Nigeria

Nigeria: Govt Imports N16 Billion Cowpea From Cameroon, Burkina Faso Yearly

By Cornelius Essen and Matthew OguneAbuja — Nigeria, said to be the number one producer of cowpea globally,...

Nigeria: Thank God It’s Good Friday

editorial As Nigerians join the rest of the world in marking this year's Good Friday, it is yet...

Nigeria: Age Defeats Even Great Icons

By Christian OkparaFor over 15 years, they were the stars of Nigerian football. Such was their fame that...

Nigeria: Court Declares Ogbuoji’s Senatorial Seat Vacant

By Nnamdi AkpaAbakaliki — The Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki has declared the Ebonyi South Senatorial District...

Nigeria: Buhari Must Stop NNPC Digging Our Grave

opinion By Azu IshiekweneFormer Vice President Atiku Abubakar made an unpopular statement during the campaign worth a second...

Nigeria: Govt to Speed Up Critical Infrastructure in Creating Friendly Business Environment

By Olushola Bello LagosThe federal government has said it would intensify efforts in the provision of basic infrastructure...

Nigeria: Air Peace Deploys B777 Aircraft On Local Routes

By Wole OyebadeLeading local carrier, Air Peace airlines, yesterday deployed a Boeing 777 aircraft on the Port Harcourt-Abuja...

Nigeria: CCT Convicts, Sacks Onnoghen As Chief Justice, NJC Chairman

Photo: Daily Trust Former chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen By Bridget Chiedu Onochie, Fehintola Adewale,...

Nigeria: Senate Goes Tough On Electricity Thieves, Imposes N5 Million Fine

By Sunday Isuwa and Ahuraka IsahAbuja — Anyone who engages in theft or illegal connection of electricity in...

Nigeria: Customs Agents Commend Bello, Shippers’ Council

The Nigerian Shippers' Council (NSC) has made positive impact on the seaport and maritime sector and its various...

Nigeria: Burna Boy, Mr Eazi, and the ‘Giantness’ of Nigerians

By Joey Akan"Giants of Africa!" That's the line that captured that feeling of superiority from the past. We...

Nigeria: Brave, Wise Ones of Rivers of Blood

opinion By Tony AfejukuSeveral decades ago, when I was extremely young and extremely reckless and didn't give a...

Nigeria: All Employers Must Pay N30,000 New Minimum Wage – Govt

By Jonathan NDA-Isaiah and Olajide FabamiseAbuja and Lagos — President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave Nigerian workers a surprise...

Nigeria: FG Tightens Airports Security Over Rising Theft Cases

By By Chinedu EzeFollowing rising cases of theft, including a recent robbery of a private jet waiting to...

Nigeria: ‘Stop Defacing Naira’ – allAfrica.com

Dissatisfied by the way Nigerians rough-handle the Naira note, some lawyers on Thursday urged the citizens to eschew...

Nigeria: Breaking – Buhari Signs Minimum Wage Into Law

By Johnbosco AgbakwuruAbuja — PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed the National Minimum Wage Bill into law. The...

Nigeria: How Sokoto Guber Poll Exploded Buhari, APC

By Seye OlumideJust before the 2019 general elections, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was expected to enjoy...

Nigeria: ‘Imbibe Tree Planting to Boost Productivity’

By Matthew OguneAbuja — A real estate firm, Hall7, has urged Nigerians to cultivate the habit of planting...

Nigeria: Zamfara Killings – LG Vice Chairman Arrested for Allegedly Aiding Bandits

Troops of the "Operation Sharan Daji" in Zamfara have arrested the Vice Chairman of Anka Local Government of...

Nigeria: CCT Rules It Has Jurisdiction for Onnoghen’s Trial

By Evelyn OkakwuThe Code of Conduct Tribunal has ruled that it has the jurisdiction to allow the trial...

Nigeria: OAU VC Blames Varsities, Government for High Unemployment Rate

By Femi IbirogbaThe Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, said the high...

Nigeria: Firm Targets Over 10,000 Nigerians for Employment

By Gloria EhiagheWith a goal to be Nigeria's biggest seasoning brand, a culinary firm, TGI Distri Limited has...

Nigeria: Why Nigerian Govt Is Restructuring Bank of Agriculture – BPE

By Bassey UdoThe federal government says it is restructuring the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) to improve its operating...

Nigeria: Easter – Lagos Airport Witnesses Large Passengers

By Agency ReportThe domestic terminals of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos recorded higher numbers of passengers on...

Nigeria: Developing Innovative Approach to Reduce Maternal Mortality

By Stanley AkpunonuDespite several interventions to reduce Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR), Nigeria still contributes ten percent of global...

Nigeria: Professionals Call for Due Process, Fault ‘Piecemeal’ Tax Reforms

By Chijioke NelsonThe controversies dogging the nations tax reforms, now with Value Added Tax (VAT) regime, may not...

Nigeria: Seed Producers Groan Under Government Indebtedness

By Joke FalajuAbuja — Seed Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN) has expressed concern over the increasing indebtedness of...

Nigeria: Shalina Mulls Local Manufacturing Plant to Ensure Access to Cheap, Quality Drugs

By Adaku OnyenucheyaAs part of its investment in the Nigerian health sector, Shalina Healthcare Limited has announced plans...

Nigeria: The North and Poverty Question

opinion The Nigerian condition in terms of the depreciating living conditions of the people is common knowledge. Significantly,...

Nigeria: NBM Deplores Lagos Cult Violence, Lauds Police

The police have been commended for their efforts to curb crime nationwide, especially their handling of cult clashes...

Nigeria: Five Years On, No Sign of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

By Ahmed ObafemiMaiduguri — THE whereabouts of the 112 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko Haram sect northwest of...

Nigeria: FAAN to Withdraw Services in MM2, Gombe, Other Airports Over Debts

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has issued a notice to private and state-owned airports in Nigeria...

Nigeria: El-Rufai Sacks Political Appointees

By John ShiklamKaduna — The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has directed all political appointees to submit...

Nigeria: Presidential Tussle – I Always Beat You in Every Election, Buhari Tells Atiku

Photo: Vanguard Abubakar Atiku, 2019 presidential candidate for PDP and President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC By Ikechukwu...

Nigeria: Visa Horrors – U.S. Embassy Tries to Give Tips

Blog By Melody ChirondaCape Town — Have you ever been denied a visa? This is the case with...

Nigeria: Buhari Asks Ministers to Submit Handover Notes

By Omololu Ogunmade and Alex EnumahAbuja — An indication that President Muhammadu Buhari may dissolve the Federal Executive...

Nigeria: 39 Militants Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Troops – Official

Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) killed 39 Boko Haram terrorists and captured many equipment from...

Nigeria: Alleged U.S.$793,800 Fraud – EFCC Arraigns Justice Ajumogobia Today

By Soni DanielAfter detaining her, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is set to arraign Justice Rita...

Nigeria: Senate Begins Move to Override Buhari On Budget Timeline Bill

By Azimazi Momoh Jimoh and Juliet AkojeAbuja — Senate yesterday began the process of overriding President Muhammadu Buhari's...

Nigeria: Why I Ordered Immediate Payment of April Salary – Shaibu

As workers in Edo State bask in the euphoria of early payment of salaries ahead of the Easter...