Women and Girls Pushed Towards Extremism in Nigeria

[Deutsche Welle] In Nigeria, Boko Haram is recruiting women and girls to carry out suicide bomb attacks. NGOs and the Nigerian government are working to rescue these women and reintroduce them to society and their families.

[Deutsche Welle] In Nigeria, Boko Haram is recruiting women and girls to carry out suicide bomb attacks. NGOs and the Nigerian government are working to rescue these women and reintroduce them to society and their families.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Finally, Nigeria Inflation Rate Drops

[Premium Times] The Consumer Price Index, CPI, which measures inflation dropped to 17.78 percent (year-on-year) in February 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said.

[Premium Times] The Consumer Price Index, CPI, which measures inflation dropped to 17.78 percent (year-on-year) in February 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Arraigns Boko Haram Suspects for 2011 Murder of Foreigners

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government on Tuesday arraigned seven Boko Haram suspects for the killing of five foreigners who were abducted from a construction site in Kebbi state in 2011.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government on Tuesday arraigned seven Boko Haram suspects for the killing of five foreigners who were abducted from a construction site in Kebbi state in 2011.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Orders Warning Against Soft Drinks with Vitamin C

[Premium Times] A Nigerian Court has ordered the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control to direct the Nigeria Bottling Company Plc., manufacturers of Fanta and Sprite soft drinks, to include a warning on the bottles of the product, t…

[Premium Times] A Nigerian Court has ordered the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control to direct the Nigeria Bottling Company Plc., manufacturers of Fanta and Sprite soft drinks, to include a warning on the bottles of the product, that its content cannot be taken with Vitamin C.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate-Customs Face-Off: Hameed Ali in Secret Meeting With Saraki

[Premium Times] The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, Tuesday evening held a closed-door meeting with Senate President Bukola Saraki, hours after it appeared a showdown was imminent between the Senate and the retired army…

[Premium Times] The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, Tuesday evening held a closed-door meeting with Senate President Bukola Saraki, hours after it appeared a showdown was imminent between the Senate and the retired army colonel.

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Govt Pledges to Pay Electricity Debt Owned By Ministries, Military, Others

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has indicated its readiness to commence payment of all verified bills owed electricity distribution companies in the country for electricity supplied to federal ministries, departments and agencies, MDAs, based on…

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has indicated its readiness to commence payment of all verified bills owed electricity distribution companies in the country for electricity supplied to federal ministries, departments and agencies, MDAs, based on the on-going audit of the bills submitted by the electricity firms.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Probes AU Seat Loss, Suspects Sabotage

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has instituted a panel of inquiry to investigate Nigeria’s failure to clinch the post of Commissioner for Peace and Security at the African Union (AU), the News Agency of Nigeria has reported.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has instituted a panel of inquiry to investigate Nigeria's failure to clinch the post of Commissioner for Peace and Security at the African Union (AU), the News Agency of Nigeria has reported.

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Senate Gives Committees 1 Week to Submit 2017 Budget Reports

[Guardian] The Senate on Tuesday gave all standing committees one week to present and defend reports of the 2017 Budget of Ministries, Agencies and Departments(MDAs) under them before the Committee on Appropriation.

[Guardian] The Senate on Tuesday gave all standing committees one week to present and defend reports of the 2017 Budget of Ministries, Agencies and Departments(MDAs) under them before the Committee on Appropriation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria