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Central Bank of Nigeria

Nigeria’s apex bank chief re-appointed to serve second term in office

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday confirmed the re-appointment of Godwin Emefiele, the country's central bank governor, for a second term in office. ...
Electricity

Nigeria seeks to finance major electricity project through FOCAC

Nigeria is seeking to finance a major electricity project in the country through the provision of funds by the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC),...
Women In Abuja

WANEP-Nigeria condemns serial assault against women in Abuja

The West Africa Network for Peacebuilding, WANEP-Nigeria has expressed worry over the arbitrary arrests and detention of women by security agents in the Federal...

Nigerian police nab 9 more suspected kidnappers

Nine more suspected kidnappers have been nabbed by the police in Nigeria in the latest crackdown on criminals in the West African country. ...
gunfire

Gunmen kill 3 in fresh Nigeria attack

Three people were killed when gunmen opened fire on local farmers in a fresh attack on a village in northern Nigeria early Monday, according...
kidnappers

Nigeria confirms the release of kidnapped rescue workers

Four Nigerian rescue workers kidnapped by gunmen in the southern part of the country were released unhurt after several days in captivity, the National...
Nigeria-Police-Force

Nigeria: Police Confirms The Abduction of Five Girls From Their School

Five people were abducted by gunmen who stormed an all-girl school in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara late Wednesday, local police said on Thursday. The...
Boko Haram

NE Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 23 Villagers

At least 23 people were killed and many houses burned when Boko Haram militants stormed a village in Nigeria's northeastern state of Adamawa, according...
Boko Haram Nigeria

Boko Haram slaughters 14 loggers in Nigeria

At least 14 bodies of loggers from a village in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno were evacuated to a police station following an attack...
jail bars

Nigeria affirms the release of Zainab Aliyu over drug trafficking offence

The Nigerian foreign ministry on Tuesday confirmed the release of an innocent girl, Zainab Aliyu, who was detained for an alleged drug-related offense in...
Gana Muhammadu

NSCDC Boss Sues for peace

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Gana Mohammadu, has expressed displeasure over the ugly incident that occurred...
Nigeria

Nigeria Builds Ultra-Modern School for Orphans

Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno has completed the construction of 45 mega-schools to cater for the free education of children orphaned by the militancy...
troops

Nigerian Troops foil Boko Haram Attacks in the North

Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that troops had chased out Boko Haram militants who had attempted to infiltrate the city of...
Nigeria

Communal Dispute Kills Eight People in South Nigeria

A three-month-old baby and seven others have been confirmed killed following a renewed communal conflict in Nigeria's southern state of Ebonyi, according to local...
Lassa Fever

Healthcare providers in Nigeria propose fund for Lassa Fever

Nigerian health authorities have said the country will soon launch a healthcare fund to cater for patients with confirmed cases of Lassa fever and...
Gunmen

50 people killed in Nigerian state

At least 50 people have been confirmed killed by gunmen who camped in a thick forest in Zamfara, a troubled state in northwestern Nigeria,...
Boko Haram Nigeria

Suicide attack in NE Nigeria kills 3

At least three people were killed in a twin suicide attack on a suburb settlement of the capital of Borno state, the troubled northeast...
Spare-parts

Nigeria: Mining activities in Zamfara State banned

The Nigerian government on Sunday suspended all forms of mining activities in Zamfara, a northwestern state of the country. The government also ordered all foreigners...
Cholera

Nigeria cautioned of cholera outbreak in NE

An international humanitarian organization warned on Monday the lack of basic sanitation facilities in overcrowded displacement camps will cause fresh cholera outbreak in northeast...
tax

Nigeria to introduce tax paying habits within workforce

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said here Tuesday that his government would continue to encourage citizens to cultivate the culture of paying taxes by ensuring...
Lion dance performers from the Huaxing Arts Troupe interact with children at the Disbury College in Lagos, Nigeria, March 14, 2019. For more than three months, the Huaxing Arts Troupe, mainly composed of young Nigerian performers, has been going around some local primary and secondary schools in Lagos, promoting the Chinese and Nigerian cultures through music and dance. (Xinhua/Lyu Shuai)

Chinese Art Troupe Showcases China-Nigeria Cultural Ties

More than 100 young Nigerians recently gathered at a secondary school in the city of Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, for a top-notch cultural exchange...
Gunmen

1 Policeman Killed and Five Others Seized in Nigeria

A policeman was killed and five others abducted from a mining site in Nigeria when a group of gunmen invaded a village in the...
Measles

Nigeria: Measles Outbreak Claims the Lives of 13 Children

Thirteen children have been confirmed killed following an outbreak of measles in Nigeria's northern state of Borno, local authorities said on Friday. In a statement...
Boko Haram

Nigeria: Multilateral Operation Gets 55 Boko Haram Militants Killed

Fifty-five Boko Haram militants were killed in the past two days following a joint operation by forces from Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Benin and Niger,...
doctor

Chinese Medicine Became Well Known in Nigeria

Tucked inside a vast residential area in the Jabi district of Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria, the first officially registered medical clinic in...
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari Saddened by Lagos School Building Collapse

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday expressed sadness over the collapse of a three-storey building housing a primary school in Ita-Faji area of Lagos,...
Nigerian military

Nigerian Military Deepens Security in Kaduna State

Nigeria's military on Wednesday said it is intensifying security in the troubled northern state of Kaduna where scores of people have been killed in...
Boko Haram

Multilateral Operation in Nigeria Kills 50 Boko Haram Militants

Fifty Boko Haram militants were killed following a joint operation by forces from Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, and Niger, the Nigerian military said on Sunday. Troops...
Lassa Fever

Nigeria: Lassa Fever Outbreak Deaths Hits 93

The death toll from the latest Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has risen to 93, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said on...
Independent Electoral Commission

Nigerians elect state governors, lawmakers

Nigerians returned to the polls on Saturday to elect state governors and lawmakers in the second leg of the country's 2019 general elections. ...