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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…)

Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari

CPC members protest imposition of candidate

The Kaduna protesters accused the party of denying them the right to choose their candidate. (more…)

Boko Haram: SSS to continue interrogation of Senator, Tuesday

The Senator has accused the JTF of extra-judicial killings. (more…)

Ondo elections: We are happy, PDP says

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it is happy with the performance of its candidate, Olusola Oke, at Saturday's governorship election held in Ondo State, in which incumbent, Olusegun Mimiko, of the Labour Party was declared winner. A statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisa Metuh,…

Niger governor blasts Babangida, Abdulsalami

The self-styled chief servant and governor of Niger state, Muazu Babangida Aliyu, on Saturday poured venom on former President Ibrahim Babangida and former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, for not doing enough for the state when they held sway as heads of state. Speaking at a Town Hall meeting Saturday…

SSS invites Senator linked to Boko Haram

The State Security Service (SSS) on Sunday invited Senator Ahmed Khalifa Zanna from Borno State in connection with the arrest of a suspected Boko Haram Commander, Shuaib Mohammed Bama. The Joint Task Force, JTF, had on Thursday announced the arrest of Mr. Bama in Maiduguri, the Borno capital, describing him…

Absent judge postpones trial of $7m cash launderer

The accused will now be tried on Tuesday. (more…)

EFCC recovers N15m hidden in Bermuda by retired government official

The EFCC got a court order to retrieve the money. (more…)

NEMA loses director

The deceased was described as a honest and hard working officer (more…)

Former NBA Vice President gets bail, hires 5 SANs

The senior lawyer was accused of violating previous bail condition (more…)

Don’t distort Abuja master plan, Minister tells developers

The Minister is encouraging the planting of trees in the Abuja (more…)

Kogi crisis deepens as Assembly Speaker’s security is withdrawn

Accusing fingers are being pointed at the state governor, Idris Wada. The embattled Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Abdullahi Bello, is in Abuja with some state lawmakers loyal to him, in order to garner support from members of the National Assembly over his impeachment, sources close to…


EFCC to arraign man ferrying $7 million cash

Tijani confessed that he was just a courier for some yet to be identified people (more…)

Four arrested for trying to buy two-month old baby

The baby’s mother said she agreed to the sale, to make some money. (more…)

PDP dissolves Adamawa Exco; warns presidency, lawmakers

The party said its elected and appointed members have brought it to disrepute. (more…)

FILE: PDP women during a protest

PDP women grumble as Patience Jonathan arrives Nigeria

Vehicular movement in and out of the airport was blocked for the first lady’s arrival. (more…)


EFCC docks lady over N45m scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday, arraigned Ibukun  Adedayo before a Lagos High Court, Ikeja for allegedly defrauding her company's client. Ms. Adedayo was arraigned on a 24-count charge of stealing, forgery and uttering worth over N45 million. Ms. Adedayo allegedly converted money entrusted to her firm, Structured…

Kogi Assembly removes Speaker, deputy, others

All the principal officers were removed (more…)