Nigeria Pays U.S. Govt U.S.$496M for Acquisition of 12 Tucano Fighter Jets

[This Day] Maiduguri -The Nigerian government has paid the United States government $496 million for the acquisition of 12 Super Tucano fighter jets to be used by the Nigerian Air Force in the ongoing military operations against the Boko Haram insurgen…

[This Day] Maiduguri -The Nigerian government has paid the United States government $496 million for the acquisition of 12 Super Tucano fighter jets to be used by the Nigerian Air Force in the ongoing military operations against the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Signs Order to Boost Local Production, Employment

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components.

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shekau, Insurgents Relocate to Borno Villages With Hostages

[Daily Trust] Boko Haram factional leader, Abubakar Shekau, fled his Sambisa Forest sanctuary shortly before the military stormed and captured the area, Daily Trust has learnt.

[Daily Trust] Boko Haram factional leader, Abubakar Shekau, fled his Sambisa Forest sanctuary shortly before the military stormed and captured the area, Daily Trust has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Central Bank Injects U.S.$210 Million Into Foreign Exchange Market

[Premium Times] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected $210 million into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market to ensure availability and meet customers’ requests in various segments of the market.

[Premium Times] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected $210 million into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market to ensure availability and meet customers' requests in various segments of the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Hosts New Oil Summit to Revive Africa’s Oil Industry

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has given reasons why it is hosting a new oil and gas summit – the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) in Abuja this February.

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has given reasons why it is hosting a new oil and gas summit - the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) in Abuja this February.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boko Haram – 30,000 Hostages Rescued in Two Years – Official

[Premium Times] The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, on Monday said that no fewer than 30,000 women and children have been rescued from Boko Haram insurgents by the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in Sambisa Forest in the last two years.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, on Monday said that no fewer than 30,000 women and children have been rescued from Boko Haram insurgents by the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in Sambisa Forest in the last two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dangote Group Trains 150 Indigenous Engineers in Refinery Operations

[Daily Trust] The Management of Dangote Oil Refinery Company (DORC) says about 150 indigenous engineers have been trained in refinery operations in preparation for the take-off of its Lagos Refinery and Petrochemical Plant.

[Daily Trust] The Management of Dangote Oil Refinery Company (DORC) says about 150 indigenous engineers have been trained in refinery operations in preparation for the take-off of its Lagos Refinery and Petrochemical Plant.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Plans to ‘Give Ramaphosa Bigger Headache Than Zuma’

[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema on Monday warned ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa that the party plans to give him more of a headache than it did President Jacob Zuma.

[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema on Monday warned ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa that the party plans to give him more of a headache than it did President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa