ABUJA Nigeria aims to have 50 mines in operation by 2023 and can make up for time lost because of the impact of COVID-19 on development of the nascent sector, the country's mining minister said in an interview. | Video
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
ABUJA, June 5 Nigeria is proposing slashing its
basic healthcare funding by almost half as government finances
in Africa's biggest economy take a hit from the novel
coronavirus pandemic and low oil prices, according to the latest
budget proposal documents.
ABUJA The Nigerian military are unlawfully detaining boys and men at a rehabilitation centre for alleged members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, Amnesty International said in a report released on Wednesday.
ABUJA, May 22 The World Bank expects to make a
decision in late July on a $1.5 billion loan to support Nigeria
as it fights the novel coronavirus, the Bank's country director
said in an interview on Friday.
ABUJA Nigeria will ease coronavirus lockdowns in three states over a six-week period from May 4, the head of the country's task force on the virus said on Wednesday.
ABUJA An aid worker has died in Nigeria's northeast after catching the new coronavirus, his employer Médecins Sans Frontières said, raising fears that the infection has found a foothold in the troubled region.
ABUJA, April 20 An aid worker has died in
Nigeria's northeast after catching the new coronavirus, his
employer Médecins Sans Frontières said, raising fears that the
infection has found a foothold in the troubled region.
ABUJA, April 20 An aid worker employed by
humanitarian agency Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) died in the
northeast Nigerian state of Borno after contracting the new
coronavirus, a spokesman for the organisation said on Sunday.
ABUJA Nigeria has requested $6.9 billion from multilateral lenders to combat the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Africa's biggest economy, the finance minister said on Monday. | Video