Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has extended the deadline for Nigerians to link their National Identification Numbers (NINs) to their SIM cards by one month to May 6th.  The move by the Nigerian Federal Government for citizens to procure the NIN and link them with their SIM cards was first announced in mid-December 2020. A […]

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By Oluwabukunmi Familoye and Ikpeme Neto Nigeria doesn’t contribute much to the global biotech industry which is estimated to be worth $833.34 billion with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of over 7.02% by 2027,  but this is beginning to change.  The impending growth of Biotech in Nigeria has been aided by the covid-19 pandemic […]


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The wait to be vaccinated against the coronavirus is finally over for Nigerians. Nigeria has just received a total of 3.92 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine today, March 2nd. Following this development, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) launched an online portal and announced the guidelines for registrations. How to register Registration […]

When Nigeria’s 2021 budget projection was made and planning for the COVID vaccine was missing, it was unsettling for many of its citizens. A group of prominent Nigerians came together under an umbrella they called Coalition Against COVID (CA-COVID).  With members like Jim Ovia, Aliko Dangote, Tony Elumelu, amongst others, the coalition promised in January […]

Two weeks ago, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) requested that banks and other financial institutions close the accounts of cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, causing a ruckus.  Its reasons (which have since been countered) were focused on how crypto is used for fraudulent purposes and the anonymity of crypto users.  It’s important to note […]


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