NIGERIA | NIGERIA

24-Jul-2019 to 08:52

U.S places visa restriction on politicians

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The U.S. Government has imposed visa restrictions on “individuals responsible for undermining the Nigerian democratic process”.

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24-Jul-2019 to 08:30

Press agog with visa restriction on naughty politicians, ministerial nominees

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The decision by the United States to impose visa restriction on naughty politicians and the presentation of the list of ministerial nominees to the Senate are some of the trending stories in Nigerian press on Wednesday.

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23-Jul-2019 to 19:11

Nigerian apex bank retains Monetary Policy Rate at 13.5 percent

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has said that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the apex bank has retained the Monetary Policy Rate at 13.5 percent.

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23-Jul-2019 to 11:24

Buhari list of ministerial nominees sent to Senate

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — After about two months of delay, Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari has sent a 43-member cabinet to the Senate for approval.

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23-Jul-2019 to 10:49

Nigeria: Senior police officer, others killed in Shiites’ protest

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites took to the streets in Abuja on July 22, 2019 in a violent protest that led to the killing of a Deputy Commissioner of Police and six others.

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23-Jul-2019 to 09:52

40,000 Cameroonian refugees enter Nigeria

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The United Nations (UN) has reported that nearly 40,000 more people had been forced to flee to Nigeria by the worsening humanitarian situation in north-west and south-west regions of Cameroon.

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23-Jul-2019 to 09:48

Agriculture stakeholders task Nigerian govt on AfCFTA

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement has forced stakeholders in the agriculture sector to call for urgent and massive investment in the sector in order to stabilise consumption of home grown products.

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