The Nation (Nigeria)

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The Nation
The Nation logo.png
Type Daily newspaper
Publisher Vintage Press Limited
Founded 31 July 2006
Headquarters Mushin, Lagos State, Nigeria

The Nation is a daily newspaper published in Lagos, Nigeria. According to a 2009 survey it was the second most read newspaper in Nigeria. The paper's website says it stands for Freedom, Justice and the Market Economy. Its target audience is the business and political elite, the affluent, the educated and the upwardly mobile.[1] The Nation has printing plants in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.[2] The newspaper covers business and economy, public policies, the democratic process and institutions of democracy, sports, arts and culture.[3]

In April 2010 Edo Ugbagwu, a reporter who covered court cases for The Nation, was killed by gunmen. The reason was not known.[4]


  1. ^ "About Us". The Nation. Retrieved 2011-05-12. 
  2. ^ "The Nation Newspaper". Nigerian Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "World-Newspapers > Africa > Nigeria". World Newspapers. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  4. ^ "Nigeria: 3 journalists killed in weekend violence". China Daily. 2010-04-27. Retrieved 2011-04-14.