Nigeria: Managing Director of State-Owned Newspaper Dismissed for Writing, Publishing Article Disparaging President

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Nigeria: Scroll Magazine Publisher Escapes Death

AllAfrica.com – 2009-01-16

THE publisher of the Scroll magazine, Janet Mba, escaped death by the whiskers yesterday after a gang of 15 armed men suspected to be robbers invaded her Arepo Journalists' quarters house in Ogun...

Nigeria: 'Book Fairs Are Not Selling Points for Publishers'

AllAfrica.com – 2009-01-12

Mallam Sanusi Abdullahi Nassarawa is the Director of Reasearch and Development in the National Library and also Co-ordinator of the Northern Nigeria International Book Fair Trust, organisers of the...

Gunmen free abducted author in SE Nigeria

People's Daily – 2009-01-07

Unknown gunmen who abducted renowned author Captain Elechi Amadi on Monday night in his home in Port Harcourt, southeast Nigeria's Rivers State, released him to his family on Tuesday night....

Nigeria: Police Arrest Publisher

AllAfrica.com – 2008-12-09

THE publisher of the Niger-Delta Detail and Isoko Detail Newspapers, Mr. Richard Ogbage has been arrested by police detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Delta State Police...

Nigeria: Police Arrest Leadership Publisher, Editors

AllAfrica.com – 2008-11-17

Police yesterday arrested and detained the Publisher of Leadership Newspaper and some of his editors.

Nigeria: Managing Director of State-Owned Newspaper Dismissed for Writing, Publishing Article Disparaging President

AllAfrica.com – 2008-08-25

Copyright © 2008 Media Rights Agenda. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media ( allAfrica.com ). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections -- or for permission to...

Pearson ups stake in Longman Nigeria

The Bookseller – 2008-08-07

Pearson has increased its interest in Longman...

Nigeria: 'Mediocres Are Killing Country's Publishing Industry'

AllAfrica.com – 2008-07-21

Sam Asowata is a poet, journalist and book editor.

Using Star Power to Repair Nigeria’s Image

New York Times – 2008-07-10

Nduka Obaigbena, a Nigerian media mogul — part Bono, part P. Diddy — has been challenging his country’s often brutal kleptocracy for decades.

Nigeria: TV Digitalisation - Three Men in Search of Great Content

AllAfrica.com – 2008-07-09

AS the country sets the 2012 target for all TV stations in Nigeria to go digital and conform with the rest of the world, three men reacted separately in Los Angeles penultimate week all looking for...

Nigeria: FRCN Launches Book On Obasanjo Tomorrow

allAfrica – 2012-02-20

[Daily Trust] The Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) will tomorrow launch a book it published on the policies of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Nigeria: 'I Love Adventures, Read Great Books By Great Writers'

allAfrica – 2012-02-13

[Leadership] Nurudeen Rafindadi, is the Chief Executive Officer of Afri Project Consortium, a multi disciplinary consulting firm and national President of...

Nigeria: Bookshop to Curb Ignorance With a Discount

allAfrica – 2012-02-10

[Daily Trust] Abuja-based Islamic bookshop, De-Minaret International has announced a 25 percent discount on its stock with a view to attract readership to curb...

Nigeria: Ta Cannot Be Loyal to Abia People and Orji Kalu - Okereke

allAfrica – 2012-03-06

[Vanguard] Mr Jenson Okereke is the Senior Special Assistant on Public Relations to Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State. He is also the author of a new book,...

Nigeria: Notes From the Civil War

allAfrica – 2012-03-07

[This Day] Onuora Nzeakwu released his latest publication Troubled Dust at the NAN Conference Centre in Lagos last week, Adewole Ajao writes

Nigeria: Never Judge a Book By Its Cover - Njamah

allAfrica – 2012-03-12

[Leadership] Empress Njamah is not only your kind of girl; she is also a talented actress that has been in the industry for years. But like all celebrities, she has...

