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Ahead of the 2015 general elections in Nigeria, the United States' Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle, has said his country was committed to free, fair, credible and non-violent elections in Nigeria.
The All Progressives Grand Alliance on Saturday declared support for President Goodluck Jonathan to run for a second term in 2015.
The Nigerian diplomat attached to the Economic Community of West African States , Olubukun Koye who escaped from quarantine in Lagos after testing positive to Ebola virus and travelled to Port Harcourt for treatment, an action that resulted in the death of the doctor who treated him may face manslaughter charges.
Nigeria on Sunday confirmed a fresh case of Ebola in a doctor whose husband died from the virus, adding to a growing list of healthcare workers in West Africa hit by the epidemic.
Some of the Chibok schoolgirls, who escaped froa Zm their Boko Haram abductors have been awarded scholarships to attend the American University Nigeria Academy, AUN, Yola, Adamawa State.
At least 14 people have been killed in Jibwhiwhui village, Hawul local government area of Borno State and environs by gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram.
The once very busy bush meat stalls at Doka village, Kaduna were empty last Tuesday.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has descended heavily on Liberian officials who colluded with the late Patrick Sawyer to infect Nigerians with the Ebola Virus Disease.
Lagos-At least 39 foreign nationals were ,yesterday, arrested by Police and Immigration officers in two hotels on Lagos Island.
The National Sports Commission on Saturday in Abuja said Tuesday's arrest of Aminu Maigari, a former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association was unrelated to the association's elections.
MANY Nigerians who followed events leading to the burial of the late Professor Dora Akunyili on Thursday at her home town, Agulu, Anambra State were unanimous in declaring that the tributes poured on her were enough to change corrupt Nigerians to become better citizens.
The Federal Government yesterday said plans have been put in place to ensure steady supply of electricity in the country by October 2014.
West African state of Senegal has become the region's fifth country to confirm a case of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 1,500 people with the WHO warning that five more states are at risk for spread of the outbreak.
UNDATED: In this handout from the Center for Disease Control , a colorized transmission electron micrograph of a Ebola virus virion is seen.
T he decision of the Ministry of Sports to mastermind and give credence to the kangaroo election that produced Chris Giwa as the new President of the Nigeria Football Federation has drawn the rwath of FIFA, which has ordered Giwa to vacate the Glass House by Monday.
Yesterday afternoon, president Goodluck Jonathan became the first recipient of Nigeria's new national eID card, in a ceremony at the presidential villa in the capital Abuja.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 02:46 am
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