AllAfrica News: Nigeria
Nigeria's Military Chief Denies Report of Forced Abortion On Thousands of Women
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:53:09 GMT
[Premium Times] In its Wednesday report, Reuters quoted named survivors and other sources as saying that the Nigerian military conducts a secret, systematic and illegal abortion programme in the country's north-east.
Nigerians Uneasy About Central Bank's Restrictions On Cash Withdrawals
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 04:20:32 GMT
[VOA] Abuja, Nigeria -- Nigeria's Central Bank this week announced a new policy that restricts large amounts of cash from being withdrawn from bank accounts. The announcement comes two weeks after authorities unveiled redesigned currency in an attempt to curb cash hoarding and check corruption and crimes. But some critics say the decision will have a negative effect on small businesses.
Half of World's Population Lack Access to Essential Health Services - WHO
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:46:58 GMT
[Premium Times] WHO said almost 100 million people are pushed into extreme poverty every year due to out-of-pockets spending for health care.
Nigeria Making Steady Progress in Achieving Health Sector Targets - Govt
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 04:28:46 GMT
[This Day] The federal government has said its efforts at reforming and revitalising the country's health sector was yielding fruitful results.
Court Clears Firm from Alleged N3.5 Billion Paris Loan Scam
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 11:08:38 GMT
[Premium Times] When the EFCC concluded its investigation, GCA Energy Limited and its officials were not charged.
China Accounts for 66% Debt-Service Payments By Nigeria - World Bank
Thu, 08 Dec 2022 10:49:40 GMT
[Premium Times] Nigeria's debt owed to China accounts for 83.57 percent of its total bilateral debt as of June 30, 2022, totalling $3.9 billion.
Tinubu and the Chatham House Drama
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 10:09:34 GMT
[This Day] Last Monday, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu , the APC presidential candidate in the 2023 election went to London. No, he didn't go for medicals. Neither was it a business trip, as he is wont to do. It was a trip essentially to further his chances at winning the election next year. He had an engagement session at Chatham House, London. Chatham House is the Royal Institute of International Affairs. It is about the equivalent of the Nigerian Institute for International Affairs (NIIA). Chatham House is a top-rated
Leapfrogging Digital Payments Through Cash Withdrawal Limits
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 10:07:54 GMT
[This Day] Obinna Chima writes on efforts to enhance digital payments and move to a cashless economy
2023 - Nigerian Military Neutral, Can't Be Compromised - CDS Irabor
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:53:10 GMT
[Premium Times] "Of course, there will always be pressure from all quarters, wanting to induce security forces, not just the military, the security force, the police. And that's what criminal enterprise is all about."
N-Power - D'Banj's Lawyer Laments His Continued Detention, Say He's Victim of Targeted Blackmail
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:46:21 GMT
[Premium Times] D'banj is accused of allegedly fraudulently diverting hundreds of millions of naira earmarked by the Nigerian government for the N-Power project.
WTO Report Shows Increase in Trade Restrictions On Food, Fertilizer
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 04:28:55 GMT
[This Day] Oluchi Chibuzor
Delta Explains Ticket Sales in Dollars As Foreign Carriers Groan Over Trapped Funds
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 04:28:37 GMT
[This Day] The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said the amount of airline funds that is due for repatriation, but being blocked by governments has risen by more than 25 per cent ($394 million) in the last six months and that the total funds blocked now tally at close to $2.0 billion.
SSS Says NNPC, Marketers Have 48 Hours to End Fuel Scarcity
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:53:10 GMT
[Premium Times] Nigeria's secret police has threatened nationwide operations to end the crisis that has lasted months.
I Won't Seek Vendetta Against Okowa, PDP, If Elected - Omo-Agege
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:53:10 GMT
[Premium Times] "My government will not seek vendetta against Governor Okowa and his PDP, we will not be distracted by looking back at their misgovernance but will hit the ground running to develop Delta State."
Buhari Mourns His Niece
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:53:10 GMT
[Premium Times] She is also survived by several brothers and sisters, including Mamman Daura, the president's nephew.
SSS Gives NNPCL, Marketers, Others 48 Hours to End Fuel Scarcity Across the Country
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:53:10 GMT
[Premium Times] The SSS says it will provide security for the seamless distribution of the product across the country.
Audit Probe - Reps Panel Recommends Arrest of Emefiele, Kyari, 52 Other Heads of MDAs
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:53:01 GMT
[Premium Times] The House Public Accounts Committee says the head of the 54 agencies deliberately refused to appear before it to render audited accounts for the periods 2014-2018 and 2019-2021 to the Auditor-General of the Federation.
Wike, El-Rufai, Ugwuanyi, Abiodun Bag 2022 Leadership Newspaper Awards
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:00:15 GMT
[Leadership] LEADERSHIP has announced the winners of its 2022 annual awards #2022LeadershipAwards, one of the most prestigious and sought-after prizes in the national calendar.
We Won't Be Rigid On Cash Withdrawal Limit - Emefiele
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 04:45:19 GMT
[Vanguard] Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, on Thursday, said that the recently-introduced policy on cash withdrawal limit was not meant to hurt anybody but to strengthen the nation's economy.
Fuel Scarcity - DSS Gives Dealers 48 Hours to Stop Scarcity or Face Govt's Wrath
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 04:45:10 GMT
[Vanguard] Angered by the lingering petrol scarcity in the country, the Department of State Services has ordered all the entities in Nigeria involved in the distribution process to make petrol available to Nigerians at official rate or face the wrath of the government.