NIGERIA | NIGERIA

19-Sep-2019 to 20:48

Buhari meets with security chiefs on crude oil theft

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja rose from a crucial meeting with security chiefs and challenged them to bring an end to crude oil theft in the country.

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19-Sep-2019 to 20:12

ECOWAS commits to border security

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — ECOWAS Commission says it will continue to prioritise investment in border security to promote sustainable peace as well as tackle drug trafficking in the region.

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19-Sep-2019 to 14:25

25 Nigerian athletes for World Athletics Championships

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria will feature 25 athletes at the upcoming World Athletics Championships scheduled to hold from Sept. 27 to Oct. 6 in Doha, Qatar.

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19-Sep-2019 to 14:20

Nigerian Army says Boko Haram fighters fleeing to North, Central Africa

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Army has said that there is massive exodus of Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists out of their hideout in Lake Chad Tumbus to North and Central Africa sub-regions.

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19-Sep-2019 to 08:37

Xenophobia: 315 Nigerian returnees arrive in Lagos

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Another batch of 315 Nigerian returnees from South Africa arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Wednesday night in high spirit as the Lagos government showered them with $50 each.

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19-Sep-2019 to 08:33

Nigerian press agog with protests against lesbianism, cashless policy

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The renewed pursuit of cashless policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the protest by youths against lesbians, guys and transgender are some of the leading stories in the Nigerian press on Thursday.

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18-Sep-2019 to 19:36

SERAP urges Nigerian govt to lift siege to media, CDHR offices

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged “Nigeria’s authorities to immediately lift the siege to the offices of Sahara Reporters and Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) and end the illegality and allow journalists, activists and civil society to operate freely.”

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