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How NCC misled lawmakers, Nigerians on electronic transmission of election results

Nigeria, July 28 -- In the presence of journalists, and an anxious public, the Senate passed the electoral bill on July 15. The next day, again amid chaos, the House of Representatives passed it too. ... Read More


COVID-19: Spike in Lagos as Nigeria records 404 new cases Tuesday

Nigeria, July 28 -- Nigeria, on Tuesday, recorded its highest daily COVID-19 infection figure in more than four months. The country recorded 404 new cases, smashing the previous high figure of 317 wh... Read More


INTERVIEW: What Nigerian leaders need to do to check civil unrest - AUN President, Margee Ensign

Nigeria, July 28 -- Margee Ensign was President (vice-chancellor) of the American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN), for seven years before resigning in early 2017, citing personal reasons for her exi... Read More


Police release 47 Yoruba Nation agitators from custody

Nigeria, July 28 -- The police in Lagos have released 47 out of the 48 Yoruba Nation agitators that were arrested during the July 3 rally in Lagos from custody. The 47 agitators were released on Tues... Read More


Balogun calls out the NFF over unpaid bonuses and poor infrastructure

Nigeria, July 28 -- There have been rumours and whisperings that the Amaju Pinnick-led Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is owing Super Eagles players their bonuses and allowances for more than two ye... Read More


JUST IN: SSS arraigns five 'Buhari-Must-Go' protesters, defies court order for their release

Nigeria, July 28 -- Two days after the Federal High Court in Abuja, ordered the State Security Service (SSS) to release five Buhari-must-go protesters who were apprehended at the premises of Dunamis I... Read More


Zamfara lawmakers summon deputy governor over alleged misconduct

Nigeria, July 28 -- The Zamfara State House of Assembly has given the Deputy Governor, Mahdi Aliyu, a 48-hour ultimatum to appear before it and defend himself over alleged misconduct. The lawmakers g... Read More


Controversy as Miyetti Allah denies knowledge of Ondo anti-open grazing bill

Nigeria, July 28 -- There is a brewing confusion over the making of the Anti-Open Grazing Bill recently passed by the Ondo State House of Assembly, as the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association(MAC... Read More


Naira sees biggest plunge ever after CBN forex ban

Nigeria, July 28 -- Naira fell significantly against the U.S. dollar at the parallel market on Wednesday noon, a day after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it would no longer sell forex to Burea... Read More


2021: Foreign investment into Nigeria falls by half in second quarter

Nigeria, July 28 -- The total value of capital importation into Nigeria declined to $875.6 million in the second quarter of 2021 from $1.9 billion in the first quarter of 2021, the National Bureau of ... Read More