Nigeria

Nigeria: District Head of Buhari’s Community, Daura, Still in Captivity Three Weeks After Kidnap

By Mohammed LereExactly three weeks since the Magajin Garin Daura, Musa Umar, was kidnapped by gunmen at his...

Nigeria: Out-of School Children a Mark of Shame to Me – Minister

Photo: UNICEF In Nigeria, millions of children are still out of school. By Kuni TyessiAbuja — The Minister...

Nigeria: Over 40,000 Children Risk Dying in North-East – WHO

By Daji SaniYola — More than 40,000 children are at the risk of dying in the North-east due...

Nigeria: Why We Don’t Keep Our Monies in Banks – Unbanked Nigerians

By Ayodeji Adegboyega"I don't have an account, and I can never have one till I die. My pocket...

Nigerian Waters Remain High Risk for Criminality, Says Report

By Sulaimon SalauA new report by Protection Vessels International (VPI), has described Nigerian waters as being risky for...

Nigeria: National Assembly Takes Credits of Primary Health Care Revamp

By Timileyin OmilanaNigeria's Senate President Bukola Saraki Tuesday claimed an intervention by the National Assembly led to the...

Nigeria: 14 States Yet to Access Basic Health Care Provision Fund – Minister

By Kemi Busari14 states are yet to access the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF), Health Minister, Isaac...

Nigeria: Do We Need More or Better Universities?

opinion It is curious and even provocative that the authorities and the people of Nigeria have not been...

Nigeria: MTN Listing Has Empowered Nigerians – NCC

By Nkechi Onyedika-UgoezeAbuja — The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday said it had succeeded in empowering Nigerians to...

Nigeria: ‘Regulations Have Force of Law Under Interpretation Act 1964’

By Joseph OnyekwereMr. George Etomi is a distinguished transaction lawyer regularly consulted by multinational companies and top government...

Nigeria: INEC Withdraws Certificates of Return of Nwaoboshi, 24 Others

By Lawrence NjokuEnugu — The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said it had withdrawn 25 certificates of...

Nigeria: Judge Accuses Counsel of Frustrating Metuh’s Trial

By Matthew OguneAbuja — Justice Okon Abang of Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, yesterday expressed displeasure...

Nigeria: NIPR to Promote Professional Excellence, Community Development

By Margaret MwantokThe Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Lagos chapter has announced activities to mark the 2019...

Nigeria: New NSITF Board Promises Better Welfare for Workers

By Collins OlayinkaAbuja — The premises of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) have been one where silence...

Nigeria: Police Kill One, Injure Four Over Lynched Suspected Kidnapper in Kaduna

By Abdulganiyu AlabiKaduna — Residents of Kawo community in Kaduna metropolis yesterday burnt a suspected kidnapper and staged...

Nigeria: Govt Upgrades Benin Airport for Night Operations

By Wole OyebadeThe Federal Government has upgraded facilities at the Benin Airport to accommodate flights at night and...

Agenda for the Nge

Since its birth in 1962 the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has had a chequered history, as chequered...

Nigeria: Actress, Ebube Nwagbo Emerges Camosunate Brand Ambassador

Geneith Pharmaceutical Nigeria Limited has announced Nollywood star and movie producer, Ebube Nwagbo, as Camosunate Brand Ambassador. The...

Nigeria: Air Peace, Passenger Bicker Over Exit Seat Row, Language Barrier

By Wole OyebadeAir Peace airlines and one of its customers yesterday, bickered over an incident in connection to...

Nigeria: Shareholders Fume Over Huge Fines On Banks in 2018

By Helen OjiShareholders have bemoaned the huge fines slammed on Nigerian banks by the regulatory authorities as penalty...

Nigeria: Osinbajo Promises to Offer Editors Slots in NIPPS

By Igho AkereghaAbuja — Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has promised that the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) will...

Nigeria: Judge’s Absence Stalls Fraud Trial of Fayose

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, further adjourned until June 10, the trial of embattled former...

Africa: Beware of China’s New Colonialism

guest column By Benedict PetersAmerica is slowly awakening to the growing menace of China's plans for economic supremacy....

Nigeria: ‘Soldier’ Who Attacked Veteran Musician Baba Fryo Arrested

By Jayne AugoyeVeteran Nigerian musician, Baba Fryo, has said that one of the soldiers who beat him up...

Nigeria: Benue Killings – Buhari Media Organization, Benue Govt in Hot Exchange

By Peter DuruMakurdi — Benue State government has described the Buhari Media Organization, BMO, as a group made...

West Africa: Nigeria Crowned WAFU’s Champions

Nigeria beat host Cote d'Ivoire 5-4 on penalties in the final on Saturday (18 May 2019) in Abidjan...

Nigeria: Oil Exploration – Give Peace a Chance, Delta Govt Urges Communities

By Festus AhonThe Delta State Government has called on oil and gas producing communities in the state to...

Nigeria: Four Things Prof Yemi Osinbajo Means to Nigeria

Photo: The Guardian Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo By Seun BisugaNot many people know what Prof. Yemi Osinbajo...

Nigeria: NGE, NUJ Condemn New Guidelines By National Assembly for Journalists

By Queenesther IroanusiNew guidelines for the accreditation of journalists at the National Assembly have been condemned by journalists...

Nigeria: Counting the Gains and Pains of Ogeh’s Many Agric Policies

Arguably, no ministry can boast of being in the news in the last four years more than the...

Nigeria: Tinubu, Sultan Meet Buhari in Makkah

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, appealed...

Nigeria: Hajj 2019 – Nigeria Signs Agreement With Three Airlines

By Sani TukurThree airlines have been approved by the Nigerian presidency for 2019 Hajj operations. They are Max...

Nigeria: How LGs Should Exercise Constitutional Powers – Lawyers

Following the recent judgment of an FCT High Court upholding the powers of Local Government Areas to exercise...

Nigeria: Democracy Day – Govt Assures Invited World Leaders of Safety

By Olawale AjimotokanAbuja — The Federal Government has assured world leaders invited for the Democracy Day that holds...

Nigeria: To End Boko Haram Insurgency, Treat Women Returnees Well – Report

Photo: Vlad Sokhin/UNICEF Dada, 15, was abducted by Boko Haram and became pregnant with her daughter after she...

Nigeria: Teachers Commence Indefinite Strike in Oyo Over Unpaid Salaries

By Atanda AdebayoPrimary school teachers in Oyo State commenced an indefinite strike on Monday due to delay in...

Nigeria: Police Deny Herdsmen Invasion, Killing of 20 in Enugu Community

The Nigeria Police Force has denied reports that 20 persons were killed during herdsmen of invasion of Enugu...

Nigeria: Economic Growth Remains Weak At 2% in Q1’19 – Analysts Forecast

By Babajide KomolafeAhead of today's release of the data on Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product ,GDP, for the first...

Nigeria: Baba Fryo Assaulted By Soldiers

By Akinwale AkinyoadeVeteran Nigerian musician, Friday Igwe popularly known by his stage name, Baba Fryo has shared photos...

Nigeria: Without Me, No APC in South-East, Says Okorocha

By Idowu BankoleThe outgoing governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday said the 2019 election proved that without...