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Governor Dickson's Sister Rescue...

[Premium Times] The younger sister of Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, has been rescued by security agencies in the state after being kidnapped and held captive for more than two months. Source: Niger feed

Why We'll No Longer Sponsor Pilg...

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Lagos State Government has emphasized that it will no longer sponsor pilgrimage services to Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem. Source: Niger feed

Focus On Poverty – Hidden Inequ...

[SciDev.Net] Off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria, land is being reclaimed from the sea to host Eko Atlantic, a futuristic new city for the mega-rich. Touted as the ‘Hong Kong of Africa’, it will boast the continent’s largest shopping mall and financial hub, a marina, private international schools and hospitals, and 250,000 residents. Source: Niger […]

The Emir of Kano, Inspector General o...

[Premium Times] … the most significant thing for this our deeply traumatised nation in all this drama is how this whole episode will deepen the mutual suspicion between the Hausa community all over Nigeria and their hosts. I can easily see the host community in Yenagoa protesting and attacking the Hausa community with the inevitable […]

FG to Tackle Poverty Headlong, Says O...

[This Day] Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has stated that the cardinal objectives of the present government was to tackle the scourge of poverty headlong and foster the kind of inclusive developments that would take marginalised and vulnerable segments of Nigeria out of poverty in the shortest time possible. Source: Niger feed

Stock Trading – Sell-Off Contin...

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Trading activities in the equity segment of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) during the trading period of the week ride on negative trend of last week with N67 billion lose. Source: Niger feed

Buhari Visits Ka'aba Chambers,

[Guardian] NIGERIA was a cynosure of all eyes where in a rare gesture ever granted to any Head of State, President Muhammadu Buhari along with members of his entire delegation from Nigeria was early yesterday granted access to the Holy Ka’aba, in Makkah, where he offered prayers for the peace and progress of the country. […]

Habits That Guarantee Your Happiness

[Guardian] IN your busy daily life, it is easy to miss the forest for the trees and completely overlook some more obvious activities that can affect your happiness. Source: Niger feed

Madam Saje Marks 40 Years On Stage

[Daily Trust] One of Nigeria’s leading Yoruba actresses, Fausat Balogun, 53, aka Madam Saje, will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of her career as an actress. Source: Niger feed

Toyin Saraki Joins Barack and Michell...

[Wellbeing Foundation] In a private visit to the United States of America to mark 2016 Black History Month, H.E. Mrs. Toyin Saraki, Wife of the Nigeria Senate President and Founder of the leading maternal and child health NGO – the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, attended the final music concert of the Obama administration, “Smithsonian Salutes Ray […]

Napims Terminates Bristow Helicopter ...

[This Day] The National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has terminated all Bristow helicopter services contracts with its joint partners. Source: Niger feed

Oliseh Resigns As S'eagles Coach

[Guardian] The coach of the Nigerian Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh, has resigned from his job. Oliseh announced his resignation in the early hours of Friday on Twitter . Source: Niger feed

UK Spends £1.35 Million to Train 45 N...

[Guardian] The UK says it has spent approximately £1,350,000 (approximately 400 million naira) in sponsoring 45 Nigerian Chevening scholars currently in the UK universities for the 2015/2016 session. Source: Niger feed

Food Security – Expert Urges Mi...

[Guardian] An expert, Mr Richard Ogundele, on Friday advised the ministries of agriculture to revive agricultural extension services to be more effective so as to boost food production. Source: Niger feed

Journalist Says Businessman Threatene...

[CPJ] Abuja -Nigerian authorities should investigate claims that a businessman threatened freelance journalist Augustina Armstrong-Ogbonna over her investigation into his company, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Source: Niger feed

New Money Laundering Bill – 7 Y...

[Vanguard] If the Money Laundering Prevention and Prohibition Bill 2016 presented to Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari sails through, it prescribes stiff penalty for anybody found culpable of the offence and upon conviction shall be an imprisonment for a term of not less than seven years without an option of fine. Source: Niger feed

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