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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Nigeria, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 14,305 stories have been published about Nigeria which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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Europe · Nigeria

Ike Ekweremadu: Nigerian senator remanded over UK organ-harvesting plot

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Ike Ekweremadu, 60, has been a senator in Nigeria since 2003. He faces a charge of conspiracy to arrange or facilitate the travel of another person for exploitation under the Modern Slavery Act 2015. He will next appear at Westminster Magistrates' court on 7 July. No bail application was made and he will remain in custody.See the Story
Africa · Nigeria

Gunmen kidnap 4 Chinese workers from Nigeria mine

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Four Chinese and several workers have been reportedly abducted by gunmen at a mining site in Ajata Aboki village in Shiroro LGA of Niger state. The incident was said to have occurred around 4pm on Wednesday. Some of the gunmen were killed during the rescue effort, and that some security operatives were rescued.See the Story
Borno · Borno

PDP Bornu suspends chairman for alleged anti-party activities

The PDP in Borno has taken a stern and punitive measure against its chairman, Alhaji Zannah Gadama. Gadama was on Thursday, June 30, suspended over allegations of anti-party activities one of which is the misappropriation of funds. In place of Gadama, the leadership of the Borno PDP has immediately appointed his deputy, Bunu Garba Satomi.See the Story
Osogbo · Osogbo

Osogbo action group, ODAG warns Adeleke over comment

Osogbo Development Action Group (ODAG) knocked Senator Adeleke for an alleged rejoinder credited to him that if elected as governor, he will not reclaim alleged land. The nonpartisan group warned politicians especially those from the town to desist from hiding under the guise of the Osogbo Agenda.See the Story
Economy · Nigeria

Marcelo wants “thousands of Portuguese companies” to feel “at home” in Nigeria

Portuguese leader pointed out that Nigerians “know they have to diversify” their economy and argued that the Portuguese can help in this task.See the Story
Adamawa · Adamawa

Adamawa women receive training on goat rearing

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Adamawa has trained 50 unemployed youths and women on goats farming. Abubakar Fikpo, Director-General, NDE, said one of the objectives of the training was to expose the participants to deep knowledge of rearing goats.See the Story
Abuja · Abuja

Money laundry trial: Permit me to travel abroad for medical treatment - Okorocha begs court

Senator Rochas Okorocha has sought an order of a Federal High Court, Abuja, granting him leave to travel to the United States (U.S.) for medical treatment. The former governor is being tried for alleged money laundry during his time as Imo helmsman.See the Story
Ogun State · Ogun State

Gang beating: Portable reports himself to Ogun state police

Habeeb Okikiola better known as Portable has finally honored police's summon as he reports himself to Ogun state police. A video of him ordering some boys to beat up a man, identified as DJ chicken, went viral. He was immediately ordered to be taken to the public complain bureau office.See the Story
Nigeria · Nigeria

Naira falls to all time low at official market

Naira has depreciated to an all time low of N424 per dollar at the Investors and Exporters (I&E) forex window. The Naira exchange rate, which opened the year on the first trading day in 2022 at N422/US$ on the I&E Window, appreciated to N416.50/ US$ as at 15th March 2022, before falling to the current rate.See the Story
Ogun State · Ogun State

Alleged assault: Portable honours police invitation

Controversial hip-hop artiste, Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable, has finally honoured the Police’s invite over alleged assault. The Police Command in Ogun State had on June 20 ordered him to immediately report himself at the nearest police post or be arrested. The summon followed a case of ‘assault’ on his former Disc Jockey, simply identified as DJ Chicken.See the Story
Aso · Aso

Presidential race in ASO began early

In ASO, the presidential race began early - after ASO President Özdebir—Deputy President Seyit Ardıc announced his candidacy for ASO presidency.See the Story
Africa · Nigeria

Benue massacre: Thousand cows not worth single human life - Onjeh on insecurity

The All Progressives Congress, APC senatorial candidate for Benue South, Daniel Onjeh, has expressed anger over the reported attack on several communities in Benue State. He made the assertion on Wednesday at the Ojapo Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp, where he visited to commiserate with victims of the attack.See the Story

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