Osun governorship debate

Osun Election: USAID disowns poll Omisore claims puts him ahead of Aregbesola

The United States Agency for International Development has disowned a poll which the Peoples Democratic…

President Goodluck Jonathan

BREAKING: Jonathan sacks NNPC boss, appoints replacement

President Goodluck Jonathan has fired the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,…


Ebola: Ghana bans all flights from Nigeria, others

Ghana is the first country to slam a travel ban on Nigeria over Ebola scare.…

Borno has been under intense Boko Haram attacks

Boko Haram: Nigeria raises N60 billion to assist terror victims

The fund is expected to be used for the rehabilitation of victims of terror attacks across the nation. (more…)

Deziani Alison-Madueke is one of President Jonathan's favourite ministers.

EXCLUSIVE: How Alison-Madueke’s management style is killing Nigeria’s oil industry, threatening revenue flow

Delays in taking vital decisions in the oil and gas industry are fuelling concerns about Nigeria’s prospect of meeting her targets of increased daily oil production capacity and enhanced national reserve by 2020. Industry operators blame the Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, for an increasingly lethargic style that has slowed…


EXCLUSIVE: The Likely Cure For Ebola, By Dr. Simbo Davidson

Dr. Simbo Davidson believes sufferers of Ebola can be treated with a drug available in the market and which was once used to contain a deadly virus in South Africa ===================== On 22 July 2014, the first case of the dreaded Ebola virus arrived in Nigeria via an Asky aircraft.…

The black Jeep,in whcih Gen Buhari was targeted in the suicide bomb blast in Kaduna GARBA MUHAMMAD

Nigerian government not responsible for bomb attack on Buhari – Official

The government stated that Boko Haram had previously made threats against Mr. Buhari. The National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki, has refuted claims that the Federal Government was responsible for the recent attack on a former head of state, Muhammadu Buhari and a Muslim cleric, Dahiru Bauchi. Mr. Dasuki was…

Ebola Virus

Ebola: Nigeria places 69 people on surveillance, quarantines 2 others

The Nigerian government on Thursday said it had placed 69 people on surveillance and quarantined two others since the first case of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, was identified in the country. The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu at a briefing in Abuja said that the 69 people were on surveillance…


EXCLUSIVE: Sheikh El-Zakzaky Says Sect Will Seek Legal Redress Against Military Onslaught

The sect was on a procession to mark the annual Quds day in Zaria when soldiers reportedly shot at them. But military authorities say the incident will be investigated before apportioning blames --------------------- Islamic cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, has said his group would…


There’s only one solution to Apapa-Oshodi Expressway gridlock – Official

“What they are doing now is palliative work and that will not solve the problem." (more…)

Sunday Onyebuchi, troubled Enugu state deputy governor

Enugu Impeachment: Deputy Governor replies lawmakers

Mr. Onyebuchi said he is glad that none of the allegations border on corruption or fraud. The Deputy Governor of Enugu State, Sunday Onyebuchi, who is currently facing impeachment threat by the State House of Assembly, has formally responded to the notice served on him, explaining why he is running…

Chibok Parent

Chibok community leaders blame presidency for cash gift mess

A presidential aide shared the money to the parents, Chibok leaders say ---------------------- The leaders of the Chibok community in Abuja on Wednesday accused the presidency of exposing the community to ridicule, after it became public the government splashed millions of naira on parents of the over 250 schoolgirls abducted…

Kano return

Another female suicide bomber strikes in Kano

Another female suicide bomber targeting Polytechnic students has struck again in Kano, the spokesperson of the Police in the state, Magaji Majiya, has told PREMIUM TIMES. Two persons were killed in the incident and at least seven others were injured, the police said. "A female tenager blew herself up at…

Googluck Jonathan 2015 illegal campaign (3)

How President Jonathan Is Violating Nigeria’s Electoral Law

The president is breaching the law in a way that might give him advantage over his opponents in next year's election. New billboards urging Nigerian voters to vote for President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election have sprang up at strategic corners of Abuja against repeated warnings by the…


Jonathan launches new e-passport, asks Nigerians to promote country’s image

The president launched the new 64-page e-Passport (more…)

Chibok come 7

President Jonathan’s alleged N100million largesse tears Chibok parents, leaders apart

It is unclear why the presidency stocks millions of naira in cash at the presidential villa for distribution to visitors at a time the Central Bank of Nigeria is aggressively pursuing a cashless Nigeria agenda. (more…)


Commonwealth Games Federation queries Nigeria

The Commonwealth Games Federation, CGF, has queried the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, over the inconsistency in the use of jerseys by Nigerian athletes at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. An official of Team Nigeria, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria in Glasgow on Tuesday on condition…

Searching for the Moon.... Nigeria's Sheikh A.A. Ishola at the at the AlBayrouny Observatory in Mecca on Saturday (July 26, 2014)

EXCLUSIVE: Sultan’s Palace admits moon wasn’t sighted before Sokoto monarch called off Ramadan in Nigeria

The committee carried out its assignment between 6:45PM and 7:45PM on Sunday. (more…)

Rabiu Kwankwaso , Governor of kano state

Update: Panic in Kano as second explosion hits city

There is panic in the city of Kano. (more…)