Buhari’s Economic Advisory Council Says Nigeria’s Borrowing Unsustainable

Nigeria’s current public debt stock is unsustainable even though the country’s debt-to-Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio…

Military Airstrike Erroneously Hits Civilians in Northeast Nigeria’s Yobe State

A Nigerian military fighter jet believed to be targeting the Islamic State in West African Province(ISWAP)…

Dollar Scarcity May Hamper Shell’s Planned Sale of Nigerian Assets

The current challenge of dollar-crunch in Nigeria may hinder plans by Royal Dutch Shell to sell…

Nigeria Says Twitter Ban to Be Lifted Soon

Nigeria’s federal government on Wednesday disclosed that the suspension placed on the operations of international microblog,…

US Donates $6.8m to Combat Human Trafficking in Nigeria

The United States has donated $6.8 million for projects to combat trafficking in persons in Nigeria.…

Okonjo-Iweala, Biden Listed Among Time’s 100 Most Influential People

The Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been named in Time Magazine’s…

1.6 Million Households, 8 Million People Benefit From Conditional Cash Transfers, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said efforts to reduce poverty in the country continue…

UNIBEN Students Continue Protest Amid Closure Of University

Students of the University of Benin have continued with their protest for the second day to…

‘We Are Not Unmindful Of The Anxiety:’ FG Promises To Restore Twitter

The Federal Government has again pledged to restore Twitter services in the country, hundred days after…

Buhari Swears In Three INEC National Commissioners As FEC Commences

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in three National Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).…

Google Says It Offers More Than $10bn in Consumer Benefits in South Korea

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday its presence in South Korea equates to nearly 12 trillion…

North and South Korea Conduct Duelling Missile Tests as Arms Race Heats Up

Both North Korea and South Korea test fired ballistic missiles on Wednesday, the latest volley in an…

You’re Pampering Terrorists, Pyrates Confraternity Tells Buhari

The National Association of Seadogs otherwise known as the Pyrates Confraternity, has blamed the attacks on…

Buhari Seeks Senate Approval for $4.179bn, €710m External Loans

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally sent a letter to the Nigerian Senate seeking its consideration and…

Nigeria: Rivers Governor Wike Goes to Supreme Court Over VAT, Wants Stay of Execution Nullified

The Rivers State government on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court of Nigeria to quash the ruling…

Lagos to Raise N25bn through Green Bond

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with FMDQ Group and…

Nigeria: 114 Escapees Recaptured after Kogi Jailbreak

The Controller General for Correctional Services, Haliru Nababa, has said 114 escapees from the Sunday night…

Christian Association of Nigeria Accuses Government of Abandoning 31 Abducted Baptist Students

The Chairman of Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Joseph Hayab,…

Tobi Amusan Becomes First Nigerian to Win Diamond League Title, Sets African Record in 100m Hurdles

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan set a new African record in the 100m Hurdles event after storming to…

Nigeria VP Osinbajo Forecasts $450bn Boost In African Economy Via AfCFTA

The Nigerian Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has forecasted a potential income gain of about $450 billion…

‘Unthinkable’: Buhari Wonders Why Any Igbo Man Would Want to Exit Nigeria

In his first working visit to Imo State since winning a second term, President Muhammadu Buhari…

Nigeria: More Trouble as States Drag FG to Supreme Court Over Stamp Duties Collection

It now appears that more states of the federation have woken up from slumber and are…

AfDB Approves $137mLoan To Support Botswana’s Economic Recovery

African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved  $137million loan to support Botswana in mitigating the effects of…

NNPC’s Assets Rise by 18.7% as Corporation Publishes 2020 Audited Results

For the third time since it was established 44 years ago, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation…

Rivers Governor Wike Commences Implementation of VAT Law

Governor of Rivers State in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, Nyesom Wike, has raised the alarm over underhand…

Nigeria: FIRS Explains Why It’s Against States’ Collecting VAT

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on Wednesday explained its opposition to the administration of Value…

El Salvador Leads the World into Cryptocurrency, Adopts Bitcoin as Legal Tender

El Salvador on Tuesday became the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal…

Lagos State Doctors Shelve Strike as Government Meets Demands

Following agreements reached with the state government on Monday, medical doctors in Lagos who have been…

Nigeria Flag’s Off Environmental Response to Cholera Outbreak

Nigeria’s Federal Government has flagged off a national campaign on environmental response to combat the ongoing…

Nigeria’s Northeast Borno State to Export Wheat, Gum Arabic to Sudan

Borno State in northeast Nigeria is to export wheat and gum arabic to Sudan. This follows…

Three Judges Involved in Conflicting Exparte Orders to Appear Before Nigeria’s Judicial Council

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad has ordered three judges involved in granting conflicting exparte orders…

