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UPDATE 3-Nigeria central bank head nominated for second term

May 09 2019

* President Buhari has favoured strong currency (Adds central bank, analyst comment)

Nigeria's power cut as four plants shut down

Apr 26 2019

ABUJA Nigeria's power generation has been significantly reduced due to a gas pipeline leak that forced the shutdown of four power stations, the nation's grid operator said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Nigerian chief justice sacked for false asset declaration

Apr 18 2019

ABUJA, April 18 Nigeria's most senior judge was sacked on Thursday by a tribunal that convicted him of falsely declaring his assets.

UPDATE 2-Nigeria to issue first 30-year naira bond

Apr 04 2019

ABUJA, April 4 Nigeria will issue its first 30-year naira bond, the debt office said on Thursday, in a move to attract long-term investors and extend the maturity profile of its debt.

Nigerian court orders arrest of southeastern separatist leader

Mar 28 2019

ABUJA A Nigerian judge on Thursday ordered the arrest of the leader of a group seeking the secession of a southeastern region over his failure to attend hearings nearly two years after his release on bail.

Nigeria's NNPC plans to revamp refineries to cut fuel imports

Mar 22 2019

ABUJA, March 22 Nigeria's state-oil firm NNPC said it plans to revamp its refineries to help Africa's biggest crude oil producer to save billions of dollars on fuel imports and has hired Italy's Maire Tecnimont to tackle the Port Harcourt plant.

UPDATE 1-Nigeria to sell stakes in joint oil assets to boost coffers

Mar 20 2019

ABUJA, March 20 Nigeria plans to cut its stake in joint oil ventures with multinational oil companies to 40 percent this year, its budget minister said, as the country seeks to boost revenue to grow an economy recovering from recession.

Nigeria's ruling party takes close lead in governor elections, but balance could tip

Mar 12 2019

ABUJA Nigeria's ruling party took a close lead in elections for powerful state governors on Tuesday, although the final results hang in the balance as seven races were declared inconclusive or suspended.

Nigeria's Buhari extends lead in election count as death toll mounts

Feb 26 2019

* Atiku's party rejects early results, Buhari's backs outcome

Nigerian election's early tally puts Buhari ahead; opposition rejects it

Feb 25 2019

ABUJA President Muhammadu Buhari took an early lead on Monday in initial official results from Nigeria's presidential election, but the party of his main challenger quickly rejected the tallies as "incorrect and unacceptable". | Video

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