The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said it cannot confirm the execution of its aid worker Hauwa Liman by Boko Haram, despite Nigerian media reporting her killing.
Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Tuesday, October 16th.
Outgoing Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has urged the EFCC to make available his bed ahead of his visit to the commission's headquarters on Tuesday in Abuja.
The Nigerian Government has said it did everything possible to stop Boko Haram from executing an aid worker Hauwa Lema.
Nigerians have berated the President Muhammadu Buhari government over the execution of an aid worker Hauwa Leman by Boko Haram insurgents.
Video footage of former president Olusegun Obasanjo speaking ill of former vice and PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has appeared in another video clip allegedly receiving a bribe from contractors.
The Federal Fire Service recruitment screening would begin next week for candidates who were shortlisted by the federal government body.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has said it would begin the issuance of the Nigerian passport with a validity of 10 years by December 2018.
The execution of Hauwa Leman by Boko Haram terror group is a condemnable act, the Senate President Bukola Saraki has said.
The Kano State House of Assembly has started an investigation into the bribe-taking videos of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
President Muhammadu Buhari held closed-door meetings with Governors Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Aminu Masari of Katsina states at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.
President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign chief for 2019 elections, Festus Keyamo (SAN), says the candidate of the opposition PDP, Atiku Abubakar is taking advantage of the emotions of Nigerians.
The spokesperson of the Atiku Campaign Organisation (ACO) Segun Sowunmi, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has zero integrity.
Director of Strategic Communications of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 campaign organisation, Festus Keyamo (SAN), says the federal government has re-introduced “oil (subsidy) premium” in the 2019 budget proposal.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has appointed the nation's Senate President, Bukola Saraki as the Director General of Atiku Abubakar’s Presidential Campaign Council.
The ruling APC has insisted it will field candidates for all elective positions in Zamfara state for 2019 general election, despite its disqualification by Nigeria's electoral body.
The Presidency has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to detain outgoing Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged.
Former national president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Olisa Agbakoba, says President Muhammadu Buhari is history, noting that the president has lost the goodwill with which he rode to power in 2015.
The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum (AYCF) has said President Buhari will not have enough manpower in the police to rig the 2019 general election.
Afenifere, Ohanaeze N’digbo and the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) say they will support the most vocal presidential candidate willing to ensure the restructuring of Nigeria.
Aggrieved APC House of Reps members who lost in the party primary election are to decide on their next move after the outcome of the party’s appeal panel.
The Minister of Communications has sued the APC for disqualifying him as a governorship aspirant for not presenting NYSC discharge certificate.
A FCT High Court has fixed October 18 for the arraignment of three NFF officials who were accused of perpetrating fraud to the tune of N3.4bn.
Members of the Nigeria Amputee Football Team were on Monday involved in an auto crash on their way to Abuja from Lagos.
Libya goalkeeper Muhammad Nashnoush has been ruled out of the team's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game with Nigeria.
Sergio Ramos believes Harry Kane has the skillset to thrive in La Liga, as he prepares to face the England striker with Spain.
Ghanaian controversial dancehall act Shatta Wale teams up with indigenous rap king and YBNL boss, Olamide in this one titled ”Wonders”.
Nigerian male barbie, Bobrisky, has taken to his IG page to shade his cum enemy, Toyin Lawani, after she unfollowed ex-BBNaija housemate, Nina.
Alternative musician signed to Mavin Records, Johnny Drille, who hosted his first live concert on Sunday, delivered stunning performance.
Seun, son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti has kicked hard on American rapper Kanye West after he said the spirit of Fela lives in him.
Canadian Rapper, Drake has broken has come out of his silence to extensively address why he his in a rift with the American rapper, Kanye West.
Ekiti state debt profile which was N117 billion at the beginning of the year has risen to N120 billion.
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma, has said Nigeria was not running any debt risk, adding that the country can borrow more.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said the country needs a stable exchange rate to halt depreciation of the Naira instead of building foreign reserve buffers.
A research analyst at FXTM, a firm which specialises in forex trading, Lukman Otunuga, says Nigeria may experience growth in the third quarter of the year, despite “gloomy predictions” made by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Nigeria's minister of finance Zainab Ahmed, says that the federal government has asked the International Monetary Fund for help in getting taxes from large oil companies.
US President Donald Trump said on Monday he is sending his top diplomat to Saudi Arabia over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis “could be” leaving, referring to him as “sort of a Democrat.”
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi King Salman on Sunday discussed the case of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The government of Saudi Arabia has warned that it would retaliate against any sanctions imposed on the Kingdom over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Turkish officials have audio and video evidence that shows missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, according to the BBC.
Portugal’s Defence Minister Jose Alberto Azeredo Lopes resigned Friday over a scandal of the theft of rockets, grenades, and cartridges from a military arms depot.
Several British ministers are threatening to quit over concessions Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to make to the European Union on Brexit.
German carmaker BMW has created a vehicle battery recycling venture with Belgian materials and recycling firm Umicore and Northvolt, which is building a battery factory in Sweden.
Rival semiconductor giants ARM and Intel have agreed to work together to manage networks of connected devices from both firms.
Bahrain’s foreign minister called for a boycott of the ride-hailing company Uber Technologies after its chief executive officer said he will not attend a business conference in the kingdom’s ally Saudi Arabia.
The Nigerian Communications Commission has frowned at illegal operation by automated vehicular tracking operators, threatening to sanction anyone operating without licenses.
The Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) has warned against the use of breast milk, urine, acid and other unorthodox treatment when infected with conjunctivitis, popularly known as Apollo.
Researcher are on the verge of finding the first ever Lassa fever vaccine, according to a journal published by Nature Communications.
Nigeria's Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has assured that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration would invest more on health and education in 2019.
A study has revealed the less parental warmth and more harshness in the home environment affect how aggressive children become and whether they lack empathy and a moral compass.
A study led by scientists from the University of Southern California (USC) has found that toddlers who have asthma are more likely to become obese children.
Columnists Nnkeka Okumazie explores the delicate connection between Chimamanda Adichie, Daddy Freeze, Tithes, Buhari and his lazy youths comment.
Foremost Nigerian columnist and a former presidential media aide Reuben Abati has bared his mind on the chances of the top contenders for Nigeria's topmost office in 2019.