List of newspapers in Nigeria

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This is a list of newspapers in Nigeria. The list includes newspapers currently published in Nigeria that have national circulation or that are major local newspapers.[1]

Newspaper Location First issued Publisher Notes
Blueprint Newspaper Abuja May 2011
Business Day Lagos 2005  Frank Aigbogun.
Business Hallmark Ikeja, Lagos  Prince Emeka Obasi
Compass Abeokuta 2008   Gbenga Daniel
Daily Champion Lagos   Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu
Daily Times of Nigeria Lagos 9 June 1925  Folio Communications
Entertainment Express July 2011  
Guardian Lagos 1983   Guardian Newspapers Limited
Independent Lagos 2001   Independent Newspapers Limited
Leadership Abuja 1 October 2004  Leadership Newspaper Group
Mirror 2006  Global Media Mirror Limited
Nation Lagos 2006   Vintage Press Limited
National Network Port Harcourt 2004   Network Printing and Publishing Company
New Telegraph Lagos 3 February 2014  The Telegraph Publishing Company
NewsDirect Ogun 2010   NewsDirect Global Concept Limited
Newswatch Lagos 28 January 1985  Global Media Mirror Limited
Next Lagos 2004  Timbuktu Media group
NOGIntelligence Lagos March 2013  Remi Aiyela
Observer Benin City 1968   Bendel Newspapers Company Limited
Osun Defender Osogbo  Moremi Publishing House Ltd.
P.M. News Lagos 1994   Independent Communications Network Limited
Peoples Daily Abuja 30 November 2008   Peoples Media Ltd
Port Harcourt Telegraph Port Harcourt 1991   Prince Ogbonna Nwuke
Premium Times Abuja 2011   Premium Times Services Limited [1]
Punch Lagos 1971   Ajibola Ogunsola
Sun Lagos 2001   The Sun Publishing Ltd
The Tide Port Harcourt 1971   Rivers State Newspaper Corporation [2]
Tell Magazine Yaba, Lagos 1991   TELL Communications Limited
The News Chronicle Asokoro, Abuja 2013  Adonis & Abbey Publishers
Thisday Lagos 1975   Leaders & Company
Tribune Ibadan 1949   African Newspapers of Nigeria Ltd
Triumph Kano 1980   Triumph Publishing
Trust Abuja 2001   Media Trust
Vanguard Lagos 1983   Vanguard Media
The News Journal Ibadan 2013   Layipo Concepts
Royal Times Ilorin 2012   Royal Times of Nigeria
E Reporter Abuja 2014   eReporter [2]
Nigerian Alert Newspaper Ibadan 2012   Nigerian Alert Newspaper
VIEW Nigeria Delta_State 2014   VIEW Nigeria [3]

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  1. ^ "Countries:Nigeria:News". Stanford University. Retrieved 2011-05-11. 
  2. ^ Akasike, Chukwudi Akasike (2012-06-21). "Explosion, multiple fire outbreaks in Port Harcourt". The Punch. Retrieved 2014-05-03. 

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