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Nigeria's president Buhari said economy in "bad shape" - state governor

Dec 14 2018

ABUJA Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said the country's economy was in "bad shape", the governor of a northwestern state told reporters on Friday after a meeting with governors from across the country.

UPDATE 1-Nigeria's president Buhari said economy in "bad shape" -state governor

Dec 14 2018

ABUJA, Dec 14 Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said the country's economy was in "bad shape", the governor of a northwestern state told reporters on Friday after a meeting with governors from across the country.

UPDATE 1-Nigeria budget minister expects economy to grow by 3 pct in 2019

Dec 12 2018

ABUJA, Dec 12 Nigeria's economy is expected to grow by 2 percent this year and by 3 percent in 2019, the country's Minister of Budget Udoma Udo Udoma said on Wednesday.

Nigerian opposition candidate absent from election accord ceremony

Dec 11 2018

ABUJA Nigeria's main opposition candidate did not attend an event on Tuesday to sign an election agreement stating a commitment to hold a peaceful election early next year due to a "communication lapse", his party said.

Nigeria's Buhari launches re-election bid with corruption still in focus

Nov 18 2018

ABUJA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched his manifesto on Sunday, hoping his anti-corruption agenda can win him a second term at a Feb. 16 election.

Nigeria's Buhari launches re-election bid with corruption still in focus

Nov 18 2018

ABUJA, Nov 18 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched his manifesto on Sunday, hoping his anti-corruption agenda can win him a second term at a Feb. 16 election.

Nigerian Senate backs Eurobond issue, warns of debt overhang

Oct 17 2018

ABUJA Nigeria's upper house of parliament approved a planned $2.786 billion Eurobond issue on Wednesday but advised the government to limit foreign borrowing and instead boost revenues.

UPDATE 2-Nigerian Senate backs Eurobond issue, warns of debt overhang

Oct 17 2018

ABUJA, Oct 17 Nigeria's upper house of parliament approved a planned $2.786 billion Eurobond issue on Wednesday but advised the government to limit foreign borrowing and instead boost revenues.

Aid worker killed in Nigeria after Islamists' deadline expires: government

Oct 15 2018

ABUJA A medical aid worker held hostage in Nigeria since March was killed by Islamist militants after their deadline expired, the government said on Monday.

Islamic State in Nigeria might soon kill health workers, schoolgirl: ICRC

Oct 14 2018

GENEVA/ABUJA Islamic State in Nigeria might kill healthcare workers it has held hostage since March within 24 hours, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Sunday, calling for mercy and urging Nigeria's government to intervene.

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