August 29

  • Nigeria: Man, 30, Remanded in Agodi Prison


    A man, identified as Kazeem Fatai, has been remanded at the Agodi Prison, Ibadan, Oyo State, by an Ibadan Magistrates' Court, for allegedly causing the death of a 28-year-old. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Stephen Keshi to Sign a New N6 Million Contract

    Premium Times

    The Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi, has agreed to sign a N6million contract with the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, and the Sports Ministry as soon as the NFF crisis... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ebola - CAF Clears Calabar for Congo Clash

    Premium Times

    The appeal by Congolese football officials that their September 6 match against the Super Eagles be relocated from Nigeria owing to fears concerning the outbreak of the dreaded... Read more »

  • Nigeria: FG to Review Stand On Resident Doctors

    Daily Independent

    Indications have emerged that reprieve is on the way for sacked resident doctors, as the Federal Government is said to be considering recalling the doctors to their duty posts.... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Police Parade 22 Robbery Suspects in Umuahia

    Daily Independent

    TWENTY-TWO suspected criminals, including two robbery suspects, Ochieze Friday (25) and Munachi Lemechi (19), who allegedly ordered their victims to lie down on the Enugu- Port... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 13 Firms Jostle for Auchi Erosion Contract

    Daily Independent

    No fewer than thirteen construction firms are now jostling to secure the contract for the construction of Oshiobugie flood and erosion control located at Auchi in Etsako West Local... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Urhobo Liberation Movement Adopts Omo-Agege for Gov

    Daily Independent

    THE Urhobo Liberation Movement (ULM) has adopted Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege as their governorship candidate in 2015 general election, saying he is the best man for the job. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Mba Gets CAF Job

    Daily Independent

    Linus Mba, the NFF referees Consultant who was axed by CAF in the thick of Nigeria 's problems with FIFA has been 'reinstated' with a match. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ikimi Should Learn to Accept Majority Wish - Eta

    Daily Independent

    The National Vice Chairman (South South) of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Hilliard Eta, has described the exit of Tom Ikimi from the party as unfortunate. Read more »

  • Nigeria: FRSC Assures of Prompt Arrival At Crash Scenes

    Daily Independent

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Thursday, assured Nigerians of its personnel's prompt arrival at accident scenes in spite of the dreaded Ebola virus. Read more »

  • Nigeria: FPI Rises By 32 Per Cent

    Daily Independent

    Total equity transactions at the nation's stock market increased to N225.51 billion (about $1.45 billion) at the end of the first half of this year, representing an increase of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigeria's Informal Trade Valued U.S.$12 Billion - Nexim Boss

    Daily Independent

    Managing Director of Nigerian Export and Import Bank[NEXIM], Robert Orya, has said that the volume of informal trade in Nigeria is estimated at $12 billion. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Marketers Kick Against Jonathan APCON Appointment

    CAJ News

    STAKEHOLDERS in the local integrated marketing and communications industry have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to reverse the appointment of Prince Ngozi Emioma as the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ribadu's Defection No Threat to APC - Adamawa Chair

    Daily Trust

    Ahead of the October 11 governorship election in Adamawa state, the State chairperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Binta Garba yesterday expressed confidence that... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Constituents Threaten to Sue Nasarawa Assembly Over Member's Suspension

    Daily Trust

    Political stakeholders and constituents of Awe-North State Constituency in Nasarawa State, have protested the suspension of their lawmaker, Umaru Tanko Tunga by the State Assembly... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Group Roots for Fintiri in Adamawa Guber Race

    Daily Trust

    A pro-democracy group, Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) yesterday drum up support for the candidacy of the acting Adamawa state governor, Ahmadu Fintiri... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Adamawa Guber - PDP to Decide Ribadu, Others Fate Today

    Daily Trust

    The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People's Democratic Party will decide the fate of a former EFCC boss, Malam Nuhu Ribadu and three others seeking the ticket of the party... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'Errors' Resurface in Conference's Final Report

    Daily Trust

    There are still some misrepresentations of delegates' decisions in the final report of the National Conference, Daily Trust learnt. The report, in three volumes, was presented to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Adamawa - Aspirants Form G-7 to Stop Ribadu, Others

    Daily Trust

    A battle line has been drawn between seven of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirants contesting for the gubernatorial ticket of the party in Adamawa State and six of their... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Boko Haram Captures Dikwa, Hoists Flag

    Daily Trust

    Boko Haram insurgents yesterday conquered yet another local headquarters in Borno State and hoisted their flag as a sign of triumph. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Kano Assembly Endorses Kwankwaso's Presidential Ambition

    Daily Trust

    Members of the Kano State House of Assembly yesterday endorsed the presidential ambition of the state governor, Engineer Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, come 2015. Read more »

  • Nigeria: PDP Ambassadors Appeal to NWC to Grant Ribadu Waiver

    Daily Trust

    PDP Ambassadors, a pressure group in the Peoples Democratic Party, has appealed to the National Working Committee, (NWC) of the party to grant Malam Nuhu Ribadu waiver to enable... Read more »

  • Nigeria: APC Aspirants Sue Yuguda, Law Makers Over LG Election

    Daily Trust

    Two persons aspiring to contest for the position of local government chairmen in Dass and Tafawa Balewa Local Government Areas of Bauchi State; Bala Gori and Ahmed Dankade, have... Read more »

  • Nigeria: I Want to Build On Nyako's Legacies - Bello

    Daily Trust

    An aspirant for the Adamawa State governorship by-election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Emmanuel Bello, has said that if elected into office, he would... Read more »

  • Nigeria: FMN Targets Local Rice Production, Offers 210 Kobo Dividend

    Daily Independent

    In line with its vision of becoming a market leader in its businesses, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN) has stated that it would soon begin optimum production of locally grown rice... Read more »

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