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Nigeria electricity regulator seeks citizens' ideas on mass metering

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The federal government on Wednesday requested citizens to submit suggestions on the best path to solving the the nation's electricity metering problem. The Nigerian Electricity Re... Read More


Nigerian Investment Promotion Council staff hold protest, shut office

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Staff of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) on Wednesday in Abuja began an indefinite strike. The staff shut their office complex in a protest against the Executive ... Read More


VIDEO: How missing Pharmacy admission made me into a passionate farmer -Chinonye

Nigeria, Feb. 22 -- Like many Nigerian students, Chinonye Ezem planned to study Pharmacy in 2014 but ended up with Crop Science after her admissions test score was ruled insufficient for the course. ... Read More


No survivors in military aircraft crash in Abuja - Air Force

Nigeria, Feb. 21 -- There were no survivors in a crash involving a military aircraft Sunday in Abuja, the Nigerian Air Force has confirmed. The spokesperson for the Air Force, Ibikunle Daramola, said... Read More


Women in Agriculture: How missing Pharmacy admission helped me - Farmer

Nigeria, Feb. 20 -- Like many Nigerian students, Chinonye Ezem planned to study Pharmacy in 2014, but ended up with Crop Science after her admissions test score was ruled insufficient for the course. ... Read More


EXPLAINER: What you need to know about WTO and Okonjo-Iweala's job as DG

Nigeria, Feb. 17 -- Nigeria's former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Monday emerged the new director general of the World Trade Organization, becoming the first woman and African to hold the... Read More


Jeff Bezos regains position as world's richest person

Nigeria, Feb. 17 -- The Amazon chief executive, Jeff Bezos, on Wednesday displaced Tesla CEO Elon Musk as the world's richest person. He ended Mr Musk's nearly two months reign as the richest. In No... Read More


Nigerian govt closes Lagos airport after 'landing incident'

Nigeria, Feb. 17 -- The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced a temporary closure of the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, runway, after a landing incident. FAAN's general manager... Read More


Women in Agriculture: I receive no govt support despite being in Abuja - Rice farmer

Nigeria, Feb. 13 -- Meru Musa, 35, and mother-of-six, cultivates rice in the Federal Capital Territory. In this 14th episode of the series Women in Agriculture, she shares her experience with PREMIUM ... Read More


Nigeria needs 5 million jobs annually for 10 years to close gap - IMF

Nigeria, Feb. 9 -- Nigeria will need to create 5 million jobs annually for the next 10 years to cover its unemployment gap, the International Monetary Fund has said. In a report Monday, the lender sa... Read More