The African Jotter

An 11th-Hour Delay By INEC Throws Nigerian Elections Into Disarray

After millions of Nigerians, including the president and his main opponent, traveled to their home towns…

Nigeria signs $30 bn export-financing deal – local media

The federal government of Nigeria has reached a 30 billion US dollar export-financing deal with investment…

Nigeria’s Brutal Decision: Former Dictator or Alleged Kleptocrat

What’s a Nigerian citizen to do when there’s a presidential election coming up and the two…

Nigeria’s CBN Confirms MTN’s $53 Million Payment to Settle Illegal Transfer Dispute

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that the telecommunications firm, MTN, has paid the…

Five Issues to look out for in Political Africa in 2019

2018 was a very eventful year for the African continent. Not the obnoxious coups and violent…

Delay Hits Nigeria’s Plans to Construct the $1.1 billion Qua Iboe Power Plant

Plans to build another privately-financed power station in africa to help end decades of chronic blackouts…

Nigeria’s President Buhari Presents Massive $28.80bn Budget for 2019

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari presented a 8.83 trillion naira ($28.80 billion) budget for 2019 to parliament…

Nigeria unemployment rises to 23.1 pct in Q3 from 18.1 pct year earlier -stats office

Nigeria’s unemployment rate stood at 23.1 percent of the work force in the third quarter, up…

Islamic State (ISIS) claims attacks that left over 100 casualties in Nigeria

Islamic State on Thursday posted a video on messaging site Telegram, claiming responsibility for five attacks…

Nollywood Director Kunle Afolayan Developing Movie For Kenyan’s Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s “Matigari” Novel

“Matigari”, a novel written Kenya’s own Ngugi wa Thiong’o is being adapted into a film by Nollywood…

Nigeria Makes Strong Push Extradite former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke from the UK

The head of Nigeria’s main anti-corruption agency on Monday said he wanted former oil minister Diezani…

Nigeria Has Not Published Unemployment Data Since Last Year Due to Lack of Funds?!

Nigeria hasn’t released official unemployment data for more than a year because of a lack of…

Nigeria, Others Lose $80bn To Illicit Financial Outflows Annually

Former President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, yesterday disclosed that Nigeria, South Africa and other African…

Nigeria: Nickelodeon to hold family festival in Lagos September 29

Nickelodeon has announced that it will host its biggest family festival in Lagos on September 29…

Wizkid Unveils His New Capsule Fashion Collection in New York

Nigerian Afro beat singer and award winner Wizkid has made another hallmark in his career. He…

INEC Registers 23 New Political Parties, Extends CVR Exercise

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it had approved the registration of 23…

Police insist detained Premium Times reporter must disclose sources

The Editor in Chief of Premium Times online Newspaper, Musikilu Mojeed has said the Nigerian Police…

Oshiomhole On Defections: A Senator, President Or Journalist Have Just One Vote Each

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has played down the recent defections…