* Nigerian government had said award was clearly excessive
(Adds comment from Nigeria's solicitor general)
ABUJA Nigeria's state oil company plans to partner with a private refinery under construction on the shores of Lagos to turn the oil-producing country into a fuel supplier for the region, the new boss said in an interview with Reuters. | Video
ABUJA, Aug 7 Nigeria's state oil company plans
to partner with the huge private refinery under construction on
the shores of Lagos to turn the oil-producing nation into a fuel
supplier for the region, the new head said in an interview with
LAGOS Adeleke Adeleye stands in front of a bank of whirring printers spinning out dozens of envelopes a minute in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos. | Video
LAGOS Commuters making their way through Nigeria can now hear travel advice in a local voice on Google Maps under new features aimed at attracting more users in Africa that were unveiled by the company on Wednesday.
LAGOS/LONDON Nigerian state oil firm NNPC issued award letters on Monday for highly sought-after contracts to exchange crude oil for imported fuel for one year, oil industry sources told Reuters.
LONDON/LAGOS The failure of Nigeria's president to appoint a cabinet four months after winning a second term has stymied the country's stock market, prompted foreign investors to trim holdings and threatened growth prospects for Africa's largest economy.
LAGOS A Nigerian judge on Wednesday adjourned until Oct. 29 a case to resolve a $2 billion tax dispute between South African telecoms company MTN Group and Nigeria's attorney general.
LONDON, June 13 A firm incorporated in the
British Virgin Islands will ask a British court on Friday for
the right to seize up to $9 billion of Nigerian government
assets - some 20% of the oil-rich nation's foreign reserves -
over an aborted gas project.
LONDON/LAGOS A federal court in Lagos on Monday blocked Nigeria's financial watchdog from replacing Oando's chief executive and taking other action against the oil firm, pending further hearings on the case, according to a court document seen by Reuters.