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The Lagos State University (LASU)

LASU, ASUU crisis continues as university suspends remittance of union’s check-off dues

The union says the action is illegal and will be fought logically

Former Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Shema

Alleged N5.7bn fraud: Court admits 14 exhibits against former Katsina governor

Mr Shema is accused of N5.7 billion fraud during his tenure involving SURE-P funds.

Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed launches Chinese-funded free satellite TV for Nigerian villagers

The minister says it would complement the government’s efforts to democratise access to information and entertainment in the country

Ekiti Accident: Dangote denies ownership of rice-laden truck that killed 15 in Ekiti

Dangote Industries Limited says it does not produce or import rice and its trucks are not meant to carry third-party goods

National Industrial Court, Abuja

Court okays sack of bank staff over N306 million fraud

Ms Ibrahim used her password to approve unauthorised transactions from accounts belonging to three different organisations

National Identity Card: Lagos, Kaduna top states with high enrolment figures

Ebonyi and Bayelsa states recorded the lowest turnout

From left: National Commissioner of INEC, Prof. Anthonia Simbine; Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu; and another National Commissioner, Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu, during the INEC quarterly consultative meeting with political parties, in Abuja on Wednesday (4/6/18). 03572/4/6/2018/Hogan Bassey/NAN

2019: 61 parties to sue INEC over election guidelines

The parties, under the coalition of united parties (CUPP) and the Inter-Party Advisory Committee, want INEC to call an emergency meeting with parties.

Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye’s absence stalls trial

The senator is under police custody.

Ike Ekweremadu, PDP, Deputy Senate President

I will stand by PDP no matter what happens – Ekweremadu

The lawmaker urges his supporters to discard the rumour of his disloyalty.

Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) [Photo Credit: The Guardian]

Groups say CJN’s prosecution ‘unprecedented,’ seek withdrawal of charges

The federal government has been urged t withdraw the charges against the nation’s chief justice.

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen

Saraki, Dogara call for caution in CJN Onnoghen’s trial

Various lawyers and the Nigerian Bar Association have condemned Mr Onnoghen’s arraignment.

Sultan of Sokoto and Archbishop Onaiyekan

Sultan, Onaiyekan lead religious leaders to parley on peaceful elections

Keynote addresses will be delivered by J. U. K. Igwe (SAN) and the Wazirin Katsina, Sani Lugga, a professor.

Crisis in NASSI as members ‘sack’ DG

NASSI, founded in 1978, is the umbrella body of Nigeria’s micro and small scale industrialists

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili in Premium Times office.

My administration will make education Nigeria’s new oil, gold – Ezekwesili

“I am running so that women, children and young people will prosper and achieve their goals.”

Nigerian Army after recapturing Mubi

Boko Haram: Soldiers defuse bomb planted on Borno road

The army narrated how it occurred.

Couple holding hands

Husband kills wife, two sons

The suspect is currently in police custody.

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter page of Rotimi Amaechi]

Ameachi’s leaked tapes, nullification of Rivers APC primaries, others top political stories last week

As the 2019 general elections draw nearer, the Nigerian political space is getting more interesting.

Hospital beds used to illustrate the story.

Major health stories in the news last week

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $75 million to immunisation intervention in Nigeria
These are some of the stories that dominated the health sector last week.


What the weather would look like on Sunday – NiMet

The agency says sunny and dust hazy weather would prevail across the country.

The European Union headquarters in the Belgian capital, Brussels [Photo: Press TV]

2019: EU deploys election observer mission to Nigeria

The advanced team of the mission already in Nigeria since January 4.

Ethiopia on map

Mission advises Nigerian travelers to declare currency above $3000, jewelries in Ethiopia

The advice to avoid confiscation of belongings.


Voters to collect PVCs at registration areas, wards – INEC

Abstract: The commission says all uncollected PVCs will be kept in a secure place until the general elections are over.


Sunny, dust hazy weather to prevail on Saturday – NiMet

The northern states would experience day and night temperatures of 31 to 35 and 11 to 18 degrees Celsius.

Buhari commissions new rail vehicles, first Nigeria dry port.

FG invests N2.7 trillion in infrastructure development – Presidential aide

The official says revenue generation has remained a challenge for the government.

Pic.19. President Muhammadu Buhari signing executive order number 6 at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday (5/7/18). 03616/5/7/2018/Sumaila Ejiga/JAU/NAN

Buhari pledges to end illegal tax collections

Mr Buhari receives foodstuff, cattle dealers at the presidential villa.