In Nigeria

Oil slips towards $69 ahead of U.S. supply report

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil slipped towards $69 a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by a reported rise in U.S. fuel stocks and expectations that OPEC-led efforts to boost prices by cutting output will increase supply from the United States and other rivals.<p>Crude is still within sight of its highest since …

Oil

Kidnappers abduct American, Canadian in Nigeria, two police killed: police official

KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Kidnappers have abducted one American and one Canadian in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, killing two police officers, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.<p>The American and Canadian were ambushed by unknown gunmen around Kagarko on their way from the city of …

Nigeria

Canadian, U.S. hostages in Nigeria in 'good spirits' and kidnappers have demanded ransom: police

Two Canadians and two Americans being held hostage in Nigeria are together and in “good spirits,” a state police official said Thursday, confirming …

Nigeria

Corrected: Kidnappers abduct 2 Americans, 2 Canadians in Nigeria, 2 police killed | Reuters - Firstpost

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Jan 17, 2018 23:45 PM | Updated Date: Jan 17, 2018 …

Nigeria

Nigeria:Most Nigerians Say Govt Performs Well in Fighting Corruption

(Photo: The Guardian)Public perceptions of the government's fight against corruption have improved dramatically since 2015, a recent Afrobarometer …

Corruption

Easy Automobile and Vehicle Registration in Nigeria

by Oderinde Ifeoluwa September 30, 2017<p>Getting a driver's license in Nigeria just like any other government document is a whole new level of …

Nigeria

Why the sartorial choices of Salafi clerics sparked a debate on morality in Nigeria

Moses Ebe Ochonu is a Nigerian academic, author and professor of African History at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Read more from <b>Moses</b> …

Vanderbilt University

Seventy-one people die in week of violence in Nigeria's Benue state

ABUJA (Reuters) - A total of 71 people have been killed in a week of violence in Nigeria's Benue state, a government spokesman said on Monday, much of it involving clashes between Muslim cattle herders and Christian farmers.<p>The killings endanger efforts by President Muhammadu Buhari to bring …

Nigeria

News24.com | 8 arrested after at least 20 killed in Nigeria attacks

Authorities in Nigeria say eight people have been arrested after a series of attacks blamed on Fulani herdsmen who oppose a new anti-grazing law.

News (South Africa)

20,210 Babies Born in Nigeria On New Years Day - UNICEF

20,210 Babies Born in Nigeria On New Years Day - UNICEFThe births, represented third largest population of newborns in the world on January 1, 2018. …

United Nations

BRIEF-Thor Explorations Announces Granting Of 4 New Licences In Nigeria

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Nigeria: Nigeria Loses 72 Percent Internet Revenue to U.S. - Report

A research report conducted on the registration and use of the .ng domain name this December by a web-hosting company, HUB8, shows huge loss of …

Nigeria

Gunmen kill 10 villagers in Nigeria

<b>KANO</b><p>Gunmen have killed 10 people in attacks on two Christian-dominated villages in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, a hotbed of ethnic and …

Nigeria

In Nigeria, four in ten people in the workforce are unemployed or underemployed: stats office

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria may have Africa's biggest economy, but four out of every ten people in the country's workforce were unemployed or …

World Economy

Consumers Groan in Nigeria as Fuel Scarcity Worsens

Guardian, 19 December 2017<p>Less than 24 hours after it began an industrial action, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria …

Nigeria

Four kidnapped Chinese nationals rescued in Nigeria

Four abducted Chinese nationals have been rescued in southern Nigeria following a gunfight between their abductors and the military, an army …

Nigeria