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Capital flight avoidance or cajoling: Nigeria award oil deals to local firms.

State oil firm NNPC has awarded 50 companies with contracts to buy Nigerian crude and more than half of them are local firms, foreign and Nigerian trading sources said. Of the total, 32 were local companies, doubling the number of awards to Nigerian firms compared to 2017. NNPC also awarded contracts to supply …

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2018 World Cup: Nigeria Super Eagles release 30-man provisional squad.

Nigeria released a provisional 30 man squad for the 2018 World Cup on Monday, with Tianjin Teda midfielder John Obi Mikel was named as Nigeria captain. With three friendly matches lined up ahead of the World Cup including a prestige encounter against England at the Wembley Stadium on June 2, …

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Nigeria force unveils wanted bank robbery mastermind faces.

The Nigerian police force have released close circuit television (CCTV) footage of robbers who attacked a bank in the town of Offa in central Kwara State in early April. The police in a tweet on Saturday (May 5) declared wanted wanted four of the gangsters who participated in the bloody …

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Police reports 45 dead in a village attack in nothern part of Nigeria.

At least 45 people died in an attack on a village in northern Nigeria, the latest in a string of incidents underscoring insecurity in parts of the country. President Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria’s 2015 elections partly on promises to bring security to Africa’s largest economy and most populous nation, but …

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China announces $2.36 bn currency swap agreement with Nigeria.

China’s central bank said on Thursday it has signed a three-year bilateral currency swap agreement with Nigeria worth 15 billion yuan ($2.36 billion). The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) said on its website the swap deal will facilitate trade and investment, and safeguard stability of financial markets of both countries. …

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Essentials of Buhari-Trump meeting for the nation Nigeria.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was the first leader from sub-Saharan Africa to be received by US President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. Both leaders discussed shared economic and security interests. FOLLOW US ON:  INSTAGRAM, LINKEDIN, YOUTUBE, TWITTER & FACEBOOK But during the meeting, Buhari weighed in on a burning issue in Nigeria …

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