Nigeria

Nigeria: Death Toll in Kajuru Killings Now 130 – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El- Rufai of Kaduna State yesterday said that it was 130 persons that were killed in...

Nigeria: Why Saturday’s Election Failed

Photo: The Guardian INEC says there will be no further delays. "Delayed orders to proceed with the printing...

Nigeria: Electoral Offenders Shall Be Punished With Electoral Act – INEC Chair

Photo: The Guardian INEC says there will be no further delays. The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral...

Nigeria: Dapchi Parents’, Students Pray, Weep As Leah Remains Captive

As Leah Sharibu remains in the captivity of Boko Haram one year after the abduction of Dapchi school...

Nigeria: Poll Shift – Don’t Tarnish Image of INEC’s Reputable Officials

Photo: The Guardian INEC says there will be no further delays. By Olasunkanmi AkoniThe Transition Monitoring Group, TMG,...

Nigeria: Police Confirm Kidnap of Nasarawa Monarch

The police command in Nasarawa State has confirmed the abduction of Yakubu Dauda, Village Head of Sabon Gida-Barkin...

Nigeria: Elections – Presidential Candidate Withdraws, Supports Atiku

Photo: The Guardian INEC says there will be no further delays. By Ebuka OnyejiEunice Atuejide, the presidential candidate...

Nigeria: Govt Question MTN’s Sales Figures

By Oyinloluwa OketadeSouth African telecommunications giant, MTN is facing more challenges in Uganda after authorities on Tuesday accused...

Nigeria: Understanding the Elections Postponement Conundrum

By Ojo MaduekweOjo Maduekwe writes that there may be more than meets the eye with the postponement of...

Nigeria: IPOB Searches for Bodies of Members Allegedly Killed in Imo

By Chinonso AlozieOwerri — Following the reported clash between the police in Imo state and the members of...

Nigeria: Kogi Governor Raises Alarm Over Fake News

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has said his government respects all the people of the state. He...

Nigeria: AfCFTA Awaits Four More Ratifications to Become Effective

By Femi AdekoyaSouth Africa has deposited its instruments on the ratification of the African Free Continental Trade Area...

Nigeria: Atiku Rejects Alleged Plan to Postpone Elections in Borno, Adamawa, Kaduna

By Hamid AyodejiThe presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has rejected the reported plan...

Nigeria: Buhari Meets Service Chiefs, Governors in Villa

By Jonathan Nda-IsaiahPresident Muhammadu Buhari, the nation's service chiefs and some governors from crisis-ridden states yesterday, held a...

Nigeria: We Are Now Ready for Election, Says INEC

By Adedayo AkinwaleAbuja — After the tongue lashing by virtually all segments of the public for last Saturday's...

Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 18 Firewood Merchants in Borno

By Michael OlugbodeMaiduguri — Suspected Boko Haram members have attacked a group of firewood merchants in Borno State,...

Nigeria: How Multiple Taxes Cripple Listed Companies’ Operations

Photo: The Guardian Aerial view of buildings and markets on Lagos Island. By Helen OjiThe incidence of multiple...

Nigeria: Ortom Urges Security Operatives Not to Kill Ballot Box Snatchers

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has warned security agencies including DSS, police, and the military not to...

Nigeria: More Nigerians Believe the Economy Is Improving – Survey

A survey by the Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU) has shown that majority of Nigerians believe the economy is...

Nigeria: Death Toll in Kaduna Killing Rises to 130 As Police Arrests 11 Suspects

Photo: VOA Kaduna State. By Dennis EreziKaduna state governor Nasir El- Rufai on Tuesday said about 130 persons...

Nigeria: Elections – Niger Delta Politicians Arming Thugs for Trouble – Nigerian Army

By InternsThe 6 Division of the Nigerian Army headquartered in Port Harcourt says it has uncovered a plot...

Nigeria: Death Toll in Kajuru Killings Rises to 130 – – El-Rufai

By Sani TukurThe death toll in the recent attacks in Kaduna State has risen to 130, Governor Nasir...

Nigeria: Yobe Assembly Deputy Speaker, Kurmi, Is Dead

Ibrahim Kurmi, the Deputy Speaker, Yobe House of Assembly died on Monday night at the Yobe State University...

Nigeria: Buhari Convenes Expanded Security Meeting

By Sani TukurPresident Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding an expanded security meeting in his office at the State...

Nigeria: Customs Interrogates Officers Over Video Showing Man’s Death – Official

The Nigeria Customs Service says its officers involved in the shooting of a man along Ijebu Ode road...

Nigeria: Aisha Buhari Defends Husband, Tweets ‘This Is GMB Taking Nigeria to #NextLevel’

By Anthony OgbonnaFirst Lady and wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has, Monday, countered the narratives by critics...

Nigeria: Aisha Buhari Addresses Husband As General

Aisha Buhari, the wife of the president, has joined a thread, which is subtly calling her husband a...

Nigeria: Govt Plans New Finance Scheme to Bridge Oil Sector Funding Gaps

By Michael EbohThe Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has announced plans to introduce a new financing scheme...

Nigeria: Kajuru Killings – PDP Guber Candidate Calls for Arrest of Perpetrators

By George OgalaThe Kaduna State Gubernatorial Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Isah Ashiru, has urged the...

Nigeria: Elections – Controversy As SSS Summons Top INEC Officials

By Taiwo-Hassan AdebayoThe State Security Service (SSS) has summoned the senior official who substantively heads the Independent National...

Nigeria: SSS Warns Nigerians Against Engaging Former DG, Lawal Daura

By Samuel OgundipeThe State Security Service on Tuesday warned the public to desist from engaging its disgraced former...

Nigeria: Over 30 Houses, Property Destroyed in Ebonyi

By Peter OkutuOver 30 houses have been destroyed in pre-election related violence in some communities in Izzi Local...

Nigeria: Attack On Borno Governor’s Convoy

editorial The cowardly attack carried out on the convoy of Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima on Tuesday last...

Nigeria: NDI and IRI Statement on the Postponement of Nigeria’s Elections

press release Abuja, Nigeria — The International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute’s (NDI) joint international...

Nigeria: Royal Father Urges Support for INEC

The Aidonogie of South Ibe Kingdom in Etsako West Local Government of Edo State, Alhaji Aliyu Kelvin Danesi,...

Nigeria: Airlines, Service Providers, Agencies Lose N8 Billion to Poll Shift

Activities at major airports across the country were yet to pick up fully, yesterday, with airlines, ground handling...