APRNEWS - The remains of the fortified walls of Kano, the largest city in northern Nigeria, are more threatened than ever with destruction, due to local policies that pay little attention to heritage preservation and the population explosion in this congested locality.
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APRNEWS - The 14th century to the 19th century witnessed an influx of the West who saw Africa as a gold mine.
Gaining entry into the land guided by beliefs which were largely influenced by the supernatural, Africans managed to uphold law and order in ways they knew best.
REUTERS - Google launched a network of free Wi-Fi hotspots in Nigeria on Thursday, part of its effort to increase its presence in Africa’s most populous nation.
APRNEWS - Liverpool on Thursday signed Brazil goalkeeper Alisson from Roma in a world record deal valued at 72.5 million euros by the Italian club.
APRNEWS - Nigeria and other oil producing countries across the world will expend about $105b on decommissioning in the next 10 years.
APRNEWS - Boko Haram fighters killed six traders when they ambushed a convoy of lorries under military escort in northeast Nigeria, a civilian militia member and a local resident said on Thursday.
APRNEWS - “The aggregate cost of the 2019 elections is estimated at N242,445,322,600.00, but only N164,104,792,065.00 will be spent for urgent needs of the polls because of funds constraints,’’ President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed yesterday.
REUTERS - Eight suspected members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram have confessed to involvement in the 2014 abduction of some 270 girls from the town of Chibok, the Nigeria Police Force said on Wednesday.
APRNEWS - Group: Group D
Venue: Saint Petersburg Stadium
Time: 7 pm
Teams: Nigeria vs Argentina
In the final group game, the Super Eagles will play against Argentina in St. Petersburg for a spot in the last 16 for a fourth time.
APRNEWS - The government of Nigeria has condemned communal clashes on Sunday that killed at least 86 people in Nigeria’s central Plateau state over dwindling fertile land.
Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo said the government is pursuing those behind the heinous act and will punish culprits.