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Nigeria, China trade hits $9.5bn in 2016

Trade between Nigeria and China stood at 9.5 billion dollars in 2016, according to the Economic and Commercial Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy, Mr Zhao Linxiang. Linxiang gave the figure at a dinner to host participants of different training courses

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Nigeria start strong in January Fifa ranking

Gernot Rohr’s men moved a place up in the monthly ritual released by the world football governing body Nigeria are ranked 50th in the world according to January Fifa ranking released published on Thursday morning. The Super Eagles climbed a

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Nigeria no longer relevant in world football, says John Fashanu

The former England striker insists the nation has lost its weight in world football due to recent poor showing at international competitions  Ex-England international, John Fashanu says Nigeria has lost its international reputation in world football due to lack of quality players. The Super

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Nigeria to deploy 800 soldiers to Darfur for Peacekeeping

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday said Nigeria would deploy 800 soldiers to the United Nations Mission (UNAMID) in Dafur. Buratai made the disclosure at the Nigerian Army Peace Keeping Centre during the graduation of 755

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Buhari saved Nigeria from extinction – NGF

The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) on Tuesday said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in 2015 saved Nigeria from going into extinction. The Chairman of NGF and Borno Gov. Kashim Shettima said this when he led a delegation on a courtesy

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Poor policies, facilities hinder management of mental disorder in Nigeria

Leke Adetayo sat at a beer parlour nursing his drink when this reporter first met him in the company of friends. He felt like the world was coming to an end for him. In fact, he had contemplated suicide, he

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Pray for liberation of Nigeria, NCPC tells pilgrims in Jerusalem

The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) on Sunday urged Christian pilgrims in Jerusalem, Israel, to spiritually fight for the liberation of Nigeria. Rev. Tor Ujah, the NCPC’s Executive Secretary, made the call in St. Peter, Gallicantu Church, Jerusalem. “Freedom is supposed to

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Nigeria to get 3m euros from Germany for procurement of military equipment

Germany is to provide Nigeria with three million Euros for the  procurement of surveillance equipment, mobile medical care unit and other support services for the country’s armed forces . The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, announced this on Sunday at

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283 tankers involved in road crashes in 12 months – FRSC

Two weeks to the end of the year, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 283 tankers have so far been involved in road accidents across the country in 2016. Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal of the FRSC,  gave

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari turns 74 today, drop your birthday wishes for him

The Nigerian president was born on the 17th of December, 1942 in Daura, Katsina in northern Nigeria. His daughter, Zahra, got married yesterday so this is a week of celebrations for him. follow us on twitter @aljazirahnewsng

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