Nigerian groups urged the federal government to reject Monsanto's applications, arguing that that there is a serious lack of capacity to adequately control and monitor the human and environmental risks of GM crops.
20 billion U.S. dollars is found to be idle in some domiciliary accounts of Nigerian citizens, which suggests sabotage as local currency continues to fall against dollars, says Nigerian Central Bank.
Nigeria can learn from the experience China has gained in its economic reform and development, a media chief executive officer said.
Mobile network operators in Nigeria have deactivated 10.7 million unregistered SIM cards in an attempt to block communication methods used by terrorists and criminals in the country.
Nigerian businesses called on the country's parliament to urgently pass a landmark energy bill, saying the legislation holds the key to solving corruption and other forms of fiscal problems in Africa's biggest oil producer
Four hangings have already been executed and a fifth is in preparation in Nigeria. The country had imposed a moratorium on state executions in 2006, but governors are now rushed to sign death warrants as President Goodluck Jonathan lifted the ban.