Nigeria: Youngstars Launches Movie and Book

allAfrica – 2012-03-16

[Leadership] A youth development Youngstars foundation has launched film titled I voted, Now Wetin.

Nigeria: Osoba Breaks Journalism Rule at Book Launch

allAfrica – 2012-03-23

[This Day] With a demeanour that typified fulfilment and accomplishment, former governor of Ogun State and veteran journalist, Chief Olusegun Osoba, Thursday broke...

Sect publishes video of Nigeria newspaper attack

San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-05-01

(05-01) 11:15 PDT LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A radical Islamist sect published a video Tuesday showing a smiling suicide bomber drive into the offices of a major Nigerian newspaper and blow himself up,...

New Africa: how a bank executive became Nigeria's leading publisher

Guardian – 2012-08-25

Muhtar Bakare is a passionate believer in story telling, which is why he gave up finance for fictionMuhtar Bakare believes in the quietest of revolutions. He thinks what we read can change us. He has...

“Americanah”: The many voices of America and Nigeria

Salon.com – 2013-08-23

Chimamanda Adichie's novel of African immigrants in the U.S. gets a bravura performance from Adjoa Andoh

My Conversation Examining the Tragedy of Nigeria's Stolen Girls

The Huffington Post – 2014-05-20

Tonight on PBS I have a conversation with Omoyele Sowore, founder and publisher of SaharaReporters.com, and Amber Khan, senior communications director of Women for Women International, which...

Nigeria’s Ankara Press Offers a New Kind of African Romance

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-12-18

Ankara Press, a new digital imprint of Nigeria's Cassava Republic, has aims to deliver "romances that reflect the complexity" of modern African lives. The post Nigeria’s Ankara Press Offers a...

Invidious Comparisons: Asymmetric Massacres in France and Nigeria

The Huffington Post – 2015-01-16

"A week is a long time in politics," to use words from my old country's late and somewhat unloved Prime Minister Harold Wilson. In the media too, inevitably. A remarkably packed media week...

Nigeria’s Cassava Republic Press to Launch in the UK

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-12-01

Cassava Republic Press, a leading Nigerian publishing house, will launch a full range of titles in the UK market starting in 2016. The post Nigeria’s Cassava Republic Press to Launch in the UK...

Valentine’s Play: Nigeria’s Ankara Press Releases First Romances in Print

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-02-13

'A new kind of romance' is the goal of Abuja's Ankara Press, which focuses on romantic fiction written by African authors. The post Valentine’s Play: Nigeria’s Ankara Press Releases First...

VIDEO: Meet Nigeria's comic book superheroes

BBC World – 2016-02-19

The BBC visits Nigeria's Comic Republic - a team inventing and illustrating comic book superheroes with homegrown names.

Nigeria’s Balaraba Ramat Yakubu: Translating Injustice Into Inspiration

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-03-23

Turning her own story into women's rights advocacy, Nigeria's Balaraba Ramat Yakubu is the first female Hausa-language writer to be translated into English. The post Nigeria’s Balaraba Ramat...

Nigeria Prize for Literature Names 11 Authors to Longlist

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-07-18

Rotating among prose fiction, poetry, drama, and children's literature, the Nigeria Prize carries a purse of $100,000. The longlist was chosen from 173 titles. The post Nigeria Prize for Literature...

Nigeria’s Sarah Manyika on Goldsmiths Shortlist

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-10-17

Sarah L. Manyika has written that she finds African publishers 'more savvy,' willing to 'look outside cliched representations of the continent's writers.' The post Nigeria’s Sarah Manyika on...

Nigeria’s Bibi Bakare-Yusuf: ‘Our Brand Is Growing’

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-12-06

Having seen publisher Cassava Republic grow for a decade, Bibi Bakare-Yusuf is focused on getting books into the hands of readers via international partnerships. The post Nigeria’s Bibi...

