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Nigeria growth, spending on track: finance minister

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Nigerian government spending has not slowed in the absence of President Umaru Yar'Adua and the economy is on course to grow a...

Incumbent declared winner in flawed Nigeria poll

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The incumbent governor of Nigeria's south eastern Anambra state was yesterday declared the winner of an election which voters, candidates and observers...

Britain to return stolen £43m to Nigeria

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The British government says it will return the sum of £43 million siphoned by corrupt Nigerian government officials into foreign accounts. The...

Western nations urge Nigeria to exercise restraint

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Three Western nations and the European Union urged Nigeria to adhere to its constitutional process in the "current period of uncertainty" caused...

Nigeria ranks third on global Cybercrimes report

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The latest report by the Internet Crime Complaint Centre has placed Nigeria third on the global list of countries with the highest...

Nigerian defence minister denies rebel amnesty is failing

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Nigeria's defence minister has denied that an amnesty programme for former rebels in the Niger Delta oil region was failing, even though...

Nigeria pipeline attack forces Shell to cut output

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Royal Dutch Shell says it has shut down three pumping stations in Nigeria's Niger Delta after a key crude oil pipeline was...

al-Qaeda: Taking credit for failure

On Jan. 24, a voice purported to be that of Osama bin Laden claimed responsibility for the botched attempt to bring down...

Nigeria’s corruption “unbelievable”: Clinton

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Describing corruption in Nigeria as "unbelievable," US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suggested. The government's failure to deliver basic services helped foster...

Nigeria’s VP can perform president’s duties: court

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Nigerian Vice President Goodluck Jonathan can perform the executive duties of ailing President Umaru Yar'Adua, who is in hospital overseas, without a...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...