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IOM Nigeria Flash Report: Population Displacement – North West/North Central Nigeria (22 – 26 June 2020)

OVERVIEW The crisis in Nigeria’s North Central and North West zones, which involves long-standing tensions between ethnic and linguistic groups; attacks by criminal groups; and banditry/hirabah (such as kidnapping and grand larceny along major highways) led to a fresh wave of population displacement. Latest attacks affected 2,349 individuals, including 18 injuries and 3 fatalities, in […]

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NEPZA lauds FG`s commitment to Free Trade Zone Scheme

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), has expressed satisfaction with Federal Government’s commitment toward efficient management of the Free Trade Zone Scheme for speedy national economic recovery and growth in post COVID-19. NEPZA’s Acting Managing Director, Mr Bitrus Dawuk, made the commendation on Monday in Abuja in his presentation titled, “Seeking New Frontier for Repositioning […]

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NSE: All Share Index rises by 0.12%

Equity transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange ended on a positive trend on Monday with the All Share Index (ASI) appreciating by 0.12% The ASI closed at 0.12 percent or 24,858.89 basis points on Monday being 30.63 higher than 24,828.26 last week Friday. The Market capitalization gained 1billion or 0.12% to close at N12.96trillion on […]

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COVID-19: Federal Government evacuates 317 Nigerians from UK

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says 317 stranded Nigerians, who departed London on Sunday are expected to arrive in Nigeria following a successful evacuation. Onyeama made this known via his official twitter handle @GeoffreyOnyeama on Sunday while giving an update on the evacuation of stranded Nigerians abroad amid the coronavirus pandemic. “@flyairpeace evacuation […]