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UPDATE 1-Nigeria plans London roadshow ahead of $2.8 bln Eurobond sale -sources

08 Nov 2018

ABUJA/LAGOS, Nov 8 Nigerian officials will go on a roadshow to London next week ahead of a planned $2.8 billion Eurobond sale this month, two banking sources told Reuters on Thursday.

UPDATE 2-Nigerian central bank to meet MTN lenders over $8 bln fund transfer -source

08 Nov 2018

LAGOS/ABUJA, Nov 8 Nigeria's central bank plans to meet four lenders of telecoms company MTN to discuss a dispute over a $8.1 billion fund transfer, after a court adjourned the case, a banking source said.

Hi-tech peer-to-peer networks let Nigerian farmers log on for cash

21 Oct 2018

LAGOS It looked like the end had arrived for Adewale Fatai's chicken farm. Money was running out. Built to house 30,000 chickens, the farm was producing fewer than 2,000 chicks. His family had no funds to lend, and Nigeria's banks weren't interested. | Video

UPDATE 1-Court to hear MTN's case against Nigeria's central bank in $8.1 bln transfer row

19 Oct 2018

LAGOS, Oct 19 A hearing in the court case between MTN and Nigeria's central bank in a dispute over the alleged transfer of $8.1 billion of funds by the telecoms firm, has been set for Oct. 30, a lawyer for MTN said on Friday.

Nigerian opposition candidate Abubakar picks 2019 election running mate

12 Oct 2018

LAGOS The main opposition challenger to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in next year's election has selected a former governor from the southeast of the country to be his running mate, the candidate's spokesman said on Friday.

Fire on southeast Nigerian state oil pipeline kills 16 people - NNPC

12 Oct 2018

LAGOS Sixteen people were killed after a fire broke out on Friday on an oil pipeline in the southeast of Nigeria, a spokesman for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation told Reuters.

Nigeria's central bank head to meet MTN and banks over $8.1 billion repatriation row -sources

09 Oct 2018

LAGOS Nigeria's central bank governor is to meet representatives of telecommunications company MTN and banks on Tuesday to discuss a dispute over the repatriation of $8.1 billion, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Nigerian ex-minister and Chibok girls champion to run for president

07 Oct 2018

LAGOS Former Nigerian minister Obiageli Ezekwesili, co-founder of a group to raise awareness about more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, announced on Sunday that she will run for president next year.

Nigerian ex-minister and Chibok girls champion to run for president

07 Oct 2018

LAGOS Former Nigerian minister Obiageli Ezekwesili, co-founder of a group to raise awareness about more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, on Sunday announced that she will run for president next year.

Nigerian ex-minister and Chibok girls champion to run for president

07 Oct 2018

LAGOS, Oct 7 Former Nigerian minister Obiageli Ezekwesili, co-founder of a group to raise awareness about more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, on Sunday announced that she will run for president next year.

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