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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.

New AU Commission chair says ready to set new agenda for Africa

The newly elected chairperson of the African Union commission intends to set up a new agenda that would drive the developmental programme of the continent

Governors Forum congratulates Oshiomhole

The Governors forum advises Mr. Oshiomhole to put behind him the acrimony and bitterness that characterised the Edo governorship election

STF confirms one dead in attack on Islamic school in Jos

A seven year old boy was killed in today

PHOTOS: N32.8 billion pension scam: Some exotic properties owned by Suspect Veronica Onyegbula

The EFCC says Mrs Onyegbula and her accomplices have enriched themselves with funds stolen from police pension

Court orders EFCC to seize 45 properties; fat bank accounts owned by suspected pension thieves

Fifteen of the 45 properties which were ordered forfeited on interim basis, belongs to Mr. Dangabar, 11 to Mrs. Onyegbula, six to Mr. Wada, five belongs to Mr. Kigo and four each to Mr. Yusuf and Mr. Zira.

Attah Igala, Aliyu Obaje dies at 102

The late monarch was installed on Nov. 2, 1956 as the 26th Attah Igala and was on the throne for 56 years.

Presidency disowns fake Petroleum Industry Bill in circulation

Reuben Abati says the purported PIB already published on some websites is fake.

Senate committee advises UNILAG to include cost of name change in budget

The Senate Committee on Education hints that it considering the bill to rename the University of Lagos to Moshood Abiola University

AU election: Nigerian emerges AU Commissioner for Political Affairs

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