APRNEWS - The death toll from an attack last week by gunmen in northwestern Nigeria’s Kaduna State has doubled to more than 130 people, the state governor said on Tuesday, adding that the motive appeared to be ethnic.
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APRNEWS - Within 48 hours, nearly 30,000 Nigerians crossed the El-Beid River, the natural border between Cameroon and Nigeria, to escape Boko Haram’s atrocities.
These civilians are from Rann in northeastern Nigeria, a city now controlled by jihadists, after the departure of Cameroonian and Nigerian soldiers who protected it.
APRNEWS - Several popular musicians and entertainers in Nigeria have shared their views about the forthcoming election, including endorsing their prefered candidates and urging their fans to honor their votes.
Politicians employ several strategies during election cycles as they seek to sell their manifestos and garner the most votes.
APRNEWS - The United Nations has condemned described the suspension of Nigeria’s chief justice by )president Muhammadu Buhari, saying it broke international human rights standards on independence of the judiciary and the separation of powers.
APRNEWS - A new housing projected being constructed by two leading pan-African investment and real estate firms – African Capital Alliance and Elalan Group aimed at bridging housing gap and boosting retail activities in the Lekki area of Lagos.
APRNEWS - Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari defended his first term in office at a political meeting in Kano, the largest commercial city in northern Nigeria, in front of tens of thousands of supporters.
Governor Issa Moussa of Zinder and Maradi State Governor, Zakiri Umar, both from the Republic of Niger, were in Kano State to rally support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.
APRNEWS - The threat of a bomb on an early morning Air Peace flight from Abuja to Lagos, Nigeria has been confirmed to be false.
APRNEWS - A fresh batch of 162 Nigerians, including four pregnant women, have voluntarily returned from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
APRNEWS - The Lagos State police command yesterday arrested one Mrs. Udeme Odibi, a lawyer, for allegedly butchering her husband with a kitchen knife and then attempting to kill herself, in their home at Diamond Estate, Sangotedo area of Lagos.
APRNEWS - Nigeria's government has denied suggestions that the suspension of the country's top judge on corruption charges was linked to next month's election.
President Muhammadu Buhari replaced Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen on Friday, sparking claims he had breached the constitution and was trying to manipulate the judiciary.