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July 29, 2022

Nigeria: Phone Users to Pay More As Nigerian Govt Set to Implement Another Tax

"It means that subscribers will now pay 12.5 per cent tax on telecom services, we will not be able to subsidise the five per cent excise duty on telecom services."
July 29, 2022

Nigeria: Analysis – Citizens Groan Amid Underfunding of Nigeria's Health Sector

Poor funding of the health sector leaves negative impacts on Nigeria's rising population, with the country accounting for 20 per cent of global maternal deaths, the world's highest under-5 deaths, third highest global HIV infections and heaviest TB burden in Africa.
July 28, 2022

As insecurity worsens in Nigeria, a minority group in senate threatens to impeach Buhari

On Wednesday, Nigerian opposition senators called for the president's impeachment if within 6 weeks, Muhammadu Buhari failed to "resolve the issue" of insecurity. The People's Democratic Party’s senators could not submit the motion and walked out of the closed Senate session.
July 28, 2022

Nigeria's labor union accuses authority of neglecting the education sector

Nigeria Labour Congress Tuesday, embarked on a two days nationwide demonstration in solidarity with the Academic Staff Union of Universities which have been on strike for the past five months due to pay disagreements with the government.
July 28, 2022

Nigeria: Arms Trafficking From Libya to Niger Is Back – Nigeria, Others Should Be Concerned

Countries in the Sahel need to collaborate to stem the tide of weapons flowing through Niger.
July 28, 2022

Nigerian Govt Withdrew $1 Billion From Excess Crude Account for Security – Minister

The disclosure comes after reports showed the government has depleted the savings over the years.
July 28, 2022

Nigeria: Special Report – How Insecurity Causes Malnutrition for Millions of Nigerian Children

At least 17 million Nigerian children are undernourished; stunted and/or wasted, giving Nigeria the highest burden of malnutrition in Africa and the second highest in the world.
July 28, 2022

Nigeria Air Set Take Off As Federal Govt Approves Lease of 3 Aircraft

The federal government has approved the lease of three aircraft for initial operations of the proposed national carrier, Nigeria Air.
July 27, 2022

Protesters across Nigeria march over unresolved conflicts between university workers and govt

Nigeria Labour Congress Tuesday, embarked on a two days nationwide demonstration in solidarity with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), which have been on strike for the past five months due to pay disagreements with the government.
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