August 20

  • Nigeria: Daunting Challenges Before New Police Chief [analysis]


    ODITA SUNDAY writes on the familiar problems the new Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba would have to face and what stakeholders think he should do about existing... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Varsity Commission Says Starved of Fund

    Daily Trust

    Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) Professor Julius O. Okojie yesterday said paucity of funds was affecting the performances of the commission. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Yero Wants Longer Terms for Legislators

    Daily Trust

    Kaduna State Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero has advocated a longer stay in office for lawmakers for them to gain enough experience. Read more »

  • Nigeria: 2015 - Lagos, Kano Get Highest Number of Additional Polling Units

    Daily Trust

    A total of 2561 additional polling units would be created in Lagos State alone before the 2015 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) revealed... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Survey - 72 Percent Nigerian Adults Not Sure Hospitals Can Handle Ebola

    Daily Trust

    Despite interventions carried out by the government to monitor and manage the Ebola virus disease, a survey conducted by the NOI polls has revealed that 7 out of 10 adult Nigerians... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Fire Guts Lagos Plank Market

    Daily Trust

    A fire incident at the plank market in Ebute Meta area of Lagos State on Monday night, destroyed goods worth millions of naira. It was also learnt that the fire consumed about five... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'Kalare Resurfaces in Gombe'

    Daily Trust

    Chief of Staff to the Gombe State Government, Alhaji Ahmed Yayari, has said that the Kalare group has resurfaced in Gombe, with the killing of two people close to the residence of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nasarawa Lawmakers Deny Inducement From Presidency

    Daily Trust

    The Nasarawa State House of Assembly yesterday denied that a large sum of money was sent to induce members to impeach Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, as alleged by APC spokesman,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Police Get Eight New DIGs

    Daily Trust

    The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of six Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) and two Commissioners of Police to the rank of Deputy Inspectors... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Zaria Businessman Found Dead

    Daily Trust

    A businessman identified as Mallam Muhammadu, popularly known as Baba Salisu, was found dead by the road side at Gwargwaje, Zaria on Monday, our correspondent gathered yesterday. Read more »

  • Nigeria: U.S.$20 Billion Unremitted Fund - PWC Concludes NNPC Audit

    Daily Trust

    The forensic audit commissioned by the federal government on the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will be concluded this month by the US-based firm,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Third Mufti of Ilorin Dies At 88

    Daily Trust

    The Third Mufti of Ilorin, Sheikh Sofiullahi Kamaldeen has died on Monday evening, after a brief illness, aged 88. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Security Beefed Up At Lagos Airport Over Bomb Scare

    Daily Trust

    Operatives attached to the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA) Lagos have stepped up security. Though, the number of security personnel attached to the airport has not... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Despite Investments, Access to Water Still Distant Reality in Cross River

    Daily Trust

    Staggering amount of money has been spent by the Cross River State Government to fund water project in the state. Yet, the extent of the investment can only be likened to a drop of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'Entrepreneurial Skills Matter in Telecoms Businesses' [interview]


    Unyime Idem is the Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of Idems Ultimate Limited, the winner of 2014 Airtel Best Channel Partner in Nigeria by Airtel Network Limited. The... Read more »

  • Nigeria: I Am Alive, Hale, Hearty, Says Faleti


    FOLLOWING rumours of his death, which went viral last Monday on social media, foremost novelist and artiste of the Yoruba genre, Pa Adebayo Faleti, has debunked the news, saying he... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Etim - Umana Okon Umana At 55 [opinion]


    THIS year two of my very good friends and role models will mark their 55th birthday. One is Pastor Ben Akabueze, the Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning in Lagos State,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Forum Raises Concerns Over Nigeria's IPv6 Migration


    THERE are palpable fears about the commitment of Nigeria and other African countries planned migration from Internet Protocol Version 4 to Internet Protocol Version 6, which is the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Exploiting Untapped Resources for Nigeria's Industrial Growth [analysis]


    Recent economic changes in the international market, especially in the last decade have shifted the global traditional power structures and led to substantial increases in... Read more »

  • Nigeria: First Photo Show Holds in Whitesands School


    THE graduating students of Whitesands Secondary School, Lekki, recently, held its first photo exhibition in Lagos. It was dubbed the 'Untapped photography exhibition of students'... Read more »

  • Nigeria: World's First 'Smartphone' Celebrates 20 Years


    THE IBM Simon went on sale to the public on 16 August 1994 and combined mobile phone technology with a wide range of computing features. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Breaking - Nigeria Football Federation's Headquarters On Fire

    Premium Times

    The headquarters of the Nigeria Football federation [NFF] in the Wuse Zone 7 District of Abuja has been gutted by fire. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Oshoala - #happygirlalways


    #HappyGirlAlways is the hashtag used most by youngster Asisat Oshoala on her Facebook profile and when you speak to her, it is not difficult to understand why. "It's my life... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Abia Equips Graduands of State Skill Acquisition Centre

    Daily Independent

    Four hundred graduates of the Abia State Skill Acquisition Centre in Umuahia have received various tools of trade from the state government with a charge for them to be good... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Another Ebola Patient Dies

    Daily Independent

    Another Ebola patient died Tuesday evening in Lagos. This has brought the number of death from the scourge to five. Read more »

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