Tag: nigeria

U.S. government advises citizens against traveling to Nigeria
August 9, 2020 |

U.S. government advises citizens against traveling to Nigeria

Due to the worsening security situation across Nigeria, the U.S. government has advised its citizens against traveling to many states in Nigeria for security reasons, including terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and maritime crime. The U.S. government published this advice on the website of its Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs. The U.S. advised Americans […]

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Opay becomes the latest company to leave mobile money market in Nigeria
July 10, 2020 |

Opay becomes the latest company to leave mobile money market in Nigeria

The Norway based Chinese-backed Opay has announced that some of its subsidiaries will exit Nigeria or temporarily stop operations. In 2018, Chinese investors backed the startup with 180 million dollars to take over the mobile money market in Nigeria. By June 2019 Opay diversified its offering to launch a bus transport service, a bike-hailing service, […]

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Nigeria records 146 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in one week
May 13, 2020 |

Nigeria records 146 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in one week

Nigeria’s total confirmed cases of novel coronavirus increased to 4,787 after 146 new infections were announced on Monday by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC). It is the lowest in the last one week as the country recorded 148 cases on May 6. Nigeria also announced more six deaths on Tuesday, according to NCDC. […]

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Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 4)
February 19, 2020 |

Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 4)

6. Ibadan West Africa’s self-styled biggest city is commonly called the famous ‘ancient city’ of Ibadan. It is one of the most excellent places to live in the country. Sited in the Southwestern part of the country as well as the Oyo state capital, it is one densely populated city full of tourist attractions, higher […]

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Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 3)
February 5, 2020 |

Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 3)

4. Calabar         How to begin to describe Calabar? How about its people? And their rich culture as well as its beautiful environment? You know, even people within Nigeria shores, yet haven’t visited Calabar, may be in awe of everything that it represents. It is not called the paradise of people for the sake of it; […]

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Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 2)
January 26, 2020 |

Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 2)

2. Abuja In the sharp contracts to Lagos regarding its diversity, its hustlers’ chaos, Abuja is one well-designed city as well as houses every nation decision maker, from the Federal lawmakers to the President, every head of security agencies as well as ministers in the nation who oversees the infrastructural development. These men of power […]

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Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 1)
January 11, 2020 |

Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 1)

What do you hear or see about Nigeria as you turn on an international news channel? News of kidnapped schoolgirls, violent crimes, extrajudicial killings, as well as the ever the presence of the terrorist group. All of them are probably enough to scare you away from Nigeria, the land of boundless opportunities and promise. Nigeria […]

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Nigeria introduces sex offenders register
November 27, 2019 |

Nigeria introduces sex offenders register

Database of people convicted of sexual violence has been set up for helping in the effort to deal with violence against women. Notably, this country indeed introduced the first sexual offenders register at the national level, thus setting up the database of people convicted for sexual violence. This move has been seen as a crucial […]

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Nigeria’s Shi’ite Muslim group announced a suspension of protests
August 3, 2019 |

Nigeria’s Shi’ite Muslim group announced a suspension of protests

IMN spokesman Ibrahim Musa said he would protest against the ban, as well as the government’s consideration of its “terrorist” activity this weekend. IMN held nearly daily demonstrations in the capital Abuja to call for the release of this movement leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky, who had been arrested since December 2015. The clash between security forces […]

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Russia uses a 1.5-ton bomb to destroy rebels
July 21, 2019 |

Russia uses a 1.5-ton bomb to destroy rebels

Russia used a 1.5 ton heavy bomb to destroy rebels. Each bomb KAB-1500 of Russia’s improved version weighs 1.5 tons. The war in Idlib is in a tug of war, many times the Syrian army has to fight against the aggressive attack of jihadist rebels. This forced Russia to deploy the Su-24 and Su-34 bombers […]

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