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Amnesty International launches nationwide campaign for free speech in Nigeria

Amnesty International on Thursday will launch a new nationwide campaign for free speech to stand up to government and those who perpetrate massive legal...
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Nigeria: Amobi, NBET boss in multi million naira travel expense scandal

Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc boss, Dr Marilyn Amobi became the latest Buhari administration official to be caught up in a travel expense scandal...
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AfDB, IsDB Join Hands to Find Lasting Solution to Drought

A joint initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) will boost agriculture value chains and enhance drought resilience...

Nigerian Consumers Could Finally Could Taste Enhanced Retail

Despite Nigeria’s retail sector being dominated by independent formats like Open Markets and Kiosks in terms of absolute store numbers; the Nielsen Shopper &...

Is All Exciting on Airtel’s The Voice Episode 9

With 16 talents making the live shows of Airtel The Voice Nigeria season 2 already, contestants are set for ‘battles’ in the episode 9...
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Etisalat outdoors new technology for monitoring data usage

Comptel Corporation have announced that Etisalat Nigeria is launching its time-based mobile data solution BlazeOn, powered by Comptel’s FWD Solutions, in the Nigerian market. According...
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Nigeria Promises to Supply More Gas for WAPCo

The Federal Republic of Nigeria has assured an increased volume of gas for the West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo) in coming months. A...

U. S and UK Accuse Boko Haram of Plotting Foreign Kidnaps

Britain and the United States on Friday said Boko Haram was preparing to kidnap foreigners in remote northeast Nigeria, which is in the grip...

Abuja Airport Reopened After Weeks of Repairs

Nigeria’s airport in the capital, Abuja, has reopened six weeks after it was closed for urgent repairs. Henrietta Yakubu, a spokesman for the aviation authority,...

Cameroon Bashed for Forcing Nigeria Refugees Back Home’

The UN refugee agency has criticised Cameroon for the forced return of hundreds of refugees to north-east Nigeria after they had fled from the...

NEC Sets February 2019 For Nigeria Presidential Elections

Nigeria’s next presidential and parliamentary elections will be held in February 2019, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced.INEC said on Thursday the...

Buhari Finally Returns Home to Nigeria

President Muhamadu Buhari has finally returned to Nigeria, after 51 days on vacation in London, United Kingdom.He arrived at about 7.40am via a presidential...

Nigeria to Stop Cement Importation Due to Dangote’s High Production

Following continuous increase in its production capacity, foremost cement manufacturer, Dangote Cement Plc, has finally ended the era of Nigeria’s dependence on importation as...

Confusion Mars Ghana’s Ecowas Parliament Delegations in Nigeria

An unprecedented confusion has rocked Ghana’s delegation to the ECOWAS Parliament, bringing about what some members are calling “international embarrassment to the country.”The troubles...

University of Lagos Bans Wearing of Tight-fitting Clothes’

The University of Lagos in Nigeria’s commercial capital has banned both male and female students from wearing tight-fitting clothes, including trousers, skirts and blouses,...
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The Reason Behind Nigeria’s High Import of Rice

The price of rice is increasing in Nigeria Rice is a big deal in Nigeria. People love eating it. So the BBC’s Ijeoma Ndukwe...

Nigeria: Officials Say Suicide Bombers Now Carry Babies

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria are now carrying babies to avoid detection in their attacks, authorities warn. An attack in the town of Madagali on...

Nigeria: Dozens Perish in Refugee Camp from Air Strike Mistake

Nigerian military jet has mistakenly bombed a camp for displaced people in the north-east, killing at least 52 people and injuring many more. Aid workers...
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Riyad Mahrez Wins African Footballer Of The Year With 361 Votes

Algeria and Liecester City player Riyad Mahrez was adjudged the 2016 African Footballer of the Year, by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) at...

Nigerian Muslim Cleric Objects to Equality Bill

 Nigeria’s most senior Muslim cleric has rejected a new gender equality bill, which proposes that women and men inherit an equal share. The Sultan of...

Reports of Plastic Rice Untrue -Nigeria

Nigeria’s government has denied reports that “plastic rice” was being sold in the country, days after the customs service said 2.5 tonnes of the...

Bags of Plastic Rice Seized in Nigeria

Nigeria has confiscated 2.5 tonnes of “plastic rice” smuggled into the country by unscrupulous businessmen, the customs service says.Lagos customs chief Haruna Mamudu said...

Formation Of West Africa Beach Soccer Union Underwya

Nigeria, Senegal, Ivory Coast and Ghana are leading a proposal for the formation of a West Africa Beach Soccer Union. The heads of these countries...

Akufo-Addo Takes a Three Day Visit to Nigeria

The President-Elect of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday evening left Ghana for a 3-day visit to the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In...

Nigeria Uyo: about 100 people feared dead in a church collapse

At least 100 bodies have been recovered from a church that collapsed in the south-eastern Nigerian city of Uyo. Some reports put the number even...
Women and children that had earlier been kidnapped by Boko Haram militants are seen after been rescued by Nigerian troops in Borno State, Nigeria, Sept. 15, 2015. According to Nigeria's Army Spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the rescued women and children were freed from Boko Haram's bondage during an operation on Tuesday morning. (Xinhua/Dare Sholarin)

Nigeria’s Women Team Commence Sit-in Protest

Nigeria’s women’s team have launched a sit-in protest in an Abuja hotel as they seek allowances and bonuses for winning the Women’s Africa Cup...

Nigeria Displaces S.A to Take a Spot for the Finals

Nigeria striker Desire Oparanozie scored the only goal against a disciplined South Africa to earn her side a place in the final of the...

Guinness Nigeria Signs MOU With NYSC

Leading manufacturer and Nigeria’s only total beverage alcohol (TBA) company, Guinness Nigeria Plc, has revived up its commitment to driving responsible drinking behaviour among...

7 Nigeria Judges Suspended Over Corruption Probe

Nigeria's Judicial Council has suspended seven senior judges, who are being investigated for corruption. The judges are accused of taking bribes in exchange...

Missing Chibok Girl Found With a Baby

One of the Chibok schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria has been found with a 10-month-old baby son, the military says. The girl was discovered...