Nigeria

Nigeria: Procure Uniform From Dicon-Sur, Buhari Directs Armed Forces, Mdas

Kaduna — President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian Armed Forces, Para-military organisations and Ministries, Departments and Agencies...

Nigeria: Police Confirm Release of 8 Abducted Students, Staff of Engravers College, Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command, has announced the release of eight students and staff of Engravers College, kidnapped...

Nigeria: How Mushroom Farming Can Change Nigeria’s Unemployment Status

One of the crops considered to yield good returns without requiring big capital is mushroom, but which many...

Nigeria: Reps Election – Appeal Court Upholds Dambazzau’s Son’s Victory

Kaduna — The Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal has upheld the victory of Hon. Shamsudeen Bello...

Nigeria: Over 90,000 Kano Rice Farmers Benefit From Anchor Borrower Scheme

Kano — Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Kano State, has said that from 2017 to 2019, over...

Nigerian Military Target Journalists’ Phones, Computers Over ‘Forensic Search’ for Sources

Hamza Idris, an editor with the Nigerian Daily Trust, was at the newspaper's central office on January 6...

Nigeria: Stash or Trash – Despite Control Measures, Nigeria Still Top E-Waste Destination

His name could have been given fortuitously almost three decades ago. But beyond chance, Victor Amienwanlan, 28, has...

Nigeria: Land Border Closure – Little Gain, Massive Agony

It's almost seven weeks since Nigeria shut its land borders against our West and Central African brothers. There...

Nigeria: Davido Relishing Baby Boy

It's a sweet baby boy for Superstar singer Davido (David Adeleke) as he welcomes his first male child...

Nigeria: Chieftaincy Title for IPOB Leader

A group of traditional rulers, who apparently believe in the Biafra cause yesterday conferred a chieftaincy title of...

Nigeria: INEC, Security Agencies and Bayelsa Governorship Election

In the next 20 days, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will conduct the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship...

Nigeria: Undercover Investigation – Nigeria Choking Under Corruption, Inhumanity

Investigative journalist 'Fisayo Soyombo has thrown (frankly, more like smashed) on the face of the nation the rotten...

Nigeria: Ake Book Festival 2019 Begins in Lagos

Writers, poets, artists, arts and book lovers have shown excitement over the commencement of the 2019 edition of...

Nigeria: Family Releases Burial Plans for Veteran Nigerian Journalist, Dele Agekameh

Late veteran journalist, Dele Paul Osigbeme Agekameh, will be laid to rest November 23, family members have announced....

Nigeria: Border Closure – Bear With Us, Osinbajo Tells Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday appealed to Nigerians to bear with the government over the closure of...

Nigeria: Wizkid’s Lively ‘Starboy Fest’ At O2 Arena

With a tasteful line up of Nigerian stars, superstar singer, Ayodeji Balogun (Wizkid) excites fans at the London...

Nigeria: Osa Okunkpolor – It Has Been Hard Pushing Graffiti for Acceptance As Form of Art

Osa Okunkpolor, simply known as Osa Seven, is a graffiti artist, brand developer and GFX designer. His work...

Nigeria: Malabu Scandal – Court Reverses Arrest Warrant On Adoke

A Federal Capital Territory High Court on Friday dismissed an order it earlier made for the arrest of...

Nigeria: ‘Living in Bondage’, Where New and Old School Meld

In "Living In Bondage: Breaking Free," a follow up to an epic 1992 movie, the focus shifts to...

Nigeria: Despite Gulping Billions, University Libraries Still in Bad Shape

Abuja, Abeokuta, Enugu, Kano, Port Harcourt, Ilorin, Kaduna, Alabi, Lagos, Ibadan — Many varsities not accessing TETFund ......

Nigeria: Maryam Yahaya’s Nose Piercing Picture Sparks Reactions From Fans

Kano — A series of reactions have been flooding Instagram pages of Kannywood actress Maryam Yahaya ever since...

Nigeria: Barrack Children, Community Get ICT Centre in Kaduna

Kaduna — Wife of the Chief of Army Staff, and the President of Nigerian Army Officers Wives' Association...

Nigeria: Super-Specialised Hospitals Needed to Stop Medical Tourism – Govt

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, says Nigeria needs to create super-specialised hospitals to stop medical tourism. Speaking...

Nigeria: Customs Intercepts Tanker Loaded With Smuggled Rice

Minna — The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Niger/Kogi Area Command has intercepted a tanker meant for petroleum...

Nigeria: Goje’s Daughter, 4 Other Commissioner-Nominees Get ‘Special Treatment’ At Assembly

Gombe — The Gombe State House of Assembly yesterday asked the daughter of a former governor of the...

Nigeria: USSD – Telcos Ask NCC, CBN to Convene Stakeholders’ Meeting

Lagos — Following public outcry against the charges for the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) and the subsequent...

Nigeria: Restricting Movement in Schools, Safe for Students

Restricting the entry and exit of people in a school premises is one of the ways to ensure...

Nigeria: As the South East Mourns

South Eastern Nigeria lies prostrate and without dignity today. It has been thus for a long time now....

Nigeria: Declining Maritime Professionals – Shippers Council Targets Students

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) has said it is targeting young secondary school students with maritime business awareness...

Nigeria: Govt Signs MOU With Russia On Rail Modernisation

The Minister of Transportation Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi on behalf of the federal government has signed a memorandum of...

Nigeria: How Long Will Our Security Challenges Last?

The security situation in Nigeria in the past four years is worrisome. It has been a frequent occurrence...

Nigeria: Usman Lists Ways Nigerian Carriers Can Benefit From Intra-Regional Operations

The outgoing Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Muhtar Usman, has said for Nigerian...

Nigeria: Why State Electoral Bodies Cannot Be Scrapped – INEC Chairman

Hamisu Kabir Matazu & Balarabe Alkasim — Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu...

Nigeria: Govt/Labour Pact On New Minimum Wage

After 186 days of delay from April when President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the new Minimum Wage...

Nigeria: ‘How Govt Can End Rice, Arms, Illicit Drugs’ Smuggling’

The umbrella body of customs agents in the country, National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents...

Nigeria: Zainab Aliyu – Court Adjourns Hearing On Alleged Drug Trafficking

Kano — A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has adjourned hearing in the case involving six airport...

Nigeria: Child Abuse – FCTA to Name, Shame Offenders

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has warned residents to desist from "using babies to babysit other babies"...

Nigeria: Uzoka Named ‘Bank CEO of the Year’

Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa...

Nigeria: Police Rescue 108 At Another Illegal Rehabilitation Centre

The Kwara State Police Command said it has uncovered another rehabilitation center, Sumuratu Mumeen Arabic Centre, Gaa-Odota Area...

Nigeria: Gay Nigerian Student Shares Assault Experiences

An undergraduate student in one of the Nigerian universities, Matthew Blaise, has narrated his experiences as a gay...