, while 1.3 million others were rendered homeless ....
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Lamb curry shakes up a traditional Christmas dinner. It started with a stay in Nigeria

National Public Radio 04 Dec 2022
A choice of toppings lets all of the relatives around the table make this meal their own. And it's OK to substitute chicken or tofu if lamb is not your thing. (Image credit. Diane Richardson/Collage by NPR) ....
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Gunmen in Nigeria Kill a Dozen People, Abduct Others From Mosque

US News 04 Dec 2022
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen in Nigeria killed a dozen worshippers, including an imam, and kidnapped several others from a mosque on... .
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Gunmen attack mosque in northwest Nigeria, kill a dozen worshipers

Press TV 04 Dec 2022
Gunmen have attacked a mosque in Nigeria’s volatile northwestern state of Katsina, killing a dozen worshipers and kidnapping several others ... Gunmen kill at least 11, kidnap 80 in Nigeria ... More than 30,000 people have been killed in over a decade of terrorism in Nigeria instigated by the Takfiri terrorist Boko Haram Takfiri group.
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Palestine Appeals to Nigeria to Wade into Palestine, Israel Conflict

This Day 04 Dec 2022
Palestine has appealed to Nigeria to come out and play a critical role in resolving the Palestine/Israel conflict. Speaking to journalists in Abuja at the weekend, the Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Nigeria, Abdallah Abu Shawesh, said Nigeria can play a crucial role because it has good relations with Palestine and also with Israel.
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A Writer’s Stony Path to Choosing Nigeria Literature Prize Laureate

This Day 04 Dec 2022
Besides good writing, high-quality editing and publishing, among others, are crucial factors in winning the Nigeria Literature Prize ... Being shortlisted for or even winning the prize, according to Adewale-Gabriel, made the Nigeria Literature Prize a platform for launching fresh talents.
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Hurdles Before Nigeria’s National Carrier

This Day 04 Dec 2022
In the aviation industry, there is nostalgia among the former staff of the defunct Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL) ... THISDAY investigations revealed that while many agree that a national carrier is desirable, they question the method in which the current one, Nigeria Air is being established ... Government’s Intention on Nigeria Air.
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As Foreign Investors Shed Stakes in Nigeria’s Equities Market

This Day 04 Dec 2022
This stock market so far this year has witnessed mixed performance amid a hike in the inflation rate and Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) ... According to him, “Foreign investors are not investing again in Nigeria’s stock market, leading domestic investors to dominate the market.
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Nigeria’s Manu Militari Governance and Detention of Aminu Adamu: The Foreign Policy Dimensions

This Day 04 Dec 2022
He reportedly made defamatory remarks on Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, in his tweet in June 2022 and was therefore picked up by security agents on 21 November 2022 reportedly in a Gestapo manner ... The responsibility of the British High Commissioner to Nigeria was not even called to question.
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INEC Explains Inability to Prosecute Electoral Offenders

This Day 04 Dec 2022
*Insists on conducting elections in troubled spots nationwide. *Another INEC office set ablaze in Imo. Gboyega Akinsanmi in Lagos and Chuks Okocha in Abuja ... The Chairman of INEC, Prof ... Description ... “The damage would have been more extensive, but for the quick response of the Nigeria Police, which had deployed its personnel to the site,” he stated ... .

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