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El Rufai and Buhari [Photo:]

El-Rufai confirms memo to Buhari, denies leaking it to media

Mr. El-Rufai said he had written several memos to Mr. Buhari in the past.

Kaduna Airport[Photo Credit: NewswireNGR]

After 6 weeks, Abuja airport runway upgrade to continue for another 18 weeks – Presidency

The Kaduna airport recorded 43,000 passengers in 11 days, the official said.

Dino Melaye

Certificate Controversy: Dino Melaye’s schoolmate speaks

“As President of Geography students, I am aware that he was impeached,” the university staff said of Mr. Melaye.

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Why some Nigerians are turned back at U.S. airports – Envoy

“That you are issued visa is not a guarantee that you will end up wherever you’re going.”

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Buhari administration sets new record, releases N1 trillion for 2016 capital projects – Official

“So far, N1trillion has been released on capital allocations. This is the highest so far in the history of this country.”

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

Magu: Leaked SSS report vindicates us – Nigerian Senate

The SSS restated its allegations against the anti-corruption chief in a letter to the Attorney General.

Nigeria Police Force

EXCLUSIVE: Police Special Forces deployed to Southern Kaduna lament lack of weapons, welfare

Police say the operatives are well taken care of, but admit there are “operational issues”.

Chike Bryan

Another Nollywood figure dies

The president of the Scriptwriters Guild of Nigeria died early Friday.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), presenting an Eyo plaque to the Minister of Works, Power & Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola during the Minister’s courtesy visit to the Governor at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Ambode receives Fashola, pays rare tribute to former governor

The works, power and housing minister pays his first official visit to the seat of power in Lagos.

Super Eagles

Nigeria, Burkina Faso friendly ‘cancelled’

The game was fixed for Monday night at the same venue where the Eagles played Senegal on Thursday.

National Commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh

Peace Corps commandant still held by police six days after

Mr. Akoh’s representatives deny claims by the police that the peace corps commandant had been charged.

FILE PHOTO: Murtala Nyako stepping into the court

How ex-Governor Nyako diverted N1.2bn to private companies -Witness

Under cross-examination, Mr. Ayogu said at various times, several amounts of money were credited into the account of Crust Energy Limited.

FILE PHOTO: President Buhari in Army Uniform

Buhari heads to Sambisa Forest Monday

The Forest was stronghold of the Boko Haram sect

Nigerian Army

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army demotes officer

The army court martial demoted the captain.

Omoyele Sowore

Man who attacked Sowore in Lagos petitions Ambode, wants Sahara Reporters publisher ejected

Mr. Sowore dismisses the petition as proxy attack from powerful political interests in Nigeria.

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu [Photo: Channels TV]

Anti-Magu forces launch fresh offensive, release another damning report

The SSS had, in controversial reports to the Senate, claimed Mr. Magu is tainted and should not be confirmed to head the nation’s top anti-corruption body.

Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni

How we stopped woman from jumping into Lagoon in Lagos — Police

“The problem is too much for me to bear. I want to go back to God.”


Premium Times Centre organises security training for journalists, CSOs

The training is a response to recent attacks, arrests and threats to journalists and human rights defenders

President Muhammadu Buhari at his office

Buhari formally writes UK prime minister over parliament attack

The president thanks the UK for its support in degrading Boko Haram.


Mother arrested for beating her teenage son to death

The woman ran away after killing her son but was later arrested, the police said.

House of Reps [Photo: Twitter - @HouseNGR]

Reps committee invites Emefiele, Kachikwu over alleged forex diversion

The chief of Navy has also been invited.

Dino Melaye

Ahmadu Bello University reacts to Dino Melaye certificate controversy

The senator is accused of parading a fake certificate.

House of Reps

Reps suspend bill seeking punishment for sexual harassment in tertiary institutions

Lawmakers want the bill to go beyond higher institutions.

Immigration officials screening Nigerian returnee from Libya during their arrival at the

Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday.

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Another 155 Nigerians return from Libya

“We are here to welcome our nationals who have signified their intention to come back home from Libya.”

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

PDP Crisis: Dickson meets Sheriff, Makarfi groups

Both sides agreed to “cease fire”.