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EFG Hermes, a financial services corporation in frontier and emerging markets (FEM), has entered into a definitive sale and purchase agreement (SPA) to acquire 100% of Primera Africa, a top-ranked brokerage house in Nigeria, according to a press statement on Thursday. The statement said that EFG Hermes will utilise its presence in Nigeria to serve …
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About half of Nigeria’s population is Muslim. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is officially observed in Nigeria when the Ramadan crescent is sighted by the Nigerians themselves, as they do not start the fasting according to any other country’s observation. Once the moon-sighting is confirmed, a spirit of joy spreads …
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Over 60 people reported dead
We are open to investors from all over the world, says Nigerian communication technology minister
Egypt’s furniture exports amounted to $107m in the first 4 months of the current year
The Nigerian air force has killed dozens of refugees and wounded aid workers when it accidentally bombed a camp, a military official said.
Though the top three seem to be in a constant back and forth, Egypt’s future growth prospects put it in a better position than the current continental leaders
Imagine you can help relieve disasters as they happen – by using your smartphone. NGOs have used crowdsourced information to locate vulnerable people for years. But can a mapping app really save lives in times of crisis?
Growing desertification and violence in Nigeria is forcing thousands of Muslim herdsmen to move south, leading to clashes with Christian crop farmers. Residents and activists report that hundreds have been killed.
Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital is filled with street hawkers. The hawkers take advantage of the city’s congested roads to sell a wide range of household items to motorists stuck in the traffick jam.
An oil pipeline belonging to the Italian oil company Agip came under several attacks in Nigeria’s oil-rich Bayelsa state. On Friday, the oil militants, the Niger Delta Avengers, claimed responsibility for the attacks.
The religious police in Kano State have been cracking down on Muslims who fail to fast during the holy month of Ramadan. As DW’s Nasir Zango reports, the suspects could be caned in public if found guilty.
In response to continued low oil prices, the Nigerian Central Bank floated its currency Monday and the naira subsequently lost over a third of its value. Some are praising the move as positive for Nigerians.
In an exclusive interview, Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama spoke to DW about migration, corruption, and the current tension in the Niger Delta.
The country asked the D-8 to invest in its free zone, says Nigerian deputy minister of trade
A continued strife over control of fertile lands in Nigeria has resulted to the deaths of many farmers and their livestock. Analysts say land disputes pose the greatest security risk after Boko Haram.
All the shows will be held between 19 and 25 April. India was chosen to be the honorary guest at the festival
Nigeria’s new President Muhammadu Buhari promised to stamp out Boko Haram by the end of December. Will he manage to keep his word?
Nigeria’s president has responded to a fatal gas tank explosion – with the number of deaths still unclear. The Christmas Eve blast in the southern town of Nnewi may have been exacerbated by firefighters’ lack of water.
“If I were planning a vacation, Egypt would not be on my list,” says Nigerian journalist
By Mohamed Alaa El-Din A recent report issued by GFK Institution ranked Egypt as having one of the highest smartphone sales in developing markets in 2015. According to the report, Egypt occupied eighth place in the list of countries that included India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Brazil, China and Indonesia. The report said Egypt’s sales of smartphones …
Harsh condemnation of IS, Boko Haram ideology by Egyptian foreign ministry and Dar Al-Ifta; Chad and Niger attack Boko Haram on Nigerian soil
Latest attack left more than 100 dead