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Nigeria's Buhari signs law to increase minimum wage - aide

18 Apr 2019

ABUJA President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law a bill to increase Nigeria's minimum wage with immediate effect, an aide said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Nigeria's Buhari signs law to increase minimum wage - aide

18 Apr 2019

ABUJA, April 18 President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law a bill to increase Nigeria's minimum wage with immediate effect, an aide said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Nigeria appoints local banks for 3.4 trln naira note issue

03 Apr 2019

ABUJA, April 3 Nigeria has appointed local banks to issue 3.4 trillion naira of promissory notes that will go to settle a backlog of state obligations, the finance minister said on Wednesday.

Nigeria's Buhari wins re-election, rival pursues fraud claim

27 Feb 2019

ABUJA Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari comfortably won a second term at the helm of Africa's largest economy, election authorities said on Wednesday, but his main rival planned a fraud challenge after a vote marred by delays and violence. | Video

Nigerian election's early tally puts Buhari ahead; opposition rejects it

26 Feb 2019

ABUJA President Muhammadu Buhari took an early lead on Monday in initial official results from Nigeria's presidential election, but the party of his main challenger quickly rejected the tallies as "incorrect and unacceptable". | Video

Nigeria's Buhari promises security for delayed presidential election

23 Feb 2019

ABUJA/MAIDUGURI President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday urged Nigerians "to go out and vote", promising there would be adequate security for Saturday's postponed election that pits him in a tight race with businessman Atiku Abubakar. | Video

Nigeria's Buhari promises security for delayed presidential election

22 Feb 2019

ABUJA, Feb 22 President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday urged Nigerians "to go out and vote", promising that there would be adequate security for Saturday's postponed election that pits him in a tight race with businessman Atiku Abubakar.

Nigeria's Buhari, Atiku make final pitches for support before delayed vote

21 Feb 2019

ABUJA Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari and his closest rival Atiku Abubakar made their final appeal for votes on the last day of campaigning on Thursday ahead of a presidential election on Saturday that was delayed by a week.

Petrol suppliers cut price to encourage Nigerians to travel to vote again

20 Feb 2019

ABUJA Nigerian fuel suppliers have cut the price of petrol to encourage people to travel to vote in presidential elections this Saturday after the poll was delayed by a week, the information minister said on Wednesday.

Death toll from northwest Nigeria attack doubles to 130

20 Feb 2019

ABUJA The death toll from an attack last week by gunmen in northwestern Nigeria has doubled to more than 130, the Kaduna state governor said on Tuesday, adding it appeared to have been a deliberate plan to "wipe out certain communities." | Video

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