PORT HARCOURT/LAGOS Oil companies have asked security services to tighten surveillance as violent anti-police brutality protests and the expected sacking of hundreds of workers worsen desperation in the region, industry sources told Reuters.
LAGOS, Nov 17 A pan-African free trade zone will
launch on Jan. 1 as planned despite the coronavirus pandemic but
some "innovative" arrangements will be required as not all
customs infrastructure will be ready in time, its
LAGOS Nigerian soldiers shot dead peaceful protesters at a demonstration in Lagos last month, trucking away the bodies, said written witness testimonies submitted to a judicial panel on Saturday but contradicted by an army general.
LAGOS, Nov 10 African online retailer Jumia
on Tuesday reported a nearly 18% fall in third-quarter
revenue as it shifted towards less expensive but more frequently
ordered items and missed out on lockdown boosts enjoyed by
LAGOS Nigerian immigration officials returned the passport of a prominent activist against police brutality after it was seized when she tried to leave the country last week, the activist said on Monday.
LAGOS Nigerian immigration officials blocked a prominent anti-police brutality activist from leaving the country and confiscated her passport, she told Reuters on Wednesday.
LONDON/LAGOS/SARAJEVO A day after Americans voted in a bitterly contested election, the rest of the world was none the wiser on Wednesday, with millions of votes still to count, the race too close to call and a mounting risk of days or even weeks of legal uncertainty.
LAGOS Hundreds of men and women marched, clad in T-shirts supporting U.S. President Donald Trump or pink fabric dresses bearing the image of Jesus, as they waved American flags, Republican presidential campaign signs, and even a few Nigerian flags.
LAGOS A judicial panel investigating claims of police brutality and the shooting of protesters began hearing complaints in Lagos on Tuesday in a nation on edge following Nigeria's biggest upheaval in 20 years.
LAGOS The judicial panel investigating police brutality and the shooting of protesters in Lagos convened on Monday, promising neutrality and justice.