I don't need to be in a political space - Aliko Dangote

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote says he has no interest in becoming president of the continent’s most populous country, Nigeria.

Dangote to buy Arsenal in 2021

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has expressed his desire to buy the English Premiership club, Arsenal in 2021.

Nigeria-Cameroon border grenade blast kills nine

A grenade that a child picked up from a bin on the Nigeria-Cameroon border has exploded, killing him and eight others.

Latest Stories From Nigeria
Nigeria on 'red alert’ over US killing of Iran's Soleimani

Nigerian police have been placed on “red alert” after the US killed Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani.

Posted: 15 days ago   Views: 1976
Read More

Nigerian judge declares sex work is not a crime

A Nigerian court has declared that sex work is not a crime since there is no law that forbids it.

Posted: 1 month ago   Views: 2991
Read More

Top Nigerian senator guilty of stealing $19.6m

Prominent Nigerian senator Orji Uzor Kalu has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after being found guilty of 39 fraud charges amounting to $19.6m.

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 2288
Read More

Nigeria's 'sex for grades' inquiry starts

A public inquiry into rising cases of sexual and gender-based violence in Nigeria has started in the capital, Abuja.

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 2987
Read More

Omoyele Sowore: Anger over detention of Nigerian journalist

Nigeria's state security service says it is still detaining journalist Omoyele Sowore - who is facing treason charges - despite him being granted bail, because nobody came to claim him.

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 658
Read More

Nigeria limits petrol sale near border areas

Nigeria's customs authorities have banned the sale of petrol within 20km (12 miles) of the country’s borders.

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 876
Read More

Landlady weeps as tenant converts flats to hotel

A 75-year-old landlady, Mrs Hannah Otite, has broken down in tears following the conversion of two flats in her property located at No. 3 Kafi Street in the Alausa area of Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria to a hotel by a tenant, Oshinsegun Ashley, without her consent.

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 1938
Read More

Scores of inmates escape Nigeria prison after heavy rains

Ninety-seven escapees at large after rainfall in Kogi state prison allows over 120 to escape, prison authority says.

Posted: 3 months ago   Views: 1639
Read More

'Tortured' and shackled pupils freed from Nigerian Islamic school

​​​​​​​Police in northern Nigeria have freed 67 people who had been found shackled at an Islamic boarding school, officials say.

Posted: 3 months ago   Views: 1215
Read More

Hundreds fled abusive northern Nigerian "school" before police raid

Hundreds of captives who were beaten, abused and held in squalid conditions at a purported Islamic school in northern Nigeria escaped prior to a raid this week.

Posted: 3 months ago   Views: 774
Read More