BENIN—THE controversy over the bid by two former governors of Edo State for the office of national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC deepened yesterday ..
President Muhammadu Buhari The House of Representatives on Wednesday summoned President Muhammadu Buhari to appear before it to explain the spate of killings in many ..
Lower-level tennis has a “tsunami”-like problem with match-fixing, according to a review panel set up to look into allegations of corruption in the sport which ..
Jail An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded five persons in prison for allegedly kidnapping Alhaji Hassan Wahab of Chikanda in Baruten Local Government ..
A team of US medical doctors have successfully performed the world’s first penis and scrotum transplant. A team of eleven surgeons from the Johns Hopkins School ..
…reiterates commitment to create Oil Palm Council Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration plans to earmark not less than 200,000 hectares ..
Petroleum product The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Cross River, on Wednesday in Calabar, threatened to shut down filling stations in the state without ..
This July 28, 2017 picture released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on July 29, 2017 shows North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic ..
Oluwakemi Abimbola Members of the National Assembly have said that the arrest and detention in hospital of Senator Dino Melaye (APC – Kogi West), destroys the sanctity ..
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said all is set for the prosecution of a Danish national, Peter Nielsen for the murder of his Nigerian wife, Zainab, and three-year-old ..
Too many questions. Why doesn’t he want to go to Lokoja? Why would he think anybody wants to kill him? I’m not understanding The Dino Melaye Drama pic.twitter.com/XiBF6uwyn1 ..
Only two senators, Abu Ibrahim and Baba Kaka Garba, were permitted by the police to see embattled lawmaker, Dino Melaye, at the National Hospital where he is currently ..
The Senate on Wednesday adjourned its plenary in solidarity with one of their colleagues Sen. Dino Melaye who was arrested and humiliated with men of the Police ..
The Oke-Oko, Oke-Tapa and Isawo communities in Ikorodu, Lagos State, have earmarked 10 acres for the construction of military barrack in the area. The traditional ..
Ten people were treated for burns after a man doused a woman with gasoline and set her alight inside a public bus in the Peruvian capital Lima, firefighters said. ..
Abuja – AThe police on Wednesday arraigned a 44-year-old electrician, Emmanuel Onyenda, in a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged mischief and theft of a solar ..
Members and supporters of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) take part in a march through the city centre of Cape Town on April 25, 2018 to protest ..
A Danish court sentenced inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering and dismembering a Swedish journalist aboard his home-built submarine ..
Czech PM Andrej Babis Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is suing the Slovakian newspaper Novy Cas for publishing an interview that said he was an informant, the CTK news ..
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will commence the verification of signatures of those seeking the recall of Sen. Dino Melaye on April ..
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday nullified the National Assembly Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018, which ought to provide the order ..
Compt. Sarkin Kebbi, the Comptroller of Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Lagos, said smuggling activities had reduced on the nation’s ..
A self-styled Indian spiritual guru who claims millions of followers worldwide has been given a life sentence for raping a 16-year-old girl. Asaram Bapu carried ..
Internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nigeria The Adamawa Dep. Governor, Mr Martins Babale, on Wednesday reiterated the commitment of the state government to improve ..
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate has adjourned plenary over the arrest and detention of Senator Dino Melaye by the Nigeria Police. The lawmakers, some of whom were ..
Enugu – The National Association of the Nigerian Students (NANS), has condemned the killing of two Rev. Fathers and 19 others in Benue by suspected herdsmen. The NANS ..
Leah-Sharibu The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared the intention to embark on peaceful protest and prayers against unending killings and freedom ..
Temitope Omogbolagun The senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Mr. Dino Melaye, has threatened to kill himself. He also threatened to put the security ..
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) The Lillypond Container Terminal Customs Command said on Wednesday that it generated N6.33 billion in the first quarter of 2018 as against ..
A contingent of Sierra Leone’s police officers have completed orientation course tailored to familiarise them with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) ..
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir / AFP PHOTO / Charles Atiki Lomodong South Sudan President Salva Kiir has rejected opposition calls for him to resign as part ..
Nigerian senators have stormed the national hospital to see Dino Melaye, one of their colleagues who was hospitalised after jumping out of a moving police vehicle. ..
Leke Baiyewu President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and many senators have arrived at the National Hospital Abuja. The convoy arrived at the facility at 1:33pm. ..
Ibadan – Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson on Tuesday rewarded wrestlers that represented Nigeria at the just-concluded Commonwealth Games, for their creditable ..
Nigeria Customs Service Compt. Sarkin Kebbi, the Comptroller of Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Lagos, said smuggling activities had reduced ..
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said all is set for the prosecution of a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, who allegedly murdered his Nigerian wife, Zainab, ..
John Ameh The House of Representatives has summoned President Muhammadu Buhari over the unending killings by herdsmen in Benue State and other parts of the country. ..
Handcuffs A Danish court sentenced inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering and dismembering a Swedish journalist aboard his home-built ..
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has denied links with questions on President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent statement on the Nigerian youth. The institution’s ..
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The police have handcuffed Senator Dino Melaye to a hospital bed at the National Hospital, Abuja. Our correspondent gathered on Wednesday ..
Kano State Government has approved N88.9 million for payment of annual salary increment for its civil servants. The post Salary increment: Kano approves N88.9m for workers ..
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria, has called for a nationwide protest against killings and bloodshed in the country. The CAN President, ..
New York – The ‘looters lists’ released by the Federal Government contained names of people from whom government recovered assets from, Prof. Bolaji Owasonoye, ..
Babajide Odekunle By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government has withdrawn the two-count charge bordering on fraud it filled against the former General Manager, ..
