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Camillus Eboh

Nigerian security agency says armed gang stole its court files

Sep 08 2021

ABUJA Lawyers for a Nigerian security agency that said its case files were stolen by armed robbers won an adjournment on Wednesday of a lawsuit filed against it by associates of a Yoruba separatist leader.

UPDATE 2-Nigerian tribunal orders MultiChoice to pay 50% of disputed $4.4 bln tax bill

Aug 25 2021

ABUJA, Aug 25 A Nigerian tax tribunal ordered the local unit of South Africa's pay-TV company MultiChoice to pay 50% of a disputed 1.8 trillion naira ($4.38 billion) tax bill relating to previous years, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said on Wednesday.

Nigerian doctors begin strike over salary, allowances

Aug 03 2021

ABUJA (Reuters) -Resident doctors in Nigerian public hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday over grievances that include the delayed payment of salaries and allowances, the doctors' union said, as coronavirus infections rise. | Video

Nigerian doctors begin strike over salary, allowances

Aug 02 2021

ABUJA, Aug 2 Resident doctors in Nigerian public hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday over grievances that include the delayed payment of salaries and allowances, the doctors' union said, as the country faces rising COVID-19 infections.

Nigeria fails to bring separatist to court, trial adjourned

Jul 26 2021

ABUJA A Nigerian judge adjourned the treason trial of separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu until October after the authorities failed to bring him to court on Monday, citing logistical problems.

Nigeria chooses three companies to officially import sugar

Jul 17 2021

ABUJA, July 17 Nigeria has designated three companies, including Dangote Sugar Refinery, as the country's sole importers of sugar, the central bank said, adding it would still need to approve such purchases.

UPDATE 2-Chasing dwindling investment, Nigeria revamps oil sector law

Jul 16 2021

ABUJA/LAGOS, July 16 Nigeria's parliament on Friday cleared a historic petroleum overhaul that seeks to attract waning investment to its ageing oil sector and sent the measure to the president for signature.

After years of debate, Nigerian oil bill vote delayed

Jul 15 2021

ABUJA (Reuters) -Nigeria's lower chamber on Thursday postponed a vote on a reconciled version of a bill aimed at attracting billions to its ageing oil sector following disagreements over the amount of money it would channel to communities where oil is produced.

UPDATE 1-Nigerian Senate approves $8.325 bln foreign borrowing plan

Jul 15 2021

ABUJA, July 15 Nigeria's Senate on Thursday approved external borrowing plans of more than $8.325 billion from international lenders including the World Bank for infrastructure projects.

Nigeria to freeze accounts of South African pay-TV units in tax dispute

Jul 08 2021

ABUJA (Reuters) -Nigeria's revenue service said on Thursday it had told banks to freeze the accounts of units of pay-TV group MultiChoice to recover $4.4 billion, in the latest tax dispute between a South African-based company and Nigerian authorities.

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