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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 21:29:44 GMT

Nigeria commences process to kick-start new national airline  -  Premium Times
The Federal Government will appoint a transaction adviser next week as part of efforts to establish a new national carrier, an official has said. The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said the new national carrier will ensure competition ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:40:39 GMT

Keeper Ikeme out for Nigeria with pelvic injury  -  ESPN FC
Nigeria have been dealt a blow ahead of their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria with the withdrawal of first-choice goalkeeper Carl Ikeme due to injury. The 30-year-old goalkeeper was withdrawn at half-time of Wolverhampton Wanderers' 1-1 ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:27:43 GMT

Bombs, bribes, mud as Nigeria's Boko Haram refugees go home  -  The Columbian
Women displaced by Islamist extremists wait for food to be handed out to them at the Bakassi camp in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Many say the dangerous journey is preferable to the hunger, humiliation and inhumane conditions in refugee camps where more than 1 ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:06:34 GMT
Mineral Fertilizer Market in Nigeria: Business Report 2016 - Research and Markets  -  Business Wire (press release)
Brief country profile includes general information and main economic indicators and specifies business environment in Nigeria; Mineral Fertilizer market is analyzed by different parameters including domestic production and consumption. Future market ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:57:27 GMT
Inside Nigeria's It-Bag Obsession  -  Vogue.com
It was practically the first thing that I noticed as I stepped off the plane at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, last week: an It bag. As I slowly shuffled through an early-morning customs line, blurry-eyed and overwhelmed by ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:56:48 GMT

FIFA enlists Nigeria on DTMS  -  Vanguard
Abuja – The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has been enlisted on the Premium Services of the world governing body, FIFA DTMS (Domestic Transfer Matching System) and Intermediary Regulations Tool. Ademola Olajire, the NFF's spokesman, via a ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:50:50 GMT

Twelve-Lane Highway Threatens Nigeria's Last Rainforests  -  Smithsonian
Most western lowland gorillas live in equatorial Africa, the geographic area that includes countries like Congo, Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic and Nigeria. In Nigeria's Cross River State, one subspecies of lowland gorilla is even more ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:06:54 GMT

Amendment of Nigerian Railway Corporation Act will propel PPP, says Sen. Ashafa  -  Vanguard
Zaria (Kaduna State) – Sen. Olugbenga Ashafa, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, says amendment of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) Bill, 2016 will propel the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) in the transportation sub-sector.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:03:57 GMT

'We welcome Buhari's declaration that any Nigerian can leave'  -  The Punch
The Indigenous People of Biafra, on Wednesday, reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari's declaration that any Nigerian who has another country to relocate to should do so. Buhari made the statement at a meeting with Niger Delta leaders in the ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 18:44:38 GMT

Nigeria to export rice by 2021  -  Vanguard
Awka – Prof. Bola Okuneye, an International Consultant, FADAMA III Additional Financing (AF), has said that Nigeria would begin exportation of rice in the next five years. Okuneye spoke on Wednesday at Amanuke, Awka North Local Government Area of ...