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Nigeria: Rev. Biodun Fatoyinbo Vindicated By a Federal High Court

Experience, although not the best teacher, is a good teacher. We have learnt from experience that they are...

Nigeria: Clampdown On Noise Pollution – Lagos Shuts Eight Religious Houses

The Lagos State Government, through the state Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA, has sealed off eight religious outlets comprising...

Nigeria: Fashola’s Gaffe On Federal Roads

On Wednesday last week, Minister of Works and Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola made a statement that utterly displeased...

Nigeria: Another Yellow Fever Outbreak Kills 10 in Bauchi

Bauchi — A disease suspected to be Yellow fever has killed 10 persons in different communities of Ningi...

Nigeria Army ID Check Operation Causes Uproar in Parliament

Nigeria's military is set to begin systematic identity checks throughout the country from 1 November to root out...

Nigeria: Don’t Tax Soft Drinks

The Federal Government is considering introducing excise duties on carbonated drinks, according to Minister of Finance, Budget and...

Nigeria: FIRS Promotes 244 Staff

Port Harcourt — Chairman of the Nigeria Civil Service Union, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Comrade Idris Hassan...

Nigeria: Cashless Policy and the Economy

The policy should be faithfully implemented On 17th September this year, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued...

Nigeria: Why Kano Pillars Set Up Camp in Kaduna – Musa

The Technical Adviser of Kano Pillars football club, Ibrahim Musa has said the decision to camp his team...

Nigeria: Spending VAT Proceeds On Recurrent Expenditure Counter-Productive – ActionAid Nigeria

A civil society organisation, ActionAid Nigeria (ANN), has said it is counterproductive to spend the proceeds of the...

Nigeria: Dangote Cement Dominated Activities in Minerals Production in 2017 – NEITI

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) in its latest report released in Abuja revealed that activities in...

Nigeria: Despite Health Risks, Firewood Use Still Thrives in Nigerian Communities

Though Nigeria ratified the Paris agreement on climate change in 2017, the country still grapples with the challenge...

Nigeria: 2020 Budget Defence Ends Today – Senate Insists

The spokesman of the Senate, Senator Dayo Adeyeye, yesterday insisted that the ongoing 2020 budget defence by Ministries,...

West Africa: Nigeria Border Closure Not Irresponsible- – ECOWAS

The government of Nigeria did not act irresponsibly in closing its border with the Republic of Benin, Professor...

Nigeria: Borno State Govt Sets Up Waste Recycling Plant

The Borno Government has procured a plastic waste recycling plant to enhance waste management and environmental sanitation in...

Nigeria: Foreign Trips – Despite Complaints, Buhari Ooff to Saudi Arabia, UK May Be Next

Despite complaints by Nigerians and a critical editorial by one of Nigeria’s most widely read newspapers, President Muhammadu...

Nigeria: I Don’t Believe in Youth Empowerment – Adesina

The President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has disagreed with many who believe in youth...

Nigeria: Why States May Kick Against Bid to Amend Land Use Act

Indications emerged at the weekend that state governors are determined to frustrate planned efforts by the Senate to...

Nigeria: Poverty, Enormous Challenge Facing Our Democracy – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says poverty is one of the enormous challenges facing Nigeria's democracy, urging leaders at all...

Nigeria: Ekiti Has Over 300 Undeveloped Tourist Sites, Says Group

Ado Ekiti — An Ekiti-based tourism destination marketing organisation under the aegis 'Discover Ekiti' has said Ekiti State...

Nigeria Looks Back On 20 Years of Sharia Law in the North

Two decades ago, several Nigerian states introduced Islamic legal systems. Some see the move as having brought benefits,...

Nigeria: George – Why INEC Can’t Deliver Credible Elections

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George has said the Independent...

Nigeria: Russo-African Summit and Sustainable Development in Africa – the Nigerian Foreign Policy Dimensions

Russo-African Summit, the first of its kind, was held at the Sochi Olympic Park Main Media Centre, a...

Nigeria: Buhari and His Foreign Trips

Adamawa State — President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after participating in the first Russia-Africa summit...

Nigeria: Jibowu, First Nigerian Female Science Graduate, Dies

Ado Ekiti — The first Nigerian Female Science graduate, Lady Deborah Jibowu, has died. Jibowu died at the...

Nigeria: Cricket World Cup Qualifiers – Ireland Win Hands Nigeria Fifth Consecutive Loss

Nigeria lost their fifth consecutive match at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifiers on Saturday in the...

Nigeria: How Fuel Trucks Skip Inspection – Fashola, Lagos Vis Director

Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) is a government agency that inspects vehicles plying the roads. One of...

Nigeria: Three Years On Benin Throne – Oba Ewuare II in the Eyes of His People

It was a gathering of 'who is who' in Benin Kingdom, Edo State and Nigeria as the Oba...

Nigeria: 9 Die, 12 Injured On Sagamu-Benin Expressway Crashes

Multiple crashes yesterday killed nine persons while twelve others sustained injuries around Ijebu Ife axis on Sagamu -...

Nigeria: Help Rescue My Husband, Son – Wife of Taraba Victim Pleads

"Between January and April this year, at least 685 people were kidnapped across the country, 365 of them...

Africa: Protests Drowning the World

From the Aba Women's riots of 1929 to the 2012 occupy Nigeria riots against the removal of fuel...

Nigeria: The Best of Nigerian Cultures, Traditions Excites At Nafest

Benin — Coming from various parts of the country, the rich and varied arts and tradition of the...

Nigeria: Osinbajo Hails Unilag Alumni for Maintaining Excellent Reputation

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Lagos spoke glowingly of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and members...

Nigeria: Procure Uniform From Dicon-Sur, Buhari Directs Armed Forces, Mdas

Kaduna — President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian Armed Forces, Para-military organisations and Ministries, Departments and Agencies...

Nigeria: Police Confirm Release of 8 Abducted Students, Staff of Engravers College, Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command, has announced the release of eight students and staff of Engravers College, kidnapped...

Nigeria: How Mushroom Farming Can Change Nigeria’s Unemployment Status

One of the crops considered to yield good returns without requiring big capital is mushroom, but which many...

Nigeria: Reps Election – Appeal Court Upholds Dambazzau’s Son’s Victory

Kaduna — The Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal has upheld the victory of Hon. Shamsudeen Bello...

Nigeria: Over 90,000 Kano Rice Farmers Benefit From Anchor Borrower Scheme

Kano — Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Kano State, has said that from 2017 to 2019, over...

Nigerian Military Target Journalists’ Phones, Computers Over ‘Forensic Search’ for Sources

Hamza Idris, an editor with the Nigerian Daily Trust, was at the newspaper's central office on January 6...

Nigeria: Stash or Trash – Despite Control Measures, Nigeria Still Top E-Waste Destination

His name could have been given fortuitously almost three decades ago. But beyond chance, Victor Amienwanlan, 28, has...