AllAfrica News: Nigeria
Burna Boy's Concert Cancelled After Alleged Ticket Scam
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 06:16:47 GMT
[allAfrica] The African Giant's Burna Boy's Johannesburg concert has been cancelled, after a fraud case was uncovered.
Late Afrobeats Star MohBad's Body Exhumed for Autopsy
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 05:32:08 GMT
[Premium Times] An autopsy that will determine the cause of death of the body of the Afrobeats star will be conducted.
Tinubu Seeks UN Reforms, Says World Will Ignore Nigeria At Own Peril
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 04:57:45 GMT
[Premium Times] "The poverty ravaging our continent and the question of security and counter-terrorism requires us to work in close and effective synergy. The world will ignore Nigeria at its own peril. If we engage in talkshops as real challenges wreak real havoc in real time, we will fail. The time to strike is now. The time to achieve real results is now."
Tinubu Rings Closing Bell At World's Second Largest Stock Exchange, Woos Investors
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 04:57:45 GMT
[Premium Times] President Tinubu said Nigeria is Africa's greatest economy where investors can do business without fear.
Catfish - a Big Business for a Big Nation
Thu, 21 Sep 2023 16:01:15 GMT
[FAO] Bolstering Nigeria's booming catfish sector to help feed Africa's most populous country
Lagos First Lady Lauds Orphanage Association for Efforts to Protect Vulnerable Children
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 12:23:33 GMT
[Vanguard] Her Excellency, Mrs. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu has commended the Association of Orphanages and Home Operators of Nigeria, ASOHON, for its effort, passion, zeal and commitment in contributing to a saner society which she said is the bedrock on which all the sectors of the economy stands.
Bandits Kidnap Female Students of Zamfara University
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 12:23:33 GMT
[Vanguard] A large number of armed bandits invaded the hostels of undergraduates of Federal University Gusau, FUG, in Sabin Gida area of Zamfara State, and abducted an unspecified numbers of female students in the early hours of today, Friday.
SSANU Threatens Legal Action Against Proscription in Nigerian University
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 11:10:53 GMT
[Premium Times] It, therefore, asked the university to withdraw the proscription and allow the trade union to operate on the campus without hindrance.
Tinubu to Guterres - I'm Ready to Take Tough Decisions Even If They Make Me Unpopular
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 11:10:52 GMT
[This Day] President Bola Tinubu, yesterday, told United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, that he was prepared to take tough decisions, even if they could make him temporarily unpopular, as long as the outcomes addressed challenges, such as poverty, hunger, among others, that had stunted economic growth in Nigeria.
Tinubu Files Fresh Motion to Stop Chicago Varsity From Releasing Academic Records
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 11:10:51 GMT
[Daily Trust] President Bola Tinubu has filed a motion challenging the Northern District of Illinois order directing the Chicago State University to release his academic records within two days.
Naira Falls Further to N995/$ On Parallel Mkt, Edun Blames $6.8bn Backlog for Currency's Woes
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 11:10:51 GMT
[This Day] The naira declined further on the parallel market arm of the foreign exchange (FX) market to N995 to a dollar, weaker than the N990 to a dollar it closed the previous day.
Gunmen Release Kidnapped Catholic Priest
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 11:10:50 GMT
[Premium Times] It is unclear if a ransom was paid or not.
Governor Akeredolu's Residence in Ibadan Stirs Controversy in Ondo
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 11:09:29 GMT
[Premium Times] Since returning from a three-month medical leave in Germany on 8 September, Ondo State Governor Akeredolu has been in his personal residence in Ibadan
Only 5,000 Out of 100,000 Repentant Boko Haram Are Insurgents - Commissioner
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 11:05:21 GMT
[Vanguard] Borno State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Zuwaira Gambo has said that only about 5,000 out of the over 100,000 repentants Boko Haram members were actual insurgents.
'Over 27 Million Nigerians Lack Access to Internet'
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 11:01:35 GMT
[Daily Trust] Over 27.1 million Nigerians lack access to the internet, according to the 2023 data from the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF).
MohBad - Aggrieved Fans Storm Exhumation Site, Police Complete Autopsy
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 10:36:21 GMT
[Daily Trust] Music lovers and fans of popular singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba also known as Mohbad, stormed the burial site of the singer in Ikorodu, in Lagos yesterday to witness the exhumation of his body.
Cameroon-Nigeria Boundary Dispute - CDS Assures Reps Committee of Security Support
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 10:10:02 GMT
[Vanguard] The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Christopher Musa, has assured the House of Representatives ad hoc committee on the international boundary dispute between Nigeria and Cameroon of adequate security and logistics support in the discharge of its mandate.
IPI Seeks Probe As Corpse of Zamfara Journalist Found in Soakaway
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 09:35:42 GMT
[Daily Trust] The International Press Institute (IPI) Nigeria on Thursday called on the Inspector General of Police and other security agencies, including the State Security Service (SSS) to immediately launch an investigation into the abduction and subsequent killing of Hamisu Danjibga, a reporter of Voice of Nigeria (VON) in Zamfara State.
MohBad - Davido, Falz, Zlatan, Others Join Candlelight Procession in Lagos
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 07:25:01 GMT
[Premium Times] The candlelight procession started from the Lekki Phase One Gate axis of Lagos, where fans and colleagues converged at 5 p.m.
Tinubu Becomes 1st African President to Ring Nasdaq Closing Bell
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 04:41:42 GMT
[Daily Trust] President Bola Tinubu, yesterday, rang the bell at the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System (NASDAQ), advancing his foreign investment push in front of financial markets at the famous stock exchange.