LAGOS Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law a new bill that seeks to boost government revenue through a rise in the value-added tax rate while at the same time supporting small businesses in Africa's biggest economy.
LAGOS, Dec 13 Nigeria LNG said on Friday it had
signed a 20-year gas supply agreement with joint venture
partners for the long-awaited Train 7 project to expand its
liquefied natural gas plant on Bonny Island.
LAGOS Forty-seven Nigerian men pleaded innocent on Wednesday to a charge of public displays of affection with members of the same sex, an offence that carries a 10-year jail term. | Video
LAGOS Higher food prices pushed up annual inflation in Nigeria last month after borders with neighboring countries were closed in a crackdown on smuggling. | Video
LAGOS Visa Inc will buy a significant minority stake in Nigerian payments platform Interswitch, creating "an instant acceptance network across Africa" that will help drive expansion, both companies said in a statement on Tuesday.
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LAGOS Coca-Cola is committed to collecting and recycling plastic bottles rather than switching to aluminum cans as the world's largest soft drinks maker seeks to reduce its carbon footprint, its chief executive officer told Reuters.
LAGOS Nigerian police have freed 259 people from an Islamic rehabilitation centre in the southwestern city of Ibadan, police said on Tuesday, taking the number rescued from abusive institutions since September to nearly 1,500. | Video
LAGOS Author Bernardine Evaristo hopes her Booker Prize-winning novel will help to alter perceptions of black British people among African readers and Britons she sees as grappling with heightened racial tension. | Video
LAGOS Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the megacity's notoriously congested roads. | Video