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Current security problems threatening existence of Nigeria, says Olonisakin

By Joseph ErunkeABUJA – THE Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin,has raised alarm that the current security problems bedeviling Nigerian was threatening...

Nigeria Is The Future Of Mankind, Says German Ambassador

Bernhard Schlagheck, the German Ambassador to Nigeria, says Nigeria as the future if Africa is the future of world of mankind. Schlagheck said this...

Nigeria election: Court rules in suit challenging Buhari’s nomination as APC...

An FCT High Court in Jabi, Abuja on Friday dismissed a suit challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination in the 2019 Presidential Election for...

FEC not divided over Nigeria Air – Sirika – Punch Newspapers

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja  The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on Friday, said the Federal Executive Council was not divided over the mode...

Fayemi emerges chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum – Punch Newspapers

Samuel Nkemakolem, Yenagoa The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has been chosen by consensus as the chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum. He succeeds...

Egypt, Ethopian Airlines Running Drug Cartels In Nigeria, Says Dabiri-Erewa

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NDC), has accused Egypt and Ethiopian Airlines of running drug cartels across Nigeria’s international...

Egypt, Ethiopian Airlines running drug cartels in Nigeria, says Dabiri-Erewa

Chairman of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NDC), Hon.  Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has accused Egypt and Ethiopian Airlines of running drug cartels across Nigeria’s international airports. Dabiri-Erewa...

Buhari Returns To Nigeria After ‘Optional’ Saudi Trip

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country after spending five days in Saudi Arabia to perform lesser pilgrimage (Umrah). He is returning amidst...

We want Nigeria to become one of easiest places to do...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said that Nigeria does not have the luxury of dealing with one country in the world. Osinbajo, who...

Nigeria Is Safe For World Leaders To Come, Says Lai Mohammed...

 The Federal Government has assured that the Presidential Inauguration Day and National Democracy Day will be safe for foreign dignitaries and world leaders...

Nigeria can’t attain civilisation in the midst of violence —Dogara –...

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said Nigeria must win the war against insurgency in order to attain full civilisation. Dogara stated this on...

‘Loom Money Nigeria’ is a fraudulent scheme, SEC warns – Punch...

The Securities and Exchange Commission has warned Nigerians against fraudsters currently running an online investment scheme tagged “Loom Money Nigeria.’’ Acting Director-General of the...

Drop Box Suspension: Ex-Perm Sec, diplomat say no implication on U.S-Nigeria...

Abuja – A retired Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Olukunle Bamgbose, says the indefinite suspension of the “Drop Box”...

Nigeria sent us plane load of materials, medicines over Cyclone Idai...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe has commended the government of Nigeria for its assistance to the people of Zimbabwe, who were recently hit...

Why Nigeria is not a nation – Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed that Nigeria is not a nation because of the indolence of the people to...

U.S. Embassy Suspends ‘Dropbox’ Visa Renewals In Nigeria Indefinitely – Channels...

Photo:  The United States has suspended interview waivers for renewals, otherwise known as the “Dropbox” process, in Nigeria indefinitely.The U.S. Mission to Nigeria...

We Want The World To See June 12 As Nigeria’s Most...

 The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has made clarifications on the comments made by the...

Nigeria will not know peace until an Igbo becomes President –...

By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – FORMER governor of old Anambra state, Senator Jim Nwobodo has called for Igbo presidency in 2023, saying “Nigeria will...

Pope urged by Jews to take care over Pharisees talk |...

Pope Francis (Photo by VINCENZO PINTO / AFP) Pope Francis is being urged by experts to take greater care when referring to “hypocritical” Pharisees,...

I have no account, property outside Nigeria, says Jonathan – Punch...

Olusola Fabiyi Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the report that claimed that lawyers for the Federal Government had, in a London court...

Nigeria Labour Congress Calls Nationwide Protest ‘To Embarrass Ngige And His...

The NLC had accused Ngige of sponsoring an attack on protesters had picketed the minister’s Abuja residence.The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed...

WhatsApp to stop working on all Windows smartphones ▷ Nigeria news

WhatsApp has announced that it would stop...

Modern slavery prevalent in Nigeria – Osinbajo – Punch Newspapers

Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, said figures from the National Bureau of Statistics showed that child labour and modern slavery...

