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AUN to host talk on humanitarian assistance, coordination

AUN, in partnership with the Adamawa Peace Initiative, has been leading humanitarian response to the Boko Haram-created refugee crisis in northeast Nigeria.

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EFCC returns €10, 540 to Polish victim of love scam

The suspect was traced to Edo State.

Ford Foundation partners The Future Awards, endows prize for youth employment

The award seeks nominees who have positively demonstrated drive and action in actively tackling youth unemployment.

Nigerian blogger accused of defaming Fidelity Bank MD gets bail

The blogger was kept in Kirikiri prison for one week for publishing damning details of an alleged illicit affair of the banker and an employee

U.S. supports education of IDPs with N150 million

Agency says total US humanitarian grants to American varsity in Nigeria is nearly $1 million.

Nigeria Guild of Editors elects new president to replace Femi Adesina

The editors call on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that his administration’s fight against corruption is not selective.

Police Sergeant promoted for fabricating bullet proof jacket

The officer used local resources to manufacture the bullet proof.

Unknown persons burgle Newsdiaryonline Abuja office, remove vital items

The website says it finds the removal of its computers particularly unsettling

Ex-Governor Akpabio discharged from hospital after car crash

Mr. Akpabio escaped death early Monday after his car got involved in an accident along the Airport Road in Abuja.

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U.S. Embassy confirms ex-Governor Akpabio’s convoy collided with own vehicle

The embassy says it is cooperating with investigators probing the accident

Nigeria can’t afford a reversal of polio gains – Buhari

The president tells governor to rally available resources to end the scourge.

Council of Imams backs Buhari’s anti-corruption drive

The resolution was passed in Kaduna after the council’s annual conference.

Agencies partner to develop programme linking oil firms to Nigerian universities

The NCDMB and NUC said a joint committee has been set up to develop a detailed action plan within four weeks.

Buhari commiserates with families of Nigeria Air Force crash victims

The Dornier-228 aircraft crashed into a house at Ribadu Cantonment, Kaduna on Saturday morning.

Probe Obasanjo, Ijaw youth tell Buhari

IYC said the probe would make more sense if it begins either from 1960 or at least 1999.

British author, Frederick Forsyth, spied for MI6 during Nigerian civil war

“The Foreign Office was denying that there were any dying children and they were passionate in supporting the dictatorship in Lagos.”

AUN Co-hosts Abuja Technology-Assisted Learning Conference

The conference will bring together major stakeholders in the Nigeria’s university system.

South West must produce next PDP National Chairman, Fayose says

“Since the PDP will pick its presidential candidate from the North in 2019, the Southwest that has not produced the party’s National Chairman should take the position next year.”

PDP insists APC lacks capacity to manage Nigeria

“We challenge the APC and the Presidency to be honest enough to respond to issues instead of resorting to propaganda.”

Institute defends Nigerian lawmakers’ pay, says lower than US’, UK’s

“If you go to the United States, United Kingdom the salaries of legislators may not be much but the budget of maintaining a single legislator in the US Congress is much.

PDP mess must be cleared for Nigerians to enjoy better life – APC

”It is clear to all Nigerians that the debilitating impact of 16 years of PDP’s misrule cannot be reversed in just 3 months.”

Nigeria transports 18,909 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

About 76,000 intending pilgrims from the 36 states and Abuja are expected to participate in this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia.

Police to promote 40,000 in next two months, says I-G

“If we are able to solve the problem of the rank and file in the police, half of the issues we are dealing withwould be resolved.”

Ogun Governor’s wife denies arrest in London for money laundering

There were reports recently (not in PREMIUM TIMES) alleging that the governor’s wife was arrested in London for laundering money

How Nigerian permanent secretary ‘apologized’ to US officials, guests for arriving late

A new medical warehouse was launched.