July 30

  • Nigeria: Nasarawa Impeachment: Lawmakers Flee State Capital

    Premium Times

    The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has relocated to Karu Local Government Area and is currently sitting to deliberate on a petition against the state Chief Judge, Suleiman Dikko,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ambassador Did Not Meet Ebola Victim, Says Lagos

    CAJ News

    THE Lagos State Government has refuted reports in the local media suggesting Ambassador to Liberia, Chigozie Obi-Nnadozie, had contact with the Liberian who recently died of Ebola. Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'Only Nigerians Can Tackle Boko Haram'

    Daily Trust

    The traditional head of Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State, Chief Sule Abenga, has said that only Nigerians, not foreigners can tackle the current insecurity challenges... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Female Lawyers Want Jonathan to Stop Insurgency

    Daily Trust

    The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has tasked President Goodluck Jonathan to deploy all machineries to halt the activities of insurgents in the country. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Army to Get New Uniform

    Daily Trust

    Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Kenneth Minimah, has said that officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army will soon be kitted with new sets of uniforms to differentiate them from... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Cholera Kills 200 in Cameroon

    Daily Trust

    An outbreak of cholera has killed more than 200 people in northern Cameroon over the past two months, the Health Ministry said yesterday. Read more »

  • Nigeria: I Was Forced Into Illicit Drugs Trade - Suspect

    Daily Trust

    A 39-year-old suspected drug trafficker yesterday told officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) that those who swindled him of $ 30,000 forced him into illicit... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Izala Tasks Govt On Ending Insecurity in Nigeria

    Daily Trust

    The Jama'atu Izalatil Bid'ah Wa'iqamatus Sunnah has called on the federal government to do everything within its power to bring an end to the current insecurity in the country. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Unicef Donates Relief Materials to Damboa Crisis Victims

    Daily Trust

    Bauchi State office of the United Nation Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has donated relief materials to the victims of Damboa attack who are currently in displaced peoples' camp... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Robbers Kill Petrol Station Manager in Kaduna

    Daily Trust

    Gunmen suspected to be robbers attacked a petrol station in Kaduna, killed the manager and took away an undisclosed amount of money. Daily Trust gathered that the manager was... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Zakzaky's Sons Buried in Zaria

    Daily Trust

    The three sons of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, murdered by soldiers alongside 30 others after a pro-Palestinian rally were buried Monday... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Asaba Power Sub-Station for Inauguration Aug 28

    Daily Trust

    Mr Domicent Etsese, Director, AK-AY Elektric Contracting Firm, which is handling the Asaba power sub-station project has said that the project would be inaugurated on August 28. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Jonathan Shoudn't Have Condemned Attack On Buhari, Dokubo Says

    Daily Trust

    A former President of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) and the founder of the disbanded Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujahid Asari Dokubo, has chided President... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Katsina Tasks Spotlight On Promotion Ticket

    Daily Trust

    Players and officials of Nigeria National League side, Spotlight Football Club of Katsina, have been urged to redouble their efforts towards picking one of the promotion tickets to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Death Toll in Kano Blast Rises to Seven

    Daily Trust

    The death of toll of the blast at St. Charles Catholic Family Parish in Sabon Gari area of Kano State has risen to seven, as two-year old Valentine Chukwudalu Onwualo died at the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: As Senate Awaits Implementation of Report On NNPC

    Daily Trust

    The Senate recently considered the report of its committee on finance, which probed allegations of unremitted $49.8bn by the NNPC and uncovered massive fraud indicting the... Read more »

  • West Africa: Nigeria Joins Ecowas to Phase Out Inefficient Incandescent Lamps

    Daily Trust

    Nigeria and other government representatives from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have successfully established a regionally-coordinated framework to... Read more »

  • West Africa: Ecowas Seeks Mainstreaming of Almajiri Schools

    Daily Trust

    The 7th Annual Review Meeting on the Implementation of the ECOWAS Plan of Action on Combating Trafficking in Persons (TIP) has called on member states to mainstream Talibe/Almajiri... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Maigari Mobilises FA Chairmen to Petition Fifa

    Daily Trust

    Ousted President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aminu Maigari is allegedly mobilising chairmen of the State Football Associations to petition FIFA to ban Nigeria, Prompt News... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Child Abductors to Face Death Penalty in A/Ibom


    Henceforth, any person who abducts a child in Akwa Ibom State will face the death sentence like a kidnapper under the state's Child's Rights and anti-Terrorism Act. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Insurgency - Emir of Ilorin Cancels Sallah Homage


    The emir of Ilorin , Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, yesterday cancelled the traditional Sallah homage to the Government House, Ilorin. Read more »

  • Nigeria: NTI Holds Workshop On Expansion of Its Programmes


    The director-general and chief executive of the National Teachers' Institute(NTI), Kaduna, Dr. Aminu Ladan Sharehu, has said that the strategic importance of the institute as the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigeria Passing Through Turbulent Phase - Aidoko


    The vice chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Attai Ali Aidoko joined Muslims in his constituency to celebrate the Eid-Fitr, marking the end of the Muslim holy month of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Fake Agents Invade Benin With Handbills


    In desperate bid to make ends meet, some teenage girls recruited as employment agents have taken over Benin City, Edo State. Read more »

  • Nigeria: 2015 Election - KAS Cautions Politicians Against Money-for - Vote Inducement


    Ahead of the 2015 general elections, the country representative of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), Mrs Hildegard Behrendt-Kigozi has cautioned politicians against inducing the... Read more »

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