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Abdulrasheed Maina

Alleged N100bn Fraud: Court reserves ruling in Maina’s bail application

The attributed the reason to the heavy workload in the court.

Simon Achuba, Kogi state Deputy Governor [Photo: Vanguard News]

Court adjourns impeached Kogi deputy governor’s suit to week before end of tenure

Simon Achuba has asked the National Industrial Court to nullify his impeachment by the state House of Assembly

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Fake prophetess pleads guilty to absconding with client’s property

The prosecutor said the defendant after praying for the complainant, directed her to count seven poles and that after that her problems would be solved.

Nigerians on the street going about their daily business. [Photo credit: Quartz]

Nigeria declares Monday, November 11, public holiday

This is contained in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday by the interior ministry’s spokesperson, Mohammed Manga.

Abuja teacher emerges as Maltina Teacher of the Year

Abuja teacher emerges 2019 Maltina Teacher of the Year

The Maltina Teacher of the Year was launched in 2015 and has recognised 95 teachers from across Nigeria, the organisers said.

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REC nominee insists he’s no longer member of a political party

The nominee wondered if there any law that says he cannot support a candidate of his choice.

A cross-section of the NYSC Batch B Corp members during their closing ceremony at Wailo NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Bauchi on Monday (13/8/18). 04366/14/8/2018/Deji Yake/JMH/HB/NAN

DG warns corps members against defacing NYSC uniform

The D-G warned that severe punishment would be meted out to anyone who defaced the uniform.

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How African farmers can tap into billion-dollar agro-business chain – Experts

The experts said Africa needs to treat agriculture as a business.


Court orders GTBank to refund N4.6 million, $3,000 illegal debits to customer

The court also orders the bank to pay additional N100,000 as general damages.

Oil ship

Nigeria must truly begin to think beyond oil — Presidential aide

According to him, one area that needs adequate attention is agriculture, particularly fisheries and aquaculture.

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Court remands ‘pastor’ accused of raping neighbour’s daughters

The police said that Abayomi Oladele raped his neighbour’s daughters, aged eight and 14, in his room.

Cross-section of some of smuggled 2018 Model Toyota Haice Bus seized by Nigeria Customs Service in Lagos on Wednesday (25/7/18). 04002/25/7/2018/Wasiu Zubair/TA/HB/NAN

Border Closure: Customs intercepts 55 fairly-used vehicles

The official described as baseless and unfounded reports on social media alleging that officers were collecting money in order to allow passage of fairly-used vehicles into the country despite the border drill.

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Pro-Beijing lawmaker stabbed while campaigning in Hong Kong

A video widely circulated online shows the attack on Ho in the far-north town of Tuen Mun.

NNPC Towers: P&ID and the Petroleum ministry signed the contract here

First phase of Port Harcourt refinery repairs completed – NNPC

The NNPC boss highlights of the achievements by his management since he assumed office a few months ago.

Otojareri Governor Lucky (a.k.a Sam Lewis) and Otojareri President Mayor (a.k.a John Jacob Carison)

Two brothers jailed five years for fraud

The brothers were arraigned by the Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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Reps advocate increased funding for Nigerian missions

The lawmaker said many of the missions abroad operate from dilapidated buildings and rented properties.

Minister of Communication, Dr Isa Pantami

Communication Minister directs NCC to resolve ‘illegal data deduction’

Mr Pantami also directed the communication agency to ensure the downward review of the price of data in the country.

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FOA). [Photo credit: Opportunity Desk]

Four million Nigerians face acute food insecurity – FAO

The organisation projects that about 5.94 million Nigerians would be in food crisis phase or worse off between June and August 2020, if nothing is done.

Former Adamawa State governor, Murtala Nyako. [Photo credit: OlaitanAjiboye]

Alleged N40 bn fraud: EFCC witness testifies in court via video link

Kobis Arithimni, a former Secretary to Adamawa State Government, currently resides in the United Kingdom.

Former Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan

Ex-Governor Uduaghan speaks on Court of Appeal loss

Mr Uduaghan said he had called Mr Manager to congratulate him on his victory


Alleged Same-sex Offence: Lack of space in courtroom forces judge to adjourn arraignment of gay suspects

The defendants face a one-count charge of “making a public show of a same-sex amorous relationship with each other in hidden places”

Dapo Olorunyomi

Premium Times seeks collaboration with NAN to curb fake news

“The problems of fake news or what we professionally will call disorder in the information ecosystem has really made things tough.”

Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (Photo Credit: DailyPost)

Nigeria yet to settle N150 billion judgement debt – AGF

Mr Malami says the Federal Government has the responsibility of striking a balance between genuine judgments and fraudulent ones.

EFCC operatives

EFCC arraigns FCMB, two workers for criminal negligence

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges filed by the EFCC.

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Lawan, Gbajabiamila meet minister over ex-legislative aides’ severance pay

Mr Lawan said the essence was to ensure the payment of severance allowances for legislative aides who worked between 2015 and 2019.