Highlights from Reuters coverage of Nigeria over the last seven days

In this week’s round-up: Up to 65,000 people flee insurgents in northeast Nigeria, media blamed for Twitter choosing Ghana over Nigeria for Africa HQ, and buyer found for Shoprite’s Nigeria business.


Highlights from Reuters coverage of Nigeria over the last seven days

In this week’s round-up: Nearly 2,000 inmates freed in massive prison break, authorities to limit first doses of AstraZeneca due to supply concerns, and company hopes to tap into growing appetite for spirits.


Highlights from Reuters coverage of Nigeria over the last seven days

In this week’s round-up: Nigeria seeks 70 million Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines amid AstraZeneca delay fears, why the central bank won’t ease its grip on the naira, and a 50-year-old school student.


Highlights from Reuters coverage of Nigeria over the last seven days

In this week’s round-up: Nigeria’s government disappointed by acquittals in $1.3bn oil corruption trial, stagflation takes hold as prices and unemployment soar, Flutterwave teams up with PayPal.


Highlights from Reuters coverage of Nigeria over the last seven days

In this week’s round-up: Naira incentives for importing dollars, armed gang abducts around 30 students, Flutterwave eyes New York listing after raising $170m, and mobile courts punish COVID rule-breakers.


Highlights from Reuters coverage of Nigeria over the last seven days

In this week’s round-up: Gunmen release nearly 300 schoolgirls in northwest Nigeria, vaccine rollout launched after first COVAX doses arrive, and pandemic spawns banking agent boom.


Highlights from Reuters coverage of Nigeria over the last seven days

In this week’s round-up: Gunmen kidnap more than 300 schoolgirls, suspected Islamists fire rocket-propelled grenades at northeast’s biggest city, first COVAX vaccine doses to arrive within days, and vice president urges cryptocurrency regulation rather than prohibition.


Highlights from Reuters coverage of Nigeria over the last seven days

In this week’s round-up: Nigeria unexpectedly exits recession, gunmen kidnap 42 people from boarding school, defence minister tells people not be “cowards” when facing armed gangs, and fuel subsidies live on.

  • Nigeria exited recession in the fourth quarter despite…

Highlights from Reuters coverage of Nigeria over the last seven days

In this week’s round-up: Nigerians win court approval to sue Shell over oil spills, IMF urges VAT hike, securities watchdog puts cryptocurrency regulation on hold, plus Nollywood meets Bollywood in love story.


Highlights from Reuters coverage of Nigeria over the last seven days

In this week’s round-up: Former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala nears WTO top job, Nigeria expects 41 million COVID vaccine doses from the African Union, central bank orders cryptocurrency crackdown, and oxygen shortage kicks in during second wave.

  • Former finance…

Alexis Akwagyiram

Nigeria bureau chief for Reuters. Ghanaian family, British accent. Ex-BBC, before that newspapers.

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