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Fleeing Boko Haram insurgents seems to have found refuge in one of the states in Nigeria according to the state governor.
Nigeria’s Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has withheld assent to three bills, returning same to the National Assembly with reasons.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has commended the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF’s) initiative to use cinema to revolutionize Africa’s social and economic life.
We chat to sex therapist, Dr Marlene Wasserman about online affairs and the effects they have on human relationships.
People are in for a treat starting Monday evening as the moon will be the closest it has ever been to the earth since January 26, 1948.
There are millions of women online looking for relationships with men and millions of men like you replying to them. At any one time, a good percentage of them will be lying.
Contrary to popular belief, spooning is not always the best sex position for those with a bad back, according to new research from the University of Waterloo in Canada.
More than 6 000 teachers have been killed and 19 000 others displaced as a result of attacks by the Boko Haram terror group in Nigeria.
There appears to be no love lost between PDP chairman Ali Modu Sheriff and former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied endorsing Ali Modu Sheriff as PDP chairman following the Court of Appeal's verdict contrary to media reports.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is providing direct additional funding to banks to meet the public's needs as travel, medical and school fees, effective immediately.
Measures announced on 20 February by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, may ease some of the severe foreign currency shortages faced by the commercial banks, Fitch Ratings has said.
More than 15 000 civilians have been displaced after operations by the Nigerian Army and attacks by armed groups northeast of the country in recent weeks.
The Boko Haram terror group has recruited about 2 000 children over the past year, the United Nations Children’s Fund has disclosed.
Plans to ensure former Vice President Atiku Abubakar stood for the presidential election in 2019 are intensifying.
Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose seems to be gearing up to become Nigeria's commander-in-chief.
The Federal Government will not be borrowing a penny from the World Bank as initially planned, says Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, says that he is aware of a cabal in the presidency in Abuja.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it will sell $500 million, about N200 billion, another desperate attempt to save the troubled naira, a day after it devalued the naira for retail users.
The Federal Government has reportedly obliged to hand over detained Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Zakzaky, for trial but still infringes on court rulings to release him from custody.
Former presidential aide Reno Omokri, has expressed his satisfaction at how the Vice President had been handling the affairs of the country in President Buhari's absence.
First coach of the Super Falcons, Paul Ebiye Hamilton’s left foot has been amputated.
Senate President Bukola Saraki, who led a team of National Assembly leaders to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London, said at the end of the visit: “there is no cause for alarm”
The White House has released the full text of the telephone call between President Donald Trump of America and Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria.
Indications have emerged that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is gearing up to slug it out with former Jigawa state governor Sule Lamido for the PDP presidential ticket in 2019.
Following the deplorable state of the health system, health workers have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike.
A Nigerian man has discovered that the 32 year-old man he raised from birth is not his biological son.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has dismissed reports 20 percent of the Naira currency notes in circulation are counterfeited.
Hope for stable electricity is in horizon as the United States government said yesterday it plans to invest $1 billion, about N400 billion on the power sector.
Allan Gray Ltd., the largest manager of non-government investment funds in Africa, has increased its stake in Nigerian Zenith and Access banks.
The wives of state governors in the South West region are set to play a bigger role in the fight against graft.
Presidential aide, Garba Shehu, has asked Nigerians to be ready to see President Muhammadu Buhari return from his medical vacation in London to the country anytime soon.
The Presidency has disclosed what US President Donald Trump discussed with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday during a telephone conversation.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected the major bank documents the anti-graft agency had tendered to establish its case against Colonel Nicholas Ashinze and three Security Consultants in a N1.5 billion fraud charge.
Nigeria will increase custom duties for tomato imports and waive tariffs for some farming equipment to stimulate local production and investment in the agriculture sector.
The Nigerian Army said it was taking disciplinary measures against two soldiers captured on video maltreating a physically challenged person southeast of the country.
The President of the Senate Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari is healthy and in high spirits.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) protests have kicked off in Lagos and Abuja.
Italian oil giant, Eni has rallied behind its CEO, Claudio Descalzi after prosecutors decided that he should stand trial for corruption related to the firm's 2011 purchase of an oil exploration licence in Nigeria.
Boko Haram insurgency group is currently plagued by financial difficulties, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, has said.
A global movement advancing the rights of Christians has appealed to United States President, Donald Trump, to appoint a Special Envoy to Nigeria and Lake Chad to curb the excesses of the Boko Haram sect.
The Vice Chancellor of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Professor Francis Otunta, has announced the discovery of a drug which he claims is potent to cure HIV/AIDS.
Following the need to provide affordable prices of food across the nation, President Muhammadu Buhari's administration has constituted a Presidential Task Force.
Nigerian narcotics agents said Monday they were pushing to extradite Ogun senator Buruji Kashamu to the United States on drugs charges who is said to have inspired the hit television show "Orange is the New Black".
The price of petrol may increase from its current price of N145 per litre to 150 per litre if the current National Roads Fund bill before the House of Representatives is passed into law.
Several students of Bida Polytechnic who lost their money to the Ponzi scheme, MMM, have failed to meet deadline for the payment of their school fees.
First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) is proposing extensive borrowing from international financiers to resuscitate its economy whose sovereign rating has been revised from stable to negative.
Investigations have revealed that former Akwa Ibom state governor is the chief sponsor of the proposed nationwide protest to be led by 2baba Idibia.
Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, warned new cadets the agency would dismiss and prosecute them if they were involved in such malpractices.
Pressure is mounting on President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend Government Secretary, Babachir David Lawal, for alleged corruption.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has begun a one-week warning strike.
Amid speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari’s health may have failed, he has been pictured with his ally and governor of Ogun state taking dinner.
Following the rumor in the media of the president, Muhammadu Buhari’s death, an Hausa man has warned that northerners will never allow the Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo assume office as the president.
Niger State government is set to conduct an audit of local government councils amid indications of financial abuse by some chairpersons.
House of Representatives Committee mandated to investigate the status of Power Holding Company of Nigeria, non-core asset transferred to Nigeria Electricity Management Company, has commenced its activities.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has told the Lagos High Court that Justice Mohammed Yunusa admitted that he collected N1.5m from Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Rickey Tarfa.
Due to persistent conflict, severe drought and economic instability, Nigeria and three other countries face a credible risk of famine in 2017, a report has said.
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