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SERAP backs corruption probe of former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for...

Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Igbo representatives and legitimacy deficit – Opinion by Uche Igwe

Earlier in the day, I watched the video making the rounds about the assault on the former Nigerian Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, at a cultural event hosted by Ndigbo in Nurnberg, Germany. 

The beating of Ekweremadu in Germany and the stones awaiting others – Opinion by Fredrick Nwabufo

There is pain. There is anger. And there is collective rage in the land. Nigerians are empty of options and are seeking avenues for a purge; for catharsis. The season of retribution may be upon us...

Prophet T.B. Joshua saves woman from being set on fire for witchcraft

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - A community feud fueled by superstition almost resulted in the gruesome murder of an elderly woman – but for the intervention of Nigerian Pastor T.B. Joshua. A...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari orders military to kill all bandits, no need for courts

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Katsina,  Katsina State, charged the military to be more spontaneous in restoring peace to the country, particularly states troubled by bandits, ordering them “not to spare...

British judge orders Nigerian government to pay $9bn to private gas firm

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - A British judge has ordered the Nigerian government to pay $9bn in assets or about 20% of the country's declared foreign reserves of $45bn to a small private company for...

Northern youths endorse Tinubu for Nigerian President in 2023

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was just sworn into office for a second term in May this year but already lobbying for the man or woman who will replace him is on.Northern youths...

Sick Nigerian Shi’ite leader El-Zakzaky whisked away after India drama

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has issued a statement detailing how the Shi'ite leader was arrested at the Abuja airport upon his arrival from India and whisked away by security...

Simon Ateba x-rays spying in Africa by Huawei, Samsung, Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and others

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - It's not just Chinese technology company Huawei. Other telecommunications giants from Samsung to Apple, from Facebook to Twitter and from Verizon to Google are most likely reading, listening, tracking and...

Omoyele Sowore and the emissary of Satan – Opinion by Femi Fani-Kayode

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - Every Nigerian has the legitimate and constitutional right to protest and demonstrate peacefully in a democracy. It is NOT an act of treason to march against the President and to...
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President Buhari appoints Ojudu, Ipaye, many others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr. Ade Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Staff...
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Buhari re-appoints entire media team, including controversial Lauretta Onochie

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr Femi Adesina as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity and Malam Garba Shehu...

African Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to attract $103 billion in 2019

Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1 percent of proven global gas reserves...

In swearing-in speech, Buhari charges 43 new ministers to work day and night for Nigerians

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari swore in 43 ministers on Wednesday almost three months after he was inaugurated on May 29, and...

Full list of Nigerian ministers and their portfolios

S/NOSTATE NAMEPORTFOLIO AbiaDr. Uchechukwu OgahMinister of State Mines and Steel DevelopmentAdamawaMuhammadu Musa BelloMinister of Federal Capital Territory Akwa IbomSen. Godswill Akpabio Minister...