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irrigation

Nigerian institute calls for more investment in irrigation farming to ramp up production

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The National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS), one of Nigeria's agricultural research institutes on Thursday called on the government to scale up...
released schoolgirls

Nigerian students released by kidnappers in good health

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All released Nigerian students kidnapped from their boarding school on Friday in the northwestern state of Zamfara are all in good health, an official...
released schoolgirls

UNICEF to support released schoolgirls in Nigeria 

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday that it will provide psychosocial support to the released schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria's northwestern state...
Fertilizer news

Another successful partnership for prosperity in Africa!

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A collaborative partnership concluded on the 10th of February 2021 saw Sterling Bank Plc, a full service licensed national commercial financial institution joining forces...
Kidnapped students

UNICEF hails release of Kidnapped students in Nigeria

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Saturday welcomed the release of abducted hostages from a boarding school in north-central Nigeria. "I am relieved to...
Kidnapped students

Kidnapped students freed from gunmen in Nigeria

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Scores of students and school staff abducted by unidentified gunmen about a week ago from a boarding school in Niger state, north-central Nigeria have...
Nigeria

4 killed in road crash in northwest Nigeria

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A road crash along a major route in Jigawa state, northwest Nigeria on Friday killed four people and injured five others, according to local...
Kidnapped students

Nigerian president hails release of abducted students of north-central school

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday welcomed the release of students, school staff and family members of school staff abducted by gunmen in Niger...
Nigerian Police

2 policemen killed in attacks in Nigeria

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Two policemen have been killed in separate attacks on Wednesday by unknown gunmen in Anambra, a state in south Nigeria, an official said Thursday. ...
Tc Africa Illustration Email

TuneCore Launches Operations in Africa

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TuneCore, the leading digital music distribution and publishing administration company for independent artists, has launched operations in Africa. Jade Leaf has been hired as...
kidnapped in Nigeria

53 hostages released in Nigeria

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Governor of Nigeria's central-north Niger State Abubakar Sani Bello said on Sunday that the state government has managed to secure the release of all...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

AfCFTA presents Nigeria exceptional lifeline to reboot economy

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) presented Nigeria with an exceptional lifeline to reboot the economy, an official with the Nigeria Export Processing...
Rescuers and people gather near the debris of the plane [Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters]

Seven persons killed in military plane crash in Nigeria

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Seven persons were dead after a military plane crashed in Abuja, Nigeria's capital on Sunday, a spokesperson said. Ibikunle Daramola, the air...
Kidnapped students

Unknown gunmen abduct 44 people, mostly children in Nigeria

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dpa/GNA – At least 44 people, most of them children, have been abducted from a school in west-central Nigeria, a local government official...
Lagos

Nigeria’s economic hub unveils 10-year infrastructure plan

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Authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, has outlined key infrastructural plans for its development over the next decade. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, state governor...
Nigeria

At least 1 dead and 42 abducted in gunmen attack on Nigeria

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At least one student was killed and 42 persons, including 27 students, were abducted by gunmen in their Wednesday morning attack on a government-run...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Gunmen attack school and abduct students in Nigeria

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Unidentified gunmen stormed a secondary school in north-central Nigeria early Wednesday and abducted some students, according to a security source. The Government Science College, located...
Nigerian Police

Nigerian police launch nationwide operation amid surging crime

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Nigerian police on Monday launched a national operation to reinforce an ongoing fight against banditry, kidnapping, armed robbery and other violent crimes in the...
Nigeria railway

Train collides with truck in Nigeria’s economic hub, no casualties reported

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Nigerian authorities confirmed on Monday that a train collided with a truck on Monday morning in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, with no report of...
Nigeria police

Nigerian police warn against potential protests in economic hub

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Police in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, have hit out at plans to stage fresh protests in the state, saying they will vehemently resist any...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Nigeria to probe alleged expired sweet and chocolate

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The government will commence an investigation into alleged expired sweet and chocolate it recently received from Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), an official said Thursday. ...
cryptocurrencies

Nigeria cautions financial institutions against cryptocurrency dealing

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Nigeria's apex bank has warned all financial institutions in the country to desist from dealing in crypto-currencies as it is illegal. The warning was in...
COVID-19

Nigeria confirms 6 new cases of COVID-19 variant

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Nigeria confirmed six new B117 coronavirus variant cases in two states in the country, said Chikwe Ihekweazu, head of the Nigeria Center for Disease...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram insurgents regrouping in Nigeria’s central north state border

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Nigerian official Friday raised an alarm over the regrouping of dislodged Boko Haram insurgents along with the central north states of Nasarawa/Benue border, seeking...
Political Vigilantism

8 die in communal conflict in south Nigeria

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At least eight people were killed following a communal conflict in Nigeria's southern state of Ebonyi, local police has said. The clash, on Friday,...
accident

Road accident kills at least 8 in SW Nigeria

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At least 8 people were killed and several others injured on Saturday evening in a road crash in Nigeria's southwestern state of Ondo, local...
Nigeria Cocaine

21.9 kg of cocaine found in unclaimed luggage at Nigeria airport

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Nigeria's anti-drug agency on Monday announced the seizure of 21.9 kilograms of cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, the country's capital. ...
accident

Nigeria highway road accident kills 15

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At least 15 people were killed in a road accident early Friday when two buses collided head-on along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway in Borno, a...

Portuguese firm inks deal to construct railway line in north Nigeria

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Nigerian government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Portuguese firm that will lead to the construction of a 284 km standard...
accident

Road accident kills 13 in central Nigeria

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Thirteen people were killed and 14 others injured in a road accident in Nigeria's central state of Niger on Tuesday morning, road police said. ...