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#WhatsAppDown: WhatsApp experiences downtime as Twitter users troll

Users were unable to post pictures, videos and other media files on WhatsApp.

Liverpool Sadio Mane celebrates with Mohamed Salah after scoring the fourth goal (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Liverpool Vs Manchester United (LIVE UPDATES): Unbeaten Reds Face Another Tough Test

Liverpool have won just one of their last 11 Premier League games against United.

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Pauline Tallen. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram page of Pauline Tallen]

EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria’s minister appoints daughter as special assistant

The minister explains that she could appoint anyone that would help her get her job done.

Ohimai Amaize, a former AIT presenter who fled Nigeria last year. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram account of Ohimai Amaize]

U.S. grants asylum to Nigerian journalist Ohimai Amaize

The former AIT presenter fled his home country in mid-2019 amidst concerns about his safety.

PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus.

Imo Judgement: PDP to hold protest Monday

“The protest is to register the displeasure of the party against the current state of affairs in the country.”


Nine professors, 22 others inducted for Shell sabbatical, research positions

The 31 academics are drawn from 10 Nigerian and one British university.

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Bandits attack Nigerian Army officer

The lieutenant-colonel was apparently attacked by the same band of thugs who unleashed mayhem on the convoy of Emir of Potiskum last week.

Mustapha Idris from Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State was arrested by the police for killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu.

Why I killed my pregnant girlfriend – Suspect

The two lived in the same apartment at Daneji village of Jigawa before the murder.

Sacked senators still on Senate website as lawmakers

Dino Melaye, Yari, other sacked senators still on Senate website as lawmakers

A senator who died over four weeks ago also has his name still on the list.

Customs intercept bags of foreign rice

Foreign rice in Nigerian markets now 37% – Report

A similar survey last year put foreign rice prevalence at 70 per cent.

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

ANALYSIS: Why Nigeria’s Vision 20:2020 was bound to fail

One major criticism leveled against the blueprint was that its drafters failed to harmonise the vision with several other national plans running at the time.

Immigration intercepts 42 bags of smuggled foreign rice

Mr James said that the officers were on routine patrol along the Kankara axis when they apprehended a vehicle carrying the contraband.

The Emir flanked from right with the Waziri of Potiskum, Ali Guza and ssg, Baba malam Wali at Potiskum on friday. photo Joe Hemba.

Bandits Attack: Buhari sympathises with emir but keeps mum on 30 people killed, 100 kidnapped

The president made no reference to the 30 people who were killed during the attack as well as the 100 who were kidnapped.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

#OAUTakeBisiOut: Nigerians call for removal, prosecution of randy lecturer

OAU has already reduced the lecturer’s salary by half.

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Imo Judgement: APC governors urge Nigerians ‘to defend judiciary’

The governors condemned claims by the PDP that the judiciary was “heavily compromised” and had “lost credibility”.

My faith remains unshaken in Nigeria’s democracy — Ihedioha

Mr Ihedioha said “how the matter was settled by the Supreme Court would define the future of Nigeria’s democracy.”

University of Port Harcourt

UNIPORT gets 37 new professors

Faculty of Clinical Sciences has 12 as the highest.

Kaduna State map [PHOTO CREDIT: Intelligent CIO]

Gunmen kill two in Kaduna community

Two people were injured in the attack.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

SexforMarks: More victims recount experiences with OAU lecturer

PREMIUM TIMES has also obtained part of the audio recording of the lewd conversations between the lecturer and Ms Afolayan.

Nigeria Police officers

NUJ mourns journalist killed in Adamawa

The radio journalist was hacked to death on Wednesday in Adamawa State.

SGF Boss Mustapha

Nigeria govt wants broadcasting outfits to prioritise disability matters

Mr Mustapha said that in line with the provisions of the act, underground work was being done to translate the disability act into a reality.

Emir of Potiskum addressing his subject after return from attack. PHOTO JOE HEMBA

How I survived fatal attack by bandits – Emir

The Royal father disclosed that one of his aides was still missing and his whereabouts was still unknown.

Adams Oshiomhole, National chairman of the APC.

Imo Governorship: We deserve the Supreme Court’s verdict – Oshiomhole

PDP only lost what was never its, Mr Oshiomhole said.

Minister of Communication, Dr Isa Pantami

Nigerian government signs agreement for digital skills development

The minister advises institutions of learning to give priority to digital skills over paper qualifications.

SENATE: National Assembly {NASS}

EXCLUSIVE: Top 20 agencies Nigerian lawmakers will use to siphon ‘free money’ in 2020

The lawmakers conceal projects such as “capacity building and empowerment programmes”, which the ICPC has categorised as “free money without accountability, aside from being difficult to track.”