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    21-Mar-2019 to 21:11

    Nigeria’s Super Eagles set for AFCON qualifier against Seychelles

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The 23-players invited for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final qualifying match against Seychelles are set for the encounter on Friday.

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    21-Mar-2019 to 17:45

    Nigerian bourse places Diamond Bank shares on suspension

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) says that Diamond Bank will be delisted from its daily official list, following the ongoing merger scheme between Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc,

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    21-Mar-2019 to 16:13

    New global ranking of Nigeria excites NEITI boss

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Mr. Waziri Adio, has commended the stakeholders in the country’s oil, gas and mining sectors for their commitment and compliance to the implementation of the principles of the global EITI process, which resulted in the ranking of Nigeria as making “Satisfactory Progress”.

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    21-Mar-2019 to 15:31

    197 Nigerian troops trained for Gambia mission

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Army has trainied 197 soldiers and officers ahead of their deployment to The Gambia for a peacekeeping mission, a statement from the military disclosed on Thursday.

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    21-Mar-2019 to 13:00

    UBA posts gross earnings of over $1bn for 2018

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The United Bank for Africa Plc has reported gross earnings of N494.0 billion (about $1.619 billion) for 2018, representing a 7.0 percent rise over N461.6 billion recorded in 2017.

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    21-Mar-2019 to 10:52

    Press focuses on $88m for disaster victims, echoes of general elections

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The approval of $88.7 million for victims of conflicts and natural disasters and the Controversy trailing the just concluded general elections are some of the trending stories in Nigerian newspapers on Thursday.

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    21-Mar-2019 to 08:35

    Nigerian films for Hollywood screening

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Three Nigerian films – ‘Up North’, ‘Lionheart’ and ‘King of Boys’ - have been selected for screening at the second edition of the ‘Nollywood In Hollywood’ on Friday and Saturday in the United States.

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