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:
- Tue - Oct 16, 2018: NBS Says Prices of Kerosene, Gas Increased in September - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Vanguard] Abuja -The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N297.28 in September from N288.75 recorded in August.
- Tue - Oct 16, 2018: Just in - EFCC Gets New Head of Operations - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Vanguard] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has assigned Mr Friday Ebelo, a Deputy Chief Detective Superintendent as the new Head of Operations, Gombe Zonal Office.
- Tue - Oct 16, 2018: Breaking - Fayemi Sworn-in As Ekiti Governor - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Vanguard] Former minister of Solid Mineral, Mr. Kayode Fayemi, has been sworn-in as the Ekiti state governor.
- Tue - Oct 16, 2018: Abuja Rage As Boko Haram Kills Another Aid Worker - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Nation] Nigeria has expressed outrage at the killing of another aid worker by the Boko Haram group, after failed efforts to assuage the jihadists.
- Tue - Oct 16, 2018: Chukwuma, Akintola Win Medals at Youth Olympic Games - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Vanguard] Lagos -Rosemary Chukwuma and Alaba Akintola on Monday at the ongoing Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires won gold and silver medals Nigeria.