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Nigeria continues trend of 'low' daily COVID-19 infections

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Nigeria on Monday recorded 571 new COVID-19 cases, continuing a trend of recording less than 700 daily cases since last Friday. This is the first time the country will record less ... Read More


Why I rejected RUGA in Plateau - Governor Lalong

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has explained why he rejected the Rural Grazing Area Programme, popularly referred to as RUGA, for Plateau State. Mr Lalong gave the e... Read More


How I survived intrigues to end my tenure- Outgoing Ondo deputy governor

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The outgoing deputy governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, has credited his political survival as deputy governor to God's grace and the resolute stance of nine lawmakers in the Ho... Read More


PDP berates Senate over confirmation of ex-service chiefs as ambassadors

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The Senate has betrayed Nigerians "by rushing to confirm the immediate past service chiefs as non-career ambassadors", the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said. The party, whic... Read More


Police arrest man for allegedly killing neighbour

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The police in Lagos have arrested a 53-year-old man for allegedly stabbing his neighbour to death. The incident happened on Monday at Mafoluku, Oshodi, the police said. Muyiwa Ade... Read More


BREAKING: Hoodlums kill police officer, raze patrol vehicle in Anambra

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Hoodlums on Wednesday killed a police officer and razed down a patrol vehicle in Ekwulobia in Anambra State, Nigeria's South-east. Ekwulobia is said to be one of the largest citie... Read More


Nigeria: A Tale of the Madman and the Hoe, By Oluwadele Bolutife

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- There is no doubt that it has been an interesting time in Nigeria. The instability that we can no longer deny is bringing out all shades of people from their closets, and they are ... Read More


Despite oil price rally, Nigeria's foreign reserves shed $1.19bn

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Despite oil price rally, Nigeria's foreign reserves fell by $1.2 billion between January 25 and February 22. The reserves rose to $36.5 billion on January 25th and fell to $35.3 b... Read More


One-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine effective against COVID-19 - Report

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The one-shot coronavirus vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson provides strong protection against severe illness and death from COVID-19 and may reduce the spread of the virus by vacci... Read More


EFCC: Bawa speaks on corruption allegations, relationship with Magu

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Abdulrasheed Bawa, the chairman-designate of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said he has never sold a single asset recovered by the commission. He said this d... Read More