List of newspapers in Nigeria

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This is a list of newspapers in Nigeria. The list includes print and online 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
Complete Sports Lagos State 1995 Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase
Daily Champion Lagos Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu
Daily Times of Nigeria Lagos 9 June 1925 Folio Communications
Entertainment Express July 2011
Nigerian Entertainment Today Lagos State November 23, 2009 Adekunle Ayeni website
Guardian Lagos 1983 Felix Ibru
Independent Lagos 2001 Independent Newspapers Limited
Leadership Abuja 1 October 2004 Leadership Group Ltd
Mirror 2006 Global Media Mirror Limited
Daylight Nigeria Lagos January 2014
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
Newswatch Lagos 28 January 1985 Global Media Mirror Limited
Next Lagos 2004 Timbuktu Media group
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
Premium Times Abuja 2011 Premium Times Services Limited [1]
Punch Lagos 1971 Ajibola Ogunsola
SaharaReporters Lagos Omoyele Sowore
Stears News Lagos 2015 Stears News Limited
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
Thisday Lagos 1975 Leaders & Company
Tribune Ibadan 1949 African Newspapers of Nigeria Ltd
Triumph Kano 1980 Triumph Publishing
Daily Trust Abuja 1998 Media Trust Ltd
Vanguard Lagos 1983 Vanguard Media
The News Journal Ibadan 2013 Layipo Concepts
Daily Post Lagos, Nigeria James Bamisaye

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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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