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JUST IN: Amidst blackout, Nigeria's electricity workers suspend strike

Nigeria, Dec. 12 -- The one-day nationwide strike by the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) on Wednesday has been suspended. The General Secretary of the Union, Joe Ajaero confirmed the s... Read More


2,000 runners expected at first Ikogosi Marathon

Nigeria, Dec. 12 -- No fewer than 2,000 runners, including 30 elite athletes, have confirmed participation in the Ikogosi Marathon race billed for Ikogosi-Ekiti on Saturday, the organisers have reveal... Read More


New Minimum Wage: Labour issues December 31 deadline to states

Nigeria, Dec. 12 -- The Nigeria Labour Congress on Wednesday issued a December 31, 2019, ultimatum to the 36 state governments to conclude all negotiations and commencement of payment of the new natio... Read More


Four Nigerians, 11 others charged with $18mn cyber fraud in U.S.

Nigeria, Dec. 12 -- Four months after the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) charged 77 Nigerians with conspiracy to commit fraud, conspiracy to launder money, and aggravated identity theft, at... Read More


UEFA Champions League: 16 teams qualify for knockout phase

Nigeria, Dec. 12 -- The men have been separated from the boys as far as UEFA Champions League is concerned. From the multitude of teams that started the journey, only 16 teams are left in the race fo... Read More


Human Rights Abuses: Mind your business, Presidency tells U.S. UK, EU

Nigeria, Dec. 12 -- A Nigerian presidential spokesperson on Wednesday warned the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Union to stop interfering in Nigeria's affairs, especially on allege... Read More


Major General Muhammadu Buhari: Presidency reacts to Punch Newspaper

Nigeria, Dec. 11 -- The presidency has released the statement below as its response to a Punch newspaper editorial which strongly criticised President Muhammadu Buhari's disrespect for the rule of law... Read More


How pipeline explosion damaged Ondo community, destroyed residents' livelihood

Nigeria, Dec. 11 -- It was drizzling on a Thursday afternoon as Oluwadaisi Ogunne, 45, a mother of six, struggled to put firewood together in preparation for the family's dinner. As she struggled to m... Read More


How we discovered bank account, properties in Maina son's name - EFCC

Nigeria, Dec. 11 -- An operative of the anti-graft agency, EFCC, on Wednesday narrated to a Federal High Court in Abuja, how a bank account and several properties were discovered in the name of Faisal... Read More


Fowler speaks on FIRS handover controversy as workers threaten showdown

Nigeria, Dec. 11 -- The immediate past Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, said he did nothing wrong in handing over the management of the tax revenue agency to the Co... Read More