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PHOTOS: Tragedy averted as NNPC petrol tanker skids off road

The NNPC petrol tanker skidded off the road leaking its content

Intrigues at Islamic body, as National Mosque Imam is removed

In a twist from tradition, the National Mosque appoints three Imams. No reason was given for the apparent ouster of the outgoing Imam.

Govt approves $1.488bn for Lagos-Ibadan railway modernisation project – Maku

The approved standard gauge line will run between Lagos, Ibadan, Ilorin, Minna, Kano

Police officer afraid to testify in court after alleged threat to his life

Audu Eghor, a police sergeant, says one of the threat text messages he received told him "they are aware that one of his children is in one of the universities."

Jonathan ends emergency rule in 15 LGAs

The government says it decided to end the emergency rule, with immediate effect, following a careful review of the security situation in the affected areas.

Absence of police witnesses stall inquest into death of occupyNigeria protester

The two police officers have failed to come to the court on more than three occasions

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The House of Reps. says the Federal Government should commence the review of the ICJ ruling on Bakassi peninsula

Muslim group begs Boko Haram to cease fire during Ramadan

The Muslim organisation appealed to Boko Haram to shelve violence, in the spirit of Ramadan

Plateau LG restructuring: Judge

The workers say the Plateau State government's decision to deploy Local Government staff is illegal and unconstitutional

BREAKING NEWS: SEC staff protest as Jonathan reinstates suspended DG, Arunma Oteh

Heavy security presence at SEC, as staff demonstrate against Oteh's reinstatement

Serial fraudster arraigned by EFCC

Apart from swindling 40 people of N390 million, Segun Bright has other cases of fraud across Nigeria

Wali emerges NBA President

Mr. Wali polled 688 votes to defeat his closest rival, Emeka Ngige (SAN), who scored 449 votes

$620,000 Bribery Probe: Police detain journalist for obtaining classified info on investigation

Charges him For Conspiracy & devulging of Official Secret

New twist to Jos crisis as insurgents fire three rocket propelled grenades in less than 12 hours

Insurgents in Jos show they have shored up their arsenal by firing three rocket propelled grenades in less than 24 hours

EXCLUSIVE: Access bank, CBN, others culpable in subsidy fraud

Access Bank financed the importation of about 40 per cent of the petrol brought into Nigeria in 2011 and received, into accounts at its branches, a similar percentage of the N2trillion the FG paid as subsidy during the period

Kebbi NLC adamant on indefinite strike

NLC in Kebbi dispels speculations that it would call off its strike over the refusal of the State government to pay the N18, 000 minimum wage.

Anti-Bomb Police squad deploys personnel to religious organisations on request, says spokesman

The Anti-bomb Police Command provides protection to religious organizations based on special requests.

Senate admits Okadigbo, Ewuga as Mark hails Edo governorship election

Margery Okadigbo has been sworn in as the senate representative of Anambra North senatorial district.

Sultan of Sokoto to speak on state of the nation

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa

PREMIUM TIMES reporter nominated for Future Awards 2012 Young Person of the Year

Future Awards says PREMIUM TIMES staff, Idris Akinbajo, has set the pace in investigative journalism in Nigeria

Jos crisis: Rocket Propelled Grenades join the ammo

Within 24 hours, two Rocket Propelled Grenades , exploded in Jos.

Premium Times reporter nominated for the Future Awards 2012 Young Person of the Year

Future Awards says PREMIUM TIMES staff, Idris Akinbajo, has set the pace in investigative journalism in Nigeria

Recall sacked LG officials now, AGF tells Okorocha

Mohammed Adoke, the Attorney General of the Federation, has called on the Imo State Governor to reinstate the sacked Local Government chairmen and councillors

Only one in 10 Lagos drivers have valid driver's licence

A large number of Nigerian drivers drive without having received formal driving education.

Only one in ten Lagos drivers have valid driver's licence

A large number of Nigerian drivers drive without having received formal driving education.