Nigeria Now World’s Largest Producer of Cassava

Nigeria has become the largest producer of cassava in the world with an annual output of 45 million metric tons.

Nigeria: Groups Reject Planned Introduction of Genetically Modified Maize, Cotton in Nigeria

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 bln USD idle in domiciliary accounts of Nigerians: Apex Bank

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 China’s experience: Media chief

Nigeria can learn from the experience China has gained in its economic reform and development, a media chief executive officer said.

Nigerian networks block 10.7m SIM cards in crackdown on scammers, kidnappers and Boko Haram

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 urge parliament to pass key oil reform bill

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

Wave of executions resume in Nigeria after 7-year break

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.