This is one amongst the most read newspapers in Nigeria. The paper targets the business and political elite, educated, the affluent and the upwardly mobile. The paper has printing plants in Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt. Currently the paper covers public policies, business, economy, the democratic process, sports, arts, institutions of democracy and culture. The paper circulates widely across Nigeria’s 6 Geo-political zones. The online version of the news media is available through 'thenationonlineeng.net’. The newspaper’s website says it stands for justice, freedom and market economy. Basically, this newspaper provides the general public with information they need to be free and self-governing in a democratic society.