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FIFA fines Nigeria CHF6,000 for fielding ineligible player
Sports

FIFA fines Nigeria CHF6,000 for fielding ineligible player

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been sanctioned by world football governing body FIFA, for fielding an ineligible player in the match between Algeria and Nigeria on 10 November 2017. This was announced following a recent meeting by the Disciplinary Committee for incidents that occurred during the preliminary competition for […]

Eagles, Rohr shortlisted for Aiteo CAF awards
Sports

Eagles, Rohr shortlisted for Aiteo CAF awards

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has nominated the Super Eagles of Nigeria and their Coach Gernot Rohr for the AITEO CAF award. Also among the nominees for the prestigious Continental award is Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshola who is looking to clinch an award in the women’s category for […]

Fitch Ratings gives ‘B+’ to Nigeria’s debt notes
Policy

Fitch Ratings gives ‘B+’ to Nigeria’s debt notes

Fitch Ratings has assigned Nigeria’s USD1.5 billion 6.500% senior unsecured notes due 28 November 2027 and USD1.5 billion 7.625% senior unsecured notes due 28 November 2047 the final rating of ‘B+’. The final rating replaces the expected rating of ‘B+(EXP)’ that Fitch assigned on 15 November 2017. KEY RATING DRIVERS […]

Nigeria’s inflation falls to 15.91% in October
Ination

Nigeria’s inflation falls to 15.91% in October

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, said Nigeria’s headline inflation for October fell slightly to 15.91%. The downward trend in inflation for the month of October is, however, slower compared to 15.98% disclosed for the month of September. Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy by gross domestic product. The country has […]