ABUJA (Reuters) -Nigeria will lift a ban on Twitter from midnight after the social media platform agreed to open a local office, among other agreements with authorities in the West African country, a senior government official said on Wednesday.
ABUJA Nigeria plans to ban flights from Argentina, Britain, Canada and Saudi Arabia from this week in retaliation for being added to those countries' red lists over the detection of the Omicron coronavirus variant last month, the aviation minister said.
ABUJA Nigeria on Monday criticised Britain's decision to add the country to a travel "red list" due to coronavirus concerns as unjust and not driven by science.
ABUJA, Dec 6 Nigeria on Monday criticised
Britain's decision to add the country to a travel "red list" due
to coronavirus concerns as unjust and not driven by science.
ABUJA Nigeria aims to launch a new national airline by April and will seek to sell a minority stake to a foreign airline or financial institution, Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, said on Wednesday.
ABUJA Nigeria is considering a transport subsidy for its poorest families to cushion the effects of an "eventual" removal of a petrol subsidy, Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed said on Wednesday.
ABUJA Nigeria's government on Tuesday rejected a judicial report that described the killing of peaceful protesters in Lagos in October 2020 as a massacre, saying it was strewn with errors and its conclusions were not backed up by evidence.
ABUJA (Reuters) -U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday and discussed domestic and regional security, and West Africa's democratic backsliding, including Abuja's handling of anti-police brutality protests last year.
ABUJA U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday that Washington's involvement in infrastructure in Africa was not about China, but intended to improve the standard of infrastructure without countries becoming burdened by debt.
ABUJA (Reuters) -Nigeria's top general said on Thursday that Abu Musab al-Barnawi, leader of the insurgent group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), was dead.