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Why Nigeria’s internet scammers are ‘role models’

In our series of letters from African writers, Nigerian novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani laments that internet scammers have become role models for many youths in her country. The Federal Bureau

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Nigeria seeks to boost revenue, support small firms with new finance law

LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law a new bill that seeks to boost government revenue through a rise in the value-added tax rate while at

Nigerian Passport Ranks 95th In The World

The latest report regarding the world’s most powerful International Passport places the Nigerian passport at 95. According to the list put together by Henley Passport Index which occasionally curates a

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Nigeria may lose Niger Republic’s $665m yearly energy cash

Nigeria will lose more revenues from energy exports once the Niger Republic starts generating her own electricity, it was gathered at the weekend. Aside Niger Republic, the country, according to

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Nobody Has Appointed US as the Policeman Of The World – Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina on Sunday criticised the United States’ government for placing Nigeria on the Special Watchlist of countries violating

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Nigeria can be a little tense for South African travellers

Towards the end of last month, I found myself in Lagos, Nigeria, a guest of Google to cover the graduation ceremony for the Google Start-up Week. This was my first


Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Minister of State for Health, Senator Adeleke Mamora, has said that Nigeria has the highest number of babies infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, adding that


The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says the Federal Government has approved that all Africans could come to Nigeria without Visa from January 2020. The Comptroller General, NIS, Mr. Muhammad Babandede,

ISWAP Kills Two Soldiers, Policeman, Threatens Army In New Video

A new video dated December 8, showing the execution of two Nigerian soldiers and a policeman has emerged online. In the video which was obtained by Channels Television on Monday,

Sowore’s Rearrest: Less Than 100,000 Nigerians ‘Making Noise’, Says Adesina

As more criticisms continue to trail the incident that led to the rearrest of the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, the Presidency has insisted the Department of State Services