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.
Renault expects a slight decline in the car market in Europe, Russia and China this year after the French carmaker reported a 3.4% fall of worldwide sales in 2019 as China and Iran weighed.
China’s Sinopec, expected to be the next major Chinese buyer of US liquefied natural gas (LNG), is planning to review terms of a potential $16 billion supply deal with Cheniere Energy after a sharp drop in LNG prices.
Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the region, has signed an agreement with Dubai Land Department’s (DLD’s) Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), to become an escrow agent to provide banking services for jointly owned properties