The Turkish government has appealed to the Federal government to close down the 17 Nigerian-Turkish International Colleges in Nigeria.
The Ndokwa ethnic militant group said it did not mandate the Niger Delta Dialogue Contact Group, NDDCG, to negotiate on their behalf with the Federal Government.
Hawkers will now risk up to six months in jail and a fine of 90,000 naira if they're caught selling on the streets of Lagos.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday raised its benchmark interest rate to 14 percent from 12 percent in move to stabilise the country's currency, the naira, and tame soaring inflation.
The EFCC will begin investigation into the alleged N10.9billion oil subsidy scandal rocking the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN).
26 July 2016, 07:31
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC to intensify the rate of crude oil exploration activities in the north eastern parts of the country.
26 July 2016, 11:20
Nigerians have been urged to brace for possible fuel scarcity as truck drivers embark on a nationwide strike on Tuesday.
25 July 2016, 20:11
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called for an independent probe into the alleged N40 billion 2016 budget padding by the National Assembly.
25 July 2016, 22:30
Nigeria’s Consul-General in South Africa Ambassador Uche Ajulu-Okeke said the Federal Government lost $39 370 (about N10.9 million) as visa and passport fees at processing centres.
25 July 2016, 12:32
Shares in Nintendo plunged Monday after it warned that the Pokemon Go mania sweeping the world would not translate into bumper profits, taking the wind out of a dizzying rally that saw the firm's value more than double.
22 July 2016, 07:23
President Muhammadu Buhari confirmed that he was currently holding talks with the Niger Delta Avengers in an attempt to negotiate an end to the continuous vandalism of oil facilities in the region.
22 July 2016, 08:21
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said that a culture of corruption has manifested itself deeply within Nigeria and that the problem will remain until the need for reform institutions is not fulfilled.
22 July 2016, 10:45
The Niger Delta Avengers has denied report that the Federal Government is talking to Niger Delta militants through oil companies and law-enforcement agencies to find a lasting solution to insecurity in the region.
21 July 2016, 13:07
Militant group Niger Delta Avengers has warned NUPENG, PENGASSAN and foreigners to “leave all oil fields and terminals in the Niger Delta because it is going to be dirty very soon.
21 July 2016, 13:07
The Naira has suffered heavily at the parallel market depreciating by N7 against the dollar.
21 July 2016, 18:31
The Federal Government yesterday reached an agreement with some major oil marketers to recall sacked workers as requested by the sector’s labour unions.
21 July 2016, 09:52
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Nsima Ekere and Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba as the managing director and chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission.
20 July 2016, 21:01
The organization of all commercial vehicle owners and petrol tanker drivers in Nigeria, has threatened to withdraw its services in seven days if outstanding claims owed to its members by government and oil marketers are not paid.
19 July 2016, 22:26
The IMF slashed its growth forecast for the Nigerian economy this year, saying a combination of plunging oil revenues and weakened investor confidence will push it into recession.
20 July 2016, 08:21
The Central Bank of Nigeria has told senators in a closed doors meeting that the Nigerian economy is in a bad state with financial projections not painting a good picture for its financial future.
19 July 2016, 15:20
The United States chapter of the South-South Native Assembly (SSNA) has urged the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to address the crisis of ghost workers.
19 July 2016, 07:24
Inflation surged to 16.5 percent in Nigeria last month - its highest level in more than decade - as prices of imported food and energy jumped after the government stopped propping up the currency, the National Bureau of Statistics said Monday.
18 July 2016, 18:00
The Rivers State Government has accused former Governor Rotimi Amaechi of misappropriating N3 trillion from the coffers of the state in eight years.
18 July 2016, 11:34
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced that many parts of Lagos, Nigeria will experience blackout between 10am and 1pm today, Monday, July 18.
18 July 2016, 11:43
Etisalat Nigeria, the mobile network operator, has called for entries for the 2016 edition of its Prize for Innovation.