UPDATED: Nigeria's inflation hits 25.80% as food prices rise

Nigeria, Sept. 15 -- Nigeria's annual inflation rate rose to 25.80 per cent in August from 24.08 per cent in the previous month, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday. The statistics of... Read More

Vitamin "O": The weight loss wunderkind?, By Osmund Agbo

Nigeria, Sept. 15 -- Recently, I got a call from an old friend. For reasons not unconnected to our different life trajectories, we had drifted apart over the years. But his purpose in calling wasn't r... Read More

'If need be, we will exhume Mohbad's body for an autopsy' - Lagos police spokesperson assures Nigerians

Nigeria, Sept. 15 -- The Lagos State police spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, on Thursday, said they are ready to go the extra mile to ensure that they unravel the circumstances surrounding the a docki... Read More

Election Tribunal: Kano Commissioner issues death threat to judges, promises to unleash mayhem on residents

Nigeria, Sept. 15 -- Kano State Commissioner of Lands, Adamu Aliyu, on Thursday, issued a death threat to the judges of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. Mr Aliyu also promised to unleash ... Read More

UN, others waiting for king's invite but Moroccans need help now

Nigeria, Sept. 15 -- Moroccans affected by the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit the North African country on 8 September are calling for humanitarian aid as they search for and hope to rescue loved o... Read More

Terrorists kill four, abduct 30 residents in fresh Sokoto attack

Nigeria, Sept. 15 -- Four people were killed while about 30 others were abducted when terrorists attacked Giyawa, a community in the Goronyo area of Sokoto State on Thursday. The attack, which reside... Read More

US announces $80 million military equipment gift to Zambia

Nigeria, Sept. 15 -- The United States has committed to gift Zambia approximately $80 million in enhanced military equipment. This is a "grant to Zambia that will supply four Bell 412EP helicopters to... Read More

I won't give excuses, Nigeria has no business with poverty - Tinubu

Nigeria, Sept. 15 -- President Bola Tinubu has said Nigeria has no business with poverty, insecurity and underdevelopment because of its enormous human capacity and natural resources. He assured that... Read More

Social media sends my friend to school, By Bunmi Makinwa

Nigeria, Sept. 14 -- My friend, let's call him Banga, is adamant that he has to go back to school. Why? At what age? I had asked him, knowing that he would soon be 70. He sat me down and gave me a lon... Read More

Again, another Nigerian university announces fee hike

Nigeria, Sept. 14 -- Despite President Bola Tinubu's directive that Nigerian public universities should desist from increasing the fees payable by students arbitrarily, the management of Obafemi Awolo... Read More