Nigeria: Online News


  • Africa Business Information Services (AfBIS, Shropshire, UK)
    Current business news on Africa--with an emphasis on Nigeria. The sources for the news are Nigerian publications, such as The Vanguard and Newswatch. "Africa Business Information Services (AfBIS), an independent private organisation, was formed in 1998 to provide a source of information on African economies..."
    See especially: "Africa Economic Analysis" (2008) for historical news analysis and commentary.
  • AllAfrica.Com: Recent News Summaries on Nigeria (AllAfrica Global Media, Inc., Washington, DC)
    Current and recent news briefs in English or French from Nigerian newspapers, other West African news services, the Pan African News Agency (PANA), and UN news agencies. Warning: news articles older than 30 days can only be accessed with a paid subscription.
    --See also: turenchi below.
  • BBC News: Nigeria Country Profile (2014)
  • Business day. (Online) -- Lagos, Nigeria: BusinessDAY Media Ltd., 2005-
    The online version of the daily business newspaper, with feature reports from the last 20 days only.
  • Business world. (Online) -- Lagos; Abuja: Businessworld Communications, Ltd., 2006-
    The electronic version of a weekly financial newspaper from Nigeria, with current news stories and selected feature articles for the last year.
  • Committee to Protect Journalists on Nigeria (New York)
    CPJ is engaged in the monitoring of press freedom and advocates for the protection of the civil rghts of journalists around the world.
  • Daily independent. (Online) -- Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria: Independent Newspapers Ltd., 2001--
    The current issue of the electronic newspaper from Nigeria; with a searchable archive of back issues since February 2006.
  • Daily newswatch, The. (Online). -- Lagos, Nigeria: Newswatch Communications, Ltd., 1998-
    This is the electronic version of the daily newspaper -- formerly a weekly magazine-- featuring current and recent news articles. Selected older news articles are also accessible without charge, but the full archive of back issues is available only with a subscription.
  • Daily sun, The. (Online) -- Lagos, Nigeria: The Sun News Online, 2003-
    Nigeria's King of the Tabloids: the online version of the current issue. The archives for the back issues of the daily newspaper are often inaccessible. 
  • Daily trust, The. (Online) -- Abuja, Nigeria: Media Trust , Ltd., 2007-
    The electronic version of this daily newspaper from the Nigerian capital, with current news and selected recent articles for the preceding month only!
    --See also: The Weekly Trust below.
  • Elections in Nigeria 2011 and earlier (via Columbia University Libraries)
  • Gamji.Com -- The Triumph (Kano, Nigeria; via USA?)
    Current news reports from Gamji.Com in Nigeria and a variety of other Nigerian news sources -- including Vanguard, This Day, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd. of Kaduna; plus opinion pieces and news analysis from Nigerians (scholars and others) worldwide.
  • Guardian, The. (Online) -- Lagos, Nigeria: The Guardian; via Microcom Systems, Ltd., 1998-
    The current issue of this independent newspaper. Note: a subscription is required to access the "previous issues" archive.
  • IRIN: Integrated Regional Information Networks on Nigeria (See UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs below)
  • Leadership. (Online) -- Abuja, Nigeria: Leadership, 2010-
    The electronic version of a daily "national" newspaper, with current news and articles from the previous week; plus links to other Nigerian electronic newspapers and other online news sources.
  • Media Rights Agenda (Lagos, Nigeria)
    "MRA was established in August 1993 as an independent, non-governmental organisation for the purpose, among other things, of promoting and protecting press freedom and freedom of expression in Nigeria." See especially:
    -- Publications, 1997 to present
  • Nation, The. (Online) -- Mushin, Lagos State, Nigeria: Vintage Press Ltd., 2006-
    The electronic version of the daily newspaper from Nigeria, with selected current and recent news stories; plus a searchable archive from August 2006.
  • National daily newspaper. (Online) -- Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria: Paradigm Communications, Ltd., 2006-
    The electronic version of a daily newspaper, with current and recent news articles and commentaries. Warning: the date of publication for individual articles is not displayed.
  • New Nigerian Politics (Lagos, Nigeria)
    Since 2007, an independent online portal for Nigerian political news and commentary.
  • Nigeria Football Federation (Abuja)
  • Nigerian observer, The. (Online) Including The Sunday Observer. -- Benin City, Bendel State, Nigeria: Bendel Newspapers Co., Ltd., 2008-
    This site features the electronic version of this daily newspaper, published since May 1968. The searchable archive of selected articles covers the period 2008 to present.
  • Nigerian pilot. (Online) -- Abuja ; Lagos, Nigeria ; London, UK: DOM Communications, 2010-
    The electronic version of this daily Nigerian newspaper, with back issue articles since December 2010.
  • Nigerian tribune. (Online) -- [Ibadan, Nigeria]: African Newspapers of Nigeria, Plc., 2005-
    The current electronic issue is available at this site, with an archive of back issues from the last two weeks only.
  • The Nigerian voice TNV (Lagos, Nigeria)
    Begun in August 2005, this portal site offers current and recent online news from various Nigerian and international sources.
  • PM News. (Online) -- Lagos, Nigeria: Independent Communications Network, Ltd., 2010-
    This electronic version of the P.M. News, a daily newspaper in Lagos since 1994. This site offers only selected back issue articles since 2010.
  • Punch, The. (Online) -- Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria: The Punch, c2006-
    The site features the online version of this Nigerian daily newspaper, with full access to articles from the current issue and the past 7 days only.
  • Radio Abeokuta (Nigeria)
    The website for a regional radio station, with news, music files, and culture links.
  • Realnews. (Online) -- Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria: RealNews, 2012-
    "[Realnews,] a general interest magazine, is an online publication which thrives on investigative journalism." The site includes back issue news stories since November 2012.
  • Sahara reporters (New York, USA; Lagos, Nigeria)
    "...an online community of international reporters and social advocates dedicated to bringing you commentaries, features, news reports from a Nigerian-African perspective."
  • Tell (Online) -- Lagos: TELL Communications, Ltd., 2013-
    The electronic version of this very popular weekly news magazine, originally launched as a printed weekly in 1991.
  • This Day Live. (Leaders & Company, Ltd., Lagos, Nigeria)
    The live current news web site partly based on the daily Nigerian newspaper begun in 1995.
  • Times of Nigeria, The. (Online) -- United States: New Generation Media, Inc., 2005-
    An online newspaper with current ("real time") and recent news from Nigeria, Africa, and the Nigerian diaspora.
  • turenchi -- Nigerian News (Lagos, Nigeria)
    Current daily news on Nigeria from major Nigerian newspapers and Reuters newswire services.

  • UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: IRIN--Integrated Regional Information Networks on Nigeria (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Vanguard. (Online) -- Lagos, Nigeria : Vanguard Media Ltd., 1998-
    Current and the preceding week's issues of the online version of the Nigerian daily newspaper (originally launched in 1984); plus links to general African and Nigerian business news.
  • Voice of Nigeria (Abuja, Nigeria)
    The official homepage of the government radio information service.
  • Weekly trust, The. (Online) -- Abuja, Nigeria: Media Trust, Ltd., 2013-
    The electronic version of the weekly newspaper in business since 2007, with current news and selected recent news articles for the last 4 months.