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Emirates to halt Nigeria operations due to unremitted funds

Abuja, Nigeria | Xinhua | The Dubai-based airline Emirates on Thursday said it planned to halt all flights to and from Nigeria, starting September 1, to cut down losses following its inability to repatriate about 85 million US dollars in revenue from the most populous African country. In a statement, the …

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Lassa fever: 155 dead in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria | Xinhua | The death toll of Lassa fever in Nigeria this year has risen to 155 amid government measures to reduce infections across the country, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said. In its latest Lassa fever situation report reaching Xinhua Saturday, the public health agency …

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Hiking interest rates

Why it’s the wrong recipe for curbing inflation COMMENT | STEPHEN ONYEIWU | The Central Bank of Nigeria recently announced an increase in the interest rate, from 11.5% to 13%, a 1.5 percentage point hike that took effect immediately. Whenever the Central Bank changes the monetary policy rate, otherwise known …

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Nigeria confirms 21 monkeypox cases

Lagos, Nigeria | Xinhua | Nigeria has recorded 21 confirmed monkeypox cases across nine states and one death since January 2022, said the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) late on Sunday. In a report released by the NCDC, the health agency said the country has recorded 66 suspected monkeypox cases …

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