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.
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.
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.
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 announced a target to double its manufacturing output to 20 per cent of GDP within six years and will set up production hubs across the country in partnership with regional aid banks. Nigeria is Africa’s biggest economy but it lacks a strong manufacturing base,