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agricultural productivity

How a Chinese firm aids Nigeria’s modern agricultural development

Every day since the past three years, Bulus Yunusa, an Abuja-based Nigerian farmer, receives calls from the people of his village in northeast Nigeria...
court

Nigeria to protect assets against British court’s ruling

The Nigerian government on Tuesday said it would seek for a stay of execution, defending its rights, while taking the necessary steps to appeal...
GENERAL BUHARI ACKNOWLEDGING CHEERS FROM NIGERIANS

Newly elected legislative leaders pledge to be responsive to Nigerians

Newly elected leaders of Nigeria's federal legislature have pledged to be responsive to the citizens, as the country looks forward to new dawn amid...
Lassa Fever

Nigeria draws curtain on emergency response to Lassa fever outbreak

Nigeria's health authorities on Friday announced the end of the emergency response to Lassa fever outbreak in the country, calling for improved collaboration with...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Central Bank of Nigeria

Nigeria blocks textile importers’ access to foreign exchange

Nigeria's apex bank on Tuesday said it has blocked access to foreign exchange for importers of all forms of textile materials and that the...
Belt and Road

China’s BRI Fills Helps Push Africa’s Development

The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) aimed at advancing global partnership can help Africa, the world's second largest and second most-populous continent, to...
nigeria elections

Nigeria’s Presidential Elections and the Direction Flow

With the rescheduled Nigerian presidential election just two days away, experts have warned that effects of the vote delay still linger and it is...
Nigerians 2019 General Elections

Nigerians Unhappy with Electoral Body

Nigerians on Saturday expressed disappointment at the electoral body's postponement of the presidential election few hours to the commencement of voting in the country. Mahmood...
Nigerian police women

Nigeria Beefs UP security Ahead of presidential Polls

Nigerian authorities have ordered tight security across the country as Saturday's presidential polls draw near. The police said Tuesday that to ensure peaceful elections, it...
Nigeria railway

Nigerians see huge prospects in China-assisted railway modernization project

Nigerians, young and old, stood awestruck, waving and blowing kisses at a moving train on a standard gauge rail line. The China-assisted Lagos-Ibadan railway project...
Lai-Mohammed-Information-Minister

Nigerian Government Suspects Security Threat to Elections

The Nigerian government on Monday alleged there were security threats to the upcoming general election, alerting citizens of the west African country to be...
Independent Electoral Commission

Nigeria’s EC ready to hold general elections

With barely one month to the upcoming general elections in Nigeria, the country's electoral body has said it is ready to conduct free, fair...
Railway

Nigeria’s First Railway Observes 900 days of Safe operation

Passengers waiting to board a train from Nigeria's capital Abuja on Saturday were wowed when they were informed that the train service had been...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS summit: West African leaders deliberate on security and trade

West African leaders on Saturday discussed regional issues of common interest and concern including security, trade liberalization, and how to foster peaceful co-existence in...
Liberia

Liberia’s two major presidential candidates

Liberia is set to hold a general election on Tuesday to elect the president and national congress members. A total of 20 presidential candidates will...
family planning

Nigeria scales up family planning campaign

Nigeria launched a new national family planning campaign Monday, in a bid to achieve its goals of decreasing mortality rate, maternal and infant morbidity. With...
Boko Haram

Nigeria smoking out Boko Haram fighters

Four more members of terror group Boko Haram have been arrested in Nigeria, as the military proves resolute in smoking out remnants of the...
Chibok

Nigerian government commences full rehabilitation of rescued Chibok girls

The Nigerian government on Tuesday said the full rehabilitation of the recently rescued 82 Chibok schoolgirls has begun. On Tuesday, the girls...
Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport

Nigeria completes 40 percent repair work on capital airport runway

Forty percent work has been completed so far on the 3.6 kilometers runway of Nigeria's capital city airport which was shut down for...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president allays citizens’ fears over his prolonged London stay

Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday allayed fears of the country's citizens over his prolonged vacation in the United Kingdom, saying "there is no...
blood

Low publicity hampers blood donation in Nigeria

by Olatunji Saliu Last year, 31 year-old John Akpan received an award from government for being the best blood donor in Nigeria. The man...