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Nigeria’s Trade Union Congress (TUC) has given a cool response to an official report that the country’s double-digit inflation rate has dropped to 9.4%.
Reports say Nigeria’s Central Bank has managed to stop the double-digit inflation.
The latest inflation figures now show that the general prices of goods and services in Nigeria have fallen to single-digit rate of 9. 4% in July, the lowest level in more than three years.
A prominent advocate from the Niger Delta in Nigeria is calling on the Nigerian government to stop its joint venture with oil companies that have been polluting the region for the past three decades and protect the interest of its people.
A sub-regional meeting on Lassa fever and other emerging infectious diseases ended in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown at the weekend, with a Nigerian physician calling for urgent efforts to stop the spread of Lassa fever in West Africa.
Nigeria and Benin will on Monday begin patrolling the coast of both countries following a recent upsurge in pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea off their coast.
As the 115-member parliament of the Economic Community of West African Countries (ECOWAS) meets in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, the ECOWAS Citizens Union is urging the sub-regional MPs to solve the problems affecting free movement and integration.
A United Nations report says oil giant Shell is responsible for unprecedented oil pollution in Nigeria.
A famous 87-year-old Nigerian polygamist and Islamic cleric, Abubakar Massaba has reportedly divorced 21 of his 86 wives and replaced them with a new wife.
The Nigerian government has agreed to implement the national minimum wage law passed earlier this year, thus increasing workers' wages.
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday dismissed an application filed by Charles Okah and three others accused of the Independence Day bombing in Abuja calling for the charges against them to be dropped. Obi Nwabueze and Tiemkema Osvwo had joined the principal accused, Okah to pray the court to quash charges against them over car bombings which killed 12 people on October 1, 2010.