Nigeria

Nigeria: Kidnappers, Zealots, Rebels Making Nigeria Ungovernable – The Economist

The Economist has expressed concerns about how kidnappers, zealots and rebels are making Nigeria ungovernable, highlighting the rising...

Nigeria, Turkey Sign 8 Pacts On Energy, Defence, Mining, Others

Nigeria and Turkey have signed a series of bilateral agreements and memoranda of understanding on a number of...

Nigeria: The New Malaria Vaccine – a New Dimension in the Fight Against Malaria

After decades of trials, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended a new malaria vaccine for children, adding...

Nigeria – One Year Since #EndSARS Protests, No Justice for Victims of Police Brutality

One year after peaceful #EndSARS protests ended in a brutal crackdown by the Nigerian security forces in Abuja,...

Nigeria: DJ Switch Thanks Davido, Says Endsars Changed Her Life

Nigerian Disc Jockey, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, popularly known as DJ Switch, has thanked Davido for the role he...

Nigeria: Court Fixes Nov 22 for Arraignment of Ex-Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday fixed November 22 for the arraignment of former Aviation Minister, Stella...

Nigeria: Lekki Massacre Phantom, Govt Insists

The federal government has reiterated that the military did not shoot at protesters and there was no massacre...

Nigeria: Multichoice Vs FIRS: Tax Appeal Tribunal Rules in Favour of Multichioce

The Tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Lagos has ruled that Mulitchoice Nigeria has met the conditions necessary to...

Nigeria: Govt Insists No Protester Was Shot At Lekki Tollgate, Demands Apology From CNN

The Federal Government has insisted that protesters were not shot at Lekki Tollgate in Lagos on October 20,...

Can the PDP Reinvent Itself?

Notwithstanding the fact of the former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus's avowal not to...

Nigeria: One Year After, #EndSARS Victims Deserve Justice, Says Amnesty International

Global rights organisation, Amnesty International, AI, has called for the prosecution of the security operatives who allegedly injured...

Nigeria: Police Arrest Suspected Fuel Suppliers to Bandits

Police say the suspects were taking fuel from Kano to bandits in Katsina. The police have arrested two...

Nigeria: Panel Reports and Recommendations

Under the instruction of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led National Economic Council (NEC), states established Judicial Panels of Inquiry...

Nigeria: Protesters Storm, Lekki Tollgate, Abuja, Enugu to Mark EndSARS Anniversary

Despite the warnings from the Lagos state Police Command that it would not tolerate any form of protest...

Nigeria: El-Rufai Issues 12-Day Ultimatum to Workers to Take Covid-19 Vaccine

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has issued a 12-day ultimatum for all civil servants in the state to get vaccinated...

Nigeria: 30 Communities in Darkness As Rainstorm Wreaks Havoc in Ogun

About 30 communities in Ota and Owode Yewa axis of Ogun State have been thrown into darkness following...

Nigeria: Kano Police Arrest ‘Suppliers’ of Fuel to Bandits

The police in Kano said they have arrested suspected suppliers of foodstuffs and petroleum (fuel) to bandits in...

Nigeria: Don’t Link NIN to Another Person’s SIM, NCC Warns Subscribers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned telecommunication consumers to ensure they do not allow their National Identification...

Nigeria: New Heads of Petroleum Agencies Resume Today

The pioneer chief executives of the Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission (NURC), Engr. Gbenga Komolafe and the Nigerian Midstream...

Nigeria: Piracy – Bayelsa Imposes Dusk-to-Dawn Curfew On Waterways, Bans Boats

Bayelsa State Government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on its waterways between 7 pm and 6 am to...

Nigeria: Adamawa Records 500 Cholera Cases, 23 Deaths

The Adamawa State Government says it has recorded 500 cholera cases with 23 deaths since the outbreak of...

Nigeria: Economist Lists Gains of Govt’s Closure of Refineries’ Rehab Contract

An economist, Mr Friday Udoh, has said that the federal government has been vindicated for successfully closing the...

Nigeria: Obaseki, ‘Old’ PDP – Days of the Long Knives

While Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State is yet to recover fully from the bruises he sustained before...

Nigeria: Anxiety As EndSARS Promoters Insist On Memorial Protest

There is anxiety in the country as EndSARS promoters insist on holding memorial protest today to mark the...

Nigeria: Leaked Video – Why Tiwa Savage Should Sue Her Blackmailers – Lawyer

The legal adviser to prominent activists' organisation, TakeItBack Movement, Festus Ogun, has advised Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, to...

Nigeria: #EndSARS – Tension, As Youths Insist On Anniversary Protest

One year after the #EndSARS protests that took Nigeria to the brink, there is tension in the polity...

Nigeria: Yobe Approves 65 Years Retirement Age for Teachers

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has approved the revised retirement age for teachers from 60 to 65...

Nigeria: Police Arrest Suspected Fuel Suppliers to Bandits in Katsina – PPRO

The Police Command in Kano state has arrested two persons for allegedly supplying fuel to bandits in Katsina...

Nigeria: 1 Dead, 3 Trapped, 2 Rescued As Building Collapses in Ikorodu

ONE person was yesterday confirmed dead, three trapped and two rescued from a collapsed two-storey building in Ikorodu,...

Nigeria: Again, Delta Wins National Youth Games’ Sixth Edition

The National Youth Games has concluded in Ilorin with Delta State claiming the top spot once again Team...

Nigeria: Ukadike – Port Congestion Remains a Challenge for Consumer Goods Companies

Consumers have gone through a whirlwind over the past year, dealing with limited purchasing power as well as...

Nigeria: What Led to #EndSARS Protests?

EndSARS protests began as a call to end police brutality and extrajudicial killings that have become endemic in...

Nigeria: Enhancing Credit Recovery Mechanism to Save Economy

James Emejo writes that just as lack of access to credit could hamper business and retard economic growth,...

Nigeria: Yabatech Rector – Poor Funding, Implementation Ruining Technical Education

The Rector of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Obafemi Omokungbe, has regretted that most universities of technology established...

Nigeria: #EndSARS Anniversary – One Year After, What Has Happened to Protesters’ Five-Point Demand?

The #EndSARS protesters put forward a five-point demand during the historic demonstrations last year. How much of the...

Nigeria: #EndSARS Anniversary – Why Street Protests Will Not Be Allowed – Police

"We wish we could permit such street protests. However, intelligence at our disposal has revealed plans by some...

Nigeria: How Buhari Unlocked $10bn Potential Investment in Oil Sector – APC Group

Abuja — The All Progressives Congress (APC) Legacy Awareness and Campaign, a voluntary think-tank group of the governing...

Nigeria: Clean Up Niger Delta to Boost Economy, Group Urges FG

Port Harcourt — An International Organisation, Oilwatch has stated that the cleanup of polluted areas of the Niger...

Nigeria: #EndSARS – Sanwo-Olu Brokers Truce With Youths, Promises Not to Give Up Belief in Them

With lessons drawn from the string of violence that followed the youth-led nationwide protests against police brutality in...

Nigeria: Military Deploys Helicopter Gunships Against Bandits in Kaduna, Decimates 50

The Nigerian military, yesterday, pounded bandits in Kaduna forests with helicopter gunships, neutralising 50 and destroying many of...