Industry Notes: Showcase Offers £7,500 in International Commissions; Nigeria’s Cassava Signs With Consortium

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-02-15

In the UK: There's a new call for creative proposals on online literature; and a Nigerian and UK publisher are among new Consortium clients. The post Industry Notes: Showcase Offers £7,500 in...

Nigeria urges AU to intervene over 'SAfrica killings'

Yahoo! News – 2017-02-20

Nigeria on Monday urged the African Union to step in to stop what it said were "xenophobic attacks" on its citizens and other Africans in South Africa. "This is unacceptable to the people and...

Thousands flee Boko Haram attacks around Nigeria's Chibok: IOM

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-02

Some 7,000 people have fled from villages around the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok because of Boko Haram attacks, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday. The IOM...

Pirates in Nigeria release Russian, Ukrainian sailors - agencies

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-05

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Nigerian pirates have released seven Russian and one Ukrainian sailors after they were captured last month on the cargo ship the BBC Caribbean, Russian news agencies reported on...

Nigeria to close airport in Abuja, the capital, for repairs

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-06

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nigeria on Monday announced the imminent closure of the international airport at Abuja, the capital, for six weeks to repair the runway.

Nigeria's Buhari tells parliament he has resumed duties: spokesman

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-13

By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has told parliament that he has resumed his duties following seven weeks of medical leave in Britain, his spokesman said on...

Nigeria's Buhari officially back to work: presidency

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-13

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned to work on Monday after nearly two months' medical leave in Britain, the presidency said. "President Muhammadu Buhari today resumed duties after his...

Investigation into 2012 Nigeria plane crash faults pilots

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-14

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The pilots of a Nigerian airliner failed to follow emergency procedures and didn't land after one of the plane's two engines lost power only minutes into...

Boko Haram faction seeks grassroots support in NE Nigeria

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-30

A Boko Haram faction led by the son of the group's founder is trying to win over civilians by shunning the indiscriminate violence of its longtime figurehead that has alienated locals. Eyewitnesses...

Boko Haram kidnap 22 girls, women in northeast Nigeria

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-01

Boko Haram Islamists have abducted 22 girls and women in two separate raids in northeast Nigeria, residents and vigilantes told AFP. "Boko Haram fighters from Mamman Nur camp arrived in pickup vans...

Nigeria seizes $43 million cash stash in Lagos house

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-13

Nigeria's anti-graft agency seized over $43 million in cash during a raid on a Lagos apartment in what it hailed as a victory for President Muhammadu Buhari's war on corruption following a string of...

Nigeria's Buhari suspends key aides over alleged graft

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-19

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday suspended two key aides over an alleged contract scam and for keeping an unauthorised stash of cash in a private home, his office said. Buhari "has...

Nigeria's Buhari orders corruption probe over humanitarian funds

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-20

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered an investigation into corruption allegations against a senior civil servant related to the use of funds intended for handling a humanitarian...

Nigeria's Buhari absent again from cabinet meeting

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-03

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari failed to show up for a weekly cabinet meeting on Wednesday, despite assurances from his wife that his health was not a cause for concern. Vice-President Yemi...

Promising a Platform for Interaction, Nigeria International Book Fair Opens Monday

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-05-04

Regulatory issues, the state of reading, and distribution questions are to figure into discussions held during Nigeria's fair next week in Lagos. The post Promising a Platform for Interaction,...

Nigeria's Buhari misses cabinet meeting for third time to rest

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-03

By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari missed his third straight weekly cabinet meeting on Wednesday because he needed to rest, officials said, fuelling concerns about...

Nigeria's Buhari seen in public for first time in weeks

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-05

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday made his first public appearance in weeks, re-emerging amid mounting concerns about his health. The 74-year-old, who spent nearly two months earlier...

82 freed Chibok schoolgirls arrive in Nigeria's capital

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-07

The 82 freed Chibok schoolgirls arrived in Nigeria's capital on Sunday to meet President Muhammadu Buhari as eager families awaited an official list of names and looked forward to reuniting three...

