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    21-Nov-2014 to 14:42

    Nigerians to pay more for electricity soon - official

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerians are likely to pay more for electricity when the new gas price recently approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for power generation takes effect on December 1, just a little more than week away.

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    21-Nov-2014 to 14:14

    Chevron to reduce gas flaring by 98%in 2015

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) has rolled out plans to reduce gas flaring in its oil fields by 98 percent in 2015 from 60 percent so far achieved .

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    21-Nov-2014 to 12:01

    Egypt condemns terrorist attack in north-east Nigeria

    APA- Cairo (Egypt) — Egypt has condemned a terrorist attack in a village in north eastern Nigeria in which 45 people were killed.

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    21-Nov-2014 to 10:46

    Nigeria naira weakens against US dollar

    APA-Abuja-(Nigeria) — Nigerian naira ended to a record low on the interbank market on Friday ahead of the country’s central bank meeting to review interest rates in Africa’s biggest oil producer.

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    21-Nov-2014 to 08:44

    Shell sells Nigerian oil block for $600m

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Royal Dutch Shell says it has raised $600 million from the sale of its interest in an oil field in Nigeria as part of its ongoing two-year disposal programme.

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    21-Nov-2014 to 08:22

    Afreximbank donates $1 million for anti-Ebola effort in Africa

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a contribution of $1million to the effort to combat the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in Africa.

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    21-Nov-2014 to 08:03

    Press screams pandemonium at National Assembly, police blockade

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian press on Friday is agog with the pandemonium caused by the police which erected a blockade to stop Speaker Aminu Tambuwal from entering the chambers of the House of Representatives to preside over the plenary convened to consider the request for extension of the state of emergency in the northeast of the country.

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