COAT OF ARMS
Government: Federal Presidential Republic
Current President: Muhammadu Buhari
Population: 190,632,261 (2017)
Land Size: 923,768 sq km (356,669 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Aug 17, 2018: Daily Trust Invites Nomination for African of the Year 2018 Award - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Daily Trust] A leading independent newspaper in Nigeria, DAILY TRUST, has called for nomination of exemplary personalities for the coveted African of the Year 2017. Nominations are open from August 15th, 2018 to October 15th 2018.
- Fri - Aug 17, 2018: Govt Must Drop Charges Against Journalist, Says World Press Group - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[IPI] IPI condemns pattern of forcing journalists to reveal their sources
- Fri - Aug 17, 2018: Breaking - Building Collapses in Abuja - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Premium Times] A building under construction has collapsed in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
- Fri - Aug 17, 2018: Court Adjourns Journalist Jones Abiri's Case to September - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Premium Times] An Abuja Chief Magistrate court presided by Chukwuemeka Nweke has adjourned the trial of a journalist, Jones Abiri, to September 5.
- Fri - Aug 17, 2018: Nigerian Teens Emerge World Tech Champions in the Us - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[This is Africa] Nigeria was jubilant recently when five Nigerian high-school girls were announced world champions at a tech competition in the US. Most importantly, this feat is sure to motivate and awaken a new generation of young tech champions in the country, writes Patrick Egwu.