Nigeria president vows support for freed Chibok girls

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-08

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday vowed to help to 82 schoolgirls who have been freed from more than three years of Boko Haram captivity after a prisoner swap. The girls -- who were...

Nigeria's Buhari to go to London for more medical tests: spokesman

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-08

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to London on Sunday night for follow-up medical tests, handing over power to his deputy Yemi Osibanjo, his office said. Officials have refused to...

Nigeria exchanges 82 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram for prisoners

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-07

By Felix Onuah and Ahmed Kingimi ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Boko Haram militants have released 82 schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 whom they kidnapped from the northeastern town...

Nigeria spokesman says 1 Nigeria Chibok girl refused release

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-10

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and who had the opportunity to be released on Saturday chose to stay with her husband, the spokesman for...

Boko Haram insurgents kill six farmers in Nigeria

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-15

Boko Haram jihadists have killed six farmers who were working on their land near the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, civilian militia members and locals told AFP on Monday. "The gunmen...

Nigeria says freed girl not one of Chibok abductees

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-18

Nigeria's government on Thursday retracted its announcement that another Chibok girl was free, saying she was not one of the 219 whose kidnapping more than three years ago caused global outrage. The...

Military graft undermines Nigeria's fight against Boko Haram: Transparency Int'l

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-18

Military corruption is weakening Nigeria's efforts to battle the Islamist insurgency of Boko Haram, the watchdog Transparency International said on Thursday. Its report underlines the difficulty of...

Nigeria's President Buhari is recuperating fast, wife says

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-06

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to fly home from London and arrive back in the country on Saturday, two presidency sources said, ending his second long break for medical leave in...

Pope gives rebel Nigeria priests ultimatum over bishop

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-12

Pope Francis has given church officials in southern Nigeria a 30-day ultimatum to obey him by accepting the nomination of a bishop -- or face being suspended from office. During talks with a...

Suicide bombers kill 16 in NE Nigeria: emergency services

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-19

At least 16 people were killed in suicide bomb attacks near a camp for those made homeless by Boko Haram violence in northeast Nigeria, emergency services said on Monday. The National Emergency...

16 killed in double suicide attack in NE Nigeria

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-19

At least 16 people died in a double suicide bombing near a large camp for people made homeless by years of Boko Haram violence, Nigeria's emergency services and locals said Monday. In the attack,...

Nigeria's Buhari sends first message since taking sick leave on May 7: presidency sources

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-26

By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has delivered an audio message to mark the Islamic Eid al-Fitr holiday, two senior presidency sources said, his first public...

Wife of sick Nigeria's President Buhari to visit him in Britain

Yahoo! News – 2017-07-03

The wife of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is set to visit him in Britain where he is receiving medical treatment, her spokesman said on Monday, weeks after she last visited him and said he was...

Nigeria probes claims of teenage plane stowaway survivor

Yahoo! News – 2017-07-05

Nigerian authorities have launched an investigation into claims that a teenager survived 12 hours hidden in the wheel compartment of a plane between Lagos and London, an aviation official said...

At Nigeria’s New Kaduna Festival: Rolling Out a ‘Right to Write’ Project

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-07-18

From Nigeria's 'This Day': With government, foundation, and European Union backing, a five-state literacy effort is launched at Kaduna Book & Arts Festival. The post At Nigeria’s New...

Three killed in northeast Nigeria suicide attacks

Yahoo! News – 2017-07-24

Three people were killed in suicide bomb attacks at a camp for those displaced by the Boko Haram conflict in northeast Nigeria, the emergency services said on Monday. Abdulkadir Ibrahim, from the...

Nigeria releases first photo of ailing president in almost 80 days

Yahoo! News – 2017-07-24

Nigeria released a photograph of President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, the first in almost three months after he left the country on May 7 for medical leave in Britain. In stark contrast to his...

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