Alleged N100bn Fraud: Court reserves ruling in Maina’s bail application
The attributed the reason to the heavy workload in the court.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reps advocate increased funding for Nigerian missions
The lawmaker said many of the missions abroad operate from dilapidated buildings and rented properties.
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.
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.
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.
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”
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.”
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 arraigns FCMB, two workers for criminal negligence
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges filed by the EFCC.
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.