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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...

Nigerian Musician, Naira Marley, Arraigned Over Alleged Cybercrime

Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola (a.k.a Naira Marley), on Monday appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos over...

Nigeria: Coffee – Plateau’s Untapped Gold Mine

At 68, Christopher Pam Chayi has remained loyal to coffee in over five decades. He has evolved from...

Nigeria: NNPC to Inaugurate Largest LPG Storage in Benin

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will unveil the largest Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) also known...

Nigeria: Put Nigeria First in Picking Your Next Ministers, Ojikutu Tells Buhari

By Idowu BankolePresident Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to put Nigeria's interest first in choosing his cabinet members...

Nigeria: Ministers in Last Minute Lobbying Ahead of Cabinet Dissolution

By Jonathan Nda-Isaiah and Christiana NwaoguAbuja — Barely nine days to President Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration for a second...

Nigeria: Why It’s Difficult to Arrest, Prosecute Vote Buyers – ICPC

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has said...

Nigeria: Boko Haram – Political Leaders Task Govt On Obasanjo’s Warning

By Shola Oyeyipo, Segun James and John ShiklamThe Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has warned the...

Nigeria: Renewed Inflationary Pressure May Force MPC’s Hands On Interest Rate

By Obinna ChimaThe renewed inflationary pressure in the country is expected to be among the key focus at...

Nigeria: Priests, Herbalists, Others Move Against Killers, Kidnappers, Cultists, Robbers in Benin Kingdom

By Alemma AliuBenin City — Residents of Benin Kingdom, Edo State Capital, were weekend stunned to see traditional...

Nigeria: Chevron’s Oil Well Fire Enters Day 32, Communities Bicker Over Ownership

By Josiah OluwoleThe inferno which engulfed oil wells operated by Chevron Nigeria Limited in Ojumole communities in Ilaje...

Nigeria: Real Owners of MTN Nigeria Revealed

By Bassey UdoLast Saturday's listing of MTN Nigeria shares on the Premium Board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange...

Nigeria: We Suspend Raising Tier-1 Capital to Enhance Shareholders Value – Access Bank CEO

interview By Peter EgwuatuThe shareholders have expressed their concern on low dividend payout for 2018 financial year and...

Nigeria: Why Not – Creeping Fascism and How Criminals Hijacked Politics in Nigeria

Introduction : In 2008, Mr. Klaus P. Wachsmuth, the German Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nestle...

Nigeria: Senate Presidency – Again, Lawan, Ndume Meet PDP Senators-Elect

By Deji Elumoye and Adedayo AkinwaleAbuja — The two main contenders for the position of Senate president of...

Nigeria: Adamawa, Kano, Ogun, Oyo Top List of Buhari’s Aides

By Yemi AjayiAppointees from Adamawa, Kano, Ogun and Oyo States dominated a list of presidential aides approved by...

Nigeria: Kachikwu Optimistic Oil Supply Cut Deal Would Be Extended

By Ejiofor Alike with Agency ReportsThe Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday said in...

Nigeria: Residents Groan As Water Scarcity Persists in States

Residents in various states have continued to groan over the scarcity of water. Last week, the Katsina State...

Nigeria: MTN Listing Spurs Buying Interest As Indices Rise By 0.08 Per Cent

By Helen OjiThere was a market rebound on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) last week, which halted the...

Nigeria: ‘I Need More Time to Disclose Spending On Security Votes,’ Al-Makura Tells SERAP

The Governor of Nasarawa State, Tanko Al-Makura, has responded to a Freedom of Information request by the Socio-Economic...

Nigeria: World Bank Appoints Prof Pate Global Director

Photo: Tami Hultman / AllAfrica Dr Muhammad Ali Pate, former Nigerian Minister of State for Health, speaking at...

Nigeria Heading Towards Self-Destruction, Ex-President Obasanjo Warns

By Sylvester IdowuWarri — Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Saturday warned that Nigeria edged close to the precipice of...

Nigeria: Tonto Dikeh’s Prayer for New Set of Boobs Is Demonic – Uche Maduagwu

By Juliet EbirimActor Uche Maduagwu has slammed controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, who recently went viral after asking...

Nigeria: Tension Brews in Finance Ministry Over Hand Over

By Mathias OkweAbuja — Tension is brewing at the Federal Ministry of Finance, Abuja, over plans by the...

Nigeria: Buhari Performs Umrah Rites in Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday arrived Makkah, Saudi Arabia, from the city of Madinah where he began the initial...

Nigeria: Bauchi Cleric – I Was Detained for ‘Criticising Buhari’

The Bauchi-based Islamic cleric, Mallam Idris Abdulaziz, who was detained and later released by the Department of Security...

Nigeria: EFCC Arrests 4 Health Officials for E-Yellow Card Racketeering

By Ejike EjikeThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested four officials of Port Health Service of...

Nigeria: Northern Govs Plan Stiffer Punishment for Bandits, Kidnappers, Others

By Aza Msue and Isaiah BenjaminGovernors of the 19 northern states yesterday took bold steps to tackle the...

Nigeria: Emefiele Explains How Nigeria Came Out of Recession

By Nnamdi MbawikeThe governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, disclosed that after five consecutive quarters...

Nigeria: No Plans to Ban Night Life in Abuja – FG

By Jonathan NDA-IsaiahThe federal government has dismissed insinuations that it is planning on baning night life in the...

Nigeria: NYSC Coordinator Dies in Auto Crash

The Kogi Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Oludolapo Ahile, has died in an auto...

Nigeria: We Discovered Rema on Instagram – Don Jazzy

By JeremiahMavin Records boss, Don Jazzy, has revealed that his new artiste, Rema, was discovered on Instagram after...

Nigeria: My Passion for Imo Made Me a Crazy Man – Okorocha

By AdekunleThe Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has Commissioned a number of projects in the State built by Governor...

Nigeria: Atiku Versus Buhari – Bulkachuwa is Wife, Mother of APC Members, PDP Insists

By Urowayino Warami and Ikechukwu NnochiriTHE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has filed a 19-paragraphed affidavit to disqualify the...

Nigeria: Defection – Saraki, Dogara, 51 Others Guilty of Political Iniquity – Court

By Urowayino Warami and Ikechukwu NnochiriAbuja — A Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday declared that the Senate President,...

Nigeria: University Suspends Student for Calling Vice Chancellor ‘Foolish’ on Facebook

By Cletus UkpongA student of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU), Ikot Akpaden, has been suspended "indefinitely" from the...