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General Electric and Arco Group Plc. [PHOTO CREDIT:]

GE Nigeria unveils e-learning portal to boost innovative skills development

The portal was inaugurated on Thursday in Lagos.

Mr Utitofon Ukpong, in the middle (on a blue wear), shortly after he was geanted bail by the court in Uyo

Nigerian blogger regains freedom after two days in police detention

The blogger was detained for allegedly publishing defamatory materials against former Gov. Godswill Akpabio.

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.

2019: Atiku pledges to start restructuring process six months after inauguration

Mr Abubakar made the pledge on Thursday in Ibadan during the flag off of his campaign in the South-west zone.

Social Democratic Party, SDP, logo

2019: We’re not part of Atiku’s endorsement – SDP

The SDP said its leadership would meet on the matter.

Kenyan teenagers win Daily Trust African of the Year Award

The winners of the award will be honoured at a ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria.

70% of Nigerian children not registered – Commission

Only 30 per cent of pregnant women visit health centers to deliver their babies.

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Man accuses pastor of adultery with his wife

Mrs Daagu is seeking divorce from her husband

Deji Adeyanju (Photo Credit: Politics Nigeria)

Cyberstalking: Another court grants Deji Adeyanju bail

Mr Adeyanju was earlier granted bail by another court on December 3 but was re-arrested by the police and arraigned on new charges.

malnourished child

How tackling malnutrition can curb poverty in Nigeria – Expert

“If Nigeria overcomes the menace of malnutrition, 33 per cent of poor people will get out of extreme poverty.”


Senator warns on rising population, urges Nigerian govt to release $1m for Family Planning

“If we continue to allow the families to grow, it means we are heading to doom,” Mr Tejuosho said.

Nigerian senate chambers

Senate moves to avert fuel scarcity, urges payment of subsidy in two weeks

The resolution is the latest move to avert a looming strike by the marketers who issued a seven-day ultimatum on Sunday, December 2.

FILE PHOTO: 11th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting

Three PREMIUM TIMES’ journalists shortlisted for Wole Soyinka Award

Winners will get a plaque and an opportunity to attend an all-expense-paid international study-tour.

President Muhammadu Buhari in Kakrow, Poland

COP24: President Buhari returns from Poland

While in Poland, Mr Buhari delivered his national address at the 12-day meeting of COP24, and met with several world leaders.

Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God

RCCG Holy Ghost Congress (Day 2): Pastor Adeboye narrates ‘encounter with God’

The pastor said he once had little faith and some of his early miracles surprised him.


Lawyer accused of killing husband inflicted injury on self – Witness

Other witnesses give their accounts of the killing.

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu. [PHOTO CREDIT: News Digest]

One in three Nigerians illiterate – Minister

About 11 million children out of school adds the official.

Improve young people’s access to family planning services, experts urge Nigerian govt

Family Planning is the right of women and girls, they said.

Nigerian senate chambers

Senate moves to allow Colleges of Education award first degrees

The issuance of the new degree would be on the approval of regulatory agencies governing the institutions.

Nigerian Senate

Senate passes six federal institutions’ establishment bills

The proposed institutions are four polytechnics, one college of education and one university of technology.

Nigeria ranks 11th highest in child marriage – UN

According to the report, Niger ranks highest followed by Central African Republic.

Federal Polytechnic Oko exam records building gutted by fire

Firefighters salvage Reps member’s house

The fire was believed to have started from the lawmaker’s bedroom.

Prof. Isaac Adewole. Minister of Health

Increase Family Planning funding, Gates Foundation advises Nigerian govt

This has become necessary as donor funding is dwindling and healthy people still remain the greatest assets of any nation.

File photo of a Nigerian Air Force’s NAF 477 Alpha Fighter Jet and personnel at the Umaru Musa Yar'Adua International Airport, Katsina before flying to Zamfara for Operation 'Diran Mikiya' to flush out armed bandits terrorising the state. 04138/1/8/2018/Zubairu Idris/BJO/NAN

Nigerian Air Force promotes 64 senior officers

The officers will be decorated with their new ranks at a later date.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed

Child malnutrition, a large burden to any country – Lai Mohammed

The minister said there is need for continued investment in child nutrition.

Lagos High court

Court remands domestic help for allegedly stealing N300,000 gold chain from employer

The police charged Mr Usman with theft.