Some constituents of Delta Central senatorial district have written the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to demand a reversal of the suspension of their senator, ..
Abuja – The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has blamed the traffic gridlock caused by a recent religious event in Abuja on a last minute change in venue. FRSC ..
GOV. DARIUS ISHAKU OF TARABA STATE. Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Wednesday pledged his administration’s commitment to building a befitting Government House ..
Former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar speaks at the Royal Institute of International Affairs – Chatham House – in London on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. ..
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a People’s Democratic Party’s Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, in Ikoyi Prison pending ruling on his bail application. ..
By Ikechukwu NnochiriABUJA – The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, held that the National Assembly lacks the power to re-order the proposed sequence for 2019 ..
An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has nullified the amendment of Section 25 of the Electoral Act, which was passed in February by the National Assembly. ..
By Onozure DaniaLagos- Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos Wednesday remanded Senator Perter Nwaoboshi in Ikoyi prisons custody pending the hearing ..
Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje Kano State Government has approved N88.9 million for payment of annual salary increment for its civil servants. This ..
Nigerian Senate on Wednesday ended its plenary early to enable lawmakers ascertain the whereabouts of a colleague, Dino Melaye. Mr Melaye was yesterday arrested ..
Lagos – The Oke-Oko, Oke-Tapa and Isawo communities in Ikorodu, Lagos State, have earmarked 10 acres for the construction of military barrack in the area. The traditional ..
Gov Ifeanyi-Ugwuanyi-of-Enugu Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has directed the immediate resettlement of victims of rainstorm that destroyed property worth ..
Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) on Tuesday commenced a partnership with the Paradigm Initiative on Dubawa, its fact-checking arm. The process ..
Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s wife-to-be, Nonkanyiso Conco, has been forced to resign from her job as National Executive Committee Treasurer and Communications ..
Mosquito, Malaria agent The Yobe Commissioner for Health, Dr Mohammed Kawuwa, says malaria though preventable still remains a major public health problem in Nigeria. ..
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he gave approval for withdrawal of $462 million from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) because he believed the National Assembly ..
An Indian spiritual guru with millions of followers was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for rape of a teenage devotee, his lawyer said. “Asaram (Bapu) ..
Chairman of Innoson Motors Nigeria Ltd., Innocent Chukwuma, for the fourth consecutive time, failed to make an appearance in court for his arraignment. He was scheduled ..
President Donald Trump’s effort to ban immigrants from several Muslim-majority countries heads to the Supreme Court Wednesday, which will decide if his argument ..
The Police Command in Kebbi State has recovered 13 AK 47 rifles, one machine gun, 650 live ammunition and 32 live cartridges from unlicensed individuals in the state. ..
By Nwafor Sunday Ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday advised Nigerians to withdraw the misguided perception that the Federal government, or the President ..
Mosquito, Malaria agent The African Media and Malaria Research Network (AMMREN), has urged Nigeria Ghana and Kenya to double their malaria control efforts, to enable ..
The World Health Organisation has urged global leaders to renew their political commitment and continue investing in malaria prevention and control in order to successfully ..
The Charge D’affairs of the Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), Mr Lin Jing has said Consumption has become the national driver of the China Economy. ..
As the release of the N9billion allocated for cancer machines that could check the deaths of 10,000 Nigerians annually suffers delay without explanation, the Minister ..
By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has called for a national day of protest against unending killings and bloodshed in the country. ..
Armenia’s Acting Prime Minister, Karen Karapetyan Armenia’s Acting Prime Minister, Karen Karapetyan, backed the political opposition’s call for snap elections ..
The Christian Association of Nigeria has called for a national protest in reaction to the recent killings in Benue State. In a statement by Adebayo Oladeji, the special ..
Former Director-General (DG) of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mohammed Sani Sidi, allegedly maintained about 20 different accounts in various ..
Congolese opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi rejected suggestions that he might do a deal with President Joseph Kabila. Tshisekedi is one of two main figures expected ..
Football can be described as a war, but it lasts 90 minutes. After the referee blows the final whistle, all the warriors must sheathe their swords, embrace and exchange ..
Lagos – A People’s Democratic Party’s chieftain, Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi, on Wednesday appeared before aFederal High Court, Lagos, charged with a N805 millon ..
The Director, Shanghai Tongsheng Investment Group Company Limited, Mr Xu Wei has said the China government has invested a sum of over $12billion to develop the Completed ..
Textile industry Dr Frank Jacobs, President, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said discussion was ongoing with the Federal Government to revatilise moribund ..
AsaramPhoto: BBC/AFP A self-styled Indian spiritual guru who claims millions of followers worldwide has been given a life sentence for raping a 16-year-old girl. ..
The Nigerian government on Tuesday said some ongoing initiatives to promote financial transparency and accountability in the system were part of efforts to curb ..
Google HQ Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday unveiled its first Gmail redesign since 2013, capping what the company said was an expensive overhaul. It will include ..
Vehicles queue at a fuel station in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital (file photo) Vehicles queued for hours at gas stations in Sudan’s capital as fuel shortage, ..
Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie, has replied those criticising her for her recent comment about Hilary Clinton‘s twitter bio. She stirred controversy when ..
The Chinese government has invited Nigeria among other nations of the world to register and participate in the China International Import Expo, holding November ..
Firefighters work near the site of a fire at an oil well in Peureulak, Indonesia’s Aceh province on April 25, 2018. At least 10 people have been killed and dozens ..
FILE PHOTO: Vitamin D rich food People who skip breakfast are more likely to gain weight and have larger waists, according to a U.S. study published online recently. ..