Nigeria’s Electoral Processes ‘Confusing’ Says INEC Boss Yakubu

Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, has described the nation’s current Electoral Act as problematic and confusing. Yakubu spoke during...

We’re not leaving Nigeria, WEMPCO says – Punch Newspapers

Anna Okon The Western Metal Products Company has denied reports that it is planning to close its metal products business and exit Nigeria. WEMPCO indicated...

Nigeria’s real problem is lack of leadership, not corruption –Dogara –...

Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday in Abuja said Nigeria’s real problem was lack of leadership and not corruption as...

Nigeria Police explains why Senator Adeleke was arrested

The Nigeria Police has confirmed the arrest of Senator Ademola Adeleke. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun was arrested Monday evening. Force...

Buhari Calls For Peace, Progress Of Nigeria – Channels Television

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Muslims to pray for the peace, progress and prosperity of Nigeria.In a statement by Garba...

Falana sues AGF for Nigeria’s inability to access African Court –...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking an order...

Nigeria Isn’t The Only Corrupt Country In The World, Says Peter...

Peter Obi, the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election, says Nigeria is not the only...

FEC approves N169.74b for 10 road projects across Nigeria – Daily...

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved N169.74 billion for award of contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of 10 roads across the...

1979 CONSTITUTION: How Nigeria missed the mark – Minority Report

By Clifford Ndujihe & Dayo Adesulu This was the view of eminent Nigerians, who gathered in Lagos, last week, to launch the minority report...

Aiteo reopens Nigeria’s NCTL oil exporting pipeline – statement – Agricultural...

LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) - Nigerian energy group Aiteo has reopened the oil-exporting Nembe Creek Trunk Line, the company said in a statement,...

Will corps members benefit from Nigeria’s new minimum wage?

Mohammed Momoh, the Lagos state coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says the body is looking up to the federal government...

Dino Melaye loses mother – Daily Post Nigeria

Comfort Melaye, the mother of the lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial district, Senator Dino Melaye, is dead. The lawmaker announced the death of his...

Nigeria: Poor Quality Control Contributing to Rise in Malaria Cases

By Adaku OnyenucheyaAs Nigeria continues to record the highest burden of malaria prevalence in Africa, experts have raised concern over poor quality control...

Nigeria Can Turn Its Population Into An Asset – Awosika –...

  The chairman of First Bank of Nigeria, Ibukun Awosika, has said that Nigeria can turn its teeming population into an asset that will...

PDP calls for collaboration of parties to rescue Nigeria from APC

By Gbenga Olarinoye, Osogbo Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called for collaboration of all political parties in the country to “rescue Nigeria from alleged...

FG faults UN agency over Nigeria’s population figures

Nigeria’s population now 201m —UN Population FundUNFPA Report, mere assumption based on 2006 census —NPC By Soni Daniel & Chris Ochai ABUJA—The United Nations and...

TCN Explains Why Nigeria Experienced Nationwide Blackout Since April 25

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has given reasons why the nation experienced blackout last weekend. It said the blackout was caused by emergency...

Nigeria’ll benefit from refinery closures in Europe –NNPC – Punch Newspapers

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The projected closures of some refineries in advanced economies imply that there will likely be a relocation of refining operations from...

MALARIA: Why Nigeria is far from winning despite global progress

By Chioma Obinna   ON this year’s World Malaria day, with the theme: “Zero malaria starts with me”, findings show that      Nigeria needs to prioritise...

Emerging Horizons In Malaria TreatmentGuardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria News...

For nearly 5000 years, malaria has continued to plague humanity causing immeasurable deaths and economic loss. Over the past few years, however, a...

Revealed: Why companies are closing down in Nigeria

Mr Aliyu Ilias, the Executive Director, Save the Consumers Initiative, on Saturday said companies in Nigeria and Africa are closing down due to...

Boko Haram storm military base in northeastern Nigeria | News

Boko Haram fighters in northeastern Nigeria attacked and overran an army outpost, stealing weapons before fleeing. Gunmen from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP),...

2023: Tinubu, Igbo will never be Nigeria President – Miyetti Allah...

National President, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Abdullahi Bodejo, has declared that a former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu will never succeed...

