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Inflation continues to rise amid COVID-19 outbreak

How rising inflation and COVID-19 in Nigeria are leaving many struggling to feed their families.

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Nigeria natural gas project: $3bn pipeline construction begins

After a delay of 15 years, Nigeria's international gas pipeline is finally under way.

Counting the Cost

South China Sea: Beijing extends its military and economic reach

China has dramatically increased its defence budget over the past 10 years. Plus, Nigeria prepares to export gas.

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Nigerian domestic flights resume amid pandemic

Airports in the capital, Abuja, and the commercial hub, Lagos, have reopened after three months of coronavirus restrictions.

Nigeria

Seven killed in Nigeria oil facility blast

The explosion happened at the Gbetiokun oilfield during the installation of a ladder on a platform, government says.

Seven killed in Nigeria oil facility blast

Arts & Culture

Auction of 'stolen' Nigerian treasures goes ahead in Paris

Christie's proceeds with sale of artifacts, says the transaction lawful given that objects were sold at past auctions.

Auction of 'stolen' Nigerian treasures goes ahead in Paris

Arts & Culture

Nigeria wants cancellation of African artifacts auction in Paris

Nigerian commission argues the items were stolen, while auction house Christie's says they were legitimately acquired.

Nigeria wants cancellation of African artifacts auction in Paris

Women

The all-women law firm helping prisoners get justice in Nigeria

Poor Nigerian inmates can wait years for their cases to go to trial, but now a group of lawyers are fighting the system.

The all-women law firm helping prisoners get justice in Nigeria

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Trade zone connecting 1.2 billion Africans moves ahead

Even if the pandemic continues into 2021, the African Continental Free Trade Area will move ahead, a top official says.

Africa-wide trade deal will push ahead despite coronavirus wrath

Nigeria

Nigerian doctors call off strike over lack of PPE

Doctors' union says it ended the strike to give the government time to fulfil the outstanding demands.

Nigerian doctors call off strike over lack of PPE

Nigeria

Nigerian doctors strike over lack of PPE, welfare concerns

Doctors at state-run hospitals walk out but medics at COVID-19 centres will continue working, union says.

Nigerian doctors strike over lack of PPE, welfare concerns

Nigeria

20 soldiers, 40 civilians killed in attacks Nigeria's Borno state

Islamic State West Africa Province claim twin attacks, which burned down a UN humanitarian hub and police station.

20 soldiers, 40 civilians killed in attacks Nigeria's Borno state

Africa

COVID-19 in Africa: Virus spreading from urban to rural areas

Rural areas do not have adequate access to healthcare or awareness of preventive measures.

Nigeria

Fighters kill dozens, raze village in Nigeria's Borno state

At least 81 killed in attack believed to be in retaliation to the killing of fighters to prevent theft of herd animals.

Fighters kill dozens, raze village in Nigeria's Borno state

AJ Impact

OPEC+ to meet on Saturday to discuss extending historic cuts

OPEC member Saudi Arabia and its ally Russia will try to push laggards such as Iraq and Nigeria to comply with curbs.

OPEC+ to meet on Saturday to discuss extending historic cuts