Lagos (AFP) - Muhammadu Buhari formally takes over as Nigeria's president this week but his inauguration could not have come at a worse time, with the country reeling from a...Read more
The Consulate regrets to inform the General Public that as a result of technical challenges, passports due for collection on 25th January, 1st and 8th February 2017 could not be...Read more
As global investors and business leaders look to Africa as the next region of transformative economic growth, they are paying increasing attention to Nigeria. With about 170 million inhabitants, the...Read more
Hotoro, Kano, Nigeria (CNN)Girls rescued from Boko Haram terror camps in Sambisa Forest on Tuesday are "not the Chibok girls," Nigerian Army spokesman Sani Usman said.
However, one official did not...Read more
As reports that 50 Nigerians have been affected in the xenophobic violence in South Africa, the Nigerian government has concluded arrangements for the evacuation of its citizens from that country...Read more
Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, and #BringBackOurGirls campaigner Obiageli Ezekwesili are among those on the Top 100 list.Read more
Undeterred by either scorching heat or pouring rain, depending on which part of the country they were queuing up in, and, perhaps even more remarkably, unafraid of the still-lingering threat...Read more
Nigeria’s elections could be a turning point for Africa. If they are free, fair, credible, and if the results are accepted by most of its citizens, the country will become...Read more
It is a country where the kidnapping of 279 girls barely registers on the President’s agenda, yet most women are still not interested in Saturday's ballot. But a 60-year-old grandmother...Read more
Even before Nichole Sobecki’s helicopter landed in Bama, Nigeria, on March 25, the staggering devastation was visible.
The militant group Boko Haram, which has sworn allegiance to the Islamic State of...Read more
Nigeria's two main presidential candidates have signed an agreement to prevent violence in tightly contested elections due on Saturday.
Ex-military ruler Abdulsalami Abubakar brokered the deal in talks between President Goodluck...Read more
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has done everything to protect its card readers from being hacked or jammed on Election Day.
Mr Chidi Nwafor, the Director of Information...Read more