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Budget Padding: Group commends court for voiding Jibrin’s suspension 

The court voided the suspension of the lawmaker by his colleagues.

President-Muhammadu-Buhari speaking

Buhari pledges support for governors wives 

“I will ask the governors to give you more time and resources…”


JAMB assures of transparent system, conducts exams for 16 agencies

Mr Oloyede says the board is committed to ensuring and delivering a transparent system that works when enforced.

African Union [Photo: Wikipedia]

Nigeria, others renew pledge to win fight against corruption

The AU Commission declares July 11 yearly as ‘African Anti-Corruption Day’.

Students in a university campus used to illustrate the story

Nigeria, three other African countries host ASFL conferences

A host of international speakers are expected to grace the event.


Eating right aids recovery from illness, healthy living

Some herbs can boost your immune system, help you stay fit


Court orders Atiku’s son, estranged wife to agree on children’s upkeep allowance

The former wife wants N250,000 monthly.

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau

Nigerian govt declares Tuesday public holiday

The holiday will mark democracy day.

NiMet predicts cloudy skies, thundery activities on Saturday

There is a prospect of isolated thunderstorms over Yola, Mambila Plateau, Abuja, Kaduna and Lafia.

FILE PHOTO: A cross-section of internally displaced persons

Alleged IDPs Rape: Civilian-JTF reacts to Amnesty International report

The CJTF describes allegations as, ”funny, laughable and embarrassing in its entirety”.

Bukola Saraki

Health Workers’ Strike: Saraki meets ministers, JOHESU leaders

He says Senate will step in to help end the strike.

UN headquarters [Photo:]

Nigeria reaffirms commitment to national, global peace

Nigeria has pledged its commitment to support all efforts to safeguard peace and prevent conflicts both nationally and on the global stage.

Nigerian peacekeepers

UN to honour three fallen Nigerian peacekeepers

The UN Secretary-General will visit peacekeepers in Mali to express solidarity with “colleagues facing high casualties and enormous volatility.”


Ex-PDP governorship candidate,others held in prison over alleged N700m fraud

The judge orders that all the accused be remanded in custody pending when they meet their applications for bail.

Empty paediatric section at the National Hospital

Health forum urges govt., JOHESU to end strike

The forum promises to mediate in the crisis.

JOHESU Strike: Absence of doctors cripple activities at Asokoro Hospital

A PREMIUM TIMES’ reporter visits and documents her observations.

John Odigie-Oyegun, APC Chairman

Why we fixed June 23 for National Convention – APC

The inauguration of new party executives will hold on June 25.

Gov Dickson visits President Buhari

Buhari, Dickson meet; discuss restructuring, Niger Delta, others

“We talked about the challenges of stabilising the Niger Delta and the need for federal support.”

Hajj pilgrims

CBN injects additional $100mn Forex to cater for pilgrims

The CBN plans to inject more Dollars into the market in the coming days, to checkmate any attempt to trigger artificial scarcity.

Chambers of the Nigerian Senate used to illustrate the story.

Nigerian Senator defends colleague’s ‘underage girl’ marriage in tirade against female lawmakers

”You are talking of child rights; we in Zamfara are talking of child survival. I want to see you stand up for Zamfara children.”

FAAC meeting

Excess Crude Account receives first transfer since Nigeria’s recession

Federal, State and Local Governments on Wednesday shared over N701 billion as statutory allocation for the month of May.

Olisa Metuh

Absence of Olisa Metuh’s lawyer forces adjournment of trial

The court refused granting a long adjournment as requested by the defense after Mr Metuh’s fall on May 21.

Oluremi Tinubu

Tinubu blames colonialists for hatred among Nigerians

Lawmakers agree to support in cash or kind vulnerable children and orphans in Zamfara State.


Man sentenced to death for murder

The convict earlier pleaded guilty in court.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Judge orders police to pay N10 million damages to Alaba filmmaker

Mr Chukwuma was arrested and detained for almost two months last year.