Nigeria’s generated electricity drops further to 2,919MW

Nigeria’s electricity generation dropped further last Tuesday by 312 megawatts (MW) after the Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) reported a cut in gas supply...

Before We Leave Nigeria For Chris Ngige (Minister For Labour) And...

Who owns Nigeria? On the 24th of November, 2018, I was invited as a keynote speaker to discuss with fellow youths on a topic...

‘Our Recycled Leaders Don’t Give A F**k About Us’ — Burna...

Damini Ogulu, a Nigerian Afro-fusion singer poopularly known as Burna Boy, has decried the deterioration in the Nigeian System. His condemnation comes two week...

FACT CHECK: Does Nigeria Truly Have A Surplus Of Doctors, As...

Chris Ngige, Nigeria's Minister of Labour and Employment, caused quite a stir on Wednesday when he claimed the country has enough doctors to...

Measles: Nigeria had highest number of unvaccinated under-one-year-olds in 2017

Nigeria has the most children unvaccinated and under-vaccinated against measles in the world, despite a global decline in deaths from the dangerous but...

We’ve contributed $495m towards ending malaria in Nigeria – US –...

’Femi Asu The United States has contributed $495m for malaria control in Nigeria since 2011, the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has said. Symingyon...

US Spends $495m to Combat Malaria in Nigeria

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Saudi Arabia to build refinery in Nigeria – Daily Trust

ADVERTISEMENT Saudi Arabia has hinted on the possibility of...

Anti-tumour activity of curcumin on stomach cancer | The Guardian Nigeria...

Curcumin is widely used to impart colour and flavour to food, but scientists have discovered that this yellow powder derived from the roots...

NMA, MDCAN bash Ngige for saying Nigeria has more than enough...

Olufemi Atoyebi, Eniola Akinkuotu, Leke Baiyewu, Olaleye Aluko and Dayo Ojerinde The Nigerian Medical Association, the National Association of Resident Doctors, the Socio-Economic Right...

You’re wrong, as only 40,000 doctors care for 200m people in...

Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja The Nigeria Medical Association and National Association of Resident Doctors have described as “unfortunate” the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr....

Ngige: Doctors Free To Leave Nigeria… You Can Quote Me, We...

Dr. Chris Ngige, Minister Of Labour and Productivity, has said doctors in Nigeria are free to leave, as the country is running in...

Doctors free to leave Nigeria, we have enough – Ngige –...

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, says doctors who feel they want to relocate in search of greener...

Yellow fever persists, 80 deaths, 4,100 cases in Nigeria since 2017

By Chioma Obinna Nigeria maintains unenviable position as one of the countries with risk of yellow fever transmission. recording 364 suspected cases in 177...

10 dead, 30 children hurt as Nigeria policeman rams car into...

An off-duty policeman ploughed his car into a procession celebrating Easter in Gombe, state police spokeswoman Mary Mallum said.<br />Photo: WorldatlasTen people were...

Killing Of Briton Does Not Reflect Nigeria’s Character, Atiku Tells UK...

Atiku Abubakar Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has told the UK Government not to use the killing of a British aid worker to judge...

Army goes for made in Nigeria TechnoGas cylinders

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New infrastructure project triggers rise in property values | The Guardian...

The ongoing rail construction works on the Lagos-Ibadan corridor has ushered in a new opportunity for property owners as values are skyrocketing in...

Easter: Nigeria under siege – Peter Obi tells citizens what to...

The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the February 23 presidential election, Peter Obi, has urged Nigerians to use...

Don’t give up on Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan begs

By Nwafor Sunday Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has asked Nigerians to be dutifully firm, noting that the greatness of Nigeria will have shape if...

BlackBerry Messenger Announces It is Shutting Down May 31stGuardian Life —...

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) on Thursday, announced that it’s shutting down its service by May 31st. “Today we’re announcing that we will be closing BBM...

We must never give up on Nigeria –Fayose – Punch Newspapers

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Friday urged Nigerians not to give up on the country in the...

Nigeria currently gripped with gloom and violence, Buhari laments in Easter...

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria is currently gripped with gloom occasioned by the killings, kidnappings and violence that have been witnessed in some...

