AllAfrica News: Nigeria

  1. Confusion Over Presidential Directive for IOCs to Relocate Heaquarters
    [This Day] The recent reported directive by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to international oil companies (IOCs) to relocate their headquarters to the Niger Delta region is being mired in confusion.
  2. Protest Rocks Ekiti Federal Varsity Over Alleged Extortion
    [This Day] Ado-Ekiti -Protest on MOday rocked the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, (FUOYE) as students barricaded the main gate of the institution to protest
  3. Govt Raises the Alarm Over Plot to Discredit Pacac
    [Leadership] Abuja -The federal government has raised the alarm over alleged orchestrated plot to discredit the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), and by extension the government's anti-corruption efforts, using '419ers' and their ilk.
  4. Police Kill Five Kidnappers During Shootout, Rescue Victim
    [Premium Times] The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday night killed five suspected kidnappers? after a failed attempt to collect N100 million ransom.
  5. Police Arrest Certificate Forger
    [This Day] Sokoto -The Sokoto State Police Command Tuesday paraded a suspected fraudster, Dauda Julde, who specialised in forging certificates and identity cards of tertiary institutions in the state.
  6. INEC - Nigerians' Faith in Commission, Electoral Process Has Grown Greatly
    [This Day] Asaba -The Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Edo State, Mrs Rose Orianran-Anthony, has said that Nigerians have generally embraced INEC and democratic process in the country since the restoration of democratic system in 1999.
  7. Obuah Blames Blocked Drainages, Waterways for Port Harcourt Flooding
    [This Day] The Sole Administrator of the Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA), Mr. Felix Obuah, has blamed the unfortunate flooding in Port Harcourt, which rendered some people homeless and destroyed property on the refusal of the people doing business in the city to heed to several warnings from the agency regarding indiscriminate dumping of refuse.
  8. Speaker Decries Lack of Inter-Agency Cooperation On IDPs
    [This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Tuesday condemned the lack of inter-agency cooperation in dealing with displaced persons, refugees and migrants in the country.
  9. Exit of a Human Rights Defender
    [This Day] Segun James revisits the life and times of Olu Onagoruwa?, a human rights defender, whose decision to work for the late military dictator, Sani Abacha, as Attorney General of the Federation, resulted in a reversal of fortunes in his political and personal life
  10. We Need More Engineer Entrepreneurs Than Engineer Job Seekers - Obasanjo
    [Vanguard] Africa needs engineering competences in problem solving, design and analytical thinking to overcome its socio-economic development challenges, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said.
  11. Osinbajo Swears in Two New Ministers
    [Premium Times] The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has sworn in two new ministers into the federal cabinet.
  12. Mohammed Leads 1st Joint AU-UN High-Level Mission to Africa
    [Vanguard] Ms Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, is leading a first-ever joint AU-UN high-level mission to Africa, to highlight the role of women in achieving sustainable peace and development.
  13. Global Donors Reduce Funding for HIV/Aids Treatment
    [Premium Times] The United States of America and other major donors to HIV/AIDs programmes in Africa have reduced its funding for anti-retroviral drugs and research.
  14. Senate Passes Peace Corps Bill Despite Reservations By Legal Committee
    [This Day] Abuja -The Senate yesterday passed the bill establishing the Nigerian Peace Corps (NPC), to empower and provide employment for the youths, to facilitate peace, volunteerism, community services and nation building, despite reservations expressed by its Committee on Judiciary and Legal Matters.
  15. Yobe Unfolds Irrigation Scheme for Wheat, Rice
    [Guardian] Damaturu -The Yobe State Government last week unfolded some irrigation farming projects to produce rice and wheat at Boloram, Muguram and Nguru-West of the state.
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