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Tillerson's Tour Is About China's Influence and War On Terrorism

[Nation] Of the Kenya-Ethiopia-Djibouti-Chad-Nigeria circuit United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is covering in his first official African outing, he is perhaps only familiar with Nigeria, where the company he headed before joining government - ExxonMobil - drills a lot of oil. (AllAfrica)

OAU Students Will Continue to Pay N90 for Accommodation - VC

[Premium Times] The Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Eyitope Ogunbodede, has said that the university charges students just N90 for accommodation annually and there is no plan to raise this fee. (AllAfrica)

My Wife Denied Me Sex for Four Years - Pastor

[Leadership] A 46-year-old pastor, Joshua Aranse, on Thursday, told an Alagbado Customary Court in Lagos that he impregnated another woman and abandoned his matrimonial home for four years because of his wife starved him of sex for four years. (AllAfrica)

2019 - Will Buhari Surmount Challenges That Brought Jonathan Down?

[Vanguard] "AND 22 governors showed up to mark register when 110 daughters of citizens of your nation were captured by Boko Haram that you said you have already technically defeated? It just shows how insensitive our leaders are. We have gotten to a stage that our president has become a king and a monarch... (AllAfrica)

China to U.S. - Your Claims On Our Loans to Africa Ridiculous

[This Day] Abuja -Cites Lagos-Ibadan rail line, Mambila Dam among visible projects engaged with Chinese loan (AllAfrica)

Be Wary of Chinese Loans, U.S Warns Nigeria, Others

[Premium Times] The United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, on Thursday told African countries to be wary of the Chinese government and its loan facilities. (AllAfrica)

Sex Is Not Important in a Serious Relationship - Aisha Ibrahim

[Vanguard] Following her passion for acting, budding actress, Aisha Ibrahim has featured in many movies including 'Ogbon Inu' and 'Kulusoni'. Also, leaving her comfort zone as an actress to take a shot at production, the Lagos State University graduate of Theatre Arts has produced a movie of her own entitled 'Emotions'. She revealed in this interview the reason she became a producer among other issues. (AllAfrica)

Argentina Coach to Spy On Victor Moses Against Barca

[Vanguard] Argentina national team coach Jorge Sampaoli will be among the spectators when Chelsea tackle Barcelona in a Champions League round of sixteen tie at the Camp Nou on Wednesday, according to reports. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria in the Eye of a Film Maker

[Vanguard] ... as 'Dr Mekam' goes to cinema (AllAfrica)

Despite Buhari's Presence, Gunmen Attack Plateau Community

[Premium Times] Less than 24 hours after the official launch of a five year road map for peace strategy in Plateau State by President Muhammadu Buhari, gunmen reportedly killed five persons in the state. (AllAfrica)

'Diaspora Part of My Leadership', Weah Tells Liberians in Nigeria

[FrontPageAfrica] Abuja, Nigeria -President George Weah has told Diaspora Liberians that they are part of his administration. (AllAfrica)

Govt Should Go, Bring Back Our Daughters - Dapchi Parents

[Vanguard] Abuja -Parents of the 110 abducted Dapchi schoolgirls on Thursday marched to the National Assembly to register their pains with the federal lawmakers in continuation of their clamour for the release of the pupils abducted by Boko Haram terrorists penultimate week. (AllAfrica)

6 in 10 Say Govt Should Not Pay Ransom to Insurgents

[Daily Trust] Nearly six in 10 respondents in a Daily Trust Survey feels that Federal Government should not pay ransom to insurgents to secure the release of abducted persons. (AllAfrica)

Govt Still Eyes Arik, Aero As Fulcrum for National Carrier

[This Day] Despite the process currently going on to create a national carrier, THISDAY has learnt that the federal government still hopes to establish the new airline on the foundation already laid by Arik Air with technical support from the maintenance section of Aero Contractors. (AllAfrica)

Dana Air Reacts to Govt's Audit Order

[Premium Times] Dana Air on Thursday said it welcomes the resolve of the Nigerian government to carry out a complete audit of its operation. (AllAfrica)

UK Plans to Transfer Nigerian Prisoners to Kirikiri

[Premium Times] Britain will build a new wing in a Nigerian prison so that it can transfer Nigerian prisoners there, the government in London has announced. (AllAfrica)

How I Will Defeat Buhari in 2019 - Omoyele Sowore

[Premium Times] The Publisher of popular news website, Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has thrown his hat into Nigeria's political ring. He is now gearing up to run in the country's forthcoming presidential election in 2019. (AllAfrica)

Rapper, Olamide and Long-Time Partner Are Engaged

[Premium Times] Rapper, Olamide Adedeji aka Olamide, is officially taken. (AllAfrica)

Nigerian Crude Faces Glut As Buyers Reject Cargoes

[Premium Times] Indications emerged Thursday that a glut in Nigeria's oil supply to the international market looms. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria Is Marching Towards a New Dawn in Science - Minister

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said there are signs that Nigeria is already onward march towards a new dawn in science. (AllAfrica)

Arik Air Explains Lagos-Accra Flight Incident

[Vanguard] Arik Air yesterday explained the smoke incident that happened on it's flight W3 304 from Lagos to Accra,Ghana. A passenger aboard the said flight had on Thursday night accused the airline of not given passengers medical attention after the plane landed in Accra. (AllAfrica)

Only Zero Hunger Can Wipe Out Boko Haram - Obasanjo

[Premium Times] A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said the Boko Haram insurgency can only be defeated if governments tackle the issue of hunger and joblessness. (AllAfrica)

Arik Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ghana

[Premium Times] An aircraft operated by Nigeria's largest airline, Arik Air, made an emergency landing on Tuesday when the pilot detected smoke in the cabin. (AllAfrica)

Glut Looms As Buyers Reject Nigerian Crude

[Vanguard] Lagos -Nigeria's oil supply to the international market is facing glut as ample supply of light and medium grades from the North Sea and the Mediterranean are limiting buying interest for Nigerian crude, traders said. This is coming as Angola launches big oil block. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria Is Sadly Still Closer to Fela's Anti-Feminism Than to Wakanda's Women

[African Arguments] In Nigeria, Okoye would have been warned from childhood to soften her features so she can find a man to marry her. (AllAfrica)

16 Things You Should Know About Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

[Daily Trust] Today is the birthday of Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Hence, we have decided to highlight major information about him. (AllAfrica)

Meet Deborah Danladi, the First Female Engineer in AshakaCem

[Guardian] AshakaCem sits on a large expanse of land in Funakaye local council of Gombe, and close to the epicentre of the Boko Haram insurgency. (AllAfrica)

Aisha Buhari to Boko Haram - Leave Our Daughters Alone

[Premium Times] President Muhammad Buhari's wife, Aisha Buhari, has charged perpetrators of abductions and various harmful practices against women and girls to stop. (AllAfrica)

Country Is Fully Out of Recession - Minister

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government on Wednesday said that the nation has fully exited recession. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Secretary Tillerson's Visit Unlikely to Cut Much Ice With African Leaders

[allAfrica] The visit to Africa by United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, his first since taking office 14 months ago, will do little to shore up the Trump administration's relations with, or reverse America's diminishing influence in the continent. (AllAfrica)

Parents Weep As Dapchi Schoolgirls 'Rescue' Turns Out to be Untrue

[Vanguard] Parents and guardians of the missing schoolgirls in Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, broke into tears when Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam visited them without saying a word on the whereabouts of the girls. (AllAfrica)