Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria Sets Up Committee to Address Farmers, Herdsmen Conflict

Nigeria Sets Up Committee to Address Farmers, Herdsmen ConflictThe National Economic Council has constituted a 10 person working committee headed by …

Nigeria

Nigeria:Herdsmen, Farmers Violence - VP Leads Nine Governors to Find Solutions

(Photo: This Day)The National Economic Council, NEC, has set up a ten-member committee to address the widespread farmers/herders clashes across the …

Nigeria

Africa: AfDB Must Lead Fight to End Poverty in Africa - Finance Minister

Nigeria has urged the African Development Bank, AfDB, to lead the fight to end extreme poverty ravaging conflict affected states in Africa by …

Africa

Nigeria:Nigeria Has Balance of U.S.$2.32 Billion in ECA As At Jan 15 - Minister

(Photo: This Day)Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said that Nigeria has a balance of $2.32b in the Excess Crude Account, ECA, as at …

Nigeria

Nigeria's Buhari says doesn't know if he will seek re-election

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday he does not know if he will seek re-election in 2019 and the decision is personal and also for Nigerians.<p>Buhari, 75, was speaking in a radio interview. He was elected in 2015 but spent much of 2017 in Britain being treated for …

Nigeria

Migrant Figures, Migrant Futures: IOM Paris Forum Demonstrates How Data Help Manage Human Mobility

The World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting will take place on 23-26 January 2018 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, bringing together a record …

Paolo Gentiloni

Nigeria: Conflict, Violence, Protests - and An Absent President

document<p>The ongoing Boko Haram conflict in the northeast, cycles of communal violence between pastoralists and farmers, and separatist protests in …

Nigeria

Anger in Africa keeps growing over Trump's 'shithole countries' comments

• <b>African anger is building over President Donald Trump’s negative characterization of Africa.</b>• <b><br>African leaders are rejecting President Trump’s denials that he used gutter language.</b>• <b><br>The president’s comments have damaged US interests in the world’s second largest continent with more than one billion</b> …

Donald Trump

African Press Review 16 January 2018

Headaches and name calling in Nigeria over bloody conflict between nomadic herdsmen and farmers. President Buhari accused of "a tepid response."<p>In …

Nigeria

Nigerian Authorities Arrest Cameroon's Separatist Leaders

State security.<p>Nigerian authorities have arrested leaders of a group leading a separatist movement in neighbouring Cameroon.<p>At least seven leaders of …

Nigeria

Nigeria's Buhari re-election movement gathers pace for 2019

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s supporters got a boost on Wednesday when a key ally of the elderly leader announced he would head a group campaigning for him to seek re-election next year.<p>Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly …

Nigeria

Nigeria's Buhari re-election campaign gets boost

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s supporters got a boost on Wednesday when a key ally of the elderly leader announced he would …

Nigeria

Chibok girl found nearly 4 years after mass abduction, Nigeria confirms

<b>MAIDUGURI, Nigeria --</b> Nigerian authorities say another girl seized during a mass abduction from a boarding school in Chibok nearly four years ago has …

Nigeria

eNCA | Buhari's 2019 re-election boost

The Nigerian president spent much of 2017 in Britain being treated for an undisclosed ailment.

Nigeria

Libya: Trafficking - Nigerian Govt Delegation Off to Libya

Libya returnees.<p>The federal government's special delegation, led by Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Wednesday departed Abuja for …

Nigeria

Nigeria: 38 'Unjustly' Dismissed Army Officers Drag Nigerian Govt to Ecowas Court

Ecowas court<p>One and half years after they were dismissed under controversial circumstances, 38 top officers of the Nigerian Army have headed to the …

Nigeria

Nigeria:2018 Will Be More Glorious for Nigerian Football, Says Pinnick

[This Day] President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has expressed the satisfaction of the federation with …

FIFA

Who's coming to Davos 2018?

The World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting will take place on 23-26 January 2018 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, bringing together a record …

OECD

Nigeria: Govt to Review NNPC's $6bn Oil Swaps - Kachikwu

- To blacklist non-performing oil traders<p>Apparently scandalised by the acute petrol scarcity, which marred the Yuletide celebrations, the federal …

Nigeria

Nigeria: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Air Travel Sector in 2017

Year 2017 in the aviation sector will perhaps go down as one with the most defining moments but with very little to show for real growth. WOLE …

Aviation

Nigeria: Four Killed in Suspected Boko Haram Attack in Lagos

<b>Lagos:</b> Four civilians were killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on Monday in the Nigerian city at the centre of a conflict with the …

Nigeria

Four killed in suspected Boko Haram Nigeria attack on Monday - sources

LAGOS, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Four civilians were killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on Monday in the Nigerian city at the centre of a conflict with the Islamists, a resident and two officials told Reuters.<p>Nigeria’s army said on Monday evening it had repelled the assault on the …

Nigeria

Nigerian army says it repels suspected Boko Haram militant attack

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria’s army said it had repelled an attack on Monday by suspected Boko Haram militants on the city at the centre of the conflict with the Islamist insurgency.<p>A man cycles past a military truck in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria, August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi …

Nigeria

Four killed in suspected Boko Haram Nigeria attack on Monday: sources

LAGOS (Reuters) - Four civilians were killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on Monday in the Nigerian city at the center of a conflict with the Islamists, a resident and two officials told Reuters.<p>Nigeria's army said on Monday evening it had repelled the assault on the outskirts of …

Nigeria

UPDATE 2-Nigerian army says it repels suspected Boko Haram militant attack

* Authorities on alert during Christmas period<p>* Government allocates more funds to fight militants<p>* Last major attack on Maiduguri was in June (Recasts with military repelling attack, adds context)<p>MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Dec 25 (Reuters) - Nigeria’s army said it had repelled an attack on Monday by …

Nigeria

Nigeria Says It's Solving Issue That Led to Christmas Gas Queues

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made a surprise Christmas Eve visit to petrol stations in the commercial hub Lagos, where motorists had been …

Nigeria

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has admitted that he and some other people he did not name can no longer be laughing with President Muhammadu Buhari as they were doing when they were in opposition. He said in those days, he and others would be laughing and rolling on the floor of Buhari’s living room. The governor who apparently was talking about the funny aspect of the President spoke in a documentary, “Buhari: Beyond the Iron and Steel” put together by the President’s media team.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has admitted that he and some other people he did not name can no longer be laughing with President Muhammadu …

Nigeria

Nigerian Govt Approves Privatisation of Five Mining Subsidiaries

The National Council on Privatisation, NCP, on Thursday approved the privatisation of five subsidiaries of the Nigerian Mining Corporation, NMC.<p>A …

allAfrica's Top 12 News Stories of 2017

allAfrica, 21 November 2017<p>President Robert Mugabe has finally heeded calls to resign, AllAfrica's news partners in Zimbabwe report. Read more »<p>This …

Olusegun Obasanjo

Nigerian Senate Speaks on U.S.$1 Billion Fund to Fight Boko Haram

Senate President Bukola Saraki has assured Nigerians that money approved by governors from the excess crude account for the fight against terrorism …

Nigeria