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.
    --See also: turenchi below.
  • BBC News on Nigeria (London, UK)
  • 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.
  • Chronicle of education, The. (Online) -- Ibadan, Nigeria: Debb Gosean Ltd, 2015-
    "...thematically focused on education at all levels (pre-tertiary and tertiary) in Nigeria, with the goal of putting education squarely in the forefront of national development."
  • 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 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 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 2019 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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."
  • Praxis magazine for arts and literature. (Online) -- Abuja, Nigeria: Praxis Magazine, 2017-
    [In English] " create a rallying point for writers and artists to commune and progress their craft(s). The magazine showcases unique arts, literature, podcasts and performance poetry from both established and emerging writers, artists and poets."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.