Nigeria

Nigeria: Burden of VAT Increase On Nigerians

The federal government is keen on making more money and has decided the people have to pay for...

Nigeria: Ganduje Receives Report On Kano’s Ruga Settlements

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant...

West Africa: Don’t Allow Terrorists Destabilise West Africa, Buhari Urges ECOWAS Leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, urged ECOWAS leaders not to allow terrorist...

Nigeria: BBNaija (S4) – Housemates Throw Beach-Themed Party

Housemates in the ongoing BBNaija season four threw a fun-filled beach party on Saturday night. News Agency of...

Nigeria: International Democracy Day – UN Chief Urges Inclusive Political Process

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for inclusion in the democratic process of all member states. In a...

Nigeria: Boko Haram Degraded, Remnants to Be Treated As Bandits, President Buhari Insists

President Muhammadu Buhari says remnants of Boko Haram in the North-east region of the country are bandits, "and...

Nigeria Military Holding Children As Boko Haram Suspects – HRW

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the Nigerian military has arbitrarily detained thousands of children in degrading and inhuman...

Nigeria: Military Denies Holding Children As Terrorism Suspects in Detention Facilities in North East

The Defence Headquarters said on Monday that children are not being held in military detention facilities in connection...

Nigeria: Buratai to Media – Stop Addressing Boko Haram With ‘Glorifying Titles’

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has urged the Nigerian press to stop using "glorifying" titles while...

Nigeria: Troops Raid Boko Haram Terrorists in Gworege Village, Recover Weapons

Nigerian Army troops of 22 Brigade Super Camp in Dikwa, Borno State, have dealt heavy blows to Boko...

Nigeria: Ilaje-Otumara – a Different Kind of Lagos Slum

The high level of debilitating poverty across the country is one of the factors leading to many citizens...

Nigeria: Buhari’s New Minister – How I Rose From Office Messenger…

Muideen Olaniyi & Umar Shehu Usman — Ovation trailed the introduction of Senator Tayo Alasoadura at the State...

Nigeria: INEC Clears Bello, Wada, 49 Others for Kogi Governorship

Lokoja — Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...

Nigeria: FEC Approves N166 Billion for 14 Road Projects Across Nigeria

In furtherance of its commitment to improve Nigeria's transportation infrastructure and restore its road network as a means...

Nigeria: Electricity Returned to Imo Secretariat After Seven Years – Official

The Imo State Government has released the statement below indicating it has ensured the restoration of electricity at...

Nigeria: Kogi Guber – Why Bello Picked Onoja As Running Mate

Lokoja — Recently, Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello picked his Chief of Staff, Edward Onoja as his running...

Nigeria: Buratai and Nigerian Army’s Super Camp Strategy

"Sure, we want to go home. We want this war over with. The quickest way to get it...

Nigeria: Govt Should Establish Cinemas to Rescue Kannywood – Papalaje

Abdulkareem Papalaje is a popular scriptwriter in Kannywood. He wrote the scripts for celebrated films like 'Madubin Dubawa,'...

Nigeria: Kaduna Govt Sacks Executive Directors, Revokes Plot Allocations

Kaduna — Kaduna State Government yesterday sacked two Executive Directors of Kaduna State Development and Property Company (KSDPC)...

Nigeria: Sokoto Police Arrest Eight Shiite IMN Members, 18 Others

The police in Sokoto State have arrested no fewer than 26 persons including eight members of the Islamic...

Nigeria: University Worker Dies After Allegedly Ingesting Snipper

The University of Lagos has announced the death of one of its workers, Sunday Meshioye, aged 36. In...

Nigeria: Fuoye Protest – Ekiti Govt Sends Delegation to Visit Families of Slain Students

The Ekiti State Government has sent a delegation to pay condolences to the families of students killed by...

Nigeria: Christian Pilgrimage – Commission Reduces Fare to N715,000

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) has reviewed and reduced the cost of 2019 pilgrimage fare to the...

Nigeria: AFRIMA Returns to Lagos

Organizers of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, have announced that the 6th edition of the event themed...

Nigeria: Again, Another Girl Strangled in Rivers Hotel

Again, Police in Rivers State have confirmed the death of another young girl suspiciously strangled in a hotel...

African Union to Host 6th Afrima Edition in Nigeria

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of AFRIMA have announced that the 6th edition of...

Nigeria: Ex-Yobe Stars Captain Tsehuan Happy to Join Nasarawa United

A former captain of Yobe Desert Stars, Moses Tsehuan has signed a two year contract to play for...

Nigeria: Veritas Kapital Assurance Appoints New MD/CEO

The Board of Directors of Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc has appointed Kenneth Edore Egbaran as substantive Managing Director...

Nigeria: Centre Urges Nigeria to Emulate China On Economic Development

The Centre for China Studies (CCS) in Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to emulate China especially in...

Nigeria: How Deaf Pupils Battle to Cope in Yobe Conventional Schools

Damaturu — It's Tuesday morning, and pupils and teachers walk-in and out of Mamudo Primary School, obeying bell...

South Africa: All These Point to Failed Leadership

As South Africa in the past few days descended into another bout of xenophobic attacks on African foreigners,...

Nigeria: Buhari Jets Out to Burkina Faso On Saturday

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to leave Abuja on Saturday to attend the one-day Economic Community of West...

Nigeria: #BBNaija – Who Will Survive the Eviction Block This Sunday?

The ongoing Big Brother Naija reality TV show is getting more intense as the final day draws nearer....

Nigeria: Niwa’s Failed Concession of River Ports

Eromosele Abiodun posits that the failed planned concession of river ports across Nigeria by the National Inland Waterways...

Nigeria: Northern Governors Adopt Livestock Plan

Kaduna — Northern state governors Thursday adopted the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP), initiated by the federal government,...

Nigeria: Manufacturers, Employers, Others Reject Bid to Hike VAT

Lagos and Abuja — Opposition mounted Thursday against the plan by the federal government to raise Value Added...

Africa: Making African Airlines Competitive

Despite the introduction and ratification of the Single African Air Transport Market in January 2018, African airlines are...

Nigeria: Collapsed Building – No Property, Life Lost, Police Clarify

The Police Command in Enugu State has said that no life was lost in the collapsed three storey...

Nigeria: Kano Set to Tackle Out-of-School Children Challenge – Ganduje

Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje on Thursday said that the state government would increase the funding of education...

Nigeria’s Sesame Seed Export Value to Hit N120bn Annually – Report

A report by Agusto & Co has revealed that Nigeria's sesame seed export value to Asia and Europe...