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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jun 20 2018

Nigeria could borrow back its plundered Benin Bronzes: governor

BENIN CITY, Nigeria Nigeria could be open to borrowing its plundered Benin Bronzes back from Western museums rather than demanding a full return, officials said, a compromise that might provide a template for settling other bitter disputes over colonial-era loot. | Video

Jun 05 2018

Peugeot to start Nigeria assembly plant by Q1 -local partner

LAGOS, June 5 PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to start assembling cars in Nigeria by first quarter of 2019, via a joint venture with Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote and five state governments, one of the local partners told Reuters.

Jun 03 2018

Nigerian police invite Senate president for questioning over armed robberies

ABUJA Nigerian police said on Sunday the president of the upper house of parliament had been invited for questioning over allegations that he financed a criminal gang that carried out a spate of armed robberies and killed 33 people including pregnant women.

Jun 01 2018

Barclays Africa to join Nigeria bourse in July as broker

(This version of the May 31 story corrects to clarify that Absa is joining Nigerian stock exchange as a broker, not as a listed entity)

May 31 2018

Barclays Africa to join Nigeria's bourse in July -head of markets

LAGOS, May 31 Barclays Africa plans to join the Nigerian Stock Exchange in July and is exploring opportunities in three other African countries, in a move to create access for foreign investors looking to tap into markets on the continent.

May 13 2018

Exclusive: Nigeria's Abubakar to privatize parts of state oil firm if elected

ABUJA Nigeria's former vice president Atiku Abubakar will privatize parts of the country's state oil company and allow the naira currency to float to attract foreign investment if elected as head of state, he told Reuters.

May 10 2018

Nigeria draft oil reforms seek to establish powerful industry regulator

ABUJA Nigeria's government plans to create a powerful energy regulator with broad oversight of the oil and gas sector, according to draft versions of sweeping reforms known collectively as the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).

May 10 2018

Nigeria increases airport screenings after Ebola outbreak in Congo

ABUJA Nigeria has increased screening tests at airports and other points of entry as a precautionary measure following an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the immigration service said on Thursday.

May 10 2018

Nigeria increases airport screenings after Ebola outbreak in Congo

ABUJA Nigeria has increased screening tests at airports and other points of entry as a precautionary measure following an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the immigration service said on Thursday.

May 10 2018

Nigeria increases airport screenings after Ebola outbreak in Congo

ABUJA, May 10 Nigeria has increased screening tests at airports and other points of entry as a precautionary measure following an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the immigration service said on Thursday.

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