News - Niger

Archbishop Of York Likens Oil Pollution In Niger Delta To Genocide

1 hour ago /
Nation 

The Archbishop of York Church of England and Chairman of the Bayelsa Oil and Environmental Commission of Inquiry, John Sentamu, says corruption, organized theft, and robbery are the root causes of long years of environmental pollution and neglect of oil-producing states of the Niger-Delta region of Nigeria.

We Gave License For Nomadic Education, Not To Herdsmen - NBC

4 hours ago /
Nation 

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC,  has negated reports that the commission gave radio license to herdsmen, stating that the license was given to National Commission for Nomadic Education to develop and maintain nomadic education outreach programmes.

Army Reacts To Report Of Killing Of Soldiers In Borno

4 hours ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has described as untrue a published report making round, that 25 soldiers were killed in Borno State on Saturday.

Radio Station For Herdsmen: IPOB Reacts, Blames Obasanjo

5 hours ago /
Nation 

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted to the move by the President Muhammadu Buhari government to establish a radio station for Fulani herdsmen.

Jonathan Sends Powerful Message To Edwin Clark

5 hours ago /
Entertainment 

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, on Saturday, congratulated Elder statesman and Ijaw leader, Edwin Clark, on his 92nd birthday.

Osoba, Abiodun Absent As Buhari Inaugurates Amosun’s Projects

5 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari in Abeokuta, on Saturday, inaugurated the projects done by Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun.

Film Corporation Says Creative Industry Is A Viable Alternative For Nigeria’s Economic Diversification

17 hours ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Film Corporation, NFC, says the creative industry can provide a viable alternative for the government’s diversification drive if the sector is well funded and given the right attention.

Nigeria Ranks Low In Research

17 hours ago /
Nation 

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, has blamed poor investment in research, for the poor performance of Nigerian universities global research rating.

Buhari Extols Clark At 92

18 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has extolled the virtues of Nigeria's former Information Minister, Chief Edwin Clark on the occasion of his 92ND birthday anniversary.

Northern Education Development

18 hours ago /
Nation 

An education consultant from the Profuturo initiative in Nigeria, Mike Magaji says the shortfall in free, and qualitative education in areas ravaged by violence and conflict is the main factor responsible for the increasing number of out of school children in Nigeria.

Ramaphosa Sworn In, Promises Hope And Renewal

19 hours ago /
Politics 

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to bring about "hope and renewal" as he was inaugurated at a stadium in the capital, Pretoria on Saturday.

INEC Declares PDP’s Mutawalle Zamfara Governor-Elect

23 hours ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Saturday declared Bello Mutawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  as the governor-elect of Zamfara State.

President Buhari Inaugurates Projects In Ogun

23 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abeokuta inaugurated some projects executed by the outgoing Governor of Ogun, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun.

Air Force Inflicts ‘Heavy Casualties’ On ISWAP Terrorist

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole says it has inflicted heavy casualties on ISWAP terrorist in a series of air strikes conducted at Tumbun Hamma on the fringes of Lake Chad on Friday.

NUPENG Reacts To Buhari’s 72-hour Ultimatum To Clear Apapa

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has appealed to Lagos State Government to help in the rehabilitation of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu truck park at Orile to decongest trucks in Apapa.

MTN Suffers First Share Price Fall, Dropping ASI 1.9%

1 day ago /
Business and Economy  

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc on Friday suffered its first share price fall since listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE.

APC Appoints Acting National Secretary

1 day ago /
Politics 

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has appointed Victor Giadom as its acting National Secretary.

Osinbajo Jets To South Africa

1 day ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s  Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is in South Africa for the inauguration of President, Cyril Ramaphosa in Pretoria.

Buhari Congratulates Ganiyat Fawehinmi At 70

1 day ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to the wife of late legal luminary and human rights activist, Mrs Ganiyat Fawehinmi, on her 70thbirthday, joining family and friends in the joy of celebrating another auspicious milestone.

Commonwealth Handball Administrators Meet In Abuja

1 day ago /
Sports  

Eighteen countries have arrived in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital for the Commonwealth Handball Association African group meeting billed for Saturday, May 25 and Sunday 26, 2019.


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