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.
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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.
APRNEWS - Lying a humiliating last in a group they were expected to win, Argentina must beat Nigeria on Tuesday to have any chance of progressing and keeping alive captain Lionel Messi’s dream of winning a first World Cup.
APRNEWS - Nigeria’s fashionable Super Eagles continue to hog all the headlines ahead of the World Cup, following the Sky Sports poll that voted their official Nike designed kit as the best jersey at this year’s tournament.
APRNEWS - The African Development Bank has approved $100 million senior loan to Nigerian firm, Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals Limited, to support the company’s plans to double its fertilizer production from 1.4 million tons of urea to 2.8 million tons per annum.
BUSINESSAMLIVE- Nigeria statistical agency, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has indicated that the country’s economic growth slowed to 1.95 percent in first quarter of 2018, from 2.11 percent recorded in the fourth quarter of 2017.
GUARDIAN - Nigeria has remained in the 47th spot of the FIFA men’s ranking for the May edition. The Super Eagles alongside their Group D opponents in the World Cup are unmoved from their previous ranking.