• Welcome address by Dr Sarah Alade, Acting Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, at the Caucus Meeting of African Central Bank Governors on "Industrialization For Inclusiveness and Transformative Development in Africa", as part of the 7th Joint Annual Meeting of The AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Sideline, Abuja, 27 March 2014. (bis.org)
  • Nigeria's chief of defense staff Air Marshal Alex Badeh, centre, speaks during a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, May 26, 2014. (lasvegassun.com)
  • Nigeria made sure of top place in their FIFA World Cup™ qualifying group as they beat Equatorial Guinea 2-0 in Abuja on Saturday to advance to the final phase of the African preliminaries. (fifa.com)
  • MacArthur has been making grants in Nigeria since 1989 and opened an office in Abuja in 1994 with a staff of Nigerians who know and love their country. (macfound.org)
  • MacArthur has been making grants in Nigeria since 1989, opening an office in Abuja in 1994 with a staff of Nigerians who know and love their country. (macfound.org)
  • Goethe-Institut Nigeria will be closed for a Team Building Day on Wednesday, 12th December 2018. (goethe.de)
  • World Cup 2018, Nigeria vs Argentina: What time is kick-off today, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction? (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Students from Nigeria who start a postgraduate law degree (LLM) in 2018 are eligible for a 15% fee discount . (le.ac.uk)
  • In 2018, Nigeria was Canada's second largest bilateral merchandise trading partner in Sub-Saharan Africa , with bilateral merchandise trade totaling $948.4 million. (gc.ca)
  • In 2018, Canadian merchandise imports from Nigeria totalled $480.5 million. (gc.ca)
  • In 2018, Canada's exports to Nigeria totalled $467.9 million - making Nigeria our second largest export market in Africa. (gc.ca)
  • In 2017-2018, the Canadian development assistance for Nigeria reached $133.78 million. (gc.ca)
  • In 2018, Canada provided $27.57 million in humanitarian assistance to Nigeria. (gc.ca)
  • The evaluation report starts off by explaining the context of the agreement, and then goes on to reveal the consequences for the Nigerian economy, and the impact on poverty reduction in Nigeria. (oecd.org)
  • Nigerian authorities have advised the U.S. Embassy that voluntary depositions of willing witnesses in civil and commercial matters may be taken before U.S. consular officers in Nigeria pursuant to the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations. (state.gov)
  • Goethe-Institut Nigeria in partnership with Ozoz Sokoh and Felicitas Then cordially invites you to a live cooking session introducing a fusion on Nigerian and German cuisine. (goethe.de)
  • The Goethe-Institut Nigeria supports Nigerian artists and cultural experts in implementing their projects. (goethe.de)
  • The Central Bank of Nigeria denies any connection to the scammers, and Nigerian agencies have been placing warning advertisements in international newspapers for years. (wired.com)
  • Under Jonathan's administration, U.S. relations with Nigeria plummeted, with officials raising concerns about the government's ability to fight Boko Haram, particularly after the kidnapping of some 200 Nigerian schoolgirls. (voanews.com)
  • Following World War II, in response to the growth of Nigerian nationalism and demands for independence, successive constitutions legislated by the British Government moved Nigeria toward self-government on a representative and increasingly federal basis. (wikitravel.org)
  • Throw in the bandwidth (plug-and-pray), power, customer service and socio-economic limitations that Nigerian internet users face and you would expect Nigeria to be very far away from that unexalted position on the list. (ipetitions.com)
  • PwC Nigeria Tax247 Application is a searchable, ever-growing dynamic repository of Nigerian tax legislations, circulars, treaties, alerts and case laws coupled with Daily Tax News on the Local and International front as well as Business News. (pwc.com)
  • Canada remains committed to working with international partners to help respond to humanitarian needs in Nigeria as well as those of Nigerian refugees and host communities in the neighbouring countries of Cameroon, Chad and Niger. (gc.ca)
  • Two and a half years since 219 Chibok schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram in Nigeria, sparking a global outcry and the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, there has finally been some good news. (cnn.com)
  • Bronwyn Bruton, an analyst at the Atlantic Council's Africa Center, said the new administration in Nigeria will help in the fight against Boko Haram. (voanews.com)
  • During Monday's briefing, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the leaders discussed Boko Haram and noted the U.S. commitment to working with Nigeria to help counter "disruptive terrorist activities. (voanews.com)
  • Many foreign governments advise against travel to much of Northern Nigeria (most especially the Northeast) due to ethnic tension, lawlessness and the current activities of murderous Islamist groups such as Boko Haram. (wikitravel.org)
  • Canada is closely monitoring the humanitarian situation in Nigeria and is concerned about the plight of civilian populations affected by the Boko Haram insurgency, both in Nigeria and in neighbouring countries. (gc.ca)
  • MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Assailants shot and stabbed to death 27 students in the second attack near colleges in Nigeria's troubled northeast in the last few days, school authorities said Tuesday, but police say the attacks killed 19 students and six others. (yahoo.com)
  • At Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, we have answered tons of questions about why we should bother about Nigeria's position on the list since "the nations that should know better are even ahead of us in this crime", and here's some data to support our fears: Nigeria has 44 million internet users compared to the UK's 51.4 million and the US' 245 million. (ipetitions.com)
  • Canada and Nigeria established diplomatic relations in 1962, shortly after Nigeria's independence in 1960. (gc.ca)
  • Source: Ola, J. A (with additional content provided by Oyeledun, B.) School Health in Nigeria: National Strategies (1999). (who.int)
  • Since its return to democracy in 1999, Nigeria has made some progress on strengthening government institutions and fighting corruption. (ohchr.org)
  • Just eight weeks after taking office, Buhari sat beside Obama in the Oval Office and listened as the American leader praised the "historic" vote marking the first democratic transfer of power since the end of military rule in Nigeria in 1999. (voanews.com)
  • Since the return to democracy in 1999, Nigeria has embarked upon an ambitious reform programme towards greater economic openness and liberalisation. (oecd.org)
  • The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Family History Record Profile: Nigeria," Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1993-1999. (familysearch.org)
  • Nigeria entered recession in 2016 as a result of lower oil prices and production, exacerbated by militant attacks on oil and gas infrastructure in the Niger Delta region, coupled with detrimental economic policies, including foreign exchange restrictions. (forbes.com)
  • According to PEPFAR Nigeria data, between October 2016 and September 2017, HIV testing and counseling were provided to about 1 million pregnant women and antiretroviral therapy (ART) to 24,445 HIV-positive pregnant women to prevent mother-to-child transmission. (cdc.gov)
  • Between October 2016 and September 2017, CDC and its partners provided HIV testing services to about 5 million people across Nigeria. (cdc.gov)
  • Nigeria has the world's second highest number of deaths in children under five, losing around 2,700 every day from a ratio of 120 per 1,000 in 2016, although it has declined since 2003 down from more than 200 per 1,000. (unicef.org)
  • Despite making significant progress in the eradication of polio, which led to Nigeria being declared polio-free in 2015, insurgency in the northeast and the resultant insecurity is beginning to reverse these gains: four new cases of wild poliovirus (WPV) re-emerged in Borno State in August 2016. (unicef.org)
  • PEPFAR Nigeria, 2017) At the end of FY17 (September 30, 2017), 480,207 patients were receiving ART, while almost 250,000 Orphan and Vulnerable Children were provided with a minimum of one care service in the last quarter of FY17. (cdc.gov)
  • Obasanjo faced 19 opposition candidates, but the race was ultimately between the southern, Christian Obasanjo and former general Muhammadu Buhari, a northern Muslim and member of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP). (freedomhouse.org)
  • Reuters is reporting that two plane loads of British special forces are headed to Nigeria to "rescue" the foreign hostages. (slate.com)
  • An oil boom in the 1970s buoyed the economy and by the 1980s, Nigeria was considered an exemplar of African democracy and economic well-being. (factmonster.com)
  • I thought it was the end of my life," Deborah Sanya told me by phone on Monday from Chibok, a tiny town of farmers in northeastern Nigeria. (newyorker.com)
  • Papers report that unrest in Nigeria-among the world's top oil exporters-is among the global factors driving up the cost of crude oil. (slate.com)
  • Nigeria has the world's second highest burden of HIV/AIDS, with an estimated three million people living with HIV (PLHIV) and 190,950 new infections recorded in 2015. (unicef.org)
  • Keynote address by Mr Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, at the launching of the South-South Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC), Calabar, 2 September 2013. (bis.org)
  • Federal Government of Nigeria. (springer.com)
  • The Federal Government of Nigeria owns and finances about 70 percent of the schools. (who.int)
  • Nigeria is not a party to the Hague Service Convention. (state.gov)
  • Nigeria is not a party to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Legalization of Foreign Public Documents. (state.gov)
  • Nigeria appeared to be emerging from several years of military rule under General Ibrahim Babangida in 1993, when a presidential election was held. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Between 1956 and 1993, half a million people of Ogoni, contributed, $38.4 billion dollars into the coffers of Nigeria. (pbs.org)
  • NARR: Finally, on June 12, 1993, voters in Nigeria were presented with two candidates from the political parties sanctioned by the government: Bashir Tofa, a Hausa Muslim from northern Nigeria, and Chief Moshood Abiola, a Yoruba Muslim from the South. (pbs.org)
