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Nigeria's police vow to stop using force against protesters in wake of deaths

13 Oct 2020

YENAGOA/ABUJA, Nigeria Nigeria's police agreed to stop using force against protesters who accuse them of brutality, the presidency said on Tuesday, a day after law enforcement agents shot live fire at demonstrators in Lagos where an official said two people were killed.

UPDATE 1-Nigeria's police vow to stop using force against protesters in wake of deaths

13 Oct 2020

YENAGOA/ABUJA, Nigeria Oct 13 Nigeria's police agreed to stop using force against protesters who accuse them of brutality, the presidency said on Tuesday, a day after law enforcement agents shot live fire at demonstrators in Lagos where an official said two people were killed.

Nigeria's Buhari promises police reform; one protester killed

13 Oct 2020

ABUJA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised on Monday that the government would bring police officers responsible for misconduct to justice, after nearly a week of sustained protests against police brutality that were met by a harsh response. | Video

Nigeria not looking to issue Eurobonds, Vice President says

10 Oct 2020

ABUJA, Oct 10 Nigeria will avoid issuing Eurobonds due to their expense, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said, and will look at alternative ways to raise funds to support the economy in the face of a looming recession.

Nigerian authorities cite need for more COVID-19 test sample collections

03 Sep 2020

ABUJA Nigerian authorities are disturbed by the low level of coronavirus test sample collections, a senior government official said on Thursday.

Mali's neighbours tell junta to transfer power to transitional government

29 Aug 2020

ABUJA/BAMAKO Mali's West African neighbours on Friday told the military junta which seized control 10 days ago that it must transfer power to a civilian-led transitional government immediately and hold elections within a year. | Video

ECOWAS agrees Mali's transitional government to last only one year: Nigerian presidency

28 Aug 2020

ABUJA Mali's West African neighbours have agreed the country's transitional government must be lead by civilian and last no longer than 12 months, Nigeria's presidency said on Friday.

ECOWAS agrees Mali's transitional government to last only one year: Nigerian presidency

28 Aug 2020

ABUJA Mali's West African neighbours have agreed the country's transitional government must be lead by civilian and last no longer than 12 months, Nigeria's presidency said on Friday.

Nigeria to resume international flights from Sept 5: aviation authority

27 Aug 2020

ABUJA Nigeria will resume international flights from Sept. 5, the head of the aviation regulatory body said on Thursday, marking a week-long delay to the resumption date previously announced by the government.

UPDATE 1-Nigeria to resume international flights from Sept 5 -aviation authority

27 Aug 2020

ABUJA, Aug 27 Nigeria will resume international flights from Sept. 5, the head of the aviation regulatory body said on Thursday, marking a week-long delay to the resumption date previously announced by the government.

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