News - Niger

2019 AITEO Cup Draws Released

22 minutes ago /
Sports  

All 128 teams in the round of 64 of the 2019 AITEO /NFF cup now know their opponents following the conclusion of the draw on Monday at the headquarters of the Nigeria football federation.

NPFL Match Day 21 Results

28 minutes ago /
Security 

Bendel Insurance Football club of Benin has taken a step forward to ensuring their stay in the elite division of Nigeria football next season.

Falcons Begin Preparation For Women’s World Cup In Austria

42 minutes ago /
Sports  

It is barely 18 days to the FIFA Women’s World Cup, France 2019 and Nigeria’s Super Falcons will begin their final preparation to the Mundial on Tuesday in Austria.

Nigeria Supports Take-off Of ECOWAS Regional Satellite

1 hour ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian government says it will support the full take-off of a regional satellite that will serve the needs of the people and bridge the technology gap between Africa and other developed economies.

ICT Contributes Over 2 Trillion Naira To Nigeria’s GDP – Minster

1 hour ago /
Business and Economy  

Nigeria’s Information and Communication Technology sector now contribute over 2 trillion naira per quarter to Nigeria’s G.D.P.

FG Condemns Mali Attack

1 hour ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned the attacks on the United Nations peacekeepers that led to the death of a Nigerian UN peacekeeper in Timbuktu, Northern Mali by unidentified assailants.

Fed Govt Approves New Import Levy

1 hour ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian Government has approved a new import levy for sustainable financing of the Nigerian membership subscription of the African Union.  0.2% is now the new import levy on Cost Insurance Freight (CIF) to be charged on imported goods.

Kaduna Police Foils Kidnap Bid, Arrest Suspects

1 hour ago /
Security 

The Nigeria police on Monday intercepted four suspected kidnappers at the Kawo bridge in Kaduna after exchanging fire with the suspects.

Governor Akeredolu Swears-in 4 High Court Judges

1 hour ago /
Judiciary 

Ondo State now has four new state high court judges. They are Gilbert Olupitan, John Olajide, Ademola Enikuomehin and Temitope Adedipe. While swearing in the new judges in Akure on Monday, the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu charged them to uphold the tenets of transparency in the judiciary.

Imo Concessions Five Hospitals

2 hours ago /
Health 

Few days to the end of Governor Rochas Okorocha's eight years in office as Imo state Governor, he has concessioned five hospital facilities out of 27 hospitals built in the 27 local government areas of the state.

FG Appoints Yadudu As MD FAAN

2 hours ago /
Politics 

The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Captain Hamisu Rabiu Yadudu as the new Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria.

NNPC Explains Statutory Replacements In Corporation’s Top Management Cadre

4 hours ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has explained the recent staff movements in the corporation, saying it was normal replacement and backfill exercise to bridge the gap occasioned by impending retirement of some management staff of the corporation, among others.

FG Outlines Events For Inauguration, Democracy Day Celebrations

6 hours ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the decision of government to have a low key event for May 29 inauguration day is to give prominence to the June 12 Democracy Day and to cut cost.

FG Appoints New Managing Director For FAAN

7 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammad Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Rabiu Yadudu as the new Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN.

Osinbajo Presides Over Emergency FEC Meeting

9 hours ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, is presiding over an emergency meeting of the Federal Executive Council at the State House, Abuja on Monday.

Farmers Urged To Embrace Smart Agriculture For Food Security

13 hours ago /
Nation 

Farmers are being urged to embrace climate-smart agriculture to boost productivity and build resilience to climate change risks for smallholder farmers.

Catholic Priest Advocates Support For Federal Government

14 hours ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government needs the support of every Nigerian in its effort to equitably distribute the nation’s wealth.

Cleric Advocates Collaborative Leadership For Nigeria

14 hours ago /
Nation  Religion 

The parish priest of Holy Rosary Catholic church Wuse, Dam Tumba says that the greatest challenge facing Nigeria’s leadership is competition rather than collaboration among leaders.

Buhari Promises Justice, Peace And Prosperity For Nigerians

14 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday in Makkah, had Iftar dinner (a fast-breaking meal), a daily ritual during the holy month of Ramadan, in the company of Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state and the Emir of Maradun, Alhaji Garba Tambari.

Experts Express Doubts About Nigeria’s Attainment Of Financial Inclusion By 2020

18 hours ago /

Experts in the banking sector say Nigeria cannot achieve the eighty percent financial inclusion target by 2020 but would record significant growth in the sustainable development goals on financial inclusion by 2020.


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