ABUJA Nigeria's main opposition candidate did not attend an event on Tuesday to sign an election agreement stating a commitment to hold a peaceful election early next year due to a "communication lapse", his party said.
ABUJA, Nov 22 Nigeria's central bank is on the
verge of an agreement over a $8.1 billion dispute with South
African telecoms firm MTN, its governor Godwin Emefiele
said on Thursday, declining to provide further details.
ABUJA, Nov 22 Nigeria's central bank kept its
main interest rate at 14 percent on Thursday, its governor
Godwin Emefiele said.
ABUJA, Nov 15 A probe by the Nigerian Senate
into whether state oil firm NNPC improperly withdrew money has
expanded with the amount under investigation doubling to over
$2.2 billion, a committee said on Wednesday.
* Probe could delay decision on LNG expansion plan
(Adds NLNG expansion plans)
ABUJA Nigerian trade unions and the government agreed to a new minimum wage proposal on Tuesday, in an attempt to avert a planned nationwide strike following threats to shutdown Africa's biggest economy, a union official said.
ABUJA Nigerian trade unions may resume a nationwide strike if the government fails to publicly agree to a proposed increase in the minimum wage and to set about putting it into law, three union federations said on Sunday.
ABUJA Nigeria's upper house of parliament approved a planned $2.786 billion Eurobond issue on Wednesday but advised the government to limit foreign borrowing and instead boost revenues.
ABUJA, Oct 17 Nigeria's upper house of
parliament approved a planned $2.786 billion Eurobond issue on
Wednesday but advised the government to limit foreign borrowing
and instead boost revenues.
ABUJA Sixty people were killed after a fire broke out on Friday on an oil pipeline in the southeast of Nigeria, a spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Monday, up from the tally of 16 dead given by officials three days earlier.