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Nigeria's Tobi Amusan sets new African record to win Diamond League title

Nigeria, Sept. 9 -- Nigeria's Tobi Amusan set a new African record in the 100m Hurdles event after storming to a winning time of 12.42s in the Diamond League final meet held in Zurich on Thursday. Am... Read More


Guinea needs a bitter pill; but will Africa find it?, By Azu Ishiekwene

Nigeria, Sept. 9 -- Zambia's peaceful and orderly election in August offered a glimmer of hope that Africa's story might be changing. For the third time in three decades, an opposition leader defeate... Read More


Audit of NNPC's account shows corporation could go bankrupt

Nigeria, Sept. 9 -- Nigeria's state-owned oil company, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), could be teetering on the brink of bankruptcy as the group's current liabilities outweigh its cur... Read More


NNPC revenue down in 2020 but govt refund helps firm record profit

Nigeria, Sept. 9 -- Nigeria's state-run oil company, NNPC, earned less revenue in 2020 than it did in 2019, but managed to record a historic profit that relied mostly on the reversal of amounts impair... Read More


Banditry In Katsina (2): How gunmen scare farmers away from farms

Nigeria, Sept. 9 -- (This is the second part of a series on the impact of banditry on rural Katsina communities. Read the first part here). Misbahu Usman was sitting on a wooden bench under a veranda... Read More


Where is Akinwunmi Ambode?, By Fred Ohwahwa

Nigeria, Sept. 9 -- Is the former Lagos state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, in Nigeria? If he is, what is he up to? He has been pretty quiet for some time now. That is since 2019, making it look as ... Read More


LPPC releases shortlist of 130 lawyers for SAN rank (FULL LIST)

Nigeria, Sept. 9 -- The Legal Practitioners' Privileges Committee (LPPC) has released a shortlist of 130 lawyers qualified for the award of the highly coveted Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) rank for... Read More


Nigeria's false dichotomy between bandits and terrorists, By Gbemisola Animasawun

Nigeria, Sept. 9 -- That Nigeria is fast becoming unsecurable, that is, reaching a state where everything done to secure it fails. This is evident and accompanied by the populace's loss of a sense of ... Read More


COVID-19: Nigeria records five deaths, 559 new cases Wednesday

Nigeria, Sept. 9 -- The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night disclosed that five more people have died from the coronavirus pandemic. Data from the disease centre shows that t... Read More


ANALYSIS: Israel's accreditation to the AU is dividing Africa

Nigeria, Sept. 9 -- Israel has long sought to retake its position as an observer state at the African Union (AU). It had this status with the Organisation of African Unity until that continental body ... Read More