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Nigeria: Top govt appointee collapses while delivering a speech

Abdulrasheed Bawa, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), slumped at a programme at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on...

Ghanaian man steals show at a Nigerian wedding [Video]

A Ghanaian man, identified simply as Riche, stole a show at a Nigerian wedding when he showed up with an entourage of...
Nigerian tech expert dies in his sleep, 7 days after winning a $125 Million (N69billion) U.S. government contract

Nigerian tech expert dies in his sleep, 7 days after winning $125 million U.S....

A Nigerian tech expert, David Gbodi Odaibo, has reportedly died in his sleep, seven days after winning a $125 million United States government contract. 

Nigerian Traders call on Akufo-Addo to address threats against members by GUTA

The Nigeria Union of Traders Association, Ghana (NUTAG) has called on President Nana Akufo-Addo to address what it described as bizarre statements...

Staff of former Nigerian President kidnapped

Three workers of former President Olusegun Obasanjo have been abducted by yet-to-be-identified gunmen at a village in Abeokuta, Ogun state,

Nigeria: Retired police officer, another arrested with 320 blocks of Indian Hemp

Troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) have busted a drug syndicate in Plateau state and arrested two suspects including a retired police...

Nigeria: Ex-minister loses son in accident

Former Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment, Aisha Abubakar, has lost her first son, Aliyu Abubakar, in an auto crash.
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Nigeria: 5 die, 150 in hospital due to outbreak of diarrhoea, vomiting

The Chairman of Gwoza Local Government Area in Borno, Prof Ibrahim Bukar, has announced that about 35 people have died with 150 others...

Nigeria state oil firm makes first profit in 44 years

Nigeria’s state oil company has made a profit for the first time in its 44-year history, the government has announced.
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Nigeria: Soldier dies in army detention centre, widow demands probe

The family of Lance Corporal Kazeem Aribido, who was attached to the 81 Battalion, 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, has been...

Desperate Nigerians sell homes and land to free kidnapped children

After armed men snatched seven of Abubakar Adam's 11 children in northwestern Nigeria, he sold his car and a parcel of land...

Akuapem Poloo shares rare throwback photo with Nigeria’s Tony Umez

Actress and socialite, Akuapem Poloo, has shown her love for Nigeria's Tony Umez with a throwback photo she posted on social media.

Nigeria: Two police officers shot at checkpoint

Two police officers manning a checkpoint have been killed by suspected armed robbers. A source said the robbers were...
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Pete Edochie: Meet the 5 handsome sons of 74-year-old legendary Nigerian actor

Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, 74, is a major part of the childhood of many Nigerians. Amazingly, the veteran...

Nigeria: 17-year-old girl arrested for stabbing neighbour to death

A 17-year-old girl has been arrested for allegedly killing one Bahijja Abubakar, 28, in Kumbotso LGA, Kano State.According to the Kano state...
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Check out what happened when Sarkodie bumped into Jim Iyke in Nigeria [Video]

It was a show of brotherly affection and mutual respect when rapper Sarkodie and Nollywood star, Jim Iyke, met each other in...
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Nigeria expects to lift Twitter ban by end of year

Nigeria expects to lift its ban on Twitter before the end of the year, Information Minister Lai Mohammed told Reuters on Thursday,...

Sarkodie links up with Jim Iyke, Korede Bello in Nigeria [Videos]

It was a moment of joy when Sarkodie received a massive welcome from some Nigerian entertainers he linked up with in the...

Sarkodie storms Nigeria to promote ‘No Pressure’ album

Rapper Sarkodie has taken to social media to share updates of his media tour in Nigeria after he released his No Pressure...

Nigerian governor urges civilians to arm themselves

A Nigerian state governor has urged citizens to acquire weapons to defend themselves from armed criminal gangs carrying out kidnappings for ransom.
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Check out six Nigerian celebs who have died in two weeks

Over the past two weeks, Nigerians have been bombarded with news of the demise of some top entertainers. Six...

Nigeria’s Kano state moves to ban mannequin heads on Islamic grounds

The Islamic police force in Kano, a Muslim-majority state in Nigeria, has raised eyebrows after it ordered shops to only use headless...

COVID-19 kills former Nigerian First Lady

Mrs Hadiza Shagari, the wife of Former Nigerian leader, Shehu Shagari, has passed on. Mrs Shagari died of COVID-19...

Shell to pay $111m over 1970s oil spill in Nigeria

Oil giant Shell will pay a Nigerian community $111m (£80m) over an oil spill more than 50 years ago.

Nigeria kidnappings: Chibok schoolgirl freed after seven years

One of the Nigerian schoolgirls seized by Islamist militants Boko Haram from the town of Chibok in 2014 has been freed and...

Nigeria: Police officer, 2 others die as armed robbers attack two banks

Two persons were feared dead when suspected armed robbers on Thursday attacked two generation banks in Iree, Boripe Local Government Area of...

Puma terminates four-year contract with the Athletics Federation of Nigeria

German sportswear manufacturing giants PUMA has terminated its four-year contract with the Athletics Federation of Nigeria. According to PUMA,...
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COVID-19: Nigeria gives cash to urban poor senior citizens

The Nigerian Government is set to begin cash payment to 200,000 beneficiaries. Those who will get the money, are...
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Hushpuppi didn’t listen; he was stubborn – Nigerian businessman

Media personality, Daddy Freeze, in a recent Instagram live session, attempted to clear his name as social media users continue to drag...
Funmi Desalu-Vold shared her inspirational story on Facebook

Meet the Nigerian woman who got married at 40, conceived at 48, gave birth...

Funmi Desalu-Vold got social media talking after she shared an inspirational story about her life. The woman, who revealed...
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Tokyo Olympics: Nigerian athlete out of Games after failed drugs test

Sprinter Blessing Okagbare is out of the Tokyo Olympics after being suspended for failing a drugs test. The Nigerian...

Tokyo Olympic: Team Nigeria officials accused of withholding phone gifts for athletes

Officials of Team Nigeria have been accused of withholding Samsung phone gifts given to athletes at the ongoing 2020 Olympic Games in...

Olympics: Banned Nigerian athletes hold protest in Tokyo

A group of Nigerian athletes – who were ruled ineligible to compete at the Olympics in Tokyo – have held a protest...

Nigerian Army chief issues special order to troops

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Farouk Yahaya, has ordered officers and men to be professional in the discharge of their...

Private Business Jet in Lagos: Could Yevgeny Prigozhin be in Nigeria?

The private business jet P4-BAR aircraft Gulfstream G550, which was traveling from Benghazi, landed at the Lagos airport in Nigeria. The landing...

Popular Nigerian actress details how she lost interest in acting

Tonto Dikeh has addressed her frustration and challenges over her decision to resume acting.She recently announced she would be gracing our screens...

Nigeria school kidnappers abduct man delivering ransom

Kidnappers in Nigeria have seized a man who was sent to deliver a ransom payment to secure the release of dozens of...
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13 Nigerian policemen killed in ambush

The authorities in Nigeria say 13 policemen were killed in an ambush by suspected armed gangs in the north-western state of Zamfara...

Nigerian pilot escapes as another military jet crashes

The Nigerian Airforce (NAF) on Monday confirmed the crash of an Alpha Jet aircraft in Zamfara. The aircraft was...

Meet Nigeria’s first female military pilot [Photos]

The military is an occupation that has been dominated by men, however, many females have been venturing into it, giving their male...