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Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo, Sachs, Afreximbank pledge support for African education fund

They made the pledge on Saturday at the second Babacar Ndiaye Lecture in Bali, Indonesia.


Travel Ban: PDP says this is ‘full-blown fascism’

The party said it hopes this is not a ploy to harm certain eminent Nigerians.

Air force helicopter

Buhari commissions 62 NAF cadets in Kaduna

The president said the 62 cadets’ addition into the NAF would further strengthen the personnel needed by the force.

Nigeria stand at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition [Photo: Innovation Village]

Nigeria, others showcase IT innovations at global event

The event opens Sunday and is expected to last for five days.

President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the Party chieftains during the Party' 4th National Caucus Meeting held Monday night at the Presidential Villa Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. FEB 26 2018

Buhari cautions religious, traditional leaders against partisan politics

The president attended an interfaith seminar with Muslim and Christian leaders on Saturday.

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose

Political appointees, friends shun Fayose’s last dinner party; food wasted

A government house source said many of those invited were unhappy with the departing governor for various reasons.

Corps member drowns in Bauchi river

Two others were rescued by villagers, the police say.

Mining site used to illustrate the story.

Nigeria women miners seek space in N8 trillion industry

The conference is also expected to examine the extent to which mining legislation influences women participation.


West African journalists strategise on media development

The deliberation is part of events at the ongoing West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA).


Nigerian appointed country manager by global Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative

Murjanatu Gamawa was a team leader (Oil and Gas) in the NEITI Technical Department.

Flooded mini-estate used to illustrate the story.[photo credit: scan news]

Flood: EU donates N400 million to Nigeria

The federal government is also assisting victims with N3 billion.


Facebook says attackers stole details from 29 million users

The stolen data on 14 million users included birth-dates, employers, education and lists of friends.


Man jailed 14 years for raping, impregnating own 13-year-old daughter

The 42-year old Friday Moses will serve his term in prison with hard labour.

File photo of Resident Doctors

Doctors decry failure of Nigerian govt to constitute board of Medical and Dental Council

NMA has given government until Sunday to put the board in place or face industrial action

Buhari and Atiku

Atiku mocks Buhari, says he’ll not take six months to appoint ministers

Mr Buhari, who was sworn-in on May 29, 2015, did not appoint ministers until about six months later in November.

Housing Estates used to illustration the story. [Photo credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Federal Mortgage Bank, Labour, others roll out low-cost houses for workers

The scheme plans to deliver 200 two and three-bedroom flats in each geo-political zone at prices ranging between N3.1million and N8.3 million

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Buhari pays tribute to late Supreme Court justice

Mr Buhari described Dennis Edozie as an accomplished jurist who diligently applied the law in principle.

Doctors attending to patients used to illustrate the story

32 million Nigerians struggle with learning disorder – Foundation

About one in every three Nigerian children have dyslexia, a study says

India on map

Two Nigerians arrested in India

An Indian police officer also speaks on the arrest.

Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos

Aircraft catches fire in Lagos

There were no casualties as the fire was quickly contained by fire fighters.

Federal Secretariat Complex, Abuja

Agency, group train public institutions on how to ease access to information

BPSR and PPDC organised the one-day seminar in Abuja

Leah Sharibu

Religious leaders call for immediate release of Leah Sharibu

Christian and Muslim clerics held a press conference to plead for the release of Miss Sharibu


Gunmen attack Akwa Ibom governor’s former aide

Police say attack on Mr Udeme was a robbery incident and is being investigated.

EU funds workshop to address inadequate advocacy by Nigerian CSOs

EU funds workshop to address inadequate advocacy by Nigerian CSOs

The first training in the series is being held at the Tahir Guest Palace Hotel in Kano State.


ActionAid trains Nigerian journalists on fight against social injustice, poverty

Drawn from different media organisations across Nigeria, the journalists were converged in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, for the two-day training.