Nigeria

Nigeria: Alleviating Poverty Through Pro-Poor Policies

By Gloria EhiagheThe recent report that Nigeria has the highest number of the poorest of the poor globally...

Nigeria: Rosatom to Train More Nigerians On Nuclear Energy

By Chineme OkaforAbuja — The Rosatom, which is a state-run nuclear energy corporation of the Russian Federation, has...

Nigeria: Finally, Action Alliance Adopts Buhari, Dumps Atiku

By Chinonso Alozie and Omeiza AjayiThe battle over which presidential candidate, the Action Alliance, AA, will support in...

Nigeria Still As Corrupt As Before – Transparency International

Nigeria is still perceived as a country deep in corruption without clear policies to address the menace, Transparency...

Nigeria: Transparency International Anti-Corruption Ranking – Nigeria Moves to 144th From 148th

Nigeria moved to 144th from 148th in Transparency International latest corruption perception index worldwide, that also saw the...

Nigeria: Children Who Survived Boko Haram Attacks Recover Through Drama, Art

By Nellie PeytonDakar — Growing mental health services for children who have survived Nigeria's Islamist insurgency can help...

Nigeria: Dangote Explains Investment in Refinery, Petrochemicals

By Femi AdekoyaThe ongoing investment in refining, petrochemicals, fertilizer and gas is driven by the desire to bring...

Nigeria: Many Soldiers, Civilians Missing After Boko Haram Attacks in Borno

Many civilians were feared killed and dozens missing after Boko Haram insurgents attacked Ran of Kala-Balge Local Government...

Nigeria Risks Loss of U.S.$9 Billion Assets to UK Firm

By Ugo AliogoExcept further indulged by a British Commercial Court sitting in London, Nigeria risks losing a whopping...

Nigeria: Fayemi Wins At Ekiti State Election Tribunal

By Timileyin OmilanaThe Ekiti State election petition tribunal Monday unanimously struck out the suit filed by the governorship...

Nigeria: We Don’t Have Money to Dash Out but Infrastructural Facilities, Says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has no free money to give to everybody but it will continue...

Nigeria: War Against Corruption – Angry Nigerians Storm U.S. Embassy Over Alliance

Nigerians on Monday stormed the United States Embassy to register their grievances over the interferences of the country...

Nigeria: Chief Justice Suspended Over Asset Non-Declaration

President Muhammadu Buhari on January 25, 2019 replaced Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen with Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad. Nigeria's President,...

Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Adjourns CJN Onnoghen’s Trial Indefinitely

Photo: Daily Trust Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen. By Halimah YahayaThe Code of Court Tribunal on Monday...

Nigeria: State of the Nation Address By Atiku Abubakar

document State of the Nation Address By Atiku Abubakar, Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Monday,...

Nigeria: IGP Adamu Names Lakanu, Lamorde, Four Other DIGs

Photo: Presidency Nigeria/Twitter President Buhari decorated the new Inspector-General of Police, Abubakar Adamu Mohammed, at the State House....

Nigeria: Pull Nigeria Back From the Brink of Extinction, Wike Charges Voters

By Ugo AliogoRivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has called on Nigerians to pull the country from the...

Nigeria: PDP Set for Protest At U.S. Embassy Over Buhari’s Handling of Nigeria

The main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party is set to stage a protest at the United...

Nigeria: Simi Gushes Over Husband Adekunle Gold At 32

Nigerian singer, Simisola Ogunleye, aka, Simi has celebrated her husband, Adekunle Gold on his 32nd birthday. The duo...

Nigeria: Davido, Idris Elba, Others Thrill Fans At Sold-Out Concert

20,000 music lovers were thrilled by the eccentric performance of musician David Adeleke aka Davido at his first...

Nigeria Passes Disability Rights Law

press release On January 23, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities...

Nigeria: ASUU Denies Receiving N163bn to Call Off Strike

By Adebayo Waheed IbadanThe Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday denied rumour making the rounds that...

Nigeria: Davido Live At the O2 Concert

Photo: Instagram Davido delivers stellar performance at his sold out concert at O2 Arena. By Njideka AgboThe year...

Nigeria: Samsung Sets New Record On Nigerian Content, Trains Female Welders

By Peter UzohoIn line with its belief that the future of Nigeria should be in Nigerian hands, Samsung...

Nigeria: Uncertainties Over General Election Constraining Businesses – Report

By Nume Ekeghe and Chris UBAA new report by Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has predicted that the business...

Nigeria: Govt Plans Solar Cold Chain Equipment for Tomato Preservation

By Femi IbirogbaThe Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the Federal Government will...

Nigeria: Experts See Growth As Panacea to Nation’s Economic Woes

By Helen OjiExperts in the nation's capital market have described economic growth as panacea to most of Nigeria's...

Nigeria: It Is Shameful Stealing Pants for Rituals, Says Cleric

The founder, Faith Revival Apostolic Church, Apostle Paul Adenuga, has described the stealing of female pants to make...

Nigeria: ‘Nigeria Needs 11 Million Jobs Yearly’

African Regional Coordinator of the United Nations Environment Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly (EBAFOSA), Mr. Richard...

Nigeria: INEC Approves 144 Observers for Polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved 144 domestic and foreign observers for the 2019 General Elections....

Nigeria: Govt Would’ve Silenced Me If There’s Skeleton in My Cupboard – Saraki

By Demola AkinyemiSenate President and national leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Bukola Saraki, yesterday in...

Nigeria: Chimamanda Adichie Praises Wole Soyinka

By Akinwale AkinyoadeRenowned Nigerian author and feminism advocate, Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie has taken to her Instagram page to shower...

Nigerians Flee Rann to Cameroon After Withdrawal of Military

By Michael OlugbodeMaiduguri — Nigerians fled in their hundreds from Rann, in Kala-Balge Local Government Area (LGA) of...

Nigeria: Govt Orders Crackdown On Illegal Tertiary Institutions

By Kuni TyessiAbuja — The federal government has ordered a crackdown on all illegal tertiary institutions in the...

Nigeria: Fulanis Cry Out, Say Over 3.7 Million Cows Stolen in 4 Years

By Ankeli EmmanuelSokoto — The Coalition of Fulani Association in Nigeria have alleged that no fewer than 3.7...

Nigeria’s Economy Jostles for Confidence Amid Headwinds

By Chijioke NelsonFrom a six per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) five years ago, to recession in 2016,...

Nigeria: Purge in Police As IGP Retires Seven DIGs

Photo: Presidency Nigeria/Twitter President Buhari decorated the new Inspector-General of Police, Abubakar Adamu Mohammed, at the State House....

Nigerian-Born Striker Bags Endorsement With English Premier League Club

English Premier League club West Ham are mulling over a move for talented Nigerian striker Ayomide Faniyan. The...

Nigeria: Ongoing Lagos-Ibadan Road, Rail Project to Be Completed This Year – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said he has instructed the Southwest governors and the Minister of Works, Power...

Nigeria: Protesters Give Buhari One Week to Recall Suspended CJN Onnoghen

Photo: Daily Trust Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen. By Nicholas IbekweProtesters who gathered outside the Lagos office...