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Nigerian Investment Promotion Council staff hold protest, shut office

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Staff of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) on Wednesday in Abuja began an indefinite strike. The staff shut their office complex in a protest against the Executive ... Read More


OSIWA Nigeria lead launches book, foundation in honour of daughter

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The family of Country Officer and Head of Nigeria Office of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), Jude Ilo, on Tuesday, launched his latest book, "Kasie". 'Kasie' i... Read More


Reps ask defence minister, service chief to reinstate 15 NDA cadets

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, asked the Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, and the Chief of Defence Staff, Lucky Irabor, to reinstate 15 cadets recently dismissed f... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Obinwanne Okeke to restitute $10.7million, forfeits wedding ring, cars to U.S.

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Obinwanne Okeke has been ordered to restitute about $10.7million which he fraudulently obtained from identified victims of his at least five years of wire fraud in the U.S and othe... Read More


How Kaduna Is Protecting the Poor and Vulnerable, By Nasir El-Rufai

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- In the absence of a well-established and properly coordinated social protection system, the poor and vulnerable are left to bear the harsh realities and conditions unassisted. The ... Read More


Nigerian governor signs law approving death sentence for rapists

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The Governor of Jigawa State, Muhammad Badaru, has assented to a bill stipulating stiffer punishment for rapists. The new Violence Against Persons Prohibition Law stipulates the d... Read More


Court acquits defendants of N170million FIRS contract fraud

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Jabi, Abuja, on Wednesday, discharged and acquitted two defendants charged with forgery and document falsification in respect of a ... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Obinwanne Okeke to restitute $10.7million, forfeits golden wedding ring, cars to U.S. govt

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Obinwanne Okeke has been ordered to restitute about $10.7million which he fraudulently obtained from identified victims of his at least five years of wire fraud in the U.S and othe... Read More


Oando share price appreciates after court ruling

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Oando PLC joined the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) top gainers with a 10 per cent increase in share price from N3.18 on Tuesday, to N3.41 on Wednesday. The share price appreciatio... Read More


Why we are seizing Okorocha's property - Governor Uzodinma

Nigeria, Feb. 24 -- Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has explained why his administration is seizing a property belonging to his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha. He said the state government's action... Read More