Lagos State

Nigeria's First Storey Building Records 9,009 Visitors in 2017

The first storey building in Nigeria located in Badagry, Lagos State has recorded 9,009 visitors in 2017, Mr Hodonu Daniel, the officer in charge of …

Anglican Church

Nigeria: Senate Rejects Panel Report On Fuel Crisis, Probes Subsidy Payment

Fuel scarcity.<p>Abuja — Allegations of unending corrupt practices in the oil industry as well as persisting scarcity of petrol across the country …

Nigeria

Nigeria:Tonto Dikeh's Husband Sues Actress Over Son's Reality Show Role

[Premium Times] The lingering marital drama between Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh ,and her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, has taken another …

Nigeria:Court Dismisses Kidnap Kingpin's Suit Challenging Continued Detention

(Photo: Premium Times)A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday dismissed the N300 million fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by …

Nigeria

Perception of Nigeria's Fight Against Corruption Improves - Study

Perception of Nigeria's Fight Against Corruption Improves - StudyAlthough the Buhari administration has made the fight against corruption a priority, …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Libya Returnees Reject Edo Govt's N1000 Transport Fare

Libya returnees.<p>Some Libya returnees on Wednesday in Benin rejected the N1,000 transport fare given them by the Edo State Government to take them to …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Oil-Rich Nigeria's Awkward Fuel Shortages Persist

Lagos — Recurrent fuel shortages in Nigeria, ironically the continent's prime producer of the commodity, are seen as highlighting its failure to …

Aliko Dangote

Nigeria: Man Stabbed in Buttocks Over Beer

A technician, Ozoemena Osigwe, has allegedly stabbed an unemployed man on the buttocks for refusing to buy him a bottle of beer.<p>He was, yesterday, …

Nigeria

Nigeria:2017 - the Year "Badoo Killings" Sent Shock Waves Across Lagos

[Premium Times] Of all the criminal activities that dominated news headlines in Lagos State in 2017, the serial ritual killings in Ikorodu area, also …

Nigeria

Nigeria: 2017 - Year of Telecom Upheavals, Milestones

Lagos — The Nigerian Information and Communication technology (ICT) sector in 2017 was marked by upheavals in the Nigerian telecommunications sector, …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Liars! You Owe Us N27 Bn, NNPC Tells Oil Marketers

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, accused oil marketers, under the aegis of Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers …

Abia State

Nigeria:Top Six Messy Nigerian Celebrity Breakups in 2017

[Premium Times] Divorce and cases of separation in the entertainment industry always make news headlines and trend for a long time on social media.

Olusegun Obasanjo

Nigeria:'66% of Nigerian Prisons Inmates Are Awaiting Trial'

[This Day] The Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) has confirmed that majority (66 per cent) of inmates in Nigerian prisons are awaiting trial as at …

Muhammadu Buhari

The flawed logic of forced slum evictions

If the goal of urban development is to improve the cities we inhabit, then we must first address the needs of the majority of us who live on the …

Cities

Nigeria: 300 Doctors Left Nigeria in 2016 - Medical Association

Three hundred Nigerian doctors left the country in 2016, the national president also of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Mike Ogirima, has …

Health Care

Nigeria:'Let's Eradicate Poverty, Not Poor People'

[IRIN] Lagos -Part of an in-depth series exploring the consequences for the urban poor as the rapid growth of African cities outpaces policy reform

Africa

Nigeria: Rallies For, Against Police Anti-Robbery Unit Rock Cities

(file photo).<p>THOUSANDS of Nigerians in different parts of the country yesterday took to major streets to protest for and against calls to scrap the …

Ogun State

“Let's eradicate poverty, not poor people”

In November 2016, a relentless government-owned bulldozer cost Celestine Ahisu his home, his business, and his peace of mind in one fell swoop.<p>Until …

Africa

MainOne and Tizeti partner with Facebook to improve internet connectivity in Lagos

MainOne (www.MainOne.net) and Tizeti (www.Tizeti.com) today announced the completion of a joint development project with Facebook (www.Facebook.com) …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Welder Accused of Iron Rod Theft Jumps Out of Court Window, Dies

A 41-year-old welder, Wasiu Alowonle, who was standing trial for allegedly stealing an iron rod worth N40,000, jumped out of a courtroom window and …

Crime

Nigeria: PDP Convention - Profile of Candidates Seeking Key Positions

(file photo).<p>Nigeria's main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will elect new members of its National Working Committee (NWC) at a …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Countrywide Fuel Queues As Officials Scramble to Abort Crisis

Nigerian motorists queue for fuel.<p>Despite assurances given by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC against any impending fuel crisis, …

Olusegun Obasanjo

Nigeria Can’t Compete With Crop Of Airlines It Has At Moment — Fadugba

<i>Mr. Nick Fadugba, is the former General Secretary of African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and the publisher of African Aviation magazine for 27</i> …

Flying

Nigeria: Man Seeks Divorce Over Wife's Alleged Communication With Ex-Lover

A 45-year-old Marketer, Samsideen Apanisile, on Monday sought the dissolution of his 14-year marriage to his wife, Basirat, at an Ikorodu Customary …

Nigeria

Apapa gridlock: Lagos begins evacuation of articulated vehicles

In its determination to ensure free flow of traffic and safety on the roads, the Lagos State Government on Wednesday commenced the process of …

Nigeria

The worst is over — Buhari

Tinubu governors can’t appropriate power of endorsement<br>•Govs, North Central leaders urge Buhari to contest 2019 presidential election<br>•Why no …

Nigeria

Nigeria: Talking About Smart Cities

opinion<p>By definition, Smart City (SM) is that city that is efficient and functional such that the human beings residing in it can conveniently …

Cities

Nigeria: 2019 - No Automatic Ticket for Buhari - Ruling Party Leader

President Muhammadu Buhari.<p>The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has said that the party is yet to endorse President …

Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria: Trial of Nigerian Judge Accused of Corruption Suffers Set Back

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Wednesday removed himself from continuing to preside over the corruption case brought …

Nigeria

The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has authorized Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. to take over a firm, Hi-Nutrient International Limited, said to be owned by a former governor of Oyo State, Chief Rashidi Ladoja.

The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has authorized Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. to take over a firm, Hi-Nutrient International Limited, said to be …

Citizen Journalism