I’ll disagree with Buhari, but resolve differences for Nigeria’s sake ―...

Victor Ogunyinka The Leader of the Senate and front line candidate for the presidency in the ninth Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, affirmed that as...

Nigeria: Over Seven Million Exposed to Diabetes

By Victor UzohoProject Coordinator, Stop Diabetes Awareness Foundation (SDAF), Dr. John Ade Iguve, has said the prevalence of diabetes in Nigeria is at...

Outrage On Twitter As Omotola Jalade Says Nigeria Under Buhari Is...

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekehinde, has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration for running a hellish country. Tweeted via her official handle...

Samsung Nigeria Promises an Easter to Remember with Amazing Galaxy S10,...

From Lagos to Dakar, conversations abound about the future of work...

Nigeria will not survive the 2019 presidential election

By Femi Aribisala What we witnessed in the recently concluded election was the death knell of democracy in Nigeria. For those...

Northern Elders: There’s Serious Irresponsibility Of Governance In Nigeria

Elder statesmen from Northern Nigeria, under the umbrella of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), have lamented the "irresponsibility of governance" in the country. They...

Nigeria: Reports Raise Fear of Imminent Epidemic Outbreaks in Nigeria, Others

By Chukwuma MuanyaReasons have come to the fore why the next outbreak of epidemic in Nigeria and some other African and Asian nations...

FG approves commencement of work on Nigeria-Seme-Benin road project

Abuja – The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government has approved commencement of work on Nigeria-Seme-Benin...

ExxonMobil, others not leaving Nigeria –Kachikwu – Punch Newspapers

Dr Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resource says that no International Oil Company (ICO) is planning to exit Nigeria contrary...

Do Not Reignite Nigeria-Cameroon Frosty Historical Issues, Shehu Sani Tells APC...

 Senator Shehu Sani has called on the All Progressives Congress to avoid reigniting ‘historical issues’ between Nigeria and Cameroon in its legal tussle with...

Nigeria: Akwa Ibom Blames High Rate of HIV/Aids On Influx of...

By Cletus UkpongThe Akwa Ibom government has attributed the...

Buhari challenges regional leaders on illegal flow of arms into Nigeria...

President Muhammadu Buhari on  Saturday in N’Djamena, the Chadian capital stressed the need for wider cooperation among countries of Sahel and Saharan regions...

Afcon 2019: Nigeria’s ‘easy’ group isn’t as easy as it looks

It is hard not to picture Gernot Rohr, an impish smile lurking beneath his serious visage, doing all he can to restrain himself...

Nigeria’s challenges have no party, tribe or religion — Ekweremadu

AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly, Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has told the lawmakers- elect that the challenges...

IMF worries over rise in internally displaced persons in Nigeria, others...

The International Monetary Fund says it is concerned with the rising numbers of Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries. The...

North Korea speaks on relations with Nigeria, Buhari govt

Mr. Jon Tong Chol, Ambassador of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to Nigeria, on Thursday called for closer working relations with Nigeria. He...

Significant progress – The Nation Nigeria

•NACA deserves commendation for successfully seeing NAIIS through With the unveiling, on March 14, 2019, of the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey...

Senate passes Nigeria Police Trust Fund Bill – Punch Newspapers

The Senate on Tuesday passed the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Bill. This followed the presentation of a concurrence report by Leader of the Senate,...

Nigeria’s economy slipping, says World Bank – Punch Newspapers

Dayo Oketola, Washington DC The World Bank has said that the Nigerian economy has been slipping since 1995 and this continued till 2018. The bank,...

UPDATE 1-Nigeria’s Oando aims to raise fresh capital, cut debt -CEO

(Adds details, quote) By Chijioke Ohuocha LAGOS, April 3 (Reuters) - Nigerian oil company Oando aims to raise fresh capital over the next...

On-trend and fashionable HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 now on shelves in...

Huawei Consumer Business Group announced today that its latest HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019 is now available in Nigeria. Featuring the All-New HUAWEI Dewdrop...

Wipe off terrorist activities in Nigeria, Imams tells Buhari

…as President explains why he worships at Aso RockBy Johnbosco AgbakwuruImams and Senior Islamic scholars from the 36 states of the Federation at...

