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Libby George

UPDATE 1-African e-commerce group Jumia takes lockdown revenue hit

Aug 12 2020

LAGOS, Aug 12 African e-commerce group Jumia's revenues slid by 10% in the second quarter, dashing hopes that lockdowns aimed at stemming the spread of the new coronavirus would lead to a flood of online orders.

African e-commerce firm Jumia takes lockdown revenue hit

Aug 12 2020

LAGOS, Aug 12 Revenues for African e-commerce heavyweight Jumia slid by 10% in the second quarter, dashing hopes that lockdowns aimed at stemming the spread of the new coronavirus would lead to a flood of online orders.

Nigeria convicts first pirates under new maritime law

Aug 12 2020

LAGOS A Nigerian court made the first convictions under a new anti-piracy law, giving hope to the world's shipping fleets that legal reforms will help stem rising attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.

Nigerian virus hunters run hard race against COVID-19’s spread

Jul 14 2020

LAGOS/ABUJA Early one evening, Folasade Fadare and her team of four disease hunters piled into a van and headed for Okegun, a rural community down a narrow potholed road in eastern Lagos state. | Video

Nigeria in court battle to overturn $10 billion arbitration award

Jul 13 2020

LAGOS The Nigerian government has uncovered previously unknown payments to the daughter of a Nigerian official, its lawyer told a court on Monday, in its latest attempt to overturn an arbitration award against it worth close to $10 billion.

Nigeria in court battle to overturn $10bln arbitration award

Jul 13 2020

LAGOS, July 13 The Nigerian government has uncovered previously unknown payments to the daughter of a Nigerian official, its lawyer told a court on Monday, in its latest attempt to overturn an arbitration award against it worth close to $10 billion.

Nigeria's daily oil output overfull OPEC+ deal -Kyari

Jun 12 2020

LAGOS Nigeria's current daily oil production overcomplies with its promised cuts under an agreement among major oil producers, the head of the state oil company said on Friday.

Nigeria's efforts to cut gas flaring delayed by coronavirus restrictions

Jun 03 2020

LAGOS, June 3 Nigeria's efforts to cut its flared gas have been delayed by at least 6 weeks due to the new coronavirus outbreak, the petroleum regulator said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Nigeria launches licensing round for marginal oilfields

Jun 01 2020

LAGOS, June 1 Nigeria has launched its first licensing round for marginal oilfields in nearly 20 years, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) said on Monday, despite court rulings last week that barred some of the fields from being auctioned.

Lagos court rulings complicate Nigeria's plan for oilfield licensing round

Jun 01 2020

LAGOS, June 1 Judges in Lagos have blocked Nigeria's efforts to revoke two oilfield licences, court documents seen by Reuters showed, a move that could compromise a full licensing round for marginal fields which the government is aiming to launch as early as this month.

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