Nigeria

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...

Nigeria: Minimum Wage – Workers Weren’t Happy That Ngige Returned As Labour Minister – FIRS Union Boss

Nigerian Civil Service Union (NCSU) has said workers were unhappy over 2019 retention of Dr Chris Ngige as...

Nigeria: EFCC Set to Arraign Maina, Son

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign a former chairman of the Pension Reform...

Nigeria: Fully Laden Tanker Falls At Enugu-Onitsha Expressway

A fully loaded tanker has spilled its 33,000 litres of PMS along Ugwu Onyeama by Enugu-Onitsha Expressway. The...

Nigerian Army to Launch Armoured Vehicle Named ‘Ezugwu MRAP’

With its determination to finish up the remaining Boko Haram insurgents, Nigerian army has on Friday announced the...

Nigeria: Boko Haram – UN Calls for Proportionate Military Action

Maiduguri — The United Nations on Friday said the ongoing military action against Boko Haram in the North-east...

Nigeria: Let Our Relationship Go Beyond Trade, Business, Buhari Tells Russia

Abuja and Lagos — President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Sochi, told Russia not to limit its current relationship...

Nigeria: Osinbajo Warns Against Use of Social Media to Wage War

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has called on religious leaders who are very active on social media not to...

Nigeria: Your Money Has Put My Life Under Threat, Duncan Mighty Writes to Rochas

Duncan Mighty, Popular musician, also identified as Port Harcourt Boy has written an open letter to the former...

Nigeria: 2-Storey Building Collapses in Ojuelegba, Lagos

Another two-storey building collapsed at Ojuelegba area of Lagos on Thursday evening, 12 days after the collapse of...

Nigeria: Buhari Commissions UN Building Bombed By Boko Haram, Says ‘We Remain Unbowed’

President Muhammadu Buhari has again reiterated the Nation's resolve to stand firm in the face of any act...

Nigeria: Why It Is Difficult to Meet Nerc’s N24.2 Bn Debt Deadline – DISCOs

Electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) on Wednesday explained why it difficult to meet the 60-day ultimatum by the Nigerian...

Nigeria: Another Nigerian Jailed in U.S. for Role in International Cyber-Fraud

A citizen of Nigeria residing in Atlanta, Georgia, was sentenced to 78 months in prison Tuesday for his...

Nigeria: Falana Urges Govt to Reopen Border in National Interest

A human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has urged the federal government...

Nigeria: UN House in Nigeria Reopens Eight Years After Suicide Bomb Attack

Nigerian authorities are commemorating United Nations Day with the official reopening of the U.N. building in Abuja. The...

Nigeria: Aisha Buhari Advises Parent On Healthy Feeding of Children

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has called on stakeholders, especially parents, to ensure their children eat nutritious...

Nigeria: Buhari Hails Nigeria’s New Ease of Doing Business Ranking

Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Sochi, Russia, hailed the World Bank's 2020 Doing Business Index (DBI)...

Nigeria: We’ll Inject Fresh Energy Into Russia-Nigeria Relations – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Sochi, Russia, said fresh energy will be injected into Nigeria-Russia relations to bolster...

Nigerian Military Now Targets Phones, Computers of Journalists to Extract Sources – CPJ

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a United States-based organisation, has alleged that the Nigerian military now targets...

Nigeria: CBN – Crude Oil Production Rose to 1.93 Million BPD in August

Nigeria's crude oil production, including condensates and natural gas liquids, stood at 1.93mbpd or 59.83 million barrels in...

Nigeria: Chinese Investor Signs U.S.$629 Million Loan Agreement for Lekki Deep Sea Port

The China Development Bank (CDB) has signed a $629 million financing facility to accelerate the completion of the...

Nigeria: Furore Over USSD Charges On Financial Transactions

The recent move by MTN to charge N4 on every Unstructured Supplementary Service Data access it offers its...

Nigeria: Odo-Oro Ekiti Gets New Monarch

The sprawling community of Odo-Oro Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, on Monday went agog...

Nigeria: Buhari’s Russian Trip to Correct 16 Years of PDP’s Misrule – Princewill

A former governorship aspirant and member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council in Rivers State, Prince...

Nigeria: Fulani Herdsmen Threaten Legal Action Against Oyo Assembly Over Anti-Open Grazing Bill

The public outcry that characterised the anti-open grazing bill at the Oyo State House of Assembly took another...

Nigeria: Court Grant’s Prosecution’s Request for Masked Witnesses in Agba Jalingo’s Trial

A Calabar Division of the Federal High Court, Cross River State, has granted leave to the government to...

Nigeria: Xenophobia – Govt Reiterates Commitment to Implement Warning Signal Mechanisms

Abuja — Following the renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, the federal government has restated its...

Nigeria: FBN Holdings Records N52 Billion Nine-Month Profit

FBN Holdings Plc has announced that its profit after tax increased by 15.3 per cent to N51.8 billion...

Nigeria: Gbajabiamila Insists On Deadline for Budget Defence

Abuja — The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has said the lawmakers would stick...

Nigeria Drops in FIFA Ranking but Still Africa’s Third-Best

Nigeria's Super Eagles have dropped by one spot in the FIFA World Ranking for the month of October...

Nigeria Moves to 131 On World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Ranking

Nigeria is now ranked 131 position on the latest World Bank's Ease of Doing Business ranking. The ranking...

Nigerian, Russian Firms Seal Deal to Develop Railway Infrastructure, Others

A Nigerian-based infrastructure development company, Trans-Continental Infrastructure Company (TCIC) on Wednesday signed a deal with a Russian firm,...

Nigeria: Alleged Unlawful Detention – Journalist Slams N150 Million Damages Suit Against DSS

Abuja — A journalist, Chido Onumah had dragged the Department of State Services (DSS) and its Director General...

Nigeria: Investigation – Abandoned NDDC School Projects Litter Rivers Communities

As it drizzled one October morning in Port Harcourt, Samuel Tamuno stepped out of an office where he...

Nigeria: Zoning May Create Challenge for Nigeria’s 2023 Elections – U.S. Diplomat

A United States diplomat, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, has said the "gentleman agreement" of zoning of leadership in Nigeria may...