U.S. Embassy closes Abuja Consular Section

The United State’s Embassy has temporarily closed its consular section in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja. A notice by the U.S. embassy on Tuesday said until...

DEVELOPING STORY: Nigerian police detain Premium Times journalist, ask him to disclose his source

On the day the Nigerian presidency was complaining about the excesses of a unit in the police, the same unit was forcing a PREMIUM TIMES...

Several people dead after highway bridge collapses in Italy

Several people have died after a section of a highway bridge in northern Italy partially collapsed Tuesday, according to rescue sources cited by Italian...

EFCC secures over 150 convictions in seven months – Magu

Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency secured no fewer than 150 convictions in seven months. Mr Magu...

Lagos third worst city to live

Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial nerve center, is the third worst city to live in among 140 cities worldwide. The revelation is according to the Economist Intelligence...

EFCC freezing account of any state govt illegal – Governors Forum

The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has described as unconstitutional the freezing of the accounts of Benue State Government by the Economic and Financial Crimes...

Two million petty traders to get collateral-free loans – FG

In a determined and significant bid to further enlarge its financial inclusion agenda for all Nigerians regardless of social class and economic status, the...

Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram protest, seize airport; army reacts

The Nigerian Army said calm has been restored at Maiduguri Airport seized for two hours on Sunday by riotous troops, that it described as...

Nigeria Stocks Hit Bear Market – Bloomberg

Nigerian stocks have slumped 20% from their peak in January Political tensions are worrying foreign investors: Ashburton Nigeria’s stocks entered a bear market as worsening political...

ICYMI: Nigerian man dies at Canadian border while allegedly resisting deportation

A 49-year-old Nigerian man has allegedly died in Calgary, after a confrontation with two Canada Border Services Agency officers, who were charged to ensure his...