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July 27, 2022

Egypt, Nigeria with other developing nations seek to overcome energy, currency crises

Business leaders and officials from 8 developing nations met in Bangladesh on Tuesday to boost cooperation in order to overcome dwindling foreign currency reserves, a growing energy crisis and supply chain disruptions. They have plans of implementing a free trade agreement deal amongst other things.
July 27, 2022

Nigeria: Judge Sends Human Rights Lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, to Prison

Inibehe Effiong published details of his experience in court on social media.
July 27, 2022

Bomb blast in North-Eastern Nigeria kills thirteen

Jihadists have been targeting scrap collectors, accusing them of spying for troops and the militia fighting them.
July 26, 2022

Nigerian Workers Kick Off Nationwide Protest Over Prolonged Closure of Universities

The Nigerian public universities have been shut for more than five months over unresolved issues of poor welfare and underfunding.
July 26, 2022

Africa: Cryptocurrencies Are Gaining Ground Across Africa. That's Both Good News and Bad

Analysis - Cryptocurrencies have become popular in African and other developing countries. That's according to a policy brief released recently by UNCTAD, a United Nations agency. Significant proportions of Kenya (8.5%), South Africa (7.1%) and Nigeria's (6.3%) populations are using these digital currencies. In June, the Central African Republic adopted bitcoin as a legal tender.
July 25, 2022

Nigerian Tobi Amusan breaks world record at World Athletics Championships

Amusan won 100 metres hurdles gold on Sunday and won Nigeria's first gold medal at such an event.
July 25, 2022

Nigeria: Delegates At APC Presidential Primary Now Regretting Their Decisions – Amaechi

Immediate past Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and a former presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has stated that some of the delegates, who voted at the special convention of the APC were now regretting their decisions.
July 24, 2022

Nigeria: Peter Obi Visits Gov Ikpeazu in Abia

The LP presidential candidate has been visiting prominent political figures and clerics, apparently to solicit political support.
July 24, 2022

Nigeria: Data Analysis – Osun Governorship Election Offers Hope Ahead 2023 Polls

The Osun turnout in 2022 was 42.37 per cent, down from 45.7 per cent in the 2018 governorship election in the state but higher than the statistics from the previous elections across the country since 2019.
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