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Taraba State on map

Eight feared dead as gunmen invade Taraba communities

A fleeing resident said the attack occurred on Sunday evening from about 6 p.m. till midnight.

Babachir Lawal

Grass-cutting Scandal: Court rejects EFCC’s documents against Babachir Lawal

Babachir Lawal and five others are facing a 10-count charge of fraud to the tune of over N500 million.

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

Suicide bombers kill 30, injure 42 others in Borno

Three suicide bombers detonated explosives at a local tea joint in Mandarari community at 8 p.m on Sunday.

Nigerian troopsused to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Army confirms killing of soldier, two NSCDC operatives in Rivers

The security operatives were killed and their weapons carted away while preventing militants from vandalising an oil and gas facility in Gio community, Tai area of Rivers.

Senator Ademola Adeleke [Photo: TheCable]

Supreme Court announces date to decide true winner of Osun governorship election

Ademola Adeleke of the PDP is challenging the election of Gboyega Oyetola of the APC as Osun governor.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

Nigeria not at risk of Ebola outbreak – NCDC

This conclusion was reached following a preliminary risk assessment conducted by the agency on the overall risk of the importation of the disease into the country.

Why I abandoned June 12, joined Abacha junta – Kingibe

Mr Kingibe speaks on his experiences after the controversial annulment of the 1993 presidential poll.

National Assembly Complex

11 things APC-controlled NASS must do to win Nigerians over

The leadership of the two chambers of the National Assembly were anointed by the APC.

Children hawking on the street used to tell the story.

Eight million out-of-school children in 10 Nigerian states and Abuja – UNICEF

The international agency says the states have an average enrolment rate of only 57 per cent.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Nigeria: 54 killed, 9 kidnapped in attacks last week

The violence was perpetrated by various non-state actors including the Boko Haram and suspected armed herdsmen.

Voters voting at the Nomadic Primary School, Polling Unit , at Tudun-Fulani , during the FCT Area Council at Bwari Area Council in Abuja on Saturday (9/03/19). 02036/9/3/2019/Sumail Ibrahim/JAU/NAN

APC, PDP culpable in Nigeria’s 2019 election violence – EU

”The leading parties were at fault in not reining in acts of violence and intimidation by supporters…”

Violence, harassment of journalists, other irregularities marred Nigeria’s 2019 elections – EU

“The elections became increasingly marred by violence and intimidation. This harmed the integrity of the electoral process and may deter future participation.”

INEC emblem

THROWBACK: What INEC said in 2017 about having a central database for 2019 election results

INEC told the presidential election tribunal that it has no server for election results.

Why Nigeria, other African countries unable to tackle maternal, child deaths – UNICEF

Globally, the number of women and girls who die each year due to issues related to pregnancy and childbirth dropped by 43%.

EU Chief Observer, Maria Arena presenting the final report on the 2019 general elections on Saturday in Abuja

Nigeria’s 2019 elections faced ‘severe transparency shortcomings’ — EU

The European Union submits its final report on the elections and makes 30 recommendations for electoral reforms.

SGF Boss Mustapha

INTERVIEW: What Nigerians should expect in the next four years under Buhari – SGF

The SGF says the government is committed to creating cattle ranches to check clashes between herders and farmers.

President Muhammadu Buhari

How card readers made it possible for me to be president – Buhari

The president said this in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES, published in its Special Print Edition.

Nigerian Army

Islamic State admits killing Nigerian Army commander, other soldiers

The Nigerian Army 158 Battalion came under attack from insurgents on Wednesday.


Malabu Scandal: Drama as Eni officials decline to give evidence

Only a former Eni official, among the Eni defendants, agreed to testify.

MoC Grand Prix: Top Nigerian athletes set for action in Lagos

Athletes based in Nigeria have been starved of competition.

Former Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke (Photo Credit: Abuja Reporters)

INTERVIEW: Our roles in the controversial Malabu OPL 245 saga – Ex-Minister Adoke

Adoke: “I am not on political exile. I am not a politician. I was a professional in government. So, when people call me a politician, I laugh.”

Map of AFrica

Nigeria, other African nations show poor progress in tackling Hepatitis — WHO

A new report says only Uganda, Rwanda and Cabo Verde out of the 47 African countries are on track to eliminating the deadly disease.

Emir Lamido Sanusi [Photo: Sahara Reporters]

Kano commission insists Emir Sanusi culpable in alleged N3.4 billion misappropriation

The commission says the emir tried to stop its work.

Aisha Buhari

No more ‘wife of the president’, I’m now First Lady – Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari said her new title would take effect immediately.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

We don’t have a server, INEC replies Atiku at tribunal

INEC and APC have asked the tribunal to dismiss the PDP and Mr Abubakar’s petition.