When Gbemiga Omotoso bought a Samsung tablet computer last year, he handed over his cash to a man in a van. There was nothing shady, though, about the transaction. It’s part of online retailer Jumia’s attempt to adapt to the unique challenges of selling in Nigeria.
Nigerian troops freed 19 hostages held by militants in the oil-rich Niger River delta yesterday and handed them over to their employers at a military base in the port city of Port Harcourt, a military commander said.
A state government’s plan to tear down waterfront slums in Nigeria’s southern oil-industry hub of Port Harcourt may leave more than 200,000 people homeless, Amnesty International said in a report released today.
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, the main armed group in Nigeria’s southern oil region, blamed the government for the death of one of its former commanders, Soboma George, shot dead by unknown gunmen in the oil hub of Port Harcourt .
Liquefied natural gas traders in northwest Europe won’t buy many short-term cargoes of the fuel until U.S. export projects boost supply and end the deferral of cargoes to Asia, according to Eneco Holding NV’s trading unit.