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
Alabingo Lagos, Abuja, South-East February 2016 Iheanyi Ejiofor [1]
brainnewsng Calabar 2014 Brainnews NG
Business Day Lagos 2005 Frank Aigbogun.
Business Hallmark Ikeja, Lagos Prince Emeka Obasi
City Voice Newspaper Ikeja October 2013 Clear Coast Communications Ltd
New Nigeria Times Lagos 2016 Debo Olowu Lawrence


Compass Abeokuta 2008 Gbenga Daniel
Complete Sports Lagos State 1995 Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase
Daily Champion Lagos Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu
The Reflector Lagos Reflector Multimedia Comm Ltd
Daily Times of Nigeria Lagos 9 June 1925 Folio Communications
Entertainment Express July 2011
FirstAfricaNews Abuja 2014 NuAFRICA LIMITED [3]
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
Daylight Nigeria Lagos January 2014
Nation Lagos 2006 Vintage Press Limited
National Network Port Harcourt 2004 Network Printing and Publishing Company
New Lagos Times Newspaper Lagos April 2014 Zymogens Ltd/Debo Olowu
New Telegraph Lagos 3 February 2014 The Telegraph Publishing Company
NewsDay Reporters Abuja 2013 NewsDay
NewsDirect Ogun 2010 NewsDirect Global Concept Limited
The Beam News Port Harcourt 2002 The Beam Productions 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
Nigerian Pilot Newspaper Abuja November 2010 Dom Communications Ltd/Dennis Sami
Newsday Newspaper Abuja August 2002 Chief Edet Isong/
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
TODAY Uyo 2014 TODAY Digital News & Media Limited
Port Harcourt Telegraph Port Harcourt 1991 Prince Ogbonna Nwuke
Premium Times Abuja 2011 Premium Times Services Limited [4]
The Awareness Enugu State 2014 Igbo Awareness For Development Initiatives (IADI)
Punch Lagos 1971 Ajibola Ogunsola
Sun Lagos 2001 The Sun Publishing Ltd
The Union Lagos 2013 Today's Publishing Co. 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
ThePost Abuja 2014 Slik Communications
ThePoint Lagos 2014 [5]
Royal Times Ilorin 2012 Royal Times of Nigeria
E Reporter Abuja 2014 eReporter [6]
Nigerian Alert Newspaper Ibadan 2012 Nigerian Alert Newspaper
Daily Post Lagos, Nigeria James Bamisaye
View Nigeria Delta State 2014 VIEW Nigeria [7]
The Summary Abuja 2015 [8]
Global Concord Akwa Ibom State 2010 Global Concord
Premium Herald Lagos State January, 2016 Premium Herald[3]
Business Dispatch Lagos
Jobsweekly Rivers state 2008 Early Time News Co. Ltd
Wetinhappen Nigeria Akwa Ibom State 2007 WetinHappen PR
The Rezponder Lagos State 2016 The Royal Coast Media [9]
Ososo Times Abuja 2016 Transition Technologies

See also[edit]


  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. 
  3. ^ "Home - The Premium Herald". The Premium Herald. Retrieved 2016-03-08. 

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