Buhari sacks PenCom, CPC, BPE bosses, 20 others

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday relieved the heads of 23 Federal Government agencies of their appointments and approved the appointment of their replacements. A...

Nigeria’s House of Reps committee to probe oil licence deal

Nigeria's lower house of parliament has set up a committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the award of oil prospecting licence (OPL) 245, the...

Nigeria says foils Boko Haram plans to attack British, U.S. embassies

Nigeria's state security agency said on Wednesday it had thwarted plans by Boko Haram militants linked to Islamic State to attack the British...

Trump plans to move ahead with Nigeria planes sale: Reports

President Donald Trump's administration is pushing forward with plans to sell up to a dozen aircraft to Nigeria's air force for the fight against...

Nigeria’s military frees 593 people cleared of Boko Haram ties

Nigeria's military on Monday released 593 people after clearing them of having ties with the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a spokesman said. The...

Nigeria marks 3 years since Chibok girls’ kidnapping

Nigeria is marking three years since over 200 schoolgirls were abducted from a remote town in the northeast of the country. On the night...

Nigerian govt declares Mondays, Wednesdays as Nigeria Dress Day

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the adoption of Mondays and Wednesdays every week, as Made-in-Nigeria Dress Days across the country. The approval was...

Nigeria’s electoral umpire presents 5-year strategic plan to Senate

Nigeria's Electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has presented its five-year strategic plan to the Senate. The Commission's chairman, Professor Yakubu Mahmood presented...

Shi’ite members protest against El-Zakzaky’s prolonged detention

Dozens of protesting members and supporters of the Islamic movement have again stormed the national assembly, demanding the release of their leader, Sheik Ibrahim...

Boko Haram video denies claims of starvation in Sambisa forest

The faction of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram led by Abubakar Shekau has released a video denying that fighters are dying of hunger...