Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 12:14
The state has investment potential in agriculture, aquaculture, tourism and hospitality, minerals, fisheries, energy, maritime industry and shipping, light manufacturing and infrastructure.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 19:01
Nigerian police on Wednesday said they raided a home and freed 16 pregnant girls and young women allegedly being forced to have babies to be sold.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 15:31
"I don`t know what stopped the water from filling that room. I was calling on God. He did it. It was a miracle."
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 10:16
Boko Haram militants launched a daring raid on the military in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri overnight, prompting a round-the-clock curfew that shut airspace and cut off roads, the Army, state government and eyewitnesses said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 01:07
Hundreds of Islamic militants in trucks and a stolen armored personnel carrier attacked an air force base on the outskirts of a Nigerian city before dawn on Monday, officials and witnesses said.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 08:42
Suspected Boko Haram militants killed 24 people in two separate attacks in northern Nigeria, eyewitnesses said on Saturday, just as the military vowed to ramp up security over Christmas.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 17:50
The international community should impose economic sanctions on Israel over its continued occupation of Palestinian territories, Palestinian ambassador to Nigeria Montaser Abuzaid said.
Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 22:25
Three Lebanese nationals suspected of being Hezbollah members were cleared of terrorism charges in Nigeria today but one of the accused was convicted of a weapons offence and jailed for life.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 14:06
Police enforcing Islamic law in Nigeria`s city of Kano publicly destroyed some 240,000 bottles of beer today, the latest move in a wider crackdown on behaviour deemed "immoral" in the area.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 00:01
Some 300 gunmen stormed a mostly Christian village in central Nigeria on Sunday, killing five people and burning scores of homes, police said.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 19:47
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has made a "speedy recovery" from illness in London and was well enough to attend an investor conference, the presidency said.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 00:30
Nigeria`s President Goodluck Jonathan received unplanned medical treatment in London on Thursday after he "became indisposed" and was forced to miss a scheduled meeting, his spokesman said.
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