Katsina Governor Masari to Shut Down Telecoms Services in Three LGs Over Bandit Attacks

The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has said his administration was considering the need to…

NNPC May Float Initial Public Offering in 2024, GMD Kyari Reveals

Nigerians and foreign investors interested in owning shares in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), which…

Nigeria Orders Telcos to Suspend Calls, Internet Services in Bandit-ravaged Zamfara State

Following growing insecurity in northern Zamfara State, the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has instructed telecommunications companies…

Nigeria: Herdsmen Kill Former Presidential Candidate Sowore’s Brother

Suspected herdsmen have killed the younger brother of a former Nigeria presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore. Mr…

Taliban, opposition vie to control Panjshir; Pakistan spy chief flies to Kabul

Taliban and opposition forces were fighting on Saturday for control of the Panjshir valley north of…

‘Height of Corruption and Lawlessness’: Nigeria Governors Kick as Finance Minister Approves Payments For Paris Club Consultants

Governors of Nigeria’s thirty-six states have described the issuance of promissory notes in favour of judgment…

Nigeria: 6000 Boko Haram Fighters Surrender to Authorities

The Nigeria military says nearly 6,000 Boko Haram members including commanders, fighters and their families have…

Nigeria’s Security Forces Overstretched and Poorly Armed, Katsina Governor Masari Says

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State in northwest Nigeria on Thursday said the nation’s security…

Nigeria: Forensic Audit Uncovers Colossal Mismanagement of $14.5bn NDDC Funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that the federal government will take necessary measures to recover the…

Governor El-Rufai Bans Transportation of Livestock ‘In and Out’ of Kaduna

The Kaduna State government has banned the transportation of livestock from the state to other parts…

Nigeria’s U.S. Embassy, consulates send crucial message to passport applicants over fake website

FCT, Abuja – The Nigerian Embassy and Consulates-General in the U.S. have raised alarm over a fake…

Extend Boko Haram pardon to convicted soldiers, Falana urges Buhari

HUMAN rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has written a letter to the President, Major General…

Sacked ministers failed to meet target, Buhari plans more evaluation

FORMER Minister of Agriculture, Mohammed Nanono; and former Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, were sacked by…

Buhari: full impact of our projects will be felt long after my exit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said his administration’s projects are designed to yield long-term benefits. He…

New York City Mayor Declares State of Emergency after Record-breaking Rain

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency on Wednesday night due…

Biden Defends Departure from ‘Forever War’ in Afghanistan, Praises Airlift

A defensive President Joe Biden called the U.S. airlift to extract more than 120,000 Americans, Afghans…

Nigeria: Lagos, 6 Other Southern States Fail to Meet September 1 Deadline to Ban Open Grazing

Seven states in the southern part Nigeria have failed to meet the deadline set for Wednesday,…

Nigeria: Buhari Sacks Agriculture and Power Ministers, Redeploys Others

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday relieved two ministers of their duties.The Ministers leaving the cabinet…

Passenger Traffic Remains at 40% One Year after Nigeria Reopened Airspace

Almost one year after the federal government reopened Nigeria’s airspace to international travel after the Covid-19…

Dangote: Only A Third of NNPC’s Investment in Refinery Will Be Paid in Cash

Africa’s richest man and the President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote on Tuesday disclosed…

Nigeria’s Disease Control Chief Ihekweazu Named WHO Assistant DG

Nigeria’s Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has been appointed Assistant Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) in…

Maina To Remain In Custody As Court Rejects Fresh Bail Application

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to hear a fresh bail application filed by…

Boko Haram Surrender Is A Welcome Development – Senate President

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan believes the recent surrender of Boko Haram insurgents to Nigerian troops…

Nigeria: Digital Currency Gains Traction as CBN Appoints Technical Partner

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Monday announced the formal engagement of global fintech company, Bitt…

Sudan, Chad Begin Talks to Tackle Cross-border Terror Threats

The transitional governments of Sudan and Chad on Monday began a round of bilateral talks to…

Nigeria: Parents of Released Tegina Islamiyya Students Vow Not to Allow Children Return to School

Some parents of the pupils of the Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School, Tegina, in the Rafi local…

Nigeria: DSS Releases Supporters of Yoruba Nation Agitator Sunday Igboho After 60 Days

After more than sixty days in custody, the Department of State Services (DSS), on Monday, released…

Nigeria Lucky to Have Buhari, Shehu of Borno Says

The Shehu of Borno, Abubakar El-Kanemi, Monday, said the people of Borno State were lucky to…

Nigeria Has Spent $3.6bn on Covid Management, FG Says

The Nigerian government on Monday revealed that it spent over $3.6 billion in managing the effects…

Repentant Insurgents: Borno Leaders Seek Proper Profiling, Warn Against Hasty Release

