Nigeria

Nigeria: Insecurity – Naseni, Military to Fabricate Local Equipment

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) and the Defence Research and Development Bureau (DRDB) will...

Former Nigeria football coach has life ban for match fixing cut to five years

Former Nigeria football coach Samson Siasia has had a life ban from the sport reduced to a five-year...

Nigeria: Traffic Report – Gridlock As Trucks Collide in Lagos

Road users and commuters on Ikorodu/Mile 12 axis had a terrific experience on Thursday, plying the route, sequel...

Dollar Rationing Pushes Nigeria Wheat Buyers to Illegal Dealers

(Bloomberg) -- Flour millers in Nigeria, Africa’s biggest buyer of wheat, are turning to unauthorized traders for dollars...

Young Heat players on Nigeria’s preliminary Olympic roster

The Nigeria Basketball Federation announced a 49-player preliminary roster for the country’s Olympic roster. Three of those players...

Nigerian digital artists are making a mark with NFTs

While cryptocurrencies are fungible, which means they can be replaced and exchanged for the same unit in value...

Nigeria: #women in Agriculture – How Herdsmen Made Me Stop Cultivating Cassava – Farmer

A smallholder farmer in Abuja says the government needs to do more to help food production. Ihuoma Chijioke...

Nigeria: CBN Rolls Out 27,000mt of Paddy Rice to Crash Price

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday said plans had been finalised to distribute 27,000 metric tonnes of...

Nigeria: Perspectives On the Crushing Food Price Upsurge

By In the last few months, the upsurge in food prices and related items has become so worrisome;...

In the West, the Looted Bronzes Are Museum Pieces. In Nigeria, ‘They Are Our Ancestors.’

BENIN CITY, Nigeria — The young artist flipped through grainy photographs of delicate ivory masks of Queen Idia,...

Nigeria: What to Know About Land Titles in Nigeria and How They Impact Your Property

The importance of Land Titles cannot be overemphasised. People who have taken it for granted have either lost...

Court restrains Nigeria from prosecuting Twitter users: Activists | Freedom of the Press News

Local rights group, along with dozens of Nigerians, had gone to Court of Justice of the Economic Community...

Nigeria’s president asks lawmakers to approve funds for COVID-19 vaccines, military -letter

ABUJA, June 22 (Reuters) - Nigeria’s president has asked parliament to approve 895.8 billion naira ($2.18 billion) in...

Nigeria: NBA Celebrates 50 Years Call to Bar of Three Members in Warri

National President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr Olumide Akpata has lauded the Warri branch of the...

Nigeria: Govt Sets Up Team to Engage With Twitter Over Suspension

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the federal government's Team to engage with Twitter over the...

Violence Against or Obstruction of Health Care in Nigeria in 2020 – Nigeria

On Christmas Eve 2020, Boko Haram militants killed several people in Borno state in north-eastern Nigeria. During raids...

Nigeria: IGP Visit – Motorists, Residents Groan Over Blockade of Kano Main Roads

Many motorists and residents of Kano on Monday expressed worry over the blockade of major roads in Kano...

MSF warns of food crisis for children in Niger, Nigeria

Vendors sell fresh produce on stalls at Garki Model Market in Abuja, Nigeria, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020....

‘From chauffeurs to Olympic gold medalists’ – Amokachi explains Nigeria’s struggles at Atlanta 1996

The former Everton forward revealed how the African team overcame all odds to win the football tournament at...

Nigeria and India continue war of words with Twitter

The complex consequences of unfettered access to social media and its opposite, banning social media, have been highlighted...

Nigeria: Be Ready to Confront Any Invaders, Delta Monarchs Tell Communities

Traditional rulers in Delta State have appealed to residents to be more vigilant and security conscious following the...

Nigeria, As Dr. Uma Eleazu Sees It

"It looks as if we are in a vehicle that is going down hill, and the driver and...

Nigeria: Twitter – SERAP Sues Govt Over Directive to Broadcasters

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja "to...

Soccer-Former Nigeria coach Siasia’s match fixing ban reduced to five years

Sport Former Nigeria national team coach Samson Siasia, who was banned from the game for life for match...

Nigeria: Many Injured As APC Factions Clash in Offa

The brawl was between supporters of the state Commissioner for Water Resources, Femi Agbaje, Kwara South senator, Lola...

Nigeria: Delisted Centres – JAMB Advises Affected Candidates to Print New Notification Slips

Candidates, who were scheduled to take examination in delisted centres can proceed to print their examination notification slips...

Arla builds dairy farm in Nigeria to support local milk production

Located in Kaduna State, the 200-hectare farm, scheduled to open in 2022, will have housing for 400 dairy...

Warriors’ Brown readies Nigeria for Tokyo Games

There was a small hurdle that officials from the Nigerian basketball federation had to clear before they could...

Nigerian police kill 14 gunmen in central Nigeria – Xinhua

LAGOS, June 20 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian police killed 14 gunmen after repelling their attempted attack on a police...

Nigeria: States Differ Over Buhari’s Grazing Routes Directive

Discordant tunes have continued to trail President Muhammadu Buhari's directive on revival of grazing routes with state governments...

Nigeria: Nollywood Producer, Four Others in Police Net Over Arms Deal

Asaba — The Delta State Police Command yesterday disclosed that its Special Response Squad had arrested a Nollywood...

Nigeria: Angry Youths Block Kaduna-Abuja Highway as Bandits Kill Four, Abduct 49

Angry youths, Saturday, blocked the Kaduna-Abuja following the killing of four people and the abduction of 49 others...

Dubai Nigeria: United Arab Emirates flights connecting Nigeria, South Africa, India go resume June 23

20 June 2021, 06:30 WATNew Informate 4 hours wey don passWia dis foto come from, EmiratesDubai - Nigeria...

Nigerian models aim to rock the world’s runways

By Sophie Bouillon / AFP, LAGOS, Nigeria Champagne corks popped and sequins sparkled like a thousand tiny stars...

Nigeria: Covid-19 – Nigeria Records Zero Deaths in 14 Straight Days

Nigeria did not record any death from COVID-19 in the last 14 consecutive days, maintaining the death toll...

Nigeria: Many Trapped as Angry Villagers Block Abuja-Kaduna Highway Over Attacks

Many travellers are currently trapped on the Abuja-Kaduna highway as angry residents have blocked the road over attacks,...

Nigeria: Yobe State – Weekly Situation Report No. 3 (As of 11 June 2021) – Nigeria

This report is compiled by OCHA Nigeria in collaboration with humanitarian partners. HIGHLIGHTS The internally displaced persons (IDPs)...

At Least 80 Students Missing After Latest School Raid in Nigeria | Voice of America

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Police in Nigeria say armed men have attacked a school in the northwest state of...

Nigeria: Breaking – Kebbi Attack: Nigerian Army Rescues Two Teachers, Five Students – Official

PREMIUM TIMES had reported the attack by bandits in Yauri, which led to the abduction of some students...

Nigeria: The Tough Choice Between Analogue and Digital Tyranny

Jack Dorsey is a politician, much more than a Mark Zuckerberg. These tech companies with reach into the...