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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics President Buhari Reveals What Will Determine Reopening Of Land Borders – Nairaland

    President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, in Abuja said the issue of partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighbouring countries will be determined by report of tripartite committee made up of Nigeria, Benin and Niger Republic.... Read more via Nairaland –
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    Politics Nigeria says ‘extension’ needed on West Africa currency launch – Vanguard News

    West African powerhouse Nigeria on Monday called for a delay to the launch of a region-wide currency tentatively scheduled to come into effect this year..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  3. Nigeria Business News

    Business West African Single Currency: Why Nigeria should tread cautiously – Vanguard News

    In their efforts to promote economic integration and harmonise trade and investment in their region, the 15 member states of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, on Saturday, June 29, 2019 agreed to replace their respective domestic currencies with a new one … Read more via...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I Will Be Standing Down In 2023, Buhari Tells Nigerians In New Year Message – Channels Television

    President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that he will leave office in 2023. The President said he is determined to help strengthen the electoral process both in Nigeria and across the region.... Read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Border Closure: Buhari Govt Lists Achievements – Tori News

    He maintained that the decision was embarked upon on as part of measures to secure Nigeria’s land and maritime borders. The government of President Muhammadu Buhari has listed the achievements gained so far from the closure of Nigerian borders to neighbouring countries.... Read more via Tori...
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    Politics 7 political and economic events that shaped Africa in 2019 – Pulse Nigeria News

    The outgoing year, 2019, witnessed a lot of trade, diplomatic issues across the comity of nations in Africa. During the year, the African government also witnessed a lot of controversial issues that threatened bilateral trades and diplomatic relations among nations... Read more via Pulse...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Border Closure: President Buhari Government Lists Achievements – Naijaloaded

    The government of President Muhammadu Buhari has listed the achievements gained so far from the closure of Nigerian borders to neighbouring countries. The Minister of Information, Cuture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, listed the gains when he addressed the press in Abuja on Monday.... Read...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Adesina: AfDB Supported Nigeria Out of Recession with $600m – Thisdaylive

    The President of Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, saturday in Abuja, disclosed that the apex African Bank actually supported Nigeria out of recession in 2017 by pumping funds in the region of $600 million into the then receding Africa’s largest economy..... Read more via...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Border closure: Senate to probe closure of Nigerian businesses in Ghana – Nairametrics

    The Nigerian Senate has directed its Committees on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Investment to investigate the alleged shutdown of Nigerian businesses in Ghana. The probe was initiated as the operation of about 600 businesses belonging to Nigerians were allegedly shut... Read more via...
  10. Nigeria World News

    World France Identifies 13 Soldiers Killed In Mali Air Crash – Sahara Reporters

    The French military has named the 13 soldiers killed in an aircraft crash on Monday night. Two helicopters were providing cover for French paratroopers, who had been tracking a cell linked to the Islamic State when they collided in low altitude.... Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Obasanjo Backs Buhari On Border Closure, Says Benin Must Mend Its Ways With Nigeria – Naijaloaded

    Obasanjo made the remark during a news briefing on Tuesday in Addis Ababa on the margins of Policy Dialogue of African Business Associations on Implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreements..... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More Nigeria...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics FG Sets Conditions For Reopening Of Borders – Tori News

    The federal government has set the conditions for the reopening of the closed borders. According to a report by The Nation, the federal government has given conditions for the reopening of borders.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  13. Nigeria Business News

    Business Overview of data protection laws in Africa – TechCity

    Data protection law has been gaining ground in Africa over the past 20 years. Today, out of 54 countries, 25 have passed data protection laws, the latest countries being Uganda, Nigeria and Egypt.... Read more via TechCity – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro ECOWAS Court Awards N10m to Nigerian Soldier Dismissed for Losing Rifle – Thisdaylive

    The ECOWAS Court of Justice has awarded N10 million against the Nigerian government for dismissing a soldier, Barnabas Eli from the army over the loss of his rifle in 2012. According to Premium Times, the court which awarded the judgement fine to the complainant as compensation ordered the...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics New electoral act will include card reader – NASS – P.M. News

    Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege says the National Assembly will give legal backing to card reader in the new Electoral Act, to further enhance the integrity of the electoral process in Nigeria.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics What Niger President, others said about Jonathan – P.M. News

    African leaders led by President of Niger and Chairman of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government Mahamadou Issoufou and former Liberian President, Amos Sawyer on Wednesday paid tribute to Nigeria’s former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan for leaving office voluntarily and masterminding peaceful...
  17. Nigeria World News

    World ECOWAS to prioritise investment in border security, tackle drug trafficking — Official – Vanguard News

    By Fortune Abang, Abuja The ECOWAS Commission says it will continue to prioritize investment in border security to promote sustainable peace and tackle drug trafficking in the sub-region..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get more World News
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    Politics Photo News: Buhari attends ECOWAS Summit in Burkina Faso – P.M. News

    Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday attended the Extra Ordinary ECOWAS Summit on Counter Terrorism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari Jets Out To Burkina Faso Saturday For ECOWAS Counter-terrorism Summit – Sahara Reporters

    President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Saturday to attend the one-day Economic Community of West African States Heads of State and Government Extraordinary Summit on Counter-Terrorism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso...... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 40 Nigerians get EU fully-funded scholarship – Newtelegraph

    The European Union Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS has given university scholarship to 40 Nigerian students to enable them study in European countries. The scholarship is in furtherance of the Erasmus+ programme. Erasmus+ is a European Union’s flagship programme for higher education. It...