Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Wednesday met with the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress in a bid to stop the labour leaders from going ahead with a planned nationwide strike.
Over 400 businesses owned by Nigerians in Ghana have been closed down, according to the National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS).
The APC has said Senator Ademola Adeleke would still lose the governorship rerun election even if he gets the support of Iyiola Omisore.
The mother of Leah Sharibu has filed an action against the Federal Government at the Federal High Court in Lagos, claiming N500m damages.
Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Wednesday, September 26th.
All appears not to be well between Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and his player Paul Pogba as footage suggests the two had a tense meeting during a training session on Wednesday morning.
Following the viral photos of Obaseki sleeping at the United Nation's General Assembly, the State Government has addressed its cause to hard work.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has been cited sleeping and yawning during the speech of President Muhammadu Buhari at the UNGA.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the immediate resignation of the Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu.
The organised labour has urged Nigerians to prepare for its nationwide strike over Government's delay in the implementation of a new National Minimum wage.
The Best Creative Advertising student, Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu University in Anambra has been awarded a tuber of yam.
Reno Omokri has slammed the administration of President Buhari for keeping mum over the recent shutting down of Nigeria businesses in Ghana.
The Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar and other Islamic leaders will raise N1.5 billion for the building of the International Islamic Centre for Muslim Community of Oyo State (MUSCOYS) in Ibadan.
The Benue State chapter of the NLC has condemned the withdrawal of the final tranche of the Paris Club refund earlier paid to the state and others.
The Advocacy for Integrity and Economic Development (AIED), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to release the total number of permanent voter’s cards collected in the seven polling units slated for supplementary election in Osun State, southwest Nigeria.
The candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the Osun State governorship election, Iyiola Omisore, has told his supporters who to vote for.
There is tension in Osun ahead of the rerun election scheduled for Thursday, as military personnel replace police to provide security during the polls.
Former chairman of the APC John Odigie-Oyegun has said the inconclusive Osun Governorship election was a manifestation of a thriving democracy.
The candidate of the SDP in the Osun governorship election, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has reportedly agreed to work for the APC in the state rerun election.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria's ruling party, has banned the Adamawa State Working Committee from participating either as delegates or superintendents in the governorship primaries holding in the State.
Four-time champions Enyimba have opened their campaign in the group stage of the 2018 Aiteo Cup with a 1-0 win over Katsina United on Wednesday in Gombe.
Mauricio Pochettino believes Tottenham will be playing in their new stadium by the end of the year and said once they are installed there will be “no excuses” for not winning trophies.
Germany head coach Joachim Loew was reportedly stopped from meeting Mesut Ozil at Arsenal’s training ground on Monday to discuss the midfielder’s abrupt retirement from international duty.
The English Football Association has agreed to sell Wembley to Fulham and Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan for £600m, according to the Financial Times.
Chelsea Russian owner Roman Abrahamovich's desire to be a Swiss resident has hit a snag following a damning police report on him.
President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the D’Tigress for their win over Argentina at the 2018 Fiba Women's World Cup on Tuesday.
Kelechi Iheanacho has thanked Leicester City fans for their support on the back of the club's qualification for the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.
The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick, said he invited Nigerian business moguls, Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola to the Fifa Best Awards ceremony in London for them to meet those running world football and to discuss a future partnership that will boost Nigerian football.
Nollywood Actress Cossy Ojiakor has vowed to sell her vote to whichever government will fix the drainage challenges of Lagos.
Ronke Oshodi Oke took to her Instagram page to share her opinion on the issue of sex trading in Nigeria most especially around work environment.
Award-winning Ghanaian singer Efya has released the official video for her single “Maame” featuring Nigerian Afrobeat singer Mr Eazi.
Wale has again shown his connection with his Nigerian roots when he said being Nigerian, making music with Nigerians, has been something he was proud of.
Award-winning Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim has revealed that she gets disgusted whenever a man's action implies that he is the only suitable person for a woman.
