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Nigeria News, Nigeria Newspapers: Nigeria Historical News

Nigeria national and state news online, news fact checking sites, radio and TV.

Nigeria Historical News

 African newspapers [2010 -]
License required..
[Naples, Fla.] : Readex.
Series 1: African newspapers, 1800-1922
Series 2 African Newspapers, 1835-1925

  • Older Lagos newspapers, late 19th century - early 20th century -
  • Lagos Observer, Lagos Standard, Lagos Weekly Record, Nigerian Chronicle, Nigerian Pioneer, Times of Nigeria
A Nigerian project to digitize Nigerian newspapers. Coverage begins from January 1, 1960. Search by keyword.


Center for Research Libraries
University membership required. Large collection of older African newspapers mainly on microfilm.  A few issues are online.

Select Browse Catalog (top right)
Select Newspapers
Put in the name of a country to find that country's newspapers, or put in the title of a newspaper.
Stanford users can borrow Center for Research Libraries material on Interlibrary Loan.


Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) daily reports [electronic resource] / Readex
License required. Transcripts of radio broadcasts,1941-1996. Select Africa, then Nigeria.


Nigerian Newspapers held by the Stanford University Libraries
Print newspapers do not circulate on loan.