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Nigeria Immigration shortlists 6,105 candidates for employment

Nigeria, May 10 -- The Civil Defense, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board has announced that 6,105 candidates have been shortlisted for screening and possible employment into the Nigeria... Read More


Hadiza Usman denies awarding contract to Dangote's firm

Nigeria, May 10 -- The suspended Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Usman, has denied using her position to award a contract to a company owned by Aliko Dangote. Ms Usman in a ... Read More


Eid-el-Fitr: Nigeria declares Wednesday, Thursday public holidays

Nigeria, May 10 -- The federal government has declared Wednesday and Thursday, May 12 and 13, as public holidays to mark this year's Eid-el-Fitr celebration. This was disclosed in a statement by the ... Read More


Women in Agriculture: I face discrimination 'all the time' - Farmer

Nigeria, May 8 -- Nike Tinubu, 59, is a cassava processor in Oyo State. She is the CEO of Egaleson Farm, and cultivates1800 hectares of land. With 53 staff, 11-19 casual workers and seasonal workers,... Read More


NIN will help us fight insecurity, identify 'crooks' - Buhari

Nigeria, May 6 -- President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country. A statement ... Read More


NIN: Nigeria govt extends deadline to June 30

Nigeria, May 4 -- The Nigerian government has moved the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to June 30, making it the fifth time it would approve an extension of the exercise. The extension was co... Read More


Women in Agriculture: 'How pig farming has helped me as a widow'

Nigeria, May 1 -- Josephine Malokwu, 51, is a smallholder farmer. She is into animal and crop production in Enugu State. She started farming as a retirement plan after leaving her fashion business two... Read More


FG declares Monday public holiday

Nigeria, April 29 -- The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 3, public holiday to mark this year's International Workers Day Celebration. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the perma... Read More


Women in Agriculture: 'Challenges I face as a small scale farmer'

Nigeria, April 24 -- Asibi Gede, 55, a smallholder farmer and mother of two in the Federal Capital Territory, owns two and half acres of land. She has been practicing crop production for over 40 years... Read More


Buhari orders revoked oil leases returned to China-owned Addax

Nigeria, April 23 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Department of Petroleum Resources to restore four oil mining licences revoked from Addax Petroleum. The was disclosed in a statement by... Read More