Nigeria elections: Learn from biblical King Nebuchadnezzar – PDP tells Akpabio

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom state has enjoined the outgoing senator representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial district, Chief Godswill...

Nigeria ranks top in Africa with number of foreign students in...

Nigeria ranked the top with the highest of students from Africa studying in the U.S, Rachel Canty, Deputy Director, Student and Exchange Visitor...

7-year-old Success Adegor brings good luck to her family (photos, video)...

Success Adegor is the young girl who...

Conclusion of inconclusive matters – Vanguard News Nigeria

By Emmanuel Aziken Aides and supporters of the Prof. Mahmood Yakubu led Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, were until not too long ago, claiming that...

I don’t know why bullion vans in Tinubu’s house should be...

The National Vice Chairman (South-South) of the All Progressives Congress, Hilliard Etta, in this interview with MUDIAGA AFFE and TIMILEYIN AKINKAHUNSI, talks about...

Nigeria worse than during civil war – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented over the current state of disunity in Nigeria. Obasanjo said that Nigeria was not as divided as this...

INEC reacts as US says voter intimidation in Nigeria’s 2019 polls...

We too were disappointed by the low voter turnout as well as credible reports of voter intimidation, votebuying, interference by security forces, and violence in some locations –...

Stop illegal militarisation of elections in Nigeria – Punch Newspapers

In 2014, the PDP-led government deployed platoons of armed soldiers in Ekiti State for the governorship election. A week before the election the...

Nigeria presidential election: Ex-US Ambassador, Campbell reveals why Atiku will not...

Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has analysed what happened during the presidential election between President Muhammadu Buhari of the All...

Nigeria adapts new strategy to end the AIDS epidemic – Nigeria

Nigeria has adopted its Revised National HIV and AIDS Strategic Framework 2019–2021 to guide the country’s future response to HIV. It follows the...

Buhari determined to fix roads in Igbo land, others in Nigeria...

By Nwafor Sunday Lauretta Onochie, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, has exposed how committed Mr President is in rehabilitating and...

Omotola excited as her daughter, Princess Ekeinde returns to Nigeria from...

Actress, Omotola Jalade’s first daughter, Princess Ekeinde, has returned to the country, 6 weeks after she graduated from Eastern Mediterranean University, in Northern Cyprus. An...

Nigeria’s oil exports face further threat, 30 cargoes unsold – Punch...

’Femi Asu With India signing an agreement to import 0.6 million barrels of oil from the United States, Nigeria’s crude exports could further be...

Destroying witchcraft cauldron | The Guardian Nigeria News

OkeneA witchcraft cauldron is a satanic or witchcraft pot of darkness. Jer. 1:13 tells us about a boiling pot that was placed on...

Medical practitioner wants Nigeria to be polio-free

Dr Towoju Olumunyiwa, a medical practitioner with National Hospital, Abuja, has called on Federal Government to embrace measures that could make Nigeria polio-free. •...

Why politics is war in Nigeria – Punch Newspapers

Niran Adedokun  Selfishness, the pursuit of self-interest and self-aggrandisement are the driving forces of Nigerian politicians. From bottom to top and back again, of those emotions, not one is...

NDI, IRI Release Preliminary Report on Nigeria’s Elections

A joint report by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and International Republican Institute (IRI) has been released on the just-concluded governorship and house of...

2019 Elections: Happy survival – Vanguard News Nigeria

By Owei Lakemfa NIGERIANS who are alive today, should wish themselves happy survival because scores  of their compatriots have been  sent to untimely graves...

Buhari, Atiku’s battle for Nigeria enters new phase

•Ex-VP calls pressure on him to abandon legal challenge ‘ridiculous’By Dirisu YakubuBarely one week after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared President...

Nigeria Decides: Live Result, Update, Situation Report from Rivers State

The people of Rivers State will on Saturday vote in their new leaders in the governorship and State Assembly elections. Rivers has always stood...

Stay healthy with regular check-ups | The Guardian Nigeria News

Eye testBreast ExaminationSTARTING in your 20s, if you are a woman, you should have a breast exam by a health care provider. It...

APC chairman attacks INEC – Daily Post Nigeria

Ahead of the Governorship and House of Assembly Elections, the Chairman of the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr....