Nigeria

Nigeria: Anxiety Over Aid Workers Kidnapped By Boko Haram

By Ahmed ObafemiMaiduguri — THE global humanitarian community is concerned at the safety of six aid workers kidnapped...

Sudanese Physician Honored in Abuja

Khartoum — In the presence of more than 2,000 doctors, Dr. Osman al-Tayib Osman was honored at the...

Nigeria: Blackout Looms in Parts of Kano As TCN Suspends KEDCO

By Bassey UdoThe Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Sunday became the latest electricity distribution company to be...

Nigeria: Buhari Condemns Sokoto Killings, Pledges New Security Measures

By Ismail MudashirPresident Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 37 persons by bandits in Goronyo Local Government...

Nigeria’s Economy, Others Predicted to Stay On Recovery Path

By Solomon Elusoji with Agency ReportSub-Saharan Africa will stay on its recovery path next year provided heavyweight economies...

Nigeria: Why We Invited Dakolo, Wife – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has disclosed why it invited popular musician, Timi Dakolo, and wife, Busola, saying they...

Nigeria: Aisha Buhari Demands Justice for Rape Victims

By Ismail MudashirFirst lady, Aisha Buhari has urged the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu to ensure justice...

Nigeria: Measles Kill Dozens of Children in Kaduna Community in Two Months

By Mohammed YabaKaduna — Residents of Wusar community of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State are worried...

Nigeria: 72 Hours After Kidnap, Aid Workers Still With Boko Haram

By Abdulkareem HarunaThe abductors of the six humanitarian workers who went missing after their convoy was attacked in...

Nigeria: Google Celebrates Late Nigerian Novelist Buchi Emecheta

Photo: Google Google doodle of Buchi Emecheta's 75th birthday Google on Sunday celebrated Nigerian novelist, Buchi Emecheta, with...

Nigeria: 72 Killed, 32 Kidnapped Across Nigeria Last Week

By Adejumo KabirNo fewer than 72 people were killed in different violent attacks across Nigeria last week. At...

Nigeria: UK-Based Group Raises Funds to Support Injured Shiites

By Tobi SoniyiA human rights organisation, Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC), based in the United Kingdom, has begun...

Nigeria: PDP Youth Leader Writes IGP, Accuses Kogi Official of Framing Him

By Halimah YahayaAhead of the November governorship election in Kogi State, the leader of the Peoples Democratic Party...

Nigeria: Why Falling Inflation Rate Has No Effect On Nigerians – Economists

By Victor 'Tunde OsoSome notable economists in the country have given reasons why the recent consumer price inflation...

Nigeria: Buhari Threatens ‘Fiercest Force’ Against Killer Bandits in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 37 innocent people by bandits in Goronyo Local Government Area...

Nigeria: Peruzzi Clears Air On Wearing Davido’s Leftover Clothes

By Rotimi AgabanaMusic rave of the moment, Tobechukwu Victor Okoh, a.k.a Peruzzi, has been touted as one new...

Nigeria: Anti-Corruption Groups Demand Probe of Stolen ‘Billions’ By Soldiers

By Kunle SanniAnti-corruption campaigners on Friday called on the National Assembly to investigate the recent theft of a...

Nigeria: 29 Killed in Fresh Attack in Sokoto Communities

By Abubakar Ahmadu MaishanuArmed men attacked three communities in Goronyo Local Government of Sokoto State on Wednesday, killing...

Nigeria: Timi Dakolo Cries Intimidation, Dirtiness As Police Storm His Residence

Popular Nigerian musician, Timi Dakolo and his wife, Busola Dakolo have said that they were being intimidated as...

Nigeria: You Can’t Intimidate Us, Timi Dakolo Fires Back At Police

By Nwafor SundayAs Police stormed the residence of popular Nigerian singer Timi Dakolo and his wife Busola Dakolo,...

Nigeria: COZA – Police Invite Timi Dakolo, Wife for Questioning

By Jayne AugoyePopular Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo, and his wife, Busola, have been invited by the police, weeks...

Nigeria: Family Worried Over Siasia Mother’s Health

By Bassey WillieYenagoa — Moses Siasia, a younger brother to ex-international and former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia,...

Nigeria: Man Who Jumped On Plane Is Nigerien – FAAN

By Abdullateef AliyuThe man who prevented an Azman Aircraft from taking off on Friday at the Murtala International...

Nigeria: Racketeers Turning Nigerian Hospitals Into ‘Market for Fake Documents’

By William NibaNigeria's Premium Times says an illegal medical certificate business is thriving at medical institutions across the...

Nigeria: Gates, Dangote, Restate Commitment to Polio Eradication in Nigeria

‎The Bill & Melinda Gates and Dangote foundations have restated their commitments to sustaining the fight against polio...

Africa: Heroic Nigerian Imam Speaks on Peace and Diversity

By Nontobeko MlamboJohannesburg — On June 23, 2018, Imam Abubakar Abdullahi risked his life during clashes that targeted...

Nigeria: Afcon 2019 – What T.B. Joshua Said Before Nigeria Played Algeria

By Emmanuel OkogbaThe African cup of Nations 2019 has come and gone but the circumstances that surround the...

Nigeria: Aid Worker Killed, Six Missing As Gunmen Attack NGO Convoy in Borno

By Abdulkareem HarunaOne person has been killed and six others are missing after suspected Boko Haram gunmen attacked...

Nigeria: IDPs From Herdsmen Attacks Cry Out – We’re Suffering, Our Children Are Dying

By Femi Bolaji, Marie-Therese Nanlong and Peter DuruThey were all clustered together in different segments. Life has not...

Nigeria: UK to Invest £5 Million in Plant Programme in Lagos

The United Kingdom Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, has announced that the UK Department for International...

Nigeria: Passengers Panic As Man Climbs Nigerian Aircraft

By Oladeinde OlawoyinPassengers on an Azman airline flight were thrown into confusion Friday as a yet to be...

Nigerians ‘Eye’ Grammy Nominations As Beyonce’s Album Drops

Some Nigerians have began the Grammy nominations campaign for Nigerian artists featured on Beyoncé's 'Lion King: The Gift'...

Nigeria: 30 Nigerian Students Get Full U.S. Govt Scholarship

U.S. government had given university scholarship to 30 outstanding Nigerian students to enable them to study in the...

Nigeria: BBNaija Show Encourages Immorality – Cleric

Pastor Felix Ajide of King Jesus Praise land Assembly says that the ongoing Big Brother Naija season (4)...

Nigeria: Seyi, Mike, Frodd, Tuoyo, Tacha Face Eviction Tomorrow

By Ayo OnikoyiOn Monday, the housemates in Big Brother Naija 'Pepper Dem' took part in what may arguably...

Nigeria: Buhari Approves Recruitment of 5,000 Personnel for NDLEA

The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Abdallah (retd), says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved...

Nigeria: Six Missing, Including Aid Worker, in Boko Ambush in Borno

Six people are missing following an ambush by suspected jihadists on a humanitarian convoy in northeast Nigeria's Borno...

Nigeria: Testimony of Mary Beth Leonard, Ambassadorial Nominee to the Federal Republic of Nigeria Before the Committee on Foreign Relations

document Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member, and distinguished Members of the Committee, I am so deeply honored to appear...

Nigeria: Kidnappers Still Holding My Daughter After Collecting N1 Million – Victim’s Mother

By Bassey WillieYenagoa — Mother of a five-year-old girl kidnapped in Bayelsa State, Mrs Williams Koroye, has cried...

Nigeria: Govt Urged to Turn Sambisa Forest Into Development Area

By Hameed OyegbadeOsogbo — A member of the Presidential Panel on National Security, Dr Benjamin Irikefe, yesterday asked...