By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

Journalists in Yobe State have been commended for their efforts in sensitizing Nigerians on the

nation's economic challenges. Emir of Fika and Chairman, Yobe State Council of Chiefs, Dr. Muhammadu Ibn Abali Muhammadu Idrissa, made the commendation when the officials of the

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that it conducted fresh air strikes against Boko Haram in Borno State. Air force jets bombed and damaged suspected militant hideouts on the outskirts of Tumbin Gini and Tumbin Kayewa in northeastern Borno on Friday (16 September), the air force said, without quantifying the casualties.

Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves have plummeted to a new low of $24.88 billion, indicating dwindling confidence in the economy, despite reassurances by authorities.

In the last one week, it lost $230 million, understandably due to series of interventions by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), as post recession announcement pressure continued.



World renowned footballer, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pele, will arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday to begin a three-day visit that will see him joining some of the country’s soccer legends in mentoring youths drawn from across the nation in the rudiments of the game.

The development of Nigeria’s housing market is key to growing the economy and the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has declared. Emefiele stated this at the 32nd Annual Conference and General Meeting of the African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF) in Abuja.

A former presidential candidate, Prof Pat Utomi, has said that the current economic crisis would have been avoided by the Federal Government if proper policy choices were made.

He pointed out that the crash in oil prices was not enough to have resulted in recession.


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Suicide Bomber Claims To Be One Of Chibok Girls

A suspected female suicide bomber who was intercepted in northern Cameroon on Friday before she could blow herself up claimed to be one of the over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Chibok, Borno State in April 2014.

Fire Razes Kano's Sabon Gari Market

Properties including shops worth billions of naira have been destroyed in fire outbreak at Muhammadu Abubakar Rimi market (Sabon Gari market) in Kano State.Eyewitness, who is also a trader, Auwal Yusuf, said that the incident started at about 11pm on Friday, March 25, 2016, and consumed shops aro

Presidency Dissociates Self From #Istandwithbuhari Group

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has dissociated himself from the ‘I Stand With Buhari (#Istandwithbuhari) advocacy group’ and demanded the group to immediately stop claiming any alliance with the Buhari administration.

APC Condemns Election Violence In Rivers, To Review Party Constitution

All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the violence, which marred the rerun election in Rivers State at the weekend.

Nigeria Shock Hosts Brazil 1-0 In U-23 Friendly

Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles defeated Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly game at the Estadio Kleber in Cariaca, Brazil late on Thursday night.

The only goal of the game was scored by Ubong Ekpai as early as in the third minute.

Lagos Lifts Restriction Of Movement Tomorrow

To allow for a hitch-free Eid-el-Kabir celebration, Lagos State government has lifted the order restricting human and vehicular movement during the September monthly environmental sanitation exercise tomorrow.

Nigerian Army Frees 800 Boko Haram Hostages

Nigerian forces have freed more than 800 hostages being held by the radical Islamist group, Boko Haram, in a number of villages in the country’s northeastern state of Borno, the military said on Thursday.

Buhari’s Economic Retreat Mere Jamboree, Waste Of N250m Public Fund – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described the just concluded National Economic Council (NEC) retreat as mere jamboree and

waste of over N250 million public fund.  He said, “the retreat has further exposed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of

Nigeria Indicts 300 Firms Over Fake Eontracts

Nigeria has indicted over 300 companies and prominent individuals, including serving and retired military officers, for defrauding the country of millions of dollars in fake contracts, the presidency said.


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