  • April 1993 - Shell forms Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), which signs Production Sharing Contracts to develop offshore oil and gas interests. (yahoo.com)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) office in Nigeria was established in February 2001, and provides technical leadership and assistance to the Ministry of Health (MOH) and implementing partners to scale up HIV testing, treatment, and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) services. (cdc.gov)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established an office in Nigeria in 2001. (cdc.gov)
  • After impressing on their way to the second round in each of their first two FIFA World Cup appearances, 1994 and 1998, Nigeria have struggled since: going out at the group stage three times while taking just two points from their last eight matches in the finals. (yahoo.com)
  • See how UNICEF is supporting the Government of Nigeria to improve immunization coverage and provide access to quality healthcare. (unicef.org)
  • As we touched down in Johannesburg…it suddenly struck me that Nigeria will celebrate fifty years of Independence on October 1, 2010. (newyorker.com)
  • Compared to the traditional media sphere in Nigeria, online media is relatively free from restrictions, and there were no known incidents of government filtering or interference with online content in the past year. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Logo is a Local Government Area of Benue State , Nigeria . (wikipedia.org)
  • Awe is one of the towns in Afijio Local Government Area in Oyo State , Nigeria . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Government of Nigeria, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), CDC, and the University of Maryland School of Medicine released new data from the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS), one of the largest population-based HIV/AIDS household surveys ever conducted. (cdc.gov)
  • In order to develop domestic biofuels industry and decrease country's reliance on gasoline imports the government of Nigeria developed biofuels blending mandate. (iea.org)
  • CDC works with the government of Nigeria and other partners to achieve these requirements by focusing on workforce development, emergency response, surveillance, laboratory, and border health/point-of-entry interventions. (cdc.gov)
  • Nigeria made its first transition from one elected government to another when Obasanjo won a second term in April 2003 elections. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Suspicions of government intentions to monitor ICTs were confirmed in April 2013 when the online newspaper, Premium Times , published a news report revealing that the federal government had awarded a secret contract to Israel-based Elbit Systems to help monitor internet communications in Nigeria. (freedomhouse.org)
  • In 1900 the company's territory came under the control of the British government, which moved to consolidate its hold over the area of modern Nigeria. (wikitravel.org)
  • OECD fact-finding mission to Nigeria and over 20 meetings with government and stakeholder groups. (oecd.org)
  • Other aircraft sit parked on the apron nearby, including one for Air Nigeria, which collapsed last year amid allegations that owner Jimoh Ibrahim hadn't paid staff for at least four months, despite receiving millions of dollars from a government bailout fund. (yahoo.com)
  • For years, the planes sat, partly out of the inertia that often grips government in Nigeria, an oil-rich nation earning billions that has an ailing state-run power company that can't provide reliable supplies of electricity for the nation's more than 160 million people. (yahoo.com)
  • The group wants the federal government to release its imprisoned members and implement strict Shariah law across Nigeria, which is largely divided into a Christian south and a Muslim north. (yahoo.com)
  • More than at any other time in the history of Nigeria, now is the time for all stakeholders - youth, government, private sector, civil society, media, academia, etc - to ask for accelerated passage of an acceptable (firm but fair) piece of legislation. (ipetitions.com)
  • Maru is a Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Nigeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zing is a Local Government Area in Taraba State, Nigeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Holdings on Nigeria are primarily concerned with politics, elections and political parties, history, the trade union movement and economic development, and ethnic relations from the colonial era into the postindependence years. (hoover.org)
  • Nigeria is an economic powerhouse and the most populous nation on the African continent. (macfound.org)
  • Nigerians "need to fly," said Henry Omeogu, director of airport operations at the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. (yahoo.com)
  • Oral depositions or depositions on written questions may be taken by U.S. consular officers or by private attorneys from the U.S. or Nigeria at the U.S. Embassy or at another location such as a hotel or office, either on notice or pursuant to a commission. (state.gov)
  • Documents issued in the United States may be authenticated for use in Nigeria by (a) contacting the U.S. Department of State Authentications Office and (b) then having the seal of the U.S. Department of State authenticated by the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington, D.C. Documents issued in U.S. states must first be authenticated by the designated state authority, generally the state Secretary of State. (state.gov)
