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  Nigeria Activist Who Escaped the Gallows Nigeria Activist Who Escaped the Gallows Probes Oil AccountsBloombergTwo decades ago Ledum Mitee escaped being hanged while campaigning against corruption in Nigeria's oil industry. Today, as head of a government transparency initiative, he says little has changed. Mitee was the only one of 10 ethnic Ogoni activists ...and more »
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 4:09 am
  Move Back To Nigeria: “It's A Tough Nation Bella NaijaMove Back To Nigeria: “It's A Tough Nation We Live In” Rotimi Williams Gets ...Bella NaijaMove Back to Nigeria is a series on BellaNaija which aims to encourage young and not-so-young professionals in the diaspora who are trying to make the decision of whether to move back to Nigeria. In collaboration with the brilliant team at ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 1:46 am
  Ebola Could Strike 20000, World Health FRANCE 24Ebola Could Strike 20000, World Health Agency SaysNew York TimesThe death toll from the disease has risen to 1,552 in four countries: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. Credit Abbas Dulleh/Associated Press. The assessment came as the organization presented what it called a road map for stopping the ...New Ebola case in Nigeria brings death toll to 1552FRANCE 24Ebola in Nigeria: Virus claims doctor in Port HarcourtTheHealthSiteAfDB Donates $210m To Nigeria, Others To Fight EbolaDaily Times NigeriaRadio Australiaall 1,532 news articles »
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:21 pm
  Nigeria President Unhappy with Ebola Voice of AmericaNigeria President Unhappy with Ebola StigmatizationVoice of AmericaNigeria President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday condemned the stigmatization of Nigerians travelling abroad, due to the recent outbreak of Ebola in the country. In a meeting with David Nabarro, Special Envoy of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, ...2015: Nigerian students back President Jonathan for second termDailyPost NigeriaOBJ, Jonathan meet over insecurity in NigeriaP.M. NewsEbola - APC Asks Jonathan to Stop TAN's RalliesThe Guardianall 42 news articles »
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:36 pm
  Nigeria Confirms First Ebola Death Outside BBC NewsNigeria Confirms First Ebola Death Outside LagosTIMENigeria confirmed Thursday the country's first Ebola-related death outside Lagos, the country's main international transit hub. The victim, an unnamed doctor who died in the southeastern oil city of Port Harcourt, marks Nigeria's sixth Ebola death in a ...Nigeria Ebola patient hid from governmentNews24UPDATE 2-Doctor dies of Ebola in Nigeria's oil hub Port HarcourtReutersEbola spreads to Nigeria oil hubBBC NewsBBC News -SaharaReporters.comall 317 news articles »
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 1:26 pm

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  Club managers, players join Nigeria leaguePlayers and clubs on Friday joined a boycott of Nigeria's top flight league but the country's football association insisted that matches would go ahead as planned. The Association of Professional Footballers of Nigeria (APFON), which represents players and club managers said they would not participate in the Nigeria Premier League until further notice. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is in ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 2:20 am
  Nigeria Activist Who Escaped the GallowsTwo decades ago Ledum Mitee escaped being hanged while campaigning against corruption in Nigeria's oil industry. Today, as head of a government transparency initiative, he says little has changed. Mitee was the only one of 10 ethnic Ogoni activists including Ken Saro-Wiwa acquitted by a military tribunal on charges of organizing the murder of four rivals. At the time he was deputy president of ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 12:38 am
  Nigeria launches national identity cardNigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday launched a national electronic identity card scheme, which backers said would boost access to financial and government services in Africa's most populous nation. A number of Nigerian government agencies, from the police to the Independent National Electoral Commission, have embarked on their own separate ID card schemes. Only 32 percent of ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 12:59 pm
  How Nigeria Is Keeping Ebola at BayFears that Africa's most populous country would become a tinderbox for the disease have so far not come to fruition
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 11:43 am
  Nigeria Premier League suspended overNigeria's top flight football league was suspended on Wednesday after referees were directed not to take charges of matches in protest at a governance crisis in the domestic game. Nigeria Premier League organisers the League Management Committee said it was "impossible for us to organise games" as a result of the directive from the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA). The NRA earlier ordered that ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 10:37 am

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  At least 10 die as boat capsizes in NigeriaPort Harcourt (Nigeria) (AFP) - At least 10 people died in Nigeria on Friday when a boat carrying 35 passengers bound for Port Harcourt capsized and sank, a rescue official and local government spokesman said. "We can confirm that 10 persons died early ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 11:45 pm
  Nigeria: Apochi - Electronic Identity CardThe Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Unified Payment Services Limited (UPSL), Mr. Agada Apochi has said the introduction of national electronic identity card (eID) will support Nigeria's financial inclusion drive. He also said the initiative ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 11:31 pm
  Club managers, players join Nigeria leagueAbuja (AFP) - Players and clubs on Friday joined a boycott of Nigeria's top flight league but the country's football association insisted that matches would go ahead as planned. The Association of Professional Footballers of Nigeria (APFON), which ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 10:07 pm
  Nigeria no longer exports raw materials –The Managing Director, Nigeria Export Import Bank (NEXIM), Mr Robert Orya, on Thursday said Nigeria had shifted from exporting raw materials to exporting finished products. Orya made this known in Abuja at a conference of the Coalition of Civil Society ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 8:44 pm
  Move Back To Nigeria: “It’s A ToughMove Back to Nigeria is a series on BellaNaija which aims to encourage young and not-so-young professionals in the diaspora who are trying to make the decision of whether to move back to Nigeria. In collaboration with the brilliant team at ...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 8:03 pm
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Nigeria reporters face criminal charges forProsecutors filed criminal charges Tuesday against two journalists at a Nigerian newspaper over a story they published on alleged plans by the nation's presidency to disrupt opposition parties. The charges are a sign of growing government pressure on the media.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 7:51 am
AP PHOTOS: Nigeria's forgotten railroadTrain horns now sound again across Nigeria's lush south and the encroaching desert of its north, but the history of the nation's 100-year-old railroad still sits rusting away.
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 6:07 am
Violence in central Nigeria villages killsLeaders in two villages in central Nigeria say at least 10 people have been killed in attacks between the Christians and Muslims living there.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 6:40 am
Paper: Police detain Nigeria reporters overTwo journalists were detained Monday by police after their newspaper published a story about supposed plans by the nation's presidency to disrupt opposition parties and potentially raise the price of subsidized gasoline in the country, the publication said.
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 2:45 pm
Nigeria police: 12 missing after deltaMilitants in Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta ambushed a group of police officers as they sat stranded in a boat in the region's winding creeks, leaving at least 12 "missing" in the most serious attack in months in a region vital to the country's finances, a police spokesman said Saturday.
Posted on 6 April 2013 | 2:21 pm
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