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NIGERIA: Border closure leaves rice-loving Nigerians steaming

NIGERIA: Border closure leaves rice-loving Nigerians steaming

    The days of heaping 50-kilo sacks of rice across the saddle of their motorbike and slipping a few notes to a customs officer are now gone. With Nigeria …

Par The Lagos Times, le 20 septembre 2019
NIGERIA: Buhari orders immediate voluntary evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa

NIGERIA: Buhari orders immediate voluntary evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa

    President Muhammadu Buhari Monday ordered the immediate voluntary evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa after days of anti-foreigners attacks in the country, his media adviser Femi Adesina said. …

Par The Lagos Times, le 9 septembre 2019
NIGERIA: FG demands compensation over attacks in South Africa

NIGERIA: FG demands compensation over attacks in South Africa

    The Federal Government yesterday demanded compensation and accountability from South Africa over attacks on Nigerians. But it appealed to Nigerians not to retaliate by attacking South African companies …

Par The Lagos Times, le 6 septembre 2019
Fermeture des frontières du Nigéria/Bénin: Une diplomatie qui marque le pas

Fermeture des frontières du Nigéria/Bénin: Une diplomatie qui marque le pas

Il n’est plus aisé de transiter par le Bénin pour se rendre au Nigéria. Depuis le 19 aout dernier, le géant voisin de l’est a fermé ses frontières terrestres avec …

Par La Dépêche, le 30 août 2019
NIGERIA: TraderMoni, MarketMoni beneficiaries doing well – Osinbajo

NIGERIA: TraderMoni, MarketMoni beneficiaries doing well – Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says feedback from the field and testimonies indicate that the TraderMoni and MarketMoni beneficiaries  are doing very well and are paying back their loans. Osinbajo’s spokesman, …

Par The Lagos Times, le 28 août 2019
BENIN-NIGERIA - Blocage des frontières terrestres du Nigeria pour 28 jours: Buhari ferme, Talon négocie

BENIN-NIGERIA - Blocage des frontières terrestres du Nigeria pour 28 jours: Buhari ferme, Talon négocie

Le voisin Nigérian n’a souvent pas regardé d’un bon œil, le rôle joué par le Bénin dans l’importation ou la réimportation de certains produits dont surtout le riz. Cette denrée …

Par La Dépêche, le 22 août 2019
NIGERIA: Wadume’s arrest to bring answers to policemen killing in Taraba – IGP

NIGERIA: Wadume’s arrest to bring answers to policemen killing in Taraba – IGP

    The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has commended his men for the perseverance and painstaking efforts exhibited that led to the arrest of suspected notorious kidnap …

Par The Lagos Times, le 21 août 2019
NIGERIA - AfroBasket title: Buhari congratulates D’Tigress

NIGERIA - AfroBasket title: Buhari congratulates D’Tigress

    President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for an impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, that saw the Nigerian ladies …

Par The Lagos Times, le 20 août 2019
NIGERIA: Osinbajo laments unstable electricity in Nigeria, inaugurates power project in Ogun

NIGERIA: Osinbajo laments unstable electricity in Nigeria, inaugurates power project in Ogun

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday lamented that in spite of Federal Government’s efforts at improving power generation in the country, electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) have failed to deliver uninterrupted …

Par The Lagos Times, le 18 août 2019
NIGERIA: ‘A good opportunity to do more’ – Kanu challenged by political appointment

NIGERIA: ‘A good opportunity to do more’ – Kanu challenged by political appointment

      Nwankwo Kanu has pledged to keep supporting the growth of grassroots sports development in Nigeria. The African football great was appointed as Senior Special Assistant on sports …

Par The Lagos Times, le 16 août 2019
CAN 2019 : Sénégal vs Tunisie/Algérie vs Nigéria (Demi-finales)

CAN 2019 : Sénégal vs Tunisie/Algérie vs Nigéria (Demi-finales)

Le dernier carré de la CAN 2019 est connu désormais. Le Sénégal vainqueur du Bénin (1-0) en ouverture des quarts de finale affrontera la Tunisie tombeur de Madagascar (3-0). L’Algérie …

Par Fasozine, le 13 juillet 2019
NIGERIA: Buhari and I will never deceive Nigerians – Osinbajo

NIGERIA: Buhari and I will never deceive Nigerians – Osinbajo

    The Buhari administration is concerned about the plight of ordinary Nigerians and would continue to carry out programmes that would improve their lives, according to Vice President Yemi …

Par The Lagos Times, le 2 novembre 2018
Macron et la culture africaine

Macron et la culture africaine

    Ayant vécu au Nigeria quand il avait fait son stage de l’ENA à l’Ambassade de France, Emmanuel Macron connaît Lagos où il avait régulièrement usé ses semelles sur …

Par Florent Couao-Zotti, le 6 juillet 2018
NIGERIA - Dangote to sell $833m in bonds for expansion

NIGERIA - Dangote to sell $833m in bonds for expansion

    Dangote Cement Plc says, it  has got approval from Nigerian regulators to issue 300 billion naira ($833 million) in local-currency bonds as it seeks to fund expansion and refinance …

Par Today Newspaper, le 22 mars 2018
NIGERIA - How Boko Haram attack, kidnap of Dapchi schoolgirls occurred – Residents, School staff

NIGERIA - How Boko Haram attack, kidnap of Dapchi schoolgirls occurred – Residents, School staff

    Abdulkareem Haruna   Residents of Dapchi, the Yobe community attacked on Monday, said the Boko Haram gunmen that invaded their community had no other mission than to abduct …

Par Premium Times, le 23 février 2018
NIGERIA - Iyabo Obasanjo speaks on her father’s ‘letter’ to Buhari

NIGERIA - Iyabo Obasanjo speaks on her father’s ‘letter’ to Buhari

  Samuel Ogundipe   A former Nigerian senator, Iyabo Obasanjo, on Saturday lambasted her detractors who are currently recirculating her 2013 letter to her father. Some social media users had …

Par Premium Times, le 28 janvier 2018
NIGERIA - If Our People Insist, We Will Go Back To PDP, Says Kwara Governor

NIGERIA - If Our People Insist, We Will Go Back To PDP, Says Kwara Governor

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, was one of the five governors that walked, with other chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), out of the party in the buildup to …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 27 janvier 2018
NIGERIA - “I am not in a hurry to do anything” – Buhari

NIGERIA - “I am not in a hurry to do anything” – Buhari

    Samuel Ogundipe   President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that his experience as a military dictator is one of the major reasons he is not “in a hurry …

Par Premium Times, le 20 janvier 2018
Trump Slams Nigerians For Not Returning To Their ‘Huts’ After Seeing America — NYT Report

Trump Slams Nigerians For Not Returning To Their ‘Huts’ After Seeing America — NYT Report

United States’ President Donald Trump described Nigerians as people living in huts which they would not want to return to whenever they visit America, the New York Times reported Saturday. …

Par Sahara Reporters, le 24 décembre 2017
NIGERIA - Folu Agoi: Writers move with time

NIGERIA - Folu Agoi: Writers move with time

Folu Agoi is a poet, academic, literary activist and publisher. A former Chairman of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Lagos Chapter, he is currently the President of PEN Nigeria. …

Par The Sun, le 28 octobre 2017