6 days ago / Nigerian news

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria’s largest medical union, the Nigerian medical association (NMA), on Wednesday ordered its members in the commercial capital Lagos to launch an indefinite strike over alleged police harassment. The NMA, in a statement, said an indefinite “sit-in” should begin at 6pm (1700 GMT) on Wednesday after complaints of ...Read more


6 days ago / Nigerian news

Employment Security Commission made changes Tuesday in an effort to stop further fraud and to deal with the unprecedented backlog of unprocessed claims.Read more


6 days ago / Nigerian news

Islamic extremists stormed a village just as people were preparing to break their Ramadan fast after sundown, killing at least 20 people in the first attack of its kind in northeastern Nigeria since the Muslim holy month began,Read more


6 days ago / Nigerian news

The law firm also accused Solution Media and InfoTech Limited/Hi-Impact TV of fraudulently broadcasting "Urban Kitchen" without due authorisation and permission from producer of the content and demanded the sum N100m as compensation for copyright infringement.Read more


6 days ago / Nigerian news

Nigerian authorities should cease their intimidation of journalist Saint Mienpamo Onitsha and ensure that security forces permit the press to work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists saidRead more


6 days ago / Nigerian news

Adding value, creating wealth' is Farmforte's business philosophy, with Nigerian sweet potatoes as their core-product. With this, they look into opportunities to add extra value. Quickly a sweet potato product range was ready to enter the market. It now has three products - chips, fries, and beer. "The sweet potato beer idea was entirely aimed ...Read more


6 days ago / Nigeria

Nigeria’s senate president has called for the immediate review of power assets sold by the previous administration to private individuals.Read more


6 days ago / Nigeria

Dozens of doctors are infected and gravediggers are overwhelmed in Kano, Nigeria’s second-largest city, where inaction led to an unchecked outbreak. Across Africa, other hot spots are emerging.Read more


6 days ago / Nigeria

Nigeria impounded a plane operated by a British company for allegedly contravening a flight ban imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the aviation minister said on Sunday.Read more


6 days ago / Nigeria

The dizzying speed with which Nigeria came up with an infectious diseases bill to prime Africa’s most populous country for a global pandemic offered the first hint that something was amiss.SuspiciousRead more


6 days ago / Nigeria

China has quarantined thousands of people after a resurgence of cases in the Northeast. The leaders of Italy and Britain warned that a vaccine may be a long time coming.Read more


6 days ago / Nigeria

A British-operated plane has been impounded in Nigeria, officials announced Sunday, claiming the pilot ignored the country’s flight ban aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.Read more


6 days ago / Nigeria

Nigerian jihadist groups are gaining sway in the restive northwest and the region could become a "land bridge" to Islamists across the Sahel, the International Crisis Group warned Monday.  Northwestern Nigeria has been wracked by years of insecurity involving clashes between rival communities over land,Read more


6 days ago / Nigeria

Nigeria’s federal government is extending movement restrictions in the country for another two weeks because of the Covid-19 pandemic.Read more


6 days ago / Nigeria

Lois says her fiancé, “Paul,” who she has never met in person, is stuck in Nigeria while he takes care of wrapping up his deceased uncle, “Andrew’s,” estate. She says “Paul” claims his uncle left him a little over $2 million,Read more


6 days ago / Nigeria

Nigeria is wooing local companies to boost manufacturing and food production in the West African country, the central bank said, after the novel coronavirus disrupted imports and created large financing needs.Read more


4 months ago / Nigeria

The visa rules will affect nearly a quarter of the people on the African continent, including many hoping to join loved ones already in the U.S. The newlyweds had already been apart for half their yearlong marriage.Read more


4 months ago / Nigeria

On Friday, President Trump announced an extension of the controversial "travel ban" to six additional countries, including Nigeria. It isn't really a ban on travel but rather a tightening of admissions for immigrants.Read more


4 months ago / Nigeria

Most citizens of Nigeria — Africa’s most populous nation and biggest economy — and Eritrea would be blocked from coming to live and work in the United States under the measure, which takes effect Feb. 22, while Tanzania and Sudan would be barred from the competitive U.S. visa lottery. The White House called the new restrictions “the hei ...Read more


4 months ago / Nigeria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump issued an expanded version of his travel ban on Friday that targets prospective immigrants from Nigeria and five other countries, a move that could affect thousands of people and reignite debate on whether the policy is discriminatory.Read more