COVID-19 cases in Nigeria continue to rise, with over 200,000 confirmed cases and 2,600 deaths as of April 2023.
The Nigerian government has announced plans to privatize some of the country's state-owned assets, including airports and refineries, in order to attract foreign investment and boost the economy.
In February 2023, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Petroleum Industry Bill into law, which aims to reform and modernize the country's oil and gas sector.
Nigeria's security situation remains a concern, with ongoing conflicts between government forces and various armed groups in different parts of the country. Kidnappings for ransom and other forms of violent crime also continue to be reported.
Nigeria's economy is slowly recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the fall in oil prices, but inflation remains high and unemployment levels are still a major challenge. The government has introduced various measures to support small businesses and create jobs.
These are just some of the top news stories from Nigeria at the moment.