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Nigeria’s EFCC Discovers N.5bn Stashed Away in Victoria Island

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zone, Friday uncovered yet another large sum of suspected laundered money to the tune of N448,850,000...

President Buhari Medical Leave in UK Drags On

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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the parliament to extend his medical leave in the UK, amid concerns that his health may be worse...

Letters from Africa: Nigeria’s Language of Flowery

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In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers the art of Nigerian verbosity. My friends in the international...

Mikel Defends His Move to Tianjin Teda

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Super Eagles captain and former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has explained his recent move to the Chinese Premier League to team up with...

Amos Adamu Gets A Two Year Ban From FIFA

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Nigerian administrator Amos Adamu is facing another ban from all football-related activities by Fifa. The investigatory chamber at the world governing body’s ethics committee has...

Oil Deal Must Work for the Good of All – Minister

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Kachikwu targeted an oil price of around $60 a barrel moving forwards but stressed OPEC could be poised to take further action to rebalance...

Iheoma Obibi Leads The Bedroom Revolution For Women

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It was a cultural taboo for a woman to ask for sexual gratification in Nigeria, until now. Despite being bombarded by sexually suggestive photos,...

Letter from Africa: Where Did President Buhari Go Wrong ?

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Muhammadu Buhari was the first opposition candidate to win a presidential election in Nigeria In our series of letters from African journalists, Mannir Dan...

Boko Haram Crisis: ‘Maiduguri Face Serious Starvation

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Maiduguri has become the centre of aid efforts Kawu Ashe is just one of up to 120,000 people facing starvation in north-eastern Nigeria, which...

Nigeria’s Central Bank Steps in To Save The Naira From Further Fall

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Nigeria's central bank intervened on the interbank foreign exchange market on Tuesday to help support the naira after it hit an all-time low...

Sanusi Barkindo Takes Office As OPEC Secretary General

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Former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, has assumed office as the Secretary General of the...
IMF

Nigeria’s Growth Forecast Shortened By IMF

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Nigeria’s economic growth in 2016 is expected to decline further to 2.3 per cent, with non-oil sector growth projected to slow from 3.6 per...

Nigeria Unable to Trace $16bn of Oil Money

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Nigeria’s state-owned oil company has been accused of failing to pay the government $16bn (£11bn) of revenues in a suspected fraud, officials say. The Nigerian...

Diaky Admits is tough replacing Asamoah Gyan

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Emenike has been criticized despite scoring five goals in seven matches Al Ain veteran Ibrahim Diaky has called for patience for the club's Nigerian...
oil and gas well drilling

Nigeria?s Declares Its Stand On Oil and OPEC

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Another oil producing country outside the Gulf states is taking issue with the strategy not to take an active role in boosting prices. Nigeria?s Emir...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Al Jazeera up Close with Nigeria?s President Muhammadu Buhari

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks exclusively with Al Jazeera English?s Mehdi Hasan: ? Declares he ?will not resign? if he doesn?t fulfill his promise to...
Nigeria

Two Blasts Rocks Abuja Killing Many People

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A bus station in Nyanya was struck by two blasts last year, killing 90 people The first struck near a police station in Kuje,...

Nigeria?s food exports face standards issues

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About 15 percent of food and agro products leaving Nigeria and West Africa are rejected at the borders of Europe, America and Asia, as...

94 Year Nigerian Student Passes On

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Mohammud Modibbo (R) pictured with his teacher in Kano Mohammud Modibbo was unable to go to school as a child because he worked as...

D-Black to feature Davido and other big names in 3rd album

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Multiple Award winning Afrobeats / Hiphop act D-Black gears up to release his third studio album in October this year. Following his first album released...

President Buhari Arrives Germany

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President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Munich, Germany on Sunday armed with the "wish list" of Nigeria in line with the demand of the Group...

Nigeria?s Rivers State bans akpeteshie and dog meat

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Rivers State government has banned the consumption of local gin popularly called Ogogoro, following the death of about 32 persons, 15 from Bonny Island and...

Nigeria?s new President takes office

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President Goodluck Jonathan handing over the national flags to President Buhari The winner of Nigeria?s presidential election in March, Muhammadu Buhari, has been sworn...

Oklahoman Dike Joins Nigeria?s Squad For Women?s World Cu

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Courtney Dike, youngster sister of MLS and NASL veteran Bright Dike and a sophomore at Oklahoma State University, is among 23 players named to...

Nigerias Tasked To Imbibe In The Culture Of Selfless Service

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Ahead of the inauguration of a new government of Nigeria under Muhammadu Buhari, Onitsha based gospel evangelist, Theo Rays has tasked Nigerians on the...

Religious leaders asked to always direct their sermon on peace

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Religious leaders have been charged to use their vantage position to promote peace and unity in the country. The Chief Executive Officer of the Strength...

Boko Haram attacks again at Nigeria?s Madagali district

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At least three people have been killed and seven women abducted by Takfiri Boko Haram militants in northeastern Nigeria, local officials say. Madagali local government...

Nigeria?s First Maritime University Gets Approved

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The Federal Government has approved the first Nigerian Maritime University. The Minister of Information, Patricia Akwashiki told State House Correspondents after day?s Federal Executive...

CSO Condemned Kashamu?s Abduction

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A Civil Society Organisation, African Civil Liberty Committee on Rendition has described alleged plans by the United States to abduct Prince Kashamu Buruku to...

Nigeria becomes poor in the midst of vast wealth

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?If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members...