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News Nigeria: BBC starts Igbo and Yoruba services in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-43076923
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Two new language services have been launched by the BBC World Service for Igbo and Yoruba speakers in Nigeria and West and Central Africa. Their digital content is mainly aimed at audiences who use mobile phones. Igbo is primarily spoken in south-east ...

News Nigeria: Nigeria releasing 475 Boko Haram suspects for rehabilitation

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/18/nigeria-releasing-475-boko-haram-suspects-for-rehabilitation.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

LAGOS, Nigeria – Authorities in Nigeria are releasing hundreds of people accused of supporting an Islamic extremist group, citing a lack of evidence. Salihu Othman Isah, a special adviser to Nigeria's attorney general, said in a statement Sunday that 475 ...

News Nigeria: BBC launches Igbo, Yoruba language services in Nigeria

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/bbc-launches-igbo-yoruba-language-services-nigeria-060849965.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Lagos (AFP) - The BBC this week launches its new Igbo and Yoruba services in Nigeria, as part of an expansion in local languages aimed at more in-depth reporting of countries around the world. The digital-only services go live online and on social media on ...

News Nigeria: More than 40 dead in Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/lassa-fever-outbreak-leaves-43-dead-in-nigeria/ar-BBJe2Bt
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)At least 43 people have died and 450 people are ill in a Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria, according to the World Health Organization. Lassa fever, an acute viral hemorrhagic illness, is endemic in most of West Africa, especially Nigeria ...

News Nigeria: Lassa Fever Erupts in Nigeria

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/16/health/lassa-fever-nigeria.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The World Health Organization has sent a six-person team and 40 boxes of personal protective gear to help fight a major outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria. About 615 suspected Lassa cases have been reported in the last six weeks, according to the Nigeria ...

News Nigeria: Nigeria: Govt Has Forgotten Its Promises to Nigerians, Say Catholic Bishops

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802190225.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Abuja — The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) yesterday at its first assembly in the year said three years after the inception of the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, the administration has forgotten the many promises it made to ...

News Nigeria: Nigeria orders military to capture Boko Haram leader "dead or alive"

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/19/c_136985475.htm
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

ABUJA, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria's army chief Tukur Buratai has ordered troops to capture the leader of terror group Boko Haram, alive or dead. Buratai said on Sunday it has come to the end of the military operation aimed at clearing remnants of Boko ...

News Nigeria: Milost Global Announces the Arrival of Its Leaders in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://www.itbusinessnet.com/article/Milost-Global-Announces-the-Arrival-of-Its-Leaders-in-Nigeria-5296868
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Milost Global Inc. (“Milost”) a New York based private equity firm, announced today that its senior leadership team that is headed by Managing Partner & CEO, Mr Kim Freeman and Senior Partner & Chief Investment Officer Mr Solly S. Asibey landed ...

News Nigeria: Nigeria: Investors’ Stake N27.9 Billion in Equities in Five Trading Days

News channel or source: https://forextv.com/equities/nigeria-investors-stake-n27-9-billion-in-equities-in-five-trading-days/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Heavy transactions in the shares of financial stocks last week, buoyed the volume of shares traded, as a total turnover of 2.940 billion shares worth N27.924 billion were recorded in 28,570 deals by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a …

News Nigeria: Nigeria releases 475 Boko Haram suspects for rehabilitation

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nigeria-security/nigeria-releases-475-boko-haram-suspects-for-rehabilitation-idUSKCN1G20I6
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

ABUJA (Reuters) - A Nigerian court has released 475 people allegedly affiliated with Boko Haram for rehabilitation, the justice ministry said on Sunday, as the country’s biggest legal investigation of the militant Islamist insurgency continues.