  • Conflict over Nigeria s vast oil resources intensified division. (pbs.org)
  • Nigeria has ordered the closure of all its land and sea borders ahead of Saturday's tightly contested elections. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Thousands remain in temporary housing in northern Nigeria after Monday's deadly riots following the presidential elections. (wsj.com)
  • Nigeria is a federal republic composed of 36 states and a capital territory, with a population of approximately 140 million. (state.gov)
  • In its December preliminary report, the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC announced that it would continue to assess the admissibility of the eight potential crimes it had previously identified as having been allegedly committed in Nigeria. (amnesty.org)
  • OECD fact-finding mission to Nigeria to define the scope of the review with the federal and Lago State governments. (oecd.org)
  • While hunger as a whole is gradually declining in Nigeria, the rate of acute malnutrition and stunted growth has seen little or no improvement. (voanews.com)
  • Six people, three from Nigeria and three from Benin, were convicted in a similar case in Amsterdam in May, receiving sentences of up to 4.5 years. (wired.com)
  • Another prominent kingdom in south western Nigeria was the Kingdom of Benin whose power lasted between the 15th and 19th century. (wikitravel.org)
  • One of the official languages in Nigeria is English. (wikitravel.org)
  • To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please copy the code of Template:FoP-Nigeria/en (or any other language version you prefer to translate) and replace the text strings in there (the form below can be used to create a translation, the English version is preloaded in the edit box). (wikimedia.org)
  • SOUNDBITE: Lukmon Bakare, shop worker, saying (English): "The police shot someone who is not a thief and, on a good day, he is a citizen of this Nigeria. (reuters.com)
  • Nigeria hasn't always been in the news for the reasons her stakeholders desire but recent events have even made the bash-Nigeria-at-the-earliest-opportunity situation worse. (ipetitions.com)
  • It is the complete digital application for tax consultants, administrators, officials, managers and anyone who wants to keep in touch with tax related news and events in Nigeria and other countries. (pwc.com)
  • News on Nigeria continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. (topix.com)
  • The World Bank is helping to fight poverty and improve living standards for the people of Nigeria with more than 130 IBRD loans and IDA credits since 1958. (worldbank.org)
  • More than 1,000 people are still believed to be held at Giwa, most of them arrested en masse without being formally charged. (cnn.com)
  • People in Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Yemen are exhausted by violence and hunger. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • Self-censorship has notably reduced since the January 2012 Occupy Nigeria protests, and people now freely discuss issues that were previously unpopular or taboo, such as gay rights. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The first inhabitants of what is now Nigeria were thought to have been the Nok people (500 BC -c. (factmonster.com)
  • In southeastern Nigeria the Kingdom of Nri of the Igbo people flourished from 10th century until 1911 and the city of Nri is considered to be the foundation of Igbo culture. (wikitravel.org)
  • Internet access in Nigeria has grown exponentially in recent years, particularly after the introduction of mobile phone data and Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) services in July 2007. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Approximately 260,000 children aged 0-14 years were living with HIV in Nigeria in 2015, with 41,000 new infections occurring among children, and only 17 per cent of children living with HIV having access to antiretroviral therapy (ART). (unicef.org)
  • For the first time in years, Nigeria s many groups had agreed on a candidate who they believed might fairly represent them all. (pbs.org)
  • In October next year, Nigeria will…roll out the drums of celebration in our typical fashion and invite the world to see the shame that we have become in fifty years. (newyorker.com)
  • For 50 years Nigeria has been an El Dorado for oil companies from all over the world. (rt.com)
  • Oil wealth has brought only limited social progress, and with population growth set to continue unabated for many years to come, Nigeria needs to improve social services and labour market access for the young. (europa.eu)
  • In spite of this neglect, inland fisheries contribute about 40% of the total fish supply in Nigeria. (fao.org)
  • Nigeria has 190,950 HIV/AIDS infections per year, the second highest rate in the world. (unicef.org)
  • If you have finished High School (WASSCE) in Nigeria you will need to complete a Foundation Year to be eligible for admission to an undergraduate degree in the UK. (le.ac.uk)
  • Reports from Nigeria also suggest the hostages may be freed Friday. (slate.com)
  • Intelligence reports indicated that foreigners planned to cross into Nigeria to vote, Interior Minister Patrick Abba Moro told the BBC. (bbc.co.uk)