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ACN is a one-man party, CPC believes in violence- Olisa Metuh

 The PDP spokesman said even if all the opposition parties merge, they cannot defeat the ruling party. (more…)

Obasanjo to lead ECOWAS observer mission to Ghana

Ghana’s general election is scheduled for December 7 (more…)

EFCC arraigns ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ suspect over $8,900 love scam

The suspect is being arraigned for attempting to obtain money by false pretence and possession of fraudulent documents (more…)


Eulogies pour in for Saraki

Olusola Saraki, the strongman of Kwara politics, died on Wednesday at 79. His political allies, friends, family and foes had nice words for him. Presdent Goodluck Jonathan Olusola Saraki lived a very successful and fulfilled life, rising to national prominence by dint of hard work, uncommon generosity, political sagacity, dedication…

Updated: Taraba Assembly empowers Deputy Governor to act as Governor

 Mr. Umar is now the acting governor of Taraba. (more…)


Olusola Saraki, strongman of Kwara politics, is dead

Olusola Saraki, the strongman of Kwara politics, is dead. He was 79. Mr. Saraki, Leader  of the Nigerian Senate during the second republic, died Wednesday morning in Lagos. His son, Bukola Saraki, who announced the death said the family "take solace in knowing that our father lived an exemplary life of service, and…

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Court affirms dissolution of Adamawa PDP Exco

The court said it lacked jurisdiction over the matter. (more…)

N32.8bn police pension scam: Court dismisses application to quash charges

The suspects are being arraigned for defrauding the Police Pension Office. (more…)

Army says Mubi explosion targeting military patrol team kills 2 civilians

The army said none of its soldiers was killed by the explosion. (more…)

Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari

Boko Haram: Buhari rejects mediator role

The CPC leader said he opposes the Boko Haram's actions. (more…)

Abuja bans meat haulage with rickety vehicles, Okada

The Federal Capital Territory Administration disdains the mode of transporting meat in Abuja. (more…)

Retired General Mamman Shuwa shot dead in Maiduguri

Gunmen killed the retired general at his residence (more…)

Flood in Jimeta, Yola

Cameroon did nothing wrong flooding Nigeria – FG official

The waters from the dam caused massive flooding in various states across Nigeria, killing hundreds of people and displacing hundreds of thousands. (more…)

President Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan denies involvement in plans to cede Rivers communities to Bayelsa

President Goodluck Jonathan has denied allegations made the Kalabari National Forum and some traditional rulers from Rivers state that he is involved in plan to cede five oil producing communities in Rivers to neighbouring Bayelsa state. The two groups had staged a protest in Abuja where they accused the President…

EFCC arraigns five over illegal storage of diesel

The accused persons allegedly conspired to illegally store diesel. (more…)

Wrongful overtaking kill 4 siblings, 5 others in Bauchi

A driver's decision to wrongfully overtake caused the death of four family members. (more…)

Gunmen kill 4, injure 7 in Plateau

The Plateau Police confirmed the incident and said they are investigating the crime. (more…)

German doctors treat Suntai

The German doctors were already in Adamawa State. Reports reaching PREMIUM TIMES indicate that Taraba governor, Danbaba Suntai, is under the care of German Medical Consultants who were already in Yola running the newly established German Specialist Hospital built by the state government. A senior official of the Adamawa State…

Aviation Ministry, Taraba govt say Gov Suntai, other passengers survive plane crash

UPDATE 3: The Federal Ministry of Aviation has just issued a statement saying the Taraba State Governor, Danbaba Suntai, and the other five passengers aboard the crashed plane are alive. The statement titled “Incident Involving Aircraft, Cessna 208, 5N-BMJ in Yola, Adamawa State, reads: “An aircraft, Cessna 208 with 6 souls on…

Sokoto Governor, Aliyu Wamakko, whips PHCN manager unconscious

The governor attacked one and ordered his security officials to assault three PHCN staff, the agency alleged. (more…)

Jonathan’s reforms ineffective, another World Bank Report shows

The report showed that Nigeria has actually gotten worse for investors in the last one year. (more…)

Court convicts $7million cash courier, to forfeit 25%

Abubakar Tijjani will forfeit over $600 thousand to the Federal Government. (more…)

Babangida, Obasanjo, Abdusalam, others contribute to lack of electricity- Kainji boss

For 44 years, successive governments failed to act right on Kainji (more…)


Airport guard arrested with $1.4m

The guard has passed the money through all airport security and scanners. (more…)

Akingbola again fails to produce witness in N47b fraud case

The Judge has closed arguments for the case and adjourned it to November 15. (more…)