NIGERIA | NIGERIA

17-Apr-2021 to 11:10

Nigeria: Boko Haram commanders "neutralised"

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — At least twelve commanders of the radical sect Boko Haram have been killed by government troops in Nigeria's northern state of Borno, the country's military claimed over the weekend.

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16-Apr-2021 to 17:44

Financial Services Industry dominates trading at Nigerian bourse

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Financial Services Industry led the activity chart on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) this week with 853.125 million shares valued at N6.754 billion traded in 11,127 deals.

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16-Apr-2021 to 16:20

Angolan journalist arrested, detained for 5 days while reporting on evictions -...

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has urged the Angolan authorities to refrain from arresting members of the press covering public events, and should return all equipment confiscated from journalist Jorge Manuel.

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16-Apr-2021 to 09:47

Press focuses on vaccination of over 1m people in Nigeria, others

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The report by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) that Nigeria has so far vaccinated over a million eligible people out of its target of 70 percent of the nation’s population is one of the trending stories in Nigerian newspapers on Friday.

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15-Apr-2021 to 17:03

Cameroonian journalist detained since August 2020 - CPJ

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has urged the Cameroonian authorities to immediately release journalist Emmanuel Mbombog Mbog Matip and all other members of the press imprisoned for their work.

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15-Apr-2021 to 16:48

Nigeria: Anti-drug agency boss raises alarm over increase in drug abuse

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig-Gen. Buba Marwa (Rtd), says that drug abuse has assumed an alarming proportion in Nigeria and that the nation has about 15 million drug users aged between 15 and 64.

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15-Apr-2021 to 14:35

Nigerian inflation rate rises to 18.17% in March - NBS

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says that Nigeria’s inflation rate has continued its rise with the inflation rate for the month of March this year put at 18.17 percent.

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