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Nigerian Publisher Agba Jalingo Detained Since August 22 Without Charge

Abuja — Nigerian authorities should immediately release publisher Agba Jalingo and halt their harassment of journalists reporting on...

Nigeria Correctional Service and Minister of Interior

Across the country, facilities of the now Nigeria Correctional Service (until recently known as the Nigerian Prisons Service)...

Nigeria: Firm Unveils Fastest Way to Obtain Us Green Card

For high net worth Nigerians, Houston EB-5 Investment is arguably the most secure and fastest way to obtain...

Nigeria: Police Grill Fatoyinbo Over Rape Allegation

Abuja — The Police High Command yesterday quizzed the Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor...

Nigeria: Tasks Before New Power Ministers

From their formal meeting with officials in charge of various government's agencies in the power sector, Chineme Okafor,...

Nigeria: A Lever for Consumer Lending

The decision by the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Bankers' Committee to introduce a clause in all...

Nigeria: North-East Liberated, DHQ Insists

Abuja — The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday fired back at Borno communities that wrote President Muhammadu Buhari that...

Nigeria: Ikpeazu Urges Patience, Assures of Sustained Infrastructural Devt

Umuahia — Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has called on the people of the state to be...

Nigeria: Nfiu Targets Chinese, India Companies Engaging in Illegal Mining

Abuja — Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has vowed to go after Chinese and India companies engaging in...

Nigeria: I Didn’t Steal Abia’s N7.2 Billion – Kalu

A former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday denied allegations that he stole N7.2 billion when...

Nigeria: NNPC, Total Partner to Grow Nigeria’s Oil Production, Reserves

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Total Nigeria have expressed their readiness to work together to grow...

Nigeria: NBA Should Stop Illegal Arrests, Detention, Falana Insists

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has called on the Nigerian Bar...

Nigeria Reviews Guidelines for Disease Surveillance

The Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, said the centre is reviewing the technical guidelines...

Nigeria: You Can’t Succeed With Nigeria’s Defective Constitution, Afe Babalola Tells Buhari

Ado-Ekiti — A legal luminary and owner of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola(SAN), has...

Nigeria: NIS Issues Over 13,000 Visas On Arrival in Six Months

The Nigerian Immigrations Service (NIS) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, (MMIA) has issued about 13,000 Visas on...

Nigeria: IG Orders Transfer of Police Commissioner in Enugu

The Inspector General of Police (IG), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting of Mr. Ahmad Abdulrahman to...

Nigeria: Evaluating the Heads of Revenue Agencies

Revenue refers to all receipts the government gets, including taxes, custom duties, revenue from state-owned enterprises, capital revenues...

Nigeria: Lagos Assembly Probes Ambode Over Purchase of 820 Buses

The Lagos State House Assembly yesterday set up a committee to investigate the purchase of 820 buses by...

Nigeria: INEC, CSOs, Others Mull Ways to Tackle Fake News

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID),...

Nigeria: Manufacturers Demand Comprehensive Industrial Policy From Federal Govt

Operators in the Nigerian manufacturing sector have stressed the need for the federal government to develop a coherent...

Nigeria: Shiite Ban – Court Fixes September 11 to Hear IMN’s Suit Against Govt

Abuja — The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed September 11 to hear the suit...

Liberia: “Remember the Road That Leads You Home”

-- Amb. Conteh urges Liberians in Nigeria Liberia's Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria has cautioned his...

Nigeria: Another 153 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 153 stranded Nigerians from Libya. The Director-General...

Nigeria: Minister Pledges to Strengthen Research Institutes to Boost Food Production

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, has promised to ensure that agricultural research institutes...

Africa: Japan File – Some Concerns & Clarifications About TICAD

Day two in Japan, and it was mainly for exhaling, catching our breath, receiving briefings and preparing for...

Nigeria: Bandits Kidnap 15 Women, 10 Rescued in Katsina

Katsina — No fewer than 15 women were in the early hours of Wednesday morning kidnapped by armed...

Nigeria: Why I Kept My Pregnancy Secret – TBoss

Ex-BBNaija housemate, Tokunbo Idowu, popularly known as Tboss has finally admitted that she is pregnant and expecting her...

Nigeria: $9.6bn Judgment – Buhari Orders EFCC, NIA to Probe 2010 Contract

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the National Intelligence Agency and the police...

Nigeria: Buhari Protests Trump, FBI Denigration of Naija Image

A big diplomatic storm is brewing between America and Naija over recent reports targeting Naija 419 kingpins based...

Nigeria: Stakeholders Rally Behind CBN’s Push to Tighten Noose On Bank Loan Defaulters

Tougher days await habitual defaulters of bank loans as stakeholders in the banking industry have backed the moves...

Nigeria: U.S. Retaliates Nigerian Govt Policy, Imposes New Visa Charges

The U.S. government has announced that it is imposing a ‘reciprocity fee’ on Nigerians seeking to travel to...

Nigeria: COZA Pastor Fatoyinbo Under Interrogation at CID

COZA Pastor, Fatoyinbo when he took leave of absence from pulpit. Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of...

Nigeria: Govt Orders Probe of Jonathan’s Govt’s Gas Contract

The Federal Government has ordered a high powered probe of the controversial gas project contract during the Goodluck...

Nigeria: No Evidence for Big Millions of Jobs Claim By Nigerian Senior Official

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, is “strongly committed” to creating more jobs in his second term. This is what...

Nigeria: NERC Gives DISCOs August 31 Deadline to Meter MDAs

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has handed down August 31 deadline to the power distribution companies to...

Nigeria: EFCC Directs Operatives to Track Down FBI-Indicted Nigerians

Abuja — Following the indictment of 77 Nigerians by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in the United...

Nigeria: Poor Delivery Infrastructure Stalls Power Supply At 3,876 Megawatts

Abuja — Electricity supply to Nigeria's national grid has remained abysmally low at an average of 3,876MW in...

Nigeria: How Family Ignored Lawyer, ‘Pardoned’ Cleric Who Raped 16-Year-Old

It appears efforts to bring to justice, Abdulrahman Habeebulah, the Islamic cleric who raped a 16-year-old, have failed...

Nigeria: Loan Default – CBN Approves New Clause to Set Off Balance

Lagos — The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has released a new clause that mandates borrowers to agree...

Nigeria: Five Nigeria Health Sector Challenges New Ministers Should Urgently Tackle

The appointment of two new ministers for Nigeria's health ministry marks the beginning of another chapter which Nigerians...