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:
- Sun - Apr 22, 2018: Dangote Foundation Donates N120 Million Secondary School in Lagos - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Premium Times] The Dangote Foundation says it has donated a well-equipped secondary school in Lagos valued at N120 million as part of its interventionist's programme to boost education.
- Sun - Apr 22, 2018: Ignore British PM On Same-Sex Marriage, CAN Urges Nigerian Govt - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Premium Times] The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Sunday advised the federal government to disregard the counsel of British Prime Minister, Theresa May, on same sex marriage.
- Sun - Apr 22, 2018: 7 Dead, Dozen Injured in Bama Mosque Blast - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -At least, 7 worshippers were killed and dozens wounded when two suicide bombers attacked a Mosque in Bama on Sunday morning, a source said.
- Sun - Apr 22, 2018: Four Killed As Suicide Bombers Target Borno Mosque - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Premium Times] At least four persons were killed and eight others injured as two suicide bombers attacked a mosque in Bama town of Borno State in the early hours of Sunday, officials have said.
- Sun - Apr 22, 2018: INEC Denies Creating 30,000 New Polling Units - AllAfrica News: Nigeria
[Vanguard] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied creating 30,000 additional polling units in order to compromise the 2019 general elections.