News - Niger

Osinbajo Reassure Nigerians

3 months ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the effort and impact being made by Nigerians in technology can enable the country to roll out indigenous technology solutions that can transform the global space.

Air Force Completes First Ever In-Country Reactivation Of Hercules Aircraft

3 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Air Force says it has completed its first ever in-country Periodic Depot Maintenance, PDM, of the C-130 Hercules Aircraft.

Movie On Mental Challenges “Unbreakable” Premiers

3 months ago /
Entertainment 

In a bid to discourage members of the society from indulging in all forms of suicide as a result of some mental challenges arising from depression, and other genetic illnesses, the unbroken partners in collaboration with Lamma Cares Foundation, DAAR Communications Plc have launched a movie titled "unbreakable" to further sensitise1 Nigerians especially the youth on ways of handling certain psychological and mental challenges prevalent in the society.

Arts And Culture Practitioners Want Nigeria To Use Tourism To Boost The Economy

3 months ago /
Nation 

The first ten-day Abuja festival of art came to an end with perfect agreement among participants and visitors that the Nigerian government needs to do more to promote its tourism potentials.

African Parliamentarians Advised On Effective Opposition Politics

3 months ago /
Politics 

Lawmakers in opposition parties in Africa have been advised to always play a critical role in pushing for policies that will assist in the development and strengthen Africa’s Democracy.

Onaiyekan Foundation Offers Free Medical Care To IDPs In Abuja

3 months ago /
Health 

The Nigerian government has been urged to intensify efforts to provide quality healthcare for its citizens.

South East Governors Deny Plan To Allow Miyetti Allah Vigilante Groups

3 months ago /
Nation 

The chairman of the South East Governors' Forum and the Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi says there is no plan to allow the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN to set up vigilante groups in any part of the South East region.

Botswana Offers Exchange Programme For Nigerian Academics, Students

3 months ago /
Education 

Developing indigenous knowledge is key to Africa’s rapid growth, for that reason, a team from the University of Botswana is in Nigeria for partnership and inviting Nigerian academics to study in Botswana.

NGO Urges Youths To Shun Divisive Tendencies

3 months ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

A Non-Governmental Organization, Better Nigeria Advocacy and Empowerment Initiative, says Nigerians, especially the youths must rise against insecurity, poverty, ethnicity, and religious conflicts by supporting efforts to end the crises.

Army Reviews Insurgency Strategy

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says it is reviewing and re-strategizing its deployment in parts of Northeast Nigeria, where there has been a recent shift in Boko-Haram and ISWAP terrorists’ activities.

Protesting APC Members Ask Buhari To Take Control Of Governance

3 months ago /
Politics 

A group of concerned members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said President Muhammadu Buhari must take over control of governance from politicians who they described as the cabals that have held his government to ransom since 2015.

Gombe Appeals To FG On Gombe-Biu Road

3 months ago /
Nation 

Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has declared a state of emergency on the Gombe-Biu road, calling on the Federal Government to quickly work on the road given the link it provides with other states in the North East.

Absence Of Counsel Stalls Hearing Of Abia Governorship Election Petition

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Justice A.L. Ogumoye's led Governorship Election Petition Tribunal panel sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, South East Nigeria, has adjourned further hearing to July 1 on the matter between the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA and Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Emefiele Promises To Recapitalise Nigerian Banks

3 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has pledged to reposition Nigerian banks through recapitalisation during in his second term.

Rema Sets Apple Music Record

3 months ago /
Entertainment 

Mavin Record’s newest signee, Rema, has made history as the first Nigerian artist to debut five top songs on Apple Music.

FAAN Reopens Port Harcourt Airport After Weekend’s Incident

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has reopened the runway of the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State, a day after it was closed following an accident involving an Air Peace Boeing 737 aircraft.

BREAKING: Appeal Court Dismisses Motion Filed By Atiku To Inspect Server

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the motion filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and it’s candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for leave to inspect the central server used to transmit data from accredited voters and the results of the February 23 presidential election.

Action Alliance Suspends Its Leaders

3 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

The National Executive Council of Action Alliance, one of the opposition political parties in Nigeria says it has suspended its national chairman Kenneth Udeze and the national secretary James Vernimbe.

Church Dismisses Self Kidnapped Priest

3 months ago /
Religion 

A Methodist priest Adewuyi Adegoke who faked his own kidnap demanding Three Million Naira ransom in Ekiti state, southwest Nigeria has been dismissed by the church.

Osinbajo Arrives New York For 4-Day Visit

3 months ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in New York on a four-day visit to the United States.


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