ABUJA/LAGOS Nigeria had more than 70 candidates for president when campaigning began for Saturday's elections. | Video
LAGOS Nigeria's President Buhari on Friday acknowledged that an electoral commissioner is an extended family member by marriage, but denied claims by the main opposition party that she is a blood relative, ahead of the country's Feb. 16 presidential election.
LAGOS, Dec 4 South African telecoms firm MTN
Group and Nigeria's central bank are in talks to settle
an $8.1 billion dispute, their lawyers said on Tuesday, as a
court in Lagos adjourned the case between the parties until Dec.
LAGOS British development finance agency CDC Group plans to invest up to $4.5 billion across Africa over the next four years to boost ties with the continent, its chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday, as the country prepares to leave the European Union.
LAGOS French outdoor advertising company JCDecaux plans to provide real-time traffic information in Lagos and install solar-powered bus shelters and automatic public toilets as it targets one of Africa's largest economies.
LAGOS, Oct 30 A Lagos judge on Tuesday adjourned
a hearing in a $10.1-billion dispute between South African
telecoms firm MTN Group and Nigeria's central bank
until Dec 4.
LAGOS, Oct 24 Four Diamond Bank
directors quit with immediate effect, the bank said on
Wednesday, paving the way for new investors to recapitalise the
Nigerian mid-tier lender.
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
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.
LAGOS, Sept 14 The Nigerian arm of Samsung Heavy
Industries is in talks to resolve a court action
launched by an industrial zone in the west African country where
the company has been building a floating oil platform for Total,
Samsung Heavy said on Friday.