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Nigerian army plans nationwide exercise as protests rock country

18 Oct 2020

ABUJA/LAGOS The Nigerian army will begin a two-month national exercise, it said on Saturday, while denying the move was part of any security response to recent widespread demonstrations against alleged police brutality.

Protesters march on Nigerian parliament after army threatens to step in

16 Oct 2020

LAGOS/ABUJA Hundreds of protesters marched to the gates of Nigeria's parliament on Thursday, hours after the army said it was ready to step in and restore order after more than a week of demonstrations against police brutality.

Nigerian air travel could shut as unions pledge to join strike

26 Sep 2020

ABUJA Nigeria's airports could shut down on Monday as four key unions said they would join an indefinite nationwide strike to protest an increase in power and petrol prices.

Nigerian doctors suspend strike to allow government time to meet demands

11 Sep 2020

ABUJA Nigerian resident doctors on Thursday suspended a strike to allow the government time to meet its demands over pay and working conditions amid the spread of the coronavirus, the head of the doctors' union said.

Nigerian doctors suspend strike to allow government time to meet demands

11 Sep 2020

ABUJA, Sept 10 Nigerian resident doctors on Thursday suspended a strike to allow the government time to meet its demands over pay and working conditions amid the spread of the coronavirus, the head of the doctors' union said.

Nigerian doctors strike again over benefits amid coronavirus

08 Sep 2020

ABUJA Nigerian resident doctors began their second strike of the year over pay and working conditions amid the spread of the new coronavirus, the doctors' union told Reuters on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Nigeria's gasoline price to hit record in naira terms in Sept -PPMC circular

02 Sep 2020

LAGOS/ABUJA, Sept 2 Nigeria's gasoline price will hit its highest ever in naira terms this month, according to a notice from a state oil subsidiary seen by Reuters.

Nigeria convicts first pirates under new maritime law

12 Aug 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.

Nigeria convicts first pirates under new maritime law

12 Aug 2020

LAGOS, Aug 12 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 lawmakers recommend new board for Niger Delta body in corruption probe

23 Jul 2020

ABUJA, July 23 Nigeria's president should appoint a new board to run a government agency overseeing economic development in the oil-rich Niger Delta region that has faced accusations of financial mismanagement, lawmakers said on Thursday.

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