COAT OF ARMS
Government: Federal Presidential Republic
Current President: Muhammadu Buhari
Population: 188,462,640 (2015)
Land Size: 923,768 sq km (356,669 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Fri - Sep 22, 2017: Health Workers Race to Contain Cholera Outbreak in Northeast - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Health workers in northeast Nigeria said on Tuesday they were striving to contain a cholera outbreak which is sweeping through camps for those uprooted by Boko Haram, amid a drive to vaccinate hundreds of thousands of people against the disease.
- Fri - Sep 22, 2017: Chipolopolo Coach Names U-17 Star in Squad for Eagles Clash - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Zambia Reports] Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has named 26 local players for the first phase of the preparation for October 7 Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup clash against Nigeria.
- Fri - Sep 22, 2017: Soldiers Kill Farmer for Violating Motorcycle Ban in Adamawa - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[This Day] Yola -Soldiers have gunned down on Yohana Simon Anarayu in Madagali area of Adamawa State for violating a ban on motorcycle.
- Fri - Sep 22, 2017: Non-Academic Staff of Universities, Others Suspend Strike - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[This Day] Abuja -The non-academic staff of Nigerian universities and similar union across the country's tertiary institutions have suspended their strike.
- Fri - Sep 22, 2017: IG Pledges to Sustain Peace in Abia, Lauds Ikpeazu for Restoring Normalcy - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[This Day] Umuahia -The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, thursday in Umuahia vowed that the police would do everything in their power to sustain peace in Abia State after the traumatic crisis of last week.