Stakeholders in Borno State have called for stringent profiling of repentant insurgents as many Boko Haram…

Nigeria: Judgement on VAT Will Strengthen Campaign for Restructuring, Falana Says

Nigerian human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, on Sunday, said the judgement of the Federal High…

Nigeria: Middle Belt Accuses Presidency of Plot to Declare Emergency in Benue

The Middle Belt Forum (MBF) has alleged a plot by the presidency to aggravate the crisis…

CJN Summons Heads Of Courts Over Conflicting Orders

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, (NJC), Justice Tanko…

21-day notice: Strike dangerous now, FG begs doctors, NMA, ministry disagree

The Federal Government, on Sunday, expressed concern about the 21-day strike notice issued by the Nigerian…

Buhari Vows To Crush Perpetrators Of Plateau Violence

President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to rooting out the elements behind the recent killings in Plateau…

Nigeria: Governor Lalong Says People Using Politics and Religion to Perpetuate Crisis in Plateau

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has said there’s a clear desire by people to use politics,…

Flood submerges 15 houses in Imo community, residents count losses

The people of Amauzairi in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State have been…

How eNaira will work: CBN gives latest update to know as government plans to track Nigeria’s digital currency users

In July, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced that it will introduce the country’s official…

FG Rejects 21-Day Ultimatum Issued By NMA

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has rejected the 21-day ultimatum given to the Federal Government…

NNPC Spends $1.3bn on Petrol Subsidy in Six Months

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) expended N541.65 billion subsidy on petrol between February and July…

US Drone Strikes ISIS-K Vehicle Packed With Explosives in Kabul

The United States says it carried out a military strike on Sunday against an “imminent ISIS-K…

Nigerian Senator’s Pilot Son Murdered in Northwest Kaduna State

The eldest son of a Nigerian Senator, Captain Abdulkarim Bala Na Allah, has been found dead…

NDLEA Arrests Kingpin at Abuja Airport for ingesting 87 Wraps of Cocaine

A Nigerian,, Ibeh Ejike returning from Kigali, Rwanda has been arrested for ingestion of 87 wraps…

Nigeria: Plateau Assembly Gives Governor Lalong Two-week Ultimatum to End Killings

The Plateau State House of Assembly has given Governor Simon Lalong two weeks to address the…

NDA Attack: Falana Asks FG To Secure Release Of Abducted Officer, Arrest Suspect

The interim Chairman, Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond (ASCAB), Femi Falana, has asked the Federal…

NMA Issues FG 21-Day Ultimatum To Resolve Industrial Disputes With NARD, Others

The Nigerian Medical Association has issued a 21-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to resolve all…

We shed tears of joy after receiving first pay in Saudi Arabia, UK, others – Nigerian doctors

Some Nigerian doctors in Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and the United States of America have…

Two Children ‘Abducted’ From Lagos By Nanny Rescued In Benin-City

Two siblings based in Lagos have been rescued following their abduction allegedly by a nanny simply…

How a Volcanic Surge 56 Million Years Ago Cut Off The Arctic Ocean From The Atlantic

Travel back in time 56 million years, and you’d arrive during a period of heightened volcanic…

Increase revenue base to address increasing public debts, CIBN urges FG

The Chairman, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Lagos Branch, Peter Ashade, has urged the Federal…

FG yet to recover N5.15tn debt, says minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, indicated on Friday that the…

FG designates 3,363 vaccination sites, cholera cases hit 47,000

The Federal Government has designated 3,363 vaccination sites across the 36 States of the Federation and…

Zamfara Govt Restricts Fuel Sales, Announces New Measures To Tackle Banditry

The Zamfara State government has announced a set of new measures aimed at tackling the growing…

Nigerian gunmen free scores abducted from schools this year

Nigerian gunmen have freed scores of students abducted from three schools in the northwest this year,…

Convoke National Dialogue Now to Save Nigeria, Delta Governor Okowa Tells FG

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed worry about the various challenges confronting the country,…

It’ll Cost Nigeria More to Break up Than to Remain One, Obasanjo Says

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday reiterated his support for a united Nigeria, saying the cost…

UK Donates Additional 592,880 Covid Vaccine Doses to Nigeria

The United Kingdom (UK) has donated another 592,880 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Nigeria, bringing the total…

Nigeria Government Orders Stoppage of Striking Doctors’ Salaries

Nigeria’s federal government has commenced the implementation of the no work, no pay rule on striking…

Pipeline Leaks In Lagos Community After Suspected Vandalism

There was panic in the Ikotun area of Lagos State on Friday following the leakage at…

Abducted Zamfara College Students Regain Freedom

The abducted students of the College Of Agriculture and Animal Science Bakura, Zamfara State, have regained…

