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Naomi Campbell sees Black Lives Matter altering fashion and beauty industries

Jul 01 2020

LAGOS Worldwide protests about the treatment of Black people will alter the global fashion and beauty industries by creating job opportunities and products catering for a broader range of consumers, model Naomi Campbell told Reuters in an interview. | Video

Nigerians face tough job market amid coronavirus outbreak

Jun 18 2020

LAGOS Mary Uzoma had never been unemployed until March when she was among those laid off by the transport company she worked for in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos.

Nigeria's Lagos state suspends plans to reopen places of worship

Jun 16 2020

LAGOS Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos has suspended plans to reopen places of worship after a review of the new coronavirus outbreak, the state governor said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Nigeria's central bank unexpectedly cuts benchmark lending rate to 12.5%

May 28 2020

* Governor says Nigeria may avoid recession (Adds details, analyst, bullet points)

Cameras roll again in Nollywood but Nigeria's cinemas still dark

May 27 2020

ABUJA/LAGOS Nigeria's film industry is creeping back to work after lockdown, and one of the first productions to resume is a new television series about a highly infectious disease that has ravaged the world. | Video

Nigerian central bank warns against using FX black market

May 21 2020

LAGOS, May 21 Nigeria's central bank governor is warning against the use of black markets for foreign currency exchange after a coronavirus-induced oil price crash caused dollar shortages for Africa's biggest economy, in a video seen by Reuters.

UPDATE 2-Nigeria's government expects economy to contract by 3.4% in 2020

May 05 2020

* Oil revenues to fall by over 80%, says govt official (Adds details)

Nigeria reopens main cities Lagos and Abuja as lockdowns phased out

May 04 2020

LAGOS Nigeria began easing restrictions on Monday in its capital Abuja and in largest city Lagos, heralding the reopening of Africa's biggest economy after more than four weeks of lockdowns imposed to contain the new coronavirus. | Video

Forty percent of Nigerians live in poverty: stats office

May 04 2020

LAGOS Forty percent of people in Nigeria live in poverty, figures published by the statistics office on Monday showed, highlighting the low levels of wealth in a country that has Africa's biggest economy.

Nigeria re-opens main cities Lagos and Abuja as lockdowns phased out

May 04 2020

LAGOS, May 4 Nigeria began easing restrictions on Monday in its capital Abuja and in Lagos, its largest city, marking the reopening of Africa's biggest economy after more than four weeks of lockdown.

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