Women work in a fiber hair factory in Ikeja district in Lagos, Nigeria. Reuters
Thousands of women and girls are lured to Europe each year by the promise of work, but end up trapped in debt bondage and forced to sell sex, the United Nations says.
Nigeria's anti-trafficking agency is trying a new approach to preventing women's exploitation abroad by sharing inspirational stories of women who made it at home, it said on Monday.
Three people died and more than 30 injured in a twin suicide blast in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, militia sources and residents said on Sunday.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria discussed bilateral ties across multiple sectors, and exchanged views on issues of common interest.
Dubai welcomed 8.36 million international overnight visitors in the first six months (January-June) of 2019, posting a positive three per cent in tourism volume growth compared to the same period last year,
China’s central bank unveiled a key interest rate reform on Saturday to help steer borrowing costs lower for companies and support a slowing economy that has been hurt by a trade war with the United States.
Gold prices have hit a record high amid a rush for safe haven assets owing to the fears of a recession. Goehring & Rozencwajg, a research firm which focuses on investments in natural resources, says the great gold bull market has begun.
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced that it has succeeded in achieving a compliance rate of 97 per cent regarding the disclosure of the 2nd quarter financial statements 2019 of its listed public joint stock companies,