NIGERIA | NIGERIA

07-Nov-2014 to 16:53

Nigeria’s apex bank restricts sale of dollars to support local currency

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has stopped the sale of dollars to some categories of importers at its twice-weekly regulated foreign exchange market in order to check dwindling value of the naira

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07-Nov-2014 to 16:49

Four ships laden with petrol arrive in Nigerian ports of Lagos

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Four ships laden with 143,000 tonnes of petrol are waiting to berth at the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.

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07-Nov-2014 to 14:44

Nigeria: Pipeline fire claims several lives in Lagos

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Several persons were said to have lost their lives when the oil pipeline in Lagos state caught fire on Thursday night as vandals were scooping petrol from the damaged pipeline.

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07-Nov-2014 to 14:22

ECOWAS leaders appoint Togolese President to coordinate efforts at combating Ebo...

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS have reaffirmed their firm commitment to continue their joint and coordinated efforts in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease and appointed Togolese President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, to supervise the Ebola Virus Disease response and eradication process.

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07-Nov-2014 to 14:10

ECOWAS Chairman says Ebola response should go beyond obvious needs

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — ECOWAS Chairman and Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama, has said that regional and international responses to the Ebola scourge should “extend beyond the obvious and tangible needs”.

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06-Nov-2014 to 10:50

Nigeria: Synagogue Church founder fails to appear before coroner

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua, on Wednesday failed to appear before the coroner, Magistrate O. A. Komolafe, probing the cause of the September 12 building collapse in the church in Ikotun, a suburb of Lagos.

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06-Nov-2014 to 10:25

Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote still Africa’s richest man with $25bn net worth

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has retained his position as Africa’s richest man with a $25 billion net worth.

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