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    21-Jul-2018 to 10:08

    Nigerian bourse trades 1.665bn shares worth over $48m

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A total turnover of 1.665 billion shares worth N14.834 billion (about $48.636 million) in 18,795 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

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    20-Jul-2018 to 19:15

    Nigeria: Three tiers of Govt share over $2bn for May

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Despite the ongoing dispute over disparities in revenue generations in the country, the three tiers of government in Nigeria – the Federal, States and Local Government Councils have shared N668.89 billion (about $2.193bn) from the federation account as revenue generated in May.

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    20-Jul-2018 to 18:16

    Nigeria to engage 300,000 unemployed graduates

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Government says it has concluded arrangements to engage additional 300,000 beneficiaries in the second batch of its N-Power Volunteers Corp in August this year.

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    20-Jul-2018 to 17:58

    Killings: Presidency lambasts critics of Govt handling of security challenges

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Presidency has taken a swipe at some national leaders who faulted President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s way of handling the nation’s security challenges, describing them as ‘selfish leaders.’

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    20-Jul-2018 to 17:19

    Two persons killed, scores injured in train accident in Lagos

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Two persons were killed and many others injured when a train hit a commercial bus at Pen Cinema railway crossing in a suburb of Lagos on Friday.

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    20-Jul-2018 to 09:20

    Nigeria trains more Air Force officers to tackle insecurity

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated additional fighter pilots to boost its operational capability to meet contemporary security challenges.

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    20-Jul-2018 to 09:03

    Nigeria: State governors call for drastic measures to end killings

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigerian state governors have called for more drastic measures by the security agencies to end the rising cases of killings in the country.

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