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26-Feb-2020 to 09:47

Nigeria orders metering of electricity consumers

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.

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26-Feb-2020 to 09:41

Nigeria approves $20m fund for young innovators

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — In furtherance if its policy to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Nigeria’s Bank of Industry has approved a $20 million technology fund for young Nigerian innovators.

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26-Feb-2020 to 07:57

Nigerian press focuses on future of currency, pre-testing of $2bn fertilizer pla...

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The sustenance of the current value of the Naira, pre-testing of the $2 billion Fertilizer plant and the bill to grant immunity to lawmakers are some of the leading stories in the Nigerian press on Wednesday.

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25-Feb-2020 to 19:21

Nigerians lament over high prevalence of police brutality – Poll

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s leading survey and polling firm, NOIPolls says that police brutality on Nigerians is prevalent, citing recent media reports on Nigerian police brutality and the controversy over the death of a Remo Stars Football Club’s player, Tiyamu Kazeem in Sagamu in southwestern Ogun state.

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25-Feb-2020 to 11:31

Economic growth, South West security outfit dominate Nigerian press

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The rise in Nigeria’s economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2019 and the public hearing on the South West security outfit, Amotekun, dominate the headlines of Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday.

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24-Feb-2020 to 19:43

Nigeria moves to introduce tax incentives to boost investment

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr. Zainab Ahmed, has said that the government will soon introduce some tax incentives to boost investments in the country’s capital market.

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24-Feb-2020 to 12:21

Nigeria denies recording, monitoring phones, social media

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria has denied rumours that it will start recording phone calls and monitoring social media platforms and fora.

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