In Nigeria

Nigeria: When Will Nigeria Become a First World Country?

Lagos, Nigeria.<p>opinion<p>As soon as I became able to read as a child, I read that Nigeria was a Third World country. Then it was called under-developed …

Africa

Nigeria: Suicide Bombers Strike Maiduguri, Killing 15

In Nigeria, 15 people have died after four suicide bombers set off explosives on Wednesday in the northern city of Maiduguri, which is considered to …

Boko Haram

Suicide bomb attack kills 10 in Nigeria's Maiduguri - emergency official | Reuters

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A suicide bomb attack killed 10 people and injured 30 others in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Wednesday, …

Nigeria

Muslim Extremists Slaughter Christians In Nigeria

The mainstream media remains silent on the growing persecution of Christians in the Middle East, Pan Asia, and Africa, despite the increasing …

Conservative View

Vigilantism is flourishing in Nigeria— with official support

Vigilantism

BREAKING: Urgent prayer request for religious sisters kidnapped in Nigeria

I got word of this late today from my friend Msgr. Gerard Lopez, Vicar General for the Diocese of San Bernardino. The religious order involved—the</b> …

Faith

Drug Security in Nigeria: Technology for Supply Chain Integrity

This is the text of a keynote address presented by Dr. Andrew S. Nevin at the 90th Annual National Conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of …

The City

Six Kidnapped Cargo Crewmen Freed in Nigeria

Vanguard, 1 November 2017<p>The United States of America, through its Maritime Administration, has published the latest Maritime Alert. In the alert, …

Nigeria

Snapchat Star Arrested In Nigeria After Coming Out On Social Media

Bobrisky, a gender-nonconforming beauty expert, calls himself a "male Barbie."<p>Bobrisky, a gender-nonconforming Nigerian social media influencer and …

LGBTQ

Malaria testing and treatment increases worker wellness -- as well as effort

Disease can have a major impact on our working lives. Take malaria. It affects 3.2 billon people around the world.<p>Sub-Saharan Africa carries a …

Malaria

Starting a $60m business from scratch

Bunmi Akinyemiju, the CEO of Venture Garden Group, explains why he left a promising career in the U.S to risk it all in Nigeria

World News

This Boundary-Pushing Menswear Label Is Shaking Up Gender Norms in Nigeria

A few hours before presenting at Lagos Fashion and Design Week last month, Papa Oyeyemi was stopped by a street style photographer. Dressed in a red slogan T-shirt with a fanny pack strapped to his back, the designer could have easily been mistaken for one of the carefree hipster kids milling …

Fashion

Nigeria: Over 70% of Drugs Circulating in Nigeria Are Fake - Global Health Leader

At least 70 per cent of pharmaceutical products circulating in Nigeria are fake, says Andrew Nevin, the Financial Services Advisory Leader and Chief …

British missionary kidnapped in Nigeria last month killed, while three others freed

Print<p>LONDON — The British government says one U.K. missionary who was kidnapped in Nigeria last month has been killed but three others have been …

Canadian News

MTN’s Nigeria listing may lift value

A local listing could push up the valuation of MTN’s business in Nigeria, which trades at a discount to the group and its emerging-market peers, says …

Business (South Africa)

Cheaper phones will ring the changes in Nigeria’s potent market

Etisalat Nigeria, the country’s fourth-largest mobile phone company, ran into trouble in July when debts pushed the business to the brink.<p>That should …

Mobile

Tributes to British optician killed in Nigeria after he was taken hostage

<b>The British optician killed by kidnappers in Nigeria was a ‘lovely, quiet man who only wanted to help the poor’, his loved ones said in tributes.</b><p>Dr …

Nigeria

One British Hostage Killed in Nigeria, Three Freed, Report Says

A British national kidnapped in Nigeria’s southern Delta state was killed and three others released, the BBC reported, citing the U.K.’s Foreign …

Nigeria

British hostage Ian Squire killed in Nigeria as three set free

One British hostage has been killed and three others set free after being kidnapped in Nigeria, the Foreign Office (FCO) has confirmed.<p>The four …

Nigeria

Any Igbo who is anybody in Nigeria or anywhere in the world must persuade Igbo in Nigeria to play the real politics now that will make them to have the respect and support of other Nigerians or they should keep quiet forever.

Any Igbo who is anybody in Nigeria or anywhere in the world must persuade Igbo in Nigeria to play the real politics now that will make them to have …

Nigeria

Militant group in Nigeria's oil-rich region ends cease-fire

WARRI, Nigeria – A Nigerian militant group has announced an end to its cease-fire with the Nigerian government, raising the prospects of renewed attacks on oil installations in the Niger Delta.<p>The announcement Friday by the Niger Delta Avengers threatens the African nation's fragile economic …

Business

AFM: Nigerian Exhibitors Ready to Expand as Economy Grows

Roaring out of the gate at the start of the year on the heels of a record-breaking 2016, Nigerian exhibitors look to have shaken off the economic …

Nigeria

Militants in Nigeria’s Oil Region End Cease-Fire, Will Resume Attacks

A militant group in Nigeria’s southern Niger River delta, whose attacks on oil installations in 2016 cut output to the lowest in three decades, said …

Business

Nigeria grazing ban to stop deadly cattle wars

<b>Nigeria has implemented a controversial ban on cattle grazing they say will bring peace to the area, but opponents have decried as a recipe for anarchy.</b><p>The ban, in the south-eastern Benue state, follows years violent and often deadly clashes between nomadic Fulani herdsman and local farmers.<p>The …

Nigeria

Nigeria's growing taste for haute cuisine - BBC News

Red Dish Chronicles<p>Chicken sandwiched with roasted plantain - a modern twist on traditional ingredients<p>As more chefs start serving Nigerian food in expensive restaurants, Ijeoma Ndukwe asks if Nigerians will ever consider paying a lot of money for traditional dishes.<p>Smoke rises from a grill as …

Restaurants

85-year-old woman raped to coma by 29-year-old man in Nigeria: 'Height of wickedness in our society'

The suspect is said to have entered the victim's residence and forcefully assaulted her.<p>The Osun State Police Command in Nigeria on Monday (30 …

Crime

Russia to build nuclear power plants in Nigeria

<b>Russia has signed a deal to build two nuclear power plants in Nigeria, as Africa's largest economy seeks to end its energy crisis.</b><p>Russian state-owned company Rosatom will build one in the south, the other in the centre, sources at the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission told the BBC.<p>The deal's exact …

Energy

Nigeria Travel Week (NTW) Targets 40 million Domestic Travellers in 5 years

The Tourism Industry in Nigeria is set to turn the bend as the organizers of Nigeria Travel Week (NTW) unveil an exciting annual travel and tourism …

Tourism

Nigeria:Emir Sanusi Launches First Islamic Insurance in Nigeria

[Vanguard] The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi 11, on Monday in Kano, launched the first Islamic insurance in Nigeria, tagged 'Jaiz Takaful …

Nigeria

Malaria Campaign Saving Young Lives in Nigeria

In Borno State, the number of malaria cases and deaths has soared, particularly among young children. WHO recently launched a special campaign aimed …

Nigeria