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August 5, 2022

Nigeria: Why Food Prices Are High in Nigeria and What We're Doing About It – Minister

Prices of food items like rice, bread and beef have increased in the past few years, some by over 200 per cent.
August 5, 2022

Nigeria: Solar Power Will Contribute to Solving Nigeria's Electricity Problem – Buhari

Press Release - He commended the interest of the US developer to invest in Nigeria's power sector.
August 4, 2022

Cameroon: Traditional Rulers Visit Villages Attacked By Nigeria's Wildlife

Traditional rulers in Cameroon are urging villagers to stop farming near Nigeria's Gashaka-Gumti National Park after a flurry of human-wildlife conflict. Wildlife officials say animals from the park, Nigeria's largest, have been crossing the Cameroon border to eat crops. Village chiefs say some farmers responded by killing the protected animals and were arrested by Nigerian rangers.
August 4, 2022

Mali's capital Bamako boosts security fearing jihadi attacks

Bamako, Mali's bustling capital of more than 2.5 million people on the banks of the Niger River is on heightened alert as jihadi attacks have moved perilously close to the city.
August 4, 2022

Nigeria: UN Slams Oil Companies' 'Immoral' Profits, Urges Govts to Tax More

Oil and gas firms are cashing out on Russia's invasion of Ukraine, as people around the world pay more for energy.
August 4, 2022

Nigeria: How U.S. Played 'Secret Role' in 2017 Attack On Displaced Nigerians in Borno – Report

The 2017 bombing of Rann IDP camp in Borno State killed more than 160 civilians, many of them children.
August 4, 2022

Nigeria Tackles Publishing in Predatory Journals

Higher education institutions in Nigeria need to train academics to spot fraudulent journals, researchers say.
August 4, 2022

Nigerian Governors Tackle Govt Over $418 Million Paris Club Deductions

The governors accuse Attorney General Malami and the finance minister of circumventing the law by surreptitiously securing the approval of FEC to effect the payment.
August 3, 2022

Wole Soyinka supports Buhari’s impeachment plan

Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka, has thrown his weight behind lawmakers who are planning to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari over what de describes as "abysmal" performance of a Nigerian leader.
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