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Inflation pushed 7 million Nigerians into poverty in 2020 - World Bank

Nigeria, June 15 -- Surging inflation and rising prices pushed an estimated 7 million Nigerians below the poverty line in 2020 alone, the World Bank said on Tuesday. In its Nigeria Development Update... Read More


COVID-19: Nigeria to receive additional 3.92 million doses of vaccines

Nigeria, June 15 -- Nigerian government has revealed that it is expecting to receive additional 3.92 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines through the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Asse... Read More


Tolu Adelegan claims ownership of controversial song 'Oniduro Mi'

Nigeria, June 15 -- Tope Alabi's remarks on her colleague, Adeyinka Alaseyori's hit song 'Oniduro Mi' has led to even more revelations as another gospel singer, Tolu Adelegan, has come forward to clai... Read More


Euro 2020: Hummels' own goal gives France slim win

Nigeria, June 15 -- France on Tuesday night emerged victorious over Germany in what was perhaps the most highly-anticipated opening match of Euro 2020 courtesy of an own goal from Mats Hummels in the ... Read More


More than 18 million children exposed to toxic e-waste globally - WHO

Nigeria, June 15 -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said more than 18 million children and adolescents globally are being exposed to toxic e-waste. The global organisation, which noted that s... Read More


Nigeria suffering from human rights violations despite democratic progress - NHRC

Nigeria, June 15 -- The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says Nigerians are still suffering from rights violations despite the country's progress in democratic practice. The Executive Secretar... Read More


Former finance minister, Kemi Adeosun returns to public life, launches foundation

Nigeria, June 15 -- Former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has returned to public attention with the launch of DashMe Foundation. This appears to be her first public outing since the acceptance of... Read More


Nigerian women in film intensify calls for establishment of community cinemas, stronger unions

Nigeria, June 15 -- Over the weekend in Lagos, female stakeholders in the Nigerian movie industry gathered to discuss some of the challenges plaguing their sector and chart a way forward. Top on thei... Read More


INFOGRAPHICS: How Nigeria's neglect of oil palm pushed it down global pecking order

Nigeria, June 15 -- In the 1950s and 1960s, oil palm farming was a key sector of the Nigerian economy. The sector generated about 43 per cent of the world's total production. Nigeria was considered a... Read More


Ganduje orders headcount of cattle herders from Kano

Nigeria, June 15 -- Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has ordered a headcount of cattle herders in the state and those who are outside but of the state's origin.. Mr Ganduje said this at an in... Read More