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Nigeria: Renewable Energy Unlikely to Overtake Oil in Decades – Barkindo

By Chineme OkaforAbuja — The Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Dr. Mohammad Barkindo,...

Nigeria Watch – Conflict, Violence Claimed 10,665 Lives in 2018

By Gboyega AkinsanmiNigeria Watch, an annual report supported by the French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA) and...

Nigeria: Angry Citizen Destroys Properties At Nigerian Embassy in London

By Kunle SanniA Nigerian, identified as Jeffery Ewohime, destroyed properties, mainly cars, at the Nigerian Embassy in London....

Nigeria: Dangote Cement to Attract $700 Million As Shareholders Approve N272.6b Dividend

By Helen OjiDangote Cement Plc has announced plans to attract $700 million in foreign exchange from the exportation...

Nigeria: Many Killed, Houses Burnt in Jalingo

By Magaji Isa HunkuyiJalingo — Many people were said to have been killed and several houses burnt in...

Nigeria: 30 Dead, 42 Injured in Borno Multiple Bomb Blasts – SEMA

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency on Monday said 30 persons were killed and 42 others injured in...

Nigeria: Borno SEMA Confirms Death of 30 People and Injury of 42 Others in Suicide Attack

By Urowayino WaramiBorno Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday said 30 persons lost thier lives while 42 others...

Nigeria: 17 People Killed, Dozens Injured in Borno Multiple Bomb Blasts

No fewer than 17 persons have been killed in a multiple bomb blasts that rocked a Borno village...

Nigeria: At $1.5bn, Nigeria Lags Behind Peers in SWF Savings

By Obinna ChimaAlmost six years after the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) commenced operations, total savings into the...

Nigeria: Comedians Are Now Making Horror Films. Will This Ever Happen in Nollywood?

By Bernard DayoThat Nollywood was founded on horror films is a cold, hard truth. Before the cinema revolution,...

Nigeria: Your Performance Will Endear Ladies to Join Military – Aisha Buhari

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, said the excellent display by female military and Police officers during the...

Nigeria: I’m Being Targeted for Arrest, Says Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has raised the alarm of a plot to arrest him. This was contained...

Nigeria: Osun Governorship – Supreme Court to Hear Adeleke’s Appeal Today

By Alfred OlufemiThe Supreme Court has fixed today, Monday, to hear the appeal filed by Ademola Adeleke against...

Nigeria: Risk of Importation of Ebola Virus to Nigeria Low, Says NCDC

By Ejiofor AlikeThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has stated that following a preliminary risk assessment it...

Nigeria Becoming a Failed State – Moghalu

By Chimaobi NwaiwuThe presidential candidate of Young Progressives Party, YPP, in the last presidential election, Professor Kingsley Moghalu,...

Nigeria: Why I Swallowed My Victim’s Wedding Ring – Suspect

A 19-year-old armed robbery suspect, Taofeek Adebayo, yesterday explained why he swallowed a wedding ring which he allegedly...

Nigeria: Why I Abandoned June 12, Joined Abacha Junta – Kingibe

By Abdulkareem HarunaBabagana Kingibe, the running mate to late Moshood Abiola, whose victory in the 1993 presidential election...

Nigeria: 11 Things APC-Controlled NASS Must Do to Win Nigerians Over

By Queenesther IroanusiThe All Progressives Congress (APC) can officially boast of controlling the National Assembly. This is because...

Nigeria Intensifies Environmental Surveillance Activities for Polio

Abuja, 12 June 2019 - As the' world continues to observe International Environment Day that was held on...

Nigeria: Free-Floating the Naira Is Disobeying the Law – Central Bank

By Henry BoyoTHE title above is from Tuesday, June 11 edition of the Daily Independent Newspaper. In the...

Nigeria: Don’t Treat Women As Subordinates – VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday urged men in the country not to treat women as subordinate. Speaking to...

Nigeria: Suspected Traffic Robber Swallows Woman’s Gold Wedding Ring in Oshodi

By Odita SundayA traffic robber who allegedly swallowed her victim's wedding ring after threatening to kill her along...

Nigeria: Rising House Prices Trigger Drop in Young Homeowners

By Bertram NwannekanmaProspect of young Nigerians owning houses is waning speedily following the harsh economic conditions, which have...

Nigeria: AfDB Restates Warning On Rising Debts Among African Nations

By Chijioke NelsonDespite the low international debt threshold of many African countries, Nigeria inclusive, a message from the...

Nigeria: Going Beyond N9tr Asset With Pencom’s Micro-Pension Plan

By Bankole Orimisan and Victor UzohoA significant growth in the pension industry's asset size beyond the current value...

Nigeria: Controversy Intensifies Over EU Election Report

By Sodiq Omolaoye, Segun Olaniyi and Lawrence NjokuThe recently released report of the European Union Election Observation Mission...

Nigeria: NFF Sets Record Straight Over Afcon 2019 Budget

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has dismissed as misleading, statements at the weekend by former Minister of Youth...

Nigeria: Many Feared Dead as Herdsmen Attack Jalingo

Many are feared killed in Jauro-Sabai, a suburb of Jalingo, the Taraba state capital, as rampaging herdsmen are...

Nigeria: Many Feared Killed in Jalingo Fresh Crisis

Many persons have been feared killed and houses burnt in fresh crisis in Jalingo, Taraba State capital. Daily...

Nigeria: Ganduje Orders Probe Into Claims Gorilla Swallowed U.S.$18,900

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano has ordered the state Anti-Corruption Commission to probe the claims by the Kano...

Nigerian Parents Terrified to Send Children to School Over Insecurity – Unicef

By Peter DuruMakurdi - The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has lamented that parents are terrified to send...

Nigeria Is World’s 16th Least Peaceful Country – Report

Nigeria is the 16th least peaceful country in the world, according to the 2019 edition of the Global...

Nigeria: Why We Got Into Trouble in 2019 Elections – Army

The Nigerian Army has said that it incurred the anger of politicians because it refused to compromise the...

Nigeria: Eight Million Out-of-School Children in 10 Nigerian States and Abuja – Unicef

Photo: UNICEF In Nigeria, millions of children are still out of school. By Azeezat AdedigbaThe United Nations Children's...

Nigeria: APC, PDP Culpable in Nigeria’s 2019 Election Violence – EU

By Kunle SanniNigeria's leading parties failed to act to curb violence during the 2019 general elections, the European...

Nigeria: Insecurity – 154 Killed, Nine Kidnapped in Separate Attacks Across Nigeria Last Week

By Adejumo KabirAt least 154 people were killed in different attacks across Nigeria last week. Another nine people...

Nigeria: Eagles On the Match Again

By Emmanuel OkogbaAfter their absence from two consecutive Africa Nations Cup in 2015 and 2017, the senior national...

Nigeria: PDP Chieftain Hails Omo-Agege Over Election As Deputy Senate President

By Idowu BankoleDelta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has congratulated Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on...

Nigeria: APC UK Says Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Best for the Legislative Arm

By AdekunleThe United Kingdom Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says Sen. Ahmed Lawan and Mr Femi...

Nigeria: Stakeholders Alarmed By High Deforestation Rate in Cross River

By Anietie AkpanThe Engagement and Management Specialist for REDD+ in Cross River State, Mr. Tony Attah has said...