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    16-Apr-2019 to 17:32

    Nigerian oil major pays $1.5bn cash call debt to joint venture partners

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has paid $1.5 billion cash call to international oil companies (IOC), which are Joint Venture partners of the corporation.

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    16-Apr-2019 to 13:09

    Nigerian agency receives 136 stranded Nigerians from Libya

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says that it has received a fresh batch of 136 stranded Nigerians from Libya.

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    16-Apr-2019 to 11:38

    Nigeria’s new police boss warns against brutality of civilians

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — In the wake of complaints against brutality, Nigeria’s acting Inspector General of Police, Mr. Adamu Mohammed, has warned personnel to shun activities that go against the mandates of the force, especially extra-judicial killings.

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    16-Apr-2019 to 11:03

    Nigeria: Inflation rate for March drops to 11.25%

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that Nigeria’s inflation rate for the month of March this year dropped to 11.25 percent.

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    16-Apr-2019 to 10:21

    Press focuses on cash call payment by NNPC to joint venture partners

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The payment of cash call arrears of $5.1 billion by the state-run Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to international oil companies, which are the joint venture partners and the position of the new police boss on extra-judicial killings by the police are some of the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday.

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    16-Apr-2019 to 09:19

    UNHCR, ECOWAS call for measures to tackle migration crisis

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the Economic Commission of West Africa States (ECOWAS) have stressed the need to tackle migration crisis affecting the sub-region and protection of persons.

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    15-Apr-2019 to 17:58

    Nigeria: Opposition party describes Atiku’s citizenship issue as diversionary

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as “reckless and groundless” claims by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that its Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is a Cameroonian.

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