Nigeria News Updates


BREAKING: Issa Hayatou named FIFA Acting President

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Oct 8, 2015

African football leader, Issa Hayatou has been named to take charge of FIFA after former..

Court stops Diezani from leaving UK till next April

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Oct 8, 2015

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke will not be able to leave the United Kingdom..

Breaking News: Enyeama quits Super Eagles

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Oct 8, 2015

Lille goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has quit international football after a meeting with top official of..

Ex-militants blast Clark, say he was part of rot in Jonathan’s administration

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Oct 8, 2015

EX-MILITANTS under the auspices of Niger Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, Thursday, took a swipe at..

Fayose to Senators: Don’t block Fayemi’s nomination

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Oct 8, 2015

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Thursday warned Senators from the state against blocking the..

Buhari can’t double president, petroleum minister – Ijaw groups

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Oct 8, 2015

Their words, “It is an act of lawlessness and the constitution prohibits a public officer..

Army forces Al-Mustapha to retire

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Oct 8, 2015

A former Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, Maj…


    Ondo Ministerial Nominee: Tension in APC as waiting game continues

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    Oct 8, 2015

    AN atmosphere of anxiety and tension pervades the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Ondo State..

    Ministerial screening ‘ll be different this time — Rep Ahwinahwi

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    Oct 8, 2015

    Mr. Solomon Ahwinahwi represents Ughelli North/Ughelli South/Udu Federal Constituency of Delta State in the House..

    Corruption War and the Old Soldier

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    Oct 8, 2015

    Source: Thisday Politics

    Enugu: Chances of prospective ministerial nominees

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    Oct 9, 2015

    A palpable trepidation is rife within the political firmament of Enugu State over who will..

    December 5 polls: Fireworks in Bayelsa

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    Oct 8, 2015

      Few weeks to the governorship election in Bayelsa State, candidates of the two major..

    Bailout: Why Ondo workers are angry – Labour

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    Oct 8, 2015

    Speculations are rife that the N14.6billion bailout received by the Ondo state government has been..

    Controversy trails bail-out funds disbursement in S-West

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    Oct 8, 2015

    Activities in many states were virtually grounded. In fact, the issue of unpaid salaries became..


      Access Bank deploys CR2’s BankWorld solution for retail banking

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      Oct 8, 2015

      One of the top commercial banks in Nigeria, Access Bank, has disclosed that it has..

      Barclays Africa launches Rise: start-up community pioneering financial services

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      Oct 8, 2015

      Young and upcoming Africa’s innovators and start-ups will have the ability to scale their ideas..

      London, SEC to strengthen Islamic finance in Nigeria

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      Oct 8, 2015

      The Securities and Exchange Commission and the City of London on Tuesday pledged to work..

      Ecobank scraps sale of stake in Nigerian unit after market slump

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      Oct 8, 2015

      Pan-African lender Ecobank Transnational Incorporated has scrapped a sale of part of its Nigerian business..

      Stock Market sheds N489billion in three months

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      Oct 8, 2015

      The market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) depreciated by a total of N489..

      Recapitalisation: SEC engages 15 accounting firms to verify operators

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      Oct 8, 2015

      The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has enlisted the services of over 15 accounting firms..

      Mercuria acquires 17% stake in Forte Oil for $200m

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      Oct 8, 2015

      One of Nigeria’s integrated energy solution providers, Forte Oil Plc, on Monday confirmed the acquisition..


        Bobby: We don’t lose on purpose

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        Oct 8, 2015

        Amakhosi have had to look on as archrivals Orlando Pirates have flourished on the continent..

        Why I removed Enyeama as Eagles captain — Oliseh

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        Oct 8, 2015

        The dramatis personae in what has become known as the show of shame of Belgium..

        Nigerians react to Eagles’ humiliating loss to DR Congo

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        Oct 8, 2015

          [View the story “Nigerians react to Eagles’ humiliating loss to DR Congo” on Storify]..

        I was stripped naked and thrown out — Enyeama

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        Oct 8, 2015

        After the yelling, shouting and shoving that engulfed the Super Eagles camp in Belgium on..

        Khune: We can mix it with the best

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        Oct 8, 2015

        The Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper will start and skipper the South Africans as they intend to..

        Mushekwi still up with the top dogs

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        Oct 8, 2015

        Djurgadens are, however, now feeling the effects of his departure, having now slipped to sixth..

        Zungu yet to commit to Sundowns

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        Oct 8, 2015

        Zungu’s contract is set to expire in June next year and he has reportedly attracted..

