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Camillus Eboh

Nigerian tribunal rejects bid to overturn Buhari's election

11 Sep 2019

ABUJA A Nigerian election tribunal on Wednesday rejected a bid by the main opposition candidate to overturn the result of February's presidential election, which saw Muhammadu Buhari returned to office.

Nigeria says it will not relinquish assets in $9 billion gas project dispute

27 Aug 2019

ABUJA Nigeria will not relinquish assets to a firm registered in the British Virgin Islands following a court ruling related to a $9 billion gas project dispute, the West African country's information minister said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 3-Nigeria says it will not relinquish assets in $9 bln gas project dispute

27 Aug 2019

* Nigeria taking all steps to appeal judgment, says minister (Adds attorney general quote)

UPDATE 3-Nigeria central bank head nominated for second term

09 May 2019

* President Buhari has favoured strong currency (Adds central bank, analyst comment)

Nigeria's power cut as four plants shut down

26 Apr 2019

ABUJA Nigeria's power generation has been significantly reduced due to a gas pipeline leak that forced the shutdown of four power stations, the nation's grid operator said on Friday.

Nigeria's power cut as four plants shut down

26 Apr 2019

ABUJA, April 26 Nigeria's power generation has been significantly reduced due to a gas pipeline leak that forced the shutdown of four power stations, the nation's grid operator said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Nigerian chief justice sacked for false asset declaration

18 Apr 2019

ABUJA, April 18 Nigeria's most senior judge was sacked on Thursday by a tribunal that convicted him of falsely declaring his assets.

UPDATE 2-Nigeria to issue first 30-year naira bond

04 Apr 2019

ABUJA, April 4 Nigeria will issue its first 30-year naira bond, the debt office said on Thursday, in a move to attract long-term investors and extend the maturity profile of its debt.

Nigerian court orders arrest of southeastern separatist leader

28 Mar 2019

ABUJA A Nigerian judge on Thursday ordered the arrest of the leader of a group seeking the secession of a southeastern region over his failure to attend hearings nearly two years after his release on bail.

Nigeria's NNPC plans to revamp refineries to cut fuel imports

22 Mar 2019

ABUJA, March 22 Nigeria's state-oil firm NNPC said it plans to revamp its refineries to help Africa's biggest crude oil producer to save billions of dollars on fuel imports and has hired Italy's Maire Tecnimont to tackle the Port Harcourt plant.

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