News - Nigeria

Buhari Restates Administration’s Commitment To Improve On Gains Recorded In Securing Nigeria

21 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will work harder to improve on the gains recorded in securing the country from the onslaughts of terrorists and criminals, and ensuring that Nigerians enjoy a better livelihood by stabilising the economy.

My Administration Will Continue To Review Obsolete Laws Hindering Growth In Many Sectors - Buhari

22 hours ago /
Business and Economy  

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will continue to review obsolete laws that are hindering growth in many sectors of the Nigerian economy.

80 Political Parties Beat INEC Deadline On Nominations

22 hours ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral; Commission, INEC, has confirmed that over 80 political parties met the deadline for the submission of list of candidates for the 2019 general elections.

Ganduje Gate: Kano Assembly Summons Daily Nigeria Editor

22 hours ago /
Nation 

The Kano State House of Assembly has summoned Daily Nigeria Editor-in-Chief, Ja’afar Ja’afar, to appear before its committee investigating a video clip allegedly showing Governor Abdullahi Ganduje collecting five million Dollar bribes.

Buhari Calls For Calm Ahead Of 2019 Elections

1 day ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is calling for calm among Nigerians ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Ighalo Promises More For Super Eagles

1 day ago /

China based super eagles striker and 2019 AFCON qualify top scorer Odion Ighalo says he has put behind him the unfortunate scenes from the 2018 world cup in Russia.

Nigeria’s Economy Projected To Grow At 3.01% In 2019

1 day ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian economy is projected to grow at three-point zero-one in 2019 with significant increase in growth from zero point eight per cent in 2017 to two point one percent in 2018.

Youth Olympic Games: Nigeria Picks Three Medals

1 day ago /
Sports  

Team Nigeria have clinched three medals at the on going youth Olympic games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

NOA Urges Nigerians To Shun Vote Buying

1 day ago /
Nation 

Nigerians have been asked to champion the campaign for credible elections by embracing practices that will improve the process and shun all forms of electoral malpractices.

FCT CJ Inaugurates Panel On Courts Decongestion

1 day ago /
Nation 

In a bid to decongest the federal capital territory high court, the chief judge, justice Ishaq Bello has set up a special court panel that will treat the backlog of pending court cases.

House Of Reps Considers Bill On Minimum Healthcare Services

1 day ago /
Health 

Nigeria’s house of representatives is considering a law that will prescribe minimum standards for healthcare facilities and efficient healthcare service delivery in Nigeria.

House Of Representatives Amends NBC Act To Boost Education.

1 day ago /

A bill seeking to amend the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) act to provide for radio and television programmes, specifically targeted at improving education standards in Nigeria, scaled second reading on Thursday in the house of representatives.

Nigeria, Botswana Set To Improve Relations

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Botswana government says it is working to relax visa accessibility for Nigerians. Minister for international affairs and cooperation of Botswana, Unity Dow said this while signing bilateral agreements between the two countries.

Nigeria Governors Forum Opposes New Minimum Wage

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria governors’ forum has expressed the inability of state governments to implement any new minimum wage increase at this time in the face of current economic realities.

Group Warns Against Destructive Impact Of Fake News

1 day ago /

Media practitioners and owners of social-media platforms in Nigeria must always confirm their news stories before publishing to avoid over heating the polity in the build up to the 2019 general elections.

2019 Elections: NSC Raises Alarm Over Proliferation Of Weapons

1 day ago /
Nation 

The National Security Council, NSC, has raised an alarm over the proliferation and stockpiling of weapons by some persons who it said intend to take laws into their hands during the forthcoming general elections.

Ozone Layer Protection: UN Pledges Support For Nigeria To Eliminate Harmful Chemicals

1 day ago /
Nation 

The United Nations says it will continue to support Nigeria through its technical and financial mechanism to phase out harmful chemicals, most of which are potentially dangerous to the ozone layer.

Lalong Urges Lawyers To Uphold The Constitution At All Times

1 day ago /
Nation 

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, says Nigerians, especially those in the legal profession must strive to uphold the sanctity of the country’s constitution at all times, irrespective of their religious or ethnic backgrounds.

Buhari Commends Saudi Arabia For Creating Enabling Environment For Pilgrims

1 day ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured ambassadors in Nigeria of continued support and ease of access to ensure improved relations and shared benefits for both countries, while commending Saudi Arabia for creating a more enabling environment for pilgrims who visited in 2018.

Family Of Murdered Aid Worker Bemoans Her Fate

1 day ago /
Nation 

Reactions have continued to trail the recently reported execution of Hauwa Liman, an aid worker with the International Committee Of the Red Cross, ICRC.


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