Nigeria

Nigeria: We Walked Into an Ambush, Akpabio’s Ex-Aide Says

A former aide to Godswill Akpabio, Ata Ikiddeh, has said that what happened to the Akwa Ibom senator...

Nigeria: Focus On Gas Flaring Reduction

Sylvester Idowu writes on efforts by the federal government to reduce gas flaring and boost revenue with the...

Nigeria: Ezekwesili Garners 7,223 Votes Despite Withdrawing From Presidential Race

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared President Muhammadu Buhari winner of Saturday's presidential election. INEC Chairman,...

Nigeria: Abuja Airport Receives More Passengers After Poll

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, continued to experience an upsurge of arriving passengers on Tuesday, days after...

Nigeria: APC Has More Than Half of Senate Seats Announced So Far

By Queenesther IroanusiMillions of Nigerians came out on Saturday to vote in a president and a vice for...

Nigerians Back Home After Migration to Europe Flops

By Ahmed ZayedTripoli — Some 37 children are among 343 Nigerians that have been evacuated from war-torn Libya...

Nigeria: What Nigerians Should Expect From Buhari’s Second Term

Photo: @MBuhari/Twitter President Muhammadu Buhari at his campaign headquarters in the run-up to the announcement of the election...

Nigeria: UN, AU, Ecowas Urge Calm Until INEC Releases Full Results

By Oludare RichardsAbuja — The United Nations (UN), African Union (AU) and Economic Community of West African States...

Nigeria: Aliko Dangote Foundation Boosts Nigeria’s Effort to End Polio Scourge

By Princewill EkwujuruAs Nigeria eager-ly awaits her certification as polio-free by the World Health Organisation, WHO, the Aliko...

Nigeria: NLC to Shut Down Ogun Over ‘Anti-Worker Decisions’

By Charles Coffie GyamfiAbeokuta — The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is to move against Governor Ibikunle Amosun in...

Nigeria: Buhari Speaks On 2019 Presidential Election Victory – Full Speech

Photo: Premium Times Buhari speaks on 2019 presidential election victory. Shortly after he was declared the winner of...

Nigeria: With Hefty Votes From North-West, North-East, Buhari Re-Elected President

By Adedayo AkinwaleAbuja — Gathering jumbo votes from his North-west and North-east strongholds, President Muhammadu Buhari of the...

Nigeria Remains Africa’s Largest Economy – Report

By Ugo AliogoNigeria has been named Africa's largest economy for the second year in a row by multinational...

Nigeria’s Multi-Billion Dollar Tax Claims May Delay Bonga Project

By Chineme Okafor with Agency ReportAbuja — Royal Dutch Shell yesterday disclosed that the federal government's recent claims...

Nigeria: National Assembly Adjourns to March 12 for Lack of Quorum

By Shola OyeyipoAbuja — The two chambers of the National Assembly yesterday adjourned plenary until March 12, for...

Nigerians Have Another Chance to Avoid the Mistakes of 2015

By Ayo SogunroWhen Muhammadu Buhari won the 2015 presidential elections, he famously promised in his inaugural address: "I...

Nigeria: Can OPEC Hold Its Ranks? Implications for Nigeria

By Femi AdekoyaEleven members of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and 10 other nations are...

Nigeria: How I Was Gang-Raped By 8 Students – UNILAG Student

A student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Tuesday told an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences...

Nigeria: Elections in Nigeria – Smartphone, Truth and Lies

Millions of voters in Nigeria took their smartphones to the polling station. They have become a tool for...

Nigerians Re-Elect Buhari As President

Photo: @inecnigeria/Twitter The Independent National Electoral Commission's statement declaring Muhammadu Buhari the winner of the 2019 election. By...

Nigeria: APC Wins All Nass Seats in Gombe

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gombe State has won all the National Assembly seats declared by the...

Nigeria: Jigawa Deputy Governor, Two Others Win Senatorial Seats

By Ibrahim ShuaibuDutse — The Jigawa State Deputy Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia, has won the North East senatorial...

Nigeria: Bello Mandiya Clinches Senate Seat for Katsina South

The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Bello Mandiya, has been declared the winner of...

Nigeria: INEC Chair Promises to Look Into Discrepancies in Election Results

By Shola OyeyipoAbuja — The National Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised that the electoral umpire...

Nigeria: Buhari Wins Kaduna – allAfrica.com

By John ShiklamKaduna — President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has won the presidential...

Nigeria: PDP Wins Adamawa South Senatorial Zone

By Daji SaniYola — The senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Binos Dauda Yaru, has...

Nigeria: Fresh Violence Reported in Kajuru, Kaduna

Fresh violence has been reported in Kajuru, the local government where dozens of people were killed over a...

Nigeria: Buhari Leads Atiku in Sokoto

By Onuminya InnocentSokoto — President Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressives Congress (APC) has won in 17 Local Government...

Nigeria: Senate Resumes, Adjourns Over Inability to Form Quorum

By Queenesther IroanusiThe Senate resumed plenary on Tuesday but adjourned over its inability to form a quorum. This...

Nigeria: Saraki Congratulates Winners of Kwara Polls

By Queenesther IroanusiThe Senate president, Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the winners who emerged from Saturday's presidential and National...

Nigeria: Ngige Threatens to Sue Over Buhari’s Defeat in Anambra

Photo: This Day PDP supporters waving flags (file photo). By Azeezat AdedigbaPresident Muhammadu Buhari discussing with Minister of...

Nigeria: Saraki Concedes, Wishes Those Who Emerged Best of Luck

Photo: Daily Trust The rise and fall of the Saraki dynasty. Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has...

Nigeria: Dele Momodu Advises Atiku to Congratulate Buhari

Photo: This Day PDP supporters waving flags (file photo). By Mojeed AlabiThe publisher of Ovation Magazine and one...

Nigeria: Atiku Wins Enugu – allAfrica.com

Presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has emerged winner of Saturday's presidential election in Enugu State...

Nigeria: New Capital Rules for Banks

editorial The proposed new requirement is desirable Over the past few decades, there has been a deluge of...

Nigeria: Fear of Attack Over Election Ruins Lagos Traders Day

By Esther OnyegbulaHoodlums, yesterday, threatened to burn down shops owned by Igbo traders in Oshodi and Odunade-Orile markets...

Nigeria: Governor Shettima Wins Borno Central Senatorial Seat

By Abdulkareem HarunaThe Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has won the senatorial seat of Borno Central district....

Nigeria: Despite Violence and Rigging, Conduct of Nigeria’s General Elections Better Than 2015 Say Observers

By Anne-Marie BissadaDespite reported incidents of violence and even deaths, observers say Nigeria's general elections were a significant...

Nigeria: Buhari Wins Lagos, Ogun, Yobe States

By Iyabo Lawal, Charles Coffie Gyamfi, Adeyemi Adepetun, Victor Gbonegun, Kehinde Olatunji, Njadvara Musa and Michael EgbejulePresident Muhammadu...

Nigeria: Unplanned Pregnancies On the Rise Among Women in Lagos – Report

By Chioma ObinnaWhen Mrs Juliet Adeniji had her fourth child six years ago she and her husband Kola...