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Nigeria Places Travel Restrictions on South Africans to Curb New COVID Variant

Passengers travelling from South Africa to Nigeria will be subject to strict regulations effective from Monday 28 December 2020. The latest travel restrictions follow the discovery of 501.V2, a mutation of Covid-19 which is more contagious than…

Nigeria to Immediately Reopen Four Land Border Crossing Points

Nigeria will reopen four border crossing points immediately, more than a year after closing its land frontiers to crack down on smuggling, the government said on Wednesday. Nigeria closed its land borders last year to curb smuggling of rice…

President Buhari: Nigeria to Re-open Land Borders Soon

More than a year after it closed its land borders, Nigeria is looking to reopen them ‘as soon as possible’, President Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday. Mr Buhari stated this during a meeting with governors elected on the platform of the ruling…

Sola Lawson: Gas/Solar Diversification Needed in Nigeria to Escape Power Shortages

Nigeria’s chronic power shortages have been a defining feature of the country’s path to sustainable economic development. As an oil-producing net importer of petroleum products, this makes the lack of investment in Nigeria’s…

Abdul Samad Rabiu: “Entire Industry Business Models are Going to Have to Change” in Nigeria

There are no defensive postures here. Undaunted by the potential for pandemic induced collapse in demand for commodities like sugar and cement, Nigerian billionaire Abdul Samad Rabiu sees only possibility – especially in agriculture, especially…