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Update: Presidency intensifies attack on Amaechi as PDP hands over Rivers chapter to opposition

Amaechi’s group kicks against the court’s judgment. Advertisement

Nigerian lawmakers plan hearing on herdsmen, farmers’ clashes

Two house committees are to also probe an alleged extrajudicial killing by Lagos police. Advertisement

Two Winners Chapel members docked for defrauding co-member of N1.7m

A pastor of the church allegedly witnessed the deal. Advertisement


Cherie Blair lauds Patience Jonathan’s diplomacy in aiding women

The Nigerian First Lady hosted her British guest in Abuja. Advertisement

Jonathan’s administration will continue to support Nigerian artistes, broadcasters – Abati

Mo Abudu is set to run a television channel exclusively dedicated to African entertainment programming. Advertisement

Presidency names delegation for Oluwole Awolowo’s burial

Oronto Douglas and Reuban Abati are among the presidential team that will go for the burial of Oluwole Awolowo. Advertisement

Jonathan, Zuma meet; adopt common front on African problems

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa visited Nigeria on Tuesday. Advertisement

Okorocha lambasts Nigerian politicians as Sultan, Onaiyekan, Ribadu advise public officials

“What we have in Nigeria are politicians, not leaders,” Mr. Okorocha said. Advertisement

I am minister because I do not lie or steal, Maku

The minister was speaking at the Leadership Newspaper annual conference. Advertisement

Leadership Newspapers journalists freed as judge faults mode of trial

The journalist have spent time in police detention over a report accusing president Jonathan of attempting to botch the merger of opposition parties.  Advertisement

OPC leader orders members to search for kidnapped Ejigbo council Chairman

The founder of the O’odua People’s Congress (OPC), Frederick Fasehun, has ordered his members to launch a manhunt on Kehinde Bamigbetan, the Chairman of Ejigbo Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, who was kidnapped on Monday. Mr. Fasehun gave the directive on Tuesday in a statement in Lagos. He directed his members in Lagos […]

Presidency intensifies attack on Amaechi as PDP hands over Rivers chapter to opposition

Mr. Amaechi is gradually losing grip of the PDP in Rivers. Advertisement

Breast cancer is preventable, says expert

Women over 40 have a higher risk of having breast cancer. Advertisement

Group condemns MEND’s threat to attack mosques

MEND threatened to attack mosques and Islamic Institution in retaliation for Boko Haram attacks. Advertisement

After blast horror, many Bostonions extend kindness to runners

Explosions rocked the Boston on Monday. Advertisement

Investigators hunt for clues in Boston Marathon bombing

Three people have been confirmed dead from the Boston explosions which included an eight-year-old boy. Advertisement

Scores feared killed in Iran earthquake

The earthquake measured 7.8 magnitude on Richter scale. Advertisement

Borno may witness outbreak of diseases – Meteorological Agency

The Nigeria meteorological Agency gave the warning on Tuesday. Advertisement

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Gunmen kidnap Lagos council chairman, reportedly demand N155mn ransom

Kehinde Bamigbetan is the chairman of Ejigbo Local Council Development Area. Advertisement

Jonathan debunks 2015 campaign reports, warns appointees against early campaigns

The president said he is focused on providing dividends of democracy. Advertisement

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Nigeria stokes up media censorship

Media in Nigeria awakens to a new wave of government censorship as popularity of the ruling class plunges. Advertisement

Dino Melaye escapes assassination in Abuja

Mr. Melaye said two bullets hit his car. A former Nigerian federal lawmaker, Dino Melaye, Monday night escaped assassination in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city. Mr. Melaye, a staunch government critic, was attacked in the high-brow Central Business District of the city, while making his way home. He said the attackers, driving in a Golf car, […]

Fuelling Poverty documentary goes viral after Nigeria ban

Fuelling Poverty, a documentary made by Ishaya Bako, documents the fuel subsidy scam scheme. Banned for being “highly provocative”, Fuelling Poverty, a documentary inspired by the huge scam around the subsidization of petrol in Nigeria, has garnered more attention than might have been possible where the ban not announced. PREMIUM TIMES had exclusively reported on […]

Abuja establishes own emergency agency

The agency will operate within the Nigerian capital. Advertisement

Sultan restates JNI’s commitment to Nigeria’s unity

The Sultan stated this Sokoto on Monday. Advertisement