Nigeria: Online News

  • 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.
  • Arise News (Arise Media Group, Lagos, Nigeria; London, UK; New York, USA)
    The web site of the Nigerian television global news program, with broadcasts from Lagos, London and New York, offering breaking and recent news articles and videos on Nigeria, Africa, and the world.
  • BBC News on Nigeria (London, UK)
  • Blueprint. (Online). -- Abuja, Nigeria: Blueprint Newspapers Ltd., 2011-
    The electronic version of the English language daily newspaper from Nigeria, with back issue articles since 2014.
    --See also: Hausa language version, Manhaja. (Online)
  • 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.
  • Channels Television (Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria)
    This site offers current and recent news from Nigeria, Africa, and the world, with "live TV" and links to YouTube videos, radio broadcasts, and podcasts. "Channels Television is a multiple award winning 24-hour news and media organization which was founded in 1992...commenced operations in Lagos, south western Nigeria and has since grown to include three other Stations in Abuja, Edo and Kano states."
  • 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 small searchable archive.
  • Daily Nigerian. (Abuja, Nigeria)
    An online independent news site--in English or in Hausa-- and updated continuously, with articles since 2016.
  • 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. 
  • Dataphyte (Dataphyte Nigeria Limited, Abuja, Nigeria)
    "Dataphyte Nigeria Limited is a media research and data analytics organisation with the mission to deploy data tools and technology for socio-economic development of Nigeria...Essentially, the platform provides access to open data useful for journalists, researchers, and civil society analysts."
  • Eagle Online, The. -- Lagos, Nigeria: Premium Eagle Media Ltd., 2012-
    Current and recent news from the electronic version of a Lagos-based newspaper, with a searchable archive of back issue articles for the last six months.
  • Elections in Nigeria 2023 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.
  • International Centre for Investigative Reporting (Abuja, Nigeria)
    Funded by The MacArthur Foundation and the National Endowment for Democracy in the United States:
    "The ICIR, is an independent, non-profit news agency that promotes transparency and accountability through robust and objective investigative reporting. The ICR's mission is to promote good governance and entrench democratic values by reporting, exposing, and combating corruption."
  • (Lagos, Nigeria)
    The electronic version of a weekly magazine on the ICT sector for Nigeria and Africa in general. The archive contains older articles from thelast three months only!
  • 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, 1997-2021
  • 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.
  • News, The. (Online) -- Lagos, Nigeria: Independent Communications Network Ltd., 2014-
    The electronic version of a daily Nigerian newspaper, based in Lagos, with an archive of articles since March 2014.
  • 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 selected back issue articles since 2022 only.
  • 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.
  • PointBlank News (Abuja, Nigeria)
    Since 2012, an online news site with a focus on Nigeria at the national, state, and local levels, featuring current and recent political news, interviews, and commentary. " is an independent online news magazine created to bring about more professionalism in online Journalism."
  • Premium times (Premium Times Services Ltd., Abuja, Nigeria)
    Founded in mid-2011, this news site tries to offer "the type of media that will advocate for the people and nudge our nation on the path of development and social reengineering." NOTE: The site is searchable, but only for articles since 2012.
    --See especially: Investigation/special reports ; Oil/Gas reports
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ReliefWeb News on Nigeria (United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Sahara reporters (New York, USA; Lagos, Nigeria)
    " 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. (Online) (Leaders & Company, Ltd., Lagos, Nigeria)
    The live current news web site partly based on the daily Nigerian newspaper begun in 1995.
  • ThisNigeria. (Online) -- Lagos: ThisNigeria Media Company, Ltd., 2020-
    "A digital and print newspaper" offering current Nigerian and African news, an archive of articles since 2020, and a sampling of digital editions of recent issues.
  • TV360 Nigeria (Lagos, Nigeria)  All-news online TV
  • 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.
  • Wikki times. (Online). -- Abuja, Nigeria: Wikki Times Media and Publishing, Ltd., 2021-
    The website of the online independent newspaper, includes a small archive of recent issues of the e-paper.