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Wada Maida House, Head Quarters, News Agency of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria.


News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) is the primary news contents provider for Nigeria’s News Industry, such as newspapers, electronic media and bloggers. Established by the Nigerian Government via Decree 19 in 1976, NAN became operational on 2 October 1978.

NAN serves as the primary news content provider for various media outlets in the country, including newspapers, electronic media, and bloggers. NAN plays a crucial role in disseminating news and information to the Nigerian public and is considered a reliable and credible source of news.

NAN covers a wide range of topics, including politics, economics, sports, culture, and more, to provide a comprehensive overview of current events in Nigeria. It is known for its commitment to delivering accurate and up-to-date news to the public.

Furthermore, the news agency has established partnerships and news exchange agreements with various international news organizations. These collaborations enable NAN to access and share news and information on a global scale, fostering a broader perspective and contributing to a more comprehensive news coverage of both national and international events.