Nigeria

Nigeria: Major Humanitarian Hub in North-East Nigeria Burned in Attack

The top UN aid official in Nigeria has condemned a weekend attack against a major humanitarian facility in...

Nigeria, UK Investors Sign N153.4bn Trade Deals

Twenty one African countries, including Nigeria, met in London yesterday for the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit, which attracted...

Africa: UK Budgets £127 Million to Support Nigeria, Other African Countries

The UK has recently announced its commitment to support Nigeria and other African countries with about £127 million....

Nigeria: Two Health Workers Killed As Bandits Attack Zamfara Community

Suspected armed bandits on Tuesday stormed Makosa community in Zurmi Local area of Zamfara State killing two health...

Nigeria: Homeless Children Threat to National Security, Group Warns

An Ibadan-based humanitarian and philanthropic organisarion, Adunbarin has raised the alarm over security implications of abandoned and home-less...

Nigeria: Unicef to Immunize 2 million Against Yellow Fever in Ekiti

To curtail the spread of yellow fever in Ekiti State, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said...

Nigeria: What We Are Doing to Tackle Climate Change – Minister

Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar in this interview with Daily Trust, says the federal government will...

Nigeria: 30 Killed, 100 Kidnapped as Gunmen Attack Emir of Potiskum

At least 30 people were killed while 100 were feared kidnapped after gunmen opened fire on commuters along...

Nigeria: Four Persons Shot As Shiites, Police Clash in Abuja

Abuja — Four members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as the Shittes, yesterday sustained...

Nigeria: Two Teachers Abducted in Edo

Suspected gunmen believed to be kidnappers have abducted two teachers, a male and a female, while teaching at...

Nigeria: Buhari Signs Finance Bill Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the finance bill into law. In a short thread on his verified Twitter...

Nigeria: The Natural Resource Reserves – Sustainable Alternative to Buhari’s Revenue-push Policies

Abuja — The Buhari administration has been struggling to meet its budgetary mandates as well as the President’s...

Nigeria’s Economy In Crises Despite Several Economic Roadmaps

Abuja — Nigeria’s economy bears semblance to the story of a boy who chose to be clothed in...

Nigeria: Supreme Court to Deliver Judgment On Imo Governorship Election Today

The Supreme Court has announced that it will today deliver judgment on the petitions against the declaration of...

Nigeria: Governorship Tussle – Again, Supreme Court Forced to Stop Kano Appeal

For the second time, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad has been forced to stop...

Nigerian, Onoruoiza, Among Victims of Crashed Ukrainian Airliner

Chinedu Eze A Nigerian, Dauda Onoruoiza, has been confirmed to be among the 176 passengers and crew that...

Nigerians Kick As Buhari’s Daughter Arrives Bauchi in Presidential Jet

Hanan Buhari, a certified creative photographer and youngest daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, has incurred the wrath of...

Nigeria: Lagos Monarch Decries Impact of Heavy Taxation On SMEs

The Oba Alara-elect of Ilara Kingdom in Epe, Lagos State, and former Chairman of Lagos Inland Revenue Services...

West Africa: 2020, Nigeria and the West Africa Challenge

West Africa is undergoing a very difficult phase in its evolution. A report just published by the International...

Nigeria: Recycled Politicians Can’t Get Nigeria Out of Woods – Mimiko

Akure — The immediate-past Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, wednesday said recycling the old order in...

Nigeria: Suspects in SARS Detention, Demand N100m Damages Over Alleged Unlawful Detention

Two suspects have sought an order of the court for a N100 million compensation as damages for alleged...

Nigeria: Border Closure – Ogun Legislator Laments Hiked Prices, Extortion

Abeokuta — A member representing Ipokia Constituency in Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Sikiratu Ajibola has lamented...

Nigeria: The Ibadan National Poliovirus Laboratory – a Symbolic Icon in Nigeria’s War Against Polio

Standing at two stories tall and strategically tucked away in a silent corner of the University College Hospital,...

Nigeria: CBN Retains 65% LDR, Sustains Penalty for Defaulting Banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has decided, in the interim, to retain the minimum loan-to-deposit (LDR) ratio...

Nigeria: My Invectives Were Not Targeted at Fashola – Power Minister

The Ministry of Power has yet again reacted to the reactions of many Nigerians on the different controversies...

Nigeria’s Maternity Wards Go Digital to Audit Births

When Dr. Bello Olubenga started out his career as a gynaecologist at Maitama District Hospital in Abuja, helping...

Nigeria: ‘Poor Linkage of Agric, Industry Slows Economic Growth’

There are countless economic opportunities not being tapped because the under-performing agricultural sector is stifling the effective functioning...

Nigeria: Gunmen Free Woman After Collecting N60,000 Ransom, As Cleric, Son Attacked

Akure — Few hours after the release of a 60-year-old woman, Mrs. Banjo Ademiyiwa, sequel to the payment...

Nigeria: Supreme Court Fixes Judgment for 2pm in Delta, Taraba Governorship Appeals

Abuja — The Supreme Court has fixed 2pm Wednesday (today) for delivery of its judgments in the appeal...

Nigeria: How Nigerian Hospital Separated Conjoined Twins

Conjoined twin babies, Goodness and Mercy Martins, will now have a chance at living their individual lives after...

Nigerians Fume As Power Ministry Attacks Critics Over Controversial Appointments

Nigerians on Monday attacked the Ministry of Power over its reactions to controversial appointments made in different agencies...

Nigeria: Publicly Declaring Assets is Voluntary, Buhari Won’t Do It – Presidency

A presidential spokesperson on Tuesday said there was no law that mandates President Muhammadu Buhari to declare his...

Nigeria: National Hospital Discharges First Successfully Delivered Conjoined Twins

Abuja — Medical team of the National Hospital Abuja Tuesday formally presented the first ever successfully separated conjoined...

Nigeria: Port Harcourt Airport Records Smooth Flight Schedules After Bush Fire

Normal flight operations have resumed at the Port Harcourt International Airport after three days of closure following a...

Nigeria: See English FA Cup Third Round Fixtures

The English FA Cup is back and big wigs will be trading tackles with clubs from the Championship,...

Ghana: Govt Denies Eviction of Nigerian Mission in Ghana

Three days after the story about the eviction of Nigeria's Mission in Ghana was widely reported on various...

Nigeria: Tension Mounts Over Heavy Presence of Policemen On Saraki’s Land in Ilorin

Ilorin — Armed policemen have been deployed to keep vigil on the large expanse of land belonging to...

Nigeria: ‘Na My Brother Dey There’

One of the major indications of the dysfunctional nature of the Nigerian social and political ecosystem is what...

Nigeria: Naira Depreciates By 50.5K As Reserves Drops to U.S.$38.7 Billion

On the foreign exchange scene, the naira continued its downward trend in the foreign exchange market as it...

Africa: Mikel, Musa Make African Team of the Decade

Former Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi and Ahmed Musa have been included in the African Team of...