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Nigeria to attain self sufficiency in maize production by 2022 — CBN Governor
Vanguard - 5/6/2021 7:57:00 PM
Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefele says Nigeria is targeting to attain self sufficiency in maize production by 2022.

Nigeria should be Boris Johnson’s next stop on his post-Brexit global trade mission
YAHOO!News - 5/6/2021 9:10:00 AM
The prime minister’s India trip may have been postponed, but he shouldn’t lose all hope of striking a lucrative deal with a demographic giant – Africa’s largest economy is a golden opportunity for the

Group threatens to expose sponsors of terrorism, banditry in Nigeria
Vanguard - 5/6/2021 2:15:00 PM
A political group, #ISTANDWITHBUHARI, has threatened to expose alleged sponsors of terrorism and banditry in the country within one

Kings of Lagos: Children Learn Chess to Seek Escape From Nigeria's Slums
U.S. News & World Report - 5/6/2021 10:14:00 AM
The waterside shanty town is just across the lagoon from the mansions and towering office blocks of Nigeria's commercial capital. They hope the cunning and strategy they learn on the chess board will help them make the leap out of their homes in the slum.

Nigeria: £4.2 Million - Bank Documentation Shouldn't Take 12 Years, Oghara Union Tells Malami
AllAfrica.com - 5/6/2021 1:58:00 PM
Lagos Branch, has asked the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, to tell Nigerians the truth about the delay in repatriating the proceeds of assets confiscated from the three ladies associated with the former Governor of Delta State,

Extortion, Judgment Delays, Frustrate Justice in Nigeria - Report
AllAfrica.com - 5/6/2021 1:58:00 PM
A new Premium Times report says delay in the issuance of certified true copies (CTCs) of court judgments has become a big problem in the administration of criminal justice in Nigeria and has led to the denial of justice.

‘Nobody is safe’: Nigeria reels from nationwide wave of deadly violence
The Guardian - 5/5/2021 8:20:00 AM
President Muhammadu Buhari faces criticism from allies and opposition, as security crises leave hundreds dead

Nigeria: Abducted college students freed
dw.com on MSN.com - 5/5/2021 8:10:00 PM
Dozens of students were grabbed from a Nigerian college in March, sparking outcry. The last of them have now been freed.

Nigeria army dismisses suggestions of takeover from Buhari
YAHOO!News - 5/4/2021 11:14:00 AM
Nigeria's armed forces have dismissed suggestions that they should take over from President Muhammadu Buhari, who is facing mounting pressure over the country's worsening insecurity.

Nigeria Extends Incentive Period to Boost Dollar Remittances
Bloomberg - 5/6/2021 8:33:00 AM
Nigeria’s central bank will continue indefinitely an incentive program to boost dollar remittances into Africa’s largest economy.