Nigeria

Nigeria: Police Accused of Raiding Family Planning Clinic

Activists in Nigeria have accused police officers of raiding a Marie Stopes clinic in Lagos on May 21....

Nigeria: ‘Lawmakers Will Support Stronger Commodities Exchange’

By Anthony OtaruAbuja — The National Assembly has assured the Nigerian Commodities Exchange (NCX), of its desire to...

Nigeria: Stop Mocking the Dead, Political Parties Hit At PDP Over Comments On Insecurity

By Idowu BankoleThe Association of Political Parties in Nigeria (APPN) has cautioned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to...

Nigeria: Ibom Air – Another Feather to a Gov Udom Emmanuel’s Investment Cap

By Ini NkantionMany, among them corporate bodies and economic state actors, do not consider investing in aviation business...

Nigeria: ‘Gas-Fired Power Generation Most Economically Viable for Nigeria’

By Femi AdekoyaConsidering the amount of stranded gas that can be utilised for domestic consumption and the nation's...

Nigeria: Dogara – House Under My Leadership Gave Buhari’s Government Maximum Support

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has disclosed that the House, under his leadership,...

Nigeria’s Assets in UK Not At Risk, Says AGF

By Adedayo AkinwaleAbuja — Nigeria's assets in the UK are not at risk of being seized over judgment...

Nigerian Entertainers Care Less About Their Health – Ibinabo

Nollywood actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, has said it is worrisome that Nigerian entertainers give little or no attention to...

Nigeria: Magu Seeks Artists, Comedians’ Support Against ‘Yahoo Boys’

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Nigerian artistes and...

Nigeria: CBN’s Moves to Cap Treasury Bills Investment Unsettle Banks

By Obinna Chima and Adibe EmenyonuLagos and Benin City — The moves by the Central Bank of Nigeria...

Nigeria Long Overdue for National Fleet – NIMASA DG

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said Nigeria is...

Nigeria: Fresh Controversy Greets Naira Marley’s Incarceration As Fan Threatens Ruggedman, Dolapo Badmus

By Rotimi Agbana and Tolulope AbereojeControversies trailing the incarceration of Nigerian street music rapper, Azeez Fashola, a.k.a Naira...

Nigeria: Speakership Tussle – Fresh Suit Seeks to Disqualify Gbajabiamila

By Ikechukwu NnochiriAbuja — The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has been asked to disqualify Femi...

Nigeria: Arsenal Defender Shuns England for Nigeria

By Emmanuel OkogbaHighly-rated Arsenal defender Joseph Olowu has ended speculation about the country he will represent internationally by...

Nigeria: Mavin Record’s Rema Sounds Like Wizkid – Fans

Some fans of Mavin Record's latest signee, Rema say he sings like Afropop star, Wizkid. The 18-year-old fast...

Nigeria: Aviation Unions Reach Agreement With Govt, Suspend Strike

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, on Wednesday night reached an agreement with members of...

Nigeria: As Saraki’s Memorable Eighth Senate Winds Up

By Idowu BankoleWithin a few days, the Eighth National Assembly with the President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar...

Nigeria: Simi Writes About Her Personality

By Akinwale AkinyoadeNigerian songbird, Simi who has been very open and vocal of her criticism of internet fraudsters...

Nigeria: Fayemi, Tambuwal Clinch Nigeria Governors Forum Top Posts

Photo: Premium Times President Muhammadu Buhari presides over Valedictory Meeting of the Federal Executive Council at the State...

Nigeria: Drug Trafficking – Airports’ Scanners Not Functioning Well – Buhari’s Aide

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, says scanners at some...

Nigeria: How Wizkid Stole Show At Patoranking’s Album Listening Party

By Rotimi Agbana and Tolulope AbereojeIt is a norm for celebrants to be the cynosure of all eyes...

Nigeria: Fayemi Emerges New Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum

By Samuel OgundipeThe Nigeria Governors Forum on Wednesday elected Kayode Fayemi as its new chairman for a term...

Nigeria: Soyinka Backs Obasanjo’s Call for End to Insecurity

By Peter UzohoNobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Wednesday backed former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his worries about the...

Nigeria: Why I Asked Justice Bulkachuwa to Withdraw From Presidential Election Tribunal – Atiku

The main opposition candidate in the February presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has explained his decision to request that...

Nigeria: Central Bank Governor Flays High Unemployment Rate

By Michael EgbejuleBenin City — Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele yesterday said the...

Nigeria: ‘Many People Don’t Believe Buhari Cracks Jokes, Laughs’

By Terhemba DakaAbuja — The president smiled. He did not wear the hard mien with which he has...

Nigeria: Justice Bulkachuwa Bows Out of Atiku’s Case

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has stepped down as the chairperson of the...

Nigeria: Trade Tensions, Policy Uncertainty Dampen Growth Prospects – Report

By Ugo AliogoThe global economy is experiencing a broad-based growth slowdown amid unresolved trade tensions, high international policy...

Nigeria May Slide to Another Recession – Central Bank

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, has expressed fears that Nigeria may slide into...

Nigeria: Govt Engages U.S. Over Suspension of Visa Overstay, Dropbox

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has stated that the federal government has engaged the US...

Nigeria: Barges to Evacuate Containers From Ports to Epe Soon

By Sulaimon SalauArrangements have been concluded to extend the use of barges to evacuate containers from the ports...

Nigeria: Market Leaders Urge Urgent Action On Apapa Gridlock

By Ngozi EgenukaStakeholders rose from the first summit of Market Leaders and Traders Association of Nigeria (MLTANL) Lagos...

Nigeria May Not Achieve 7 Percent ERGP Target By 2020, Says Udoma

By Matthew OguneAbuja — Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma has said Nigeria is not...

Nigeria: MTN and 20 Billion Shares

Definitely, MTN is at it again and EFCC should please move in and investigate the whole process of...

Nigeria: ‘Taxation Is Key in Infrastructure Financing’

By Ugo AliogoThe Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Mr. Tunde Folwer, has stated that revenues generated...

Nigeria: A ‘No’ Vote By Shareholders

By Goddy EgeneShareholders have kicked against the proposal by the Securities and Exchange Commission to stop the distribution...

Nigeria: Army Closes Case in Suit Challenging Senior Officer’s Compulsory Retirement

The Nigerian Army has closed its case after calling one witness to challenge the suit instituted by one...

Nigeria: NIMASA, Belgium’s Port of Antwerp Partner to Boost Maritime Trade

Photo: Pixabay Atlantic Ocean (file photo) By Sulaimon SalauThe Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has unveiled...

Nigeria: Group Urges Banks, Fintechs to Invest in Biometric Authentication

By Ugo AliogoA software company Daon has urged banks and financial technology companies (fintechs) to invest in biometric...

Nigeria: FRSC Closes Parts of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced the temporary closure of only the Ibadan-bound carriageway of the...