Nigerian women begin vigil for abducted Chibok schoolgirls

The women believe God will cause the release of the girls. (more…)

Ralph Akinfeleye

Compass Newspaper: UNILAG Professor blasts paper for ‘pay-as-you-go’ policy

The University Don says the New Nigerian Compass newspaper’s pay-as-you-go policy cannot work. (more…)


CISLAC demands audit of Nigeria’s defence spending since 1999

The group asks the Nigerian Government to exchange the nation’s resource, such as crude oil,…

Former Minister of Petroleum, Rilwanu Lukman

Jonathan, other prominent Nigerians mourn Lukman

Mr. Jonathan acknowledged the great intelligence, integrity, competence and humility with which Mr. Lukman distinguished himself in all his national and international assignments. President Godluck Jonathan; Senate President, David Mark; Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Speaker, House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, were some of the prominent Nigerians that mourned…

Dale Bolinger

British cannibal nurse found guilty of trying to meet girl

On an internet profile, the accused listed his interests as "cannibalism, mainly the hunting and preparation of young but sometimes not so young women." (more…)

Former Minister of Petroleum, Rilwanu Lukman

OPEC condole with Nigeria over Rilwanu Lukman’s loss

Mr. Lukman passed away on Monday morning. (more…)

Lai Mohammed

APC lambasts Jonathan over $1 billion Boko Haram loan

The party says the Jonathan administration is corrupt, inept and has no need for $1 billion loan. (more…)

Olisa Metuh, PDP National Publicity secretary

PDP blames APC for Nyako’s removal

The PDP says Mr. Nyako’s removal showed he had lost public support. (more…)


Man, 20, electrocuted in Dutse

The man got electrocuted when he climbed a pole in an attempt to fix a faulty line to  is house. (more…)


Caught in the act: Kidnappers arrested while collecting ransom

The children were kidnapped in Ogun and rescued in Ebonyi. (more…)

Bola Tinubu

Tinubu accuses Jonathan, PDP of contriving Nyako’s impeachment

The former Lagos governor said the president’s actions are capable of destroying Nigeria’s democracy. (more…)


Nigeria publisher charged with defamation, refused bail

"The wrongdoing in this case would appear to be on the part of the police who are flouting the ruling of the High Court." (more…)

Arizona state university

7,318 Nigerian students studying in U.S. – Official

Over 100 students are preparing to leave for studies in the U.S. by August. (more…)

Malaysian Aircraft

Malaysian Airline crash: Nigeria backs independent‎ International inquiry

Nigeria’s envoy to the United Nations described the downing of flight MH17 as an “apocalyptic end of the world”. (more…)

Colleges of Education NASU suspends 4-month-old strike

The suspension will take effect from midnight, Sunday. (more…)

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos

LASU says no further reduction of tuition fees

The LASU Public Relations Officer says the students should be grateful with the State Government’s offer. (more…)


Five feared killed as gunmen attack Kaduna community

Last month, 200 people were killed by gunmen in the area. (more…)

Abuja public water potable, Official assures residents

Mr. Adebayo said that the board was always conscious to treat raw water properly before supplying residents The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Water Board has assured Abuja residents that the water it supplies is potable. The acting director of the board, Michael Adebayo, gave the assurance in an interview with…


NURTW president begs kidnappers to release abducted secretary

Mr. Nwakodo was kidnapped in Abia. The President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Najeem Yasin, has appealed to kidnappers of the union's National Secretary, Sunny Nwakodo, to release him. Mr. Yasin made the appeal in an interview with journalists in Abuja on Friday. Mr. Nwakodo, who…