ABUJA Nigeria's financial crimes watchdog charged a former attorney general suspected of taking bribes to facilitate a $1.3 billion oil block sale, the agency said on Tuesday, in the latest twist in one of the industry's biggest alleged corruption scandals.
ABUJA/LAGOS Nigeria signed a major gas expansion deal on Friday, a much-needed collaboration with oil majors that Nigeria LNG said would boost its liquefied natural gas output by more than 30%.
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ABUJA Nigerian activist Omoyele Sowore and former national security adviser Sambo Dasuki left prison Tuesday evening after the attorney general ordered their release on bail, in recognition of court orders.
ABUJA, Dec 5 Nigeria's parliament passed a
record 10.59 trillion naira ($35 billion) budget for 2020 on
Thursday, paving the way for a likely return to the
international debt market next year as the country struggles to
shake off the impact of a recession.
ABUJA, Nov 29 Nigerian President Muhammadu
Buhari has asked parliament to approve $22.72 billion of foreign
borrowings tied to infrastructure and other projects, according
to a letter seen by Reuters on Friday, after a similar request
three years ago was rejected.
ABUJA Nigeria and neighboring countries Benin and Niger have agreed to set up a joint border patrol force to tackle smuggling between the West African countries, they said in a communique on Thursday.
ABUJA Nigeria's state security agency on Wednesday denied that its officers opened fire on campaigners calling for the release of a Nigerian activist and former presidential candidate who remains in detention despite having been granted bail.
ABUJA Nigeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by the main opposition candidate to overturn the result of February's presidential election in which Muhammadu Buhari was returned to office.
ABUJA Nigeria's anti-fraud office on Monday charged two Britons in the capital, Abuja, for alleged money laundering in connection with an ill-fated gas deal that has left the government facing a disputed bill of more than $9 billion.