        Messi to stand trial - Buzz: 462
        Ntseki sees positives - Buzz: 306


          Beware! Energy drinks are not what they are, food technologist cautions

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          Oct 8, 2015

          A food technologist with the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Dr Adewale Obadina has warned..

          WHO/UNAIDS unveil new standards to improve adolescent care

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          Oct 8, 2015

          The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS have launched new global standards to help countries..

          Stigma, discrimination violate mental health dignity—-Expert

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          Oct 8, 2015

          One in four adults in Nigeria will experience mental health difficulties in his life time,..

          Nigeria is not yet polio-free —- NNPPC Chair

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          Oct 8, 2015

          In this interview with LARA ADEJORO, Chairman, Nigeria National PolioPlus Committee (NNPPC), Dr Tunji Funsho..

          NGO tasks govt on provision of facilities for children with CP

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          Oct 8, 2015

          A non-governmental organisation, Cerebral Palsy Center, Lagos, has called on the government to provide management..

          Ebola Scare: UCTH Quarantines 15

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          Oct 8, 2015

          Source: Thisday Health

          Model for Fighting Cancer

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          Oct 8, 2015

          Source: Thisday Health


            Is Mercy Johnson having her baby in Paris?

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            Oct 8, 2015

            Mercy Johnson, hubby and her two daughters arrive Paris from Ireland leading to speculations. Photo:..

            AFRIMA 2015 set to host Africa in Lagos

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            Oct 8, 2015

            The International Committee of AFRIMA and the African Union Commission, AUC, on Monday October 5,..

            I don’t see myself as a good rapper – Jesse Jagz

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            Oct 8, 2015

            Talented rapper, Jesse Jagz who is considered to be one of the finest rappers in..

            Nostalgia! Darey visits childhood home, his ‘Alma Mater’ CMS Grammar School

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            Oct 8, 2015

            (Darey visits CMS Grammar School. Photo: Instagram) Award winning singer Darey Art Alade embarked on a..

            Watch New Episodes of Empire Season 2 at N-tyce Lounge and Bar every Thursday at 7pm

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            Oct 8, 2015

            Join hundreds of Empire fans and enjoy the thrills, music, betrayals and punch-lines that have..

            Rihanna stuns in all black at the unveiling of her long-awaited album cover

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            Oct 8, 2015

            Rihanna looked too excited as she unveiled both the cover art and title of her..

            Standing By Her Man! Vincent Enyeama’s Wife Writes Loving Message about Departure from Super Eagles

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            Oct 8, 2015

            Vincent Enyeama‘s wife, Promise is standing right by her man, following his announcement that he..



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              Oct 8, 2015

              Yemi Alade put the Goro in the word Onilegogoro, she spotted an epic style Gele..


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              Oct 8, 2015

              Hey Lovelies The Shirt layering is back with a bang, first termed a school girl..


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              Oct 8, 2015

              Our physical attribute is what we think about when the question what makes you more..


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              Oct 8, 2015

              Hey Lovelies This week I’ve decided on two hairstyle this week, first I talked about..


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              Oct 8, 2015

               This is a message we received in our inbox. We have given advice and set..

              Top 10 things to do with your family on holiday – VIP Express

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              Oct 8, 2015

              Family Vacations is some of the most memorable times of any person’s life. The memories..

              Desire that glowing skin?

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              Oct 8, 2015

              Get a steam bath Steam bath is safe and beneficial for almost every age and..


                Connectivity: Mobile operators push for $20 3G enabled smartphones

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                Oct 8, 2015

                Although the number of smartphones in Africa currently stands at 160 million, according to the..

                Mobile for Development: GSMA boss unfolds 3 points agenda for emerging markets

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                Oct 8, 2015

                The chairman of the GSMA, Jon Fredrik Baksass, yesterday unfolded the direction of the mobile..

                What are your children doing online?

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                Oct 8, 2015

                WONT he break it?’ Barely five years ago, if anyone saw your toddler with a..

                What Nigerian mobile operators can learn from US counterparts

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                Oct 8, 2015

                IN every mobile market, the customer is actually becoming king. Thank God for the open..

                Facebook says no to ‘dislike’ button but tests ‘sad’ and ‘angry’ buttons

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                Oct 8, 2015

                Photo: Facebook Facebook will begin testing a new feature allowing users to express a range..

       lets you know your ISP’s speed and much more

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                Oct 8, 2015

                Only a few tech savvy guys would know that by right clicking the Internet connection..

                Sony’s PlayStation 4 is now selling for $350

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                Oct 8, 2015

                Just as the holiday nears, Sony is dropping the price of its newest gaming console..