Kogi confirms eight deaths from diarrhoea, 129 cases

THE Kogi State Government has confirmed the death of eight persons from diarrhoea-related diseases in five…

Nigeria signs military agreement with Russia, photos emerge

The Nigerian government has signed a military-technical cooperation agreement with the Russian federation. A statement released…

Super TV CEO’s Family Writes IGP, Demands Thorough Probe And Justice

The family of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, has asked the…

Attack on Nigeria’s Elite Military College Will Accelerate Total Uprooting of Evil in Country, Buhari Says

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, said Tuesday’s attack on the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, had…

Nigeria: Dreadful Culture of Silence on Sexual Harassment Must Be Broken, Says Ekiti First Lady Fayemi

Ekiti State First Lady, Erelu Bisi Fayemi on Wednesday posited that the dreadful culture of silence…

Confusion, Condemnation as Gunmen Kill Another 35 Persons in Fresh Attack on Jos

There was palpable confusion in Jos, Plateau State on Wednesday as unknown gunmen again attacked Yelwa-Zangam,…

Afghans Told to Leave Kabul Airport Over ‘Very Credible’ Islamic State Terrorist Threat

The United States and allies urged people to move away from Kabul airport on Thursday due…

Ethiopia Developing Local Social Media Platform to Rival Twitter, Facebook

Ethiopia’s communications security agency says the East African country is developing its own social media platform to rival Facebook,…

Nigeria’s GDP Grows 5.01% in Q2 2021, Highest In Six Years

Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) has seen a sharp increase of 5.01 percent in the second…

Guardiola To Leave Man City When Contract Expires in 2023

Pep Guardiola has said that he will leave Manchester City when his contract runs out in…

EFCC tells Nigerian banks to query their customers’ sources of income

Nigerian banks have been urged to screen their potential customers to ensure that they are not…

Insecurity: Matawalle Calls For State Of Emergency In Northern Nigeria

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has called for a state of emergency in the northern part…

Plateau Govt Re-Imposes 24-Hour Curfew On Jos North LGA

The Plateau State government has re-imposed a 24-hour curfew on Jos North Local Government Area (LGA).…

Buhari Making Grazing Routes and Reserves Conditions for Peace, Benue Governor Ortom Claims

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said the dispositions of President Muhammadu Buhari, were beginning to…

Nigeria: Nonagenarian Ex-soldier with 8 wives and 50 Children Arrested for Drug Trafficking

A 96-year-old retired soldier, Pa Joseph Owherhi who is married to eight women and blessed with…

Nigeria: Military Involves Retired Senior Officers to Combat Insurgency in the Northeast

In its efforts to fight the ravaging insecurity bedevilling the North East the Nigerian military has…

Former Central Bank Governor Sanusi Says Ending Subsidies Puts Nigeria on Fiscal Sustainability Path

A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and a former Emir of Kano,…

Shock, Anger, Trail Daredevil Attack on Nigeria’s Elite Military University

Shock, condemnation, and anger trailed the attack launched on Nigeria’s elite military academy on Tuesday by…

Nigeria: Borno State in War-Ravaged Northeast Profiling 2,600 ‘Repentant’ Insurgents for Reassimilation

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State on Tuesday reviewed the activities of Boko Haram insurgency in…

Several Feared Killed, Many Injured In Fresh Plateau Attack

Several persons were feared killed with many others injured after suspected herdsmen attacked Yelwa Zangam village,…

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu raises alarm, says Lagos records 135 deaths in third wave

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has urged the resident of the state to follow COVID-19 protocols…

Nigeria mourns as another First Lady dies

President Muhammadu Buhari has extolled the virtue of Lady Adanma Okpara, the widow of the late…

Desperate Nigerians sell homes and land to free kidnapped children

TEGINA, Nigeria (Reuters) – After armed men snatched seven of Abubakar Adam’s 11 children in northwestern…

Taliban will no longer allow Afghans to go to Kabul airport for evacuation, spokesman says

The Taliban said Tuesday that the group will not allow Afghan nationals to leave the country…

Nigeria VP Osinbajo: I’ve Not Declared Interest in 2023 Presidential Election

Nigeria’s Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said he has not declared interest in the…

Nigeria: Edo Governor Obaseki Says Only Vaccination Cards to Guarantee Access to Public Places

In Edo State now, only those with the vaccination cards or proofs of having taken, at…

Nigeria: Katsina Governor Masari Insists That Citizens Acquiring Arms to Repel Bandits Way To Go

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has said a major reason the negotiations the state once…

THISDAY Launches WhatsApp Edition With Free Delivery to 73m MTN Subscribers

THISDAY Newspapers has launched a WhatsApp edition to deliver the digital PDF copy of its newspapers…

Bandits Attack NDA, Kill Two Officers, Abduct One

Bandits have attacked the permanent site of the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna State, killing two…

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