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Nigerian student convicted of fraud in U.S.

Nigeria, Feb. 25 -- A Nigerian woman studying in the United States, Oyindamola Akinrinola, has pleaded guilty in a federal court for her role in Nigerian fraud schemes that targeted Americans. The 23... Read More


Nigeria on brink of collapse, Catholic bishops warn

Nigeria, Feb. 25 -- Nigeria is on the "brink of a looming collapse" and all her citizens must work to avert a tragedy, Catholic bishops said Thursday in a statement. The clerics were reacting to the ... Read More


Nigerian professor appointed advisor on police reform in Canada

Nigeria, Feb. 25 -- Temitope Oriola, an associate professor of criminology at the University of Alberta, has been appointed as a special advisor on police act review to the government of the Canadian ... Read More


Kagara Abduction: Nigerian government not helping us to rescue schoolboys - Niger Gov

Nigeria, Feb. 25 -- The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, said he has received "little or no support" from the federal government towards the rescue of the 42 persons abducted from Government S... Read More


SEC speaks on court order nullifying Oando's AGM ban

Nigeria, Feb. 25 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it will challenge a court decision that declared its sanctions against Oando Plc "unlawful". The commission said it was not in th... Read More


Nigeria on the brink of collapse, Catholic bishops warn

Nigeria, Feb. 25 -- Nigeria is on the "brink of a looming collapse" and all her citizens must work to avert a tragedy, Catholic bishops said Thursday in a statement. The clerics were reacting to the ... Read More


Towards A New Nigeria: From Federal Fatherism To a Commonwealth, By Akinwumi Adesina

Nigeria, Feb. 25 -- As Ondo and all other States thrive and prosper, Nigeria will thrive and prosper. As a Minister of Agriculture in Nigeria, I had the great opportunity to work with all the State g... Read More


#EndSARS: Ekiti judicial panel orders prosecution of police officer over teenager's death

Nigeria, Feb. 25 -- The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up to investigate cases of violations of human rights by the police has ordered the prosecution of an erring police officer. The pane... Read More


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