News - Nigeria

Priest Urges Prayers For 2019 Elections

7 hours ago /
Nation 

As the 2019 general elections draw closer by the day, Nigerians have been told to pray that god gives the country leaders who will place the interest of the country and its citizenry above self.  

President Buhari To Commission Africa’s Largest Rice Seeds Factory In Calabar

8 hours ago /
Nation 

Ahead of president buhari’s visit to Calabar, the cross river state capital on Tuesday, cross river state governor, prof ben Ayade says the state is ready for the presidential visit.

APC Convention Promotes Brisk Business

11 hours ago /
Business and Economy  

It’s no longer news that the All Progressive Congress held its National Convention in Abuja on Saturday.

Inspector General Of Police Assures Of Personnel Welfare

1 day ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s inspector general of police Ibrahim Idris has assured police personnel of his resolve to ensure that the current challenge with their salaries caused by the integrated payroll information system (IPPIS) will be properly addressed

Obasanjo Pays Condolence Visit To Bode George

1 day ago /
Nation 

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday visited his former ally and former National Deputy Chairman (South West) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos Bode George to commiserate with him on the death of his son, Dipo, who died last May 9,2018.

Obasanjo Visits Adebanjo

1 day ago /
Nation 

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday met with a leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo and some members of the organisation in Lagos.

Beauty Queen Seeks Permanent Resettlement Of Bakassi Refugees

1 day ago /
Entertainment  Nation 

The United Nations, and the federal Government of Nigeria have been urged to permanently resettle the Internally Displaced People of Bakassi to reduce IDPs Camps in Nigeria.  

UN Says More Widows Falling Into Extreme Poverty In Nigeria

1 day ago /
Nation 

Women advocates in Nigeria say the population of widows in the country falling into extreme poverty is growing by the day.  

Soyinka Slams Obasanjo, Thumbs Up Nigerian Media

1 day ago /
Nation 

Nobel laureate professor Wole Soyinka has given the Nigerian media a pass mark in the quality of its reportage but insists that there is room for improvement

FIFA President Congratulates Super Eagles

1 day ago /
Sports  

The president of world football governing body FIFA, Gianni Infantino, made a surprise appearance at the super eagles dressing room to congratulate them after their two nil win against Iceland on Friday

Christian Pilgrims Boss Advocates More Empowerment For Women

1 day ago /
Nation 

The executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian pilgrims commission, Tor Ujah wants governments at all levels to invest in the empowerment of women, to enable them use their potentials for the development of the society.    

APC Convention Preparation

1 day ago /
Nation 

All is set for Saturday’s national convention of the ruling all progressives congress, APC in Abuja.

Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles

1 day ago /
Nation  Sports  

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the super eagles on their victory Friday over Iceland in their second match at the Russia 2018 FIFA world cup.  

2018 World Cup: Nigeria Beat Iceland

1 day ago /
Sports  

Nigeria’s super eagles this Friday gave millions of Nigerians around the world something to cheer, when they defeated Iceland two nil, to brighten their chances of scaling through to the knock out stage of the 2018 world cup Russia.  

Include Traditional Rulers In Security Architecture – Catholic Lawyers

2 days ago /
Nation 

The National Association Of Catholic Lawyers Abuja chapter wants government to ensure that traditional rulers are included in the security architecture of the country. 

LPPC Suspends Nwobike, SAN

2 days ago /
Judiciary  

The legal practitioners' privileges committee, has suspended a senior advocate of Nigeria, Joseph Nwobike from using the rank of senior advocate of Nigeria and enjoying privileges attached to the rank.

Lead Poisoning Kills 500 Children In Zamfara, Niger

2 days ago /
Health 

The Ministry of mines and steel development, doctors without borders are seeking preventive measures against lead poisoning. 

12 New Court Of Appeal Judges Sworn In

2 days ago /
Judiciary  

The chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), justice Walter Onnoghen has warned Judges in the country against turning themselves into political tools as the country gradually approaches the 2019 general elections. 

INEC Assures of Credible Conduct of Election

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it has put necessary machinery in place for the conduct of credible elections in Nigeria.     

Institute For Security Studies Participants Seek Modification Of Nigeria’s Security Architecture

2 days ago /
Security 

Participants at the executive management course of the Institute for Security studies say there is an urgent need to modify Nigeria’s security strategy to contain emerging threats.


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