American actor Will Smith successfully bungee jumped from a helicopter over the Grand Canyon to celebrate his 50th birthday.
Disgraced US television icon Bill Cosby was sentenced to three (could be up to 10 years) in prison by a judge on Tuesday and branded a “sexually violent predator” for assaulting a woman at his Philadelphia mansion 14 years ago.
US TV personally Bill Cosby faces up to 10 years in prison as a Pennsylvania judge has ruled the comic is a sexually violent predator.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has mandated foreign airlines to obey the automated revenue payment platform for the remittance of five percent Ticket Sales Charge/Cargo Sales Charge (TSC/CSC) on or before December 31.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (Son) has said it is reviewing standards in the paper industry following a decline in the sector.
The country's paints industry is not contributing enough to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to Berger Paints Nigeria Plc.
Nigeria is spending $44.5m yearly in the importation of industrial minerals, Minister of State, Mines, and Steel Development Bawa Bwari has said.
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) is partnering with the Edo State Government to boost palm oil production in the state.
The impasse between the Federal Government and the organized labor is not too late to resolve, a labor leader Issa Aremu has said.
Nigeria's improvement in macroeconomic conditions is inadequate to grow the economy at a faster rate, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said.
The World Bank and the Ministry of Mines and Steel have said that the country needs about $123.5m to develop minerals for industrial production.
Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika has revealed that the African Development Bank (AfDB) and others are ready to invest in the Nigeria Air project.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Monetary Policy Committee has left the Monetary Policy Rate at 14 percent after a meeting on Tuesday.
Nigeria and other members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Nations (OPEC) are ripping off the rest of the world, US President Donald Trump has said.
President Donald Trump has said the US will only be interested in giving foreign aides to nations who "respect us and frankly our — our friends."
The son of Angola’s ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos was remanded in custody in a $1.5-billion corruption case, a state prosecutor said on Monday.
Britain has been mandated by the European Union to recover 2.7 billion euros ($3.3 billion) in lost customs duties in two months.
Tanzania was in mourning on Sunday as the first dozen bodies were buried from a devastating ferry capsize on Lake Victoria that left people 224 dead.
US chipmaker Qualcomm has accused Apple of sharing its technology with rival chipmakers including Intel in a theft intended to improve the performance of non-Qualcomm chips.
China has shut down thousands of websites and online accounts following a three-month campaign against "harmful" content, the state news agency Xinhua has announced.
Social Hookup app Tinder is testing a new feature in India that puts women in control of sending the first message to a match.
An Apple-I computer, the first product made by the computing giant, has sold at auction for $375,000 (£230,000).
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to 104.6 million in August.
WhatsApp has appointed to fill a new role of grievance officer it created to fight the spread of fake news in India through the messaging app.
Selena Scola has lodged a suit against Facebook, claiming "constant and unmitigated exposure to highly toxic and extremely disturbing images" had left her with post-traumatic stress disorder.
A Professor of Physiology, University of Ibadan, Yinusa Raji, has warned people to desist from taking excessive coffee saying it may affect their reproductive organs and their offsprings later in life.
Scientists working to bio-engineer the entire human gastrointestinal system in a laboratory has reportedly successfully used pluripotent stem cells to grow human esophageal organoids in the lab.
A medical officer with Mass Medical Mission Dr Kin Egwuchim has advised women to stop washing their private part with unhealthy chemicals as preventive measures for Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
A recent medical report on Friday said the devastating Zika virus could be used in the fight against brain cancer.
The Yobe State Government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state.
Russian healthcare ministry has developed a new dry powder vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus disease, Health Minister, Veronika Skvortsova announced on Thursday.
LASUTH, Ikeja, said it would soon inaugurate a cleft lip and palate centre to properly care for patients with such conditions.
Presidential media aide Femi Adesina laments intellectual laziness among a cross section of Nigerians who often misinterprets President Buhari's statements.