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2018-01-18 Niger Delta Avengers Say They Will Launch Attacks On Oil Facilities
[Guardian] A Niger Delta militant group has said it would begin another round of violent campaigns against oil companies in Nigeria in a few days' time.

2018-01-18 Nigerians Divided On Impact of Buhari's Anti-Corruption War - Study
[Premium Times] Almost three years into the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration's avowed fight against corruption, Nigerians are divided about whether corruption has declined in Nigeria, a new study has found.

2018-01-18 12 Killed in Maiduguri Suicide Bombing
[Premium Times] At least 12 people were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomb exploded around Muna Garage area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, officials have said.

2018-01-18 Germany Commits U.S.$146 Million to Combat Polio in Nigeria - Official
[Premium Times] The German government has committed 120 million euros to ensure total eradication of polio in Nigeria, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Tiwatope Elias-Fatile, has said.

2018-01-18 Two Nigerian Policemen Killed During Kidnap of Two Americans, Two Canadians
[Premium Times] Two Americans and two Canadians have been kidnapped in Kaduna State, North-west Nigeria.

2018-01-17 UN Appoints Nigerian As Special Investigator for Killing of Burundians
[Premium Times] The UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, has appointed a retired Nigerian lieutenant general, Chikadibia Obiakor, to lead a special investigation into the killing of some Burundian refugees in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

2018-01-18 Nigeria's First Storey Building Records 9,009 Visitors in 2017
[Vanguard] The first storey building in Nigeria located in Badagry, Lagos State has recorded 9,009 visitors in 2017, Mr Hodonu Daniel, the officer in charge of the site, said on Wednesday.

2018-01-18 Ex-Nigerian Leader Calls for More Anti-Corruption Agencies
[Premium Times] Nigeria needs more anti-corruption agencies to tackle corruption, a former military head of state has said.

2018-01-17 Cameroon's Southwest on Edge After Nigeria Arrests Separatist Leaders
[VOA] Tensions continue to climb in Cameroon's two English-speaking regions, following the arrest of as many as 11 separatist leaders earlier this month in neighboring Nigeria.

2018-01-17 Nigeria Needs U.S.$120,000 for Winter Olympics
[Guardian] Nigeria's contingent to this year's Winter Olympics Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will need the sum of $120,000 (about N43 million) to compete for medals, the president of the Nigerian Bobsled Federation, Chief Solomon Ogba has said.

2018-01-18 Benue Killings - Buhari's Adviser Says Herdsmen Should Adopt Modern Cattle Rearing Techniques
[Premium Times] The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, has urged herdsmen to embrace the modern, systematic and technological way of rearing cattle in the country.

2018-01-18 2019 - How to Obtain and Check Your Voters Registration Status
[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has made it easy for Nigerian voters to obtain permanent voter's cards and check their voters' registration status.

2018-01-18 EFCC Arraigns Dismissed Justice Mohammed Yunusa On Corruption Charges
[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday at an Ikeja High Court, arraigned Justice Mohammed Yunusa, a suspended judge of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on charges of corruption.

2018-01-18 Lagos Residents Cry Out Over Heaps of Refuse Dump
[Leadership] Some residents of Lawanson and Mushin environs of Lagos State are groaning over the continued accumulation of refuse heaps in the areas.

2018-01-18 Buhari Can End Killings By Herdsmen If He Wants to - SERAP
[Premium Times] A group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has criticised the slow pace at which President Muhammadu Buhari is responding to the recent spate of killings by suspected herdsmen in Benue and other parts of the country.

2018-01-18 Two Nigerian Policemen Killed During Kidnap of American, Canadian
[Premium Times] Two expatriates, an American and a Canadian, have been kidnapped in Kaduna State.

2018-01-18 Reps Summon Kachikwu, Baru Over Fuel Subsidy
[Premium Times] The House of Representatives on Tuesday summoned the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, over the reported payment of fuel subsidy by the Nigerian National Petroleum Commission, NNPC.

2018-01-18 I Respect Tiwa Savage, Omawumi, Yemi Alade and Co - - Niniola
[Vanguard] Currently one of the biggest acts in the Nigerian music industry, Ekiti State born Niniola Apata, better known by her stage name, 'Niniola', broke into limelight shortly after emerging 3rd runner-up in the 6th edition of MTN Project Fame.

2018-01-18 Cerebrospinal Meningitits - What to Know
[Guardian] Cerebro Spinal Meningitis known as CSM is caused majorly by the bacteria Neisseria Meningitides. The Meningitis epidemic rocked the nation and led to about 1500 deaths from a suspected 14,518 cases from 25 states in the country. The Neisseria Meningitides serogroup C was the major cause of the epidemic between December 2016 and June 2017 when Nigeria was declared free of Meningtis.

2018-01-18 Lies You Tell Your Kids Without Knowing
[Guardian] Parents are always saddled with loads of responsibilities while children, on the other hand, are usually oblivious to their parents' needs. A lot of times under the weight of the numerous pressures that come with being a parent, parents lie to their kids unconsciously. Whether it's to protect their kids or the make the kids obey certain instructions, here are some lies parents tell their kids without knowing.

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