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Soldiers nab top customs officer for allegedly ferrying arms for Boko Haram

A high ranking customs officer allegedly aided the importations of weapons for Boko Haram.

Bus owners, drivers protest against restriction in Abuja

The restriction will take effect from June 3.

EFCC arraigns suspected oil thief

The suspect is being arraigned on a three count charge of pipeline vandalism and illegal dealing in petroleum products.

Group says politicians have failed Nigerians

The group called on ordinary Nigerians to mobilize themselves ahead of 2015 polls.

Tofa invites Amaechi, Kwakwanso, others to join APC

The Peoples Democratic Party is drowning, APC says.

Three feared killed, police DPO injured, hospitalised as Ondo community protest escalates

The police confirmed that the DPO has been hospitalised.

Ogun police nab 53 student cultists on way to initiation ceremony

 The police was tipped off by the Pyrates Confraternity in the state.

N5bn fraud: Court grants ex-Enugu governor, Nnamani, leave for extended overseas treatment

Nnamani and his co-accused persons were arraigned on 105 count charge of money laundering.

Okonjo-Iweala tasks FIRS on improved revenue collection

Ms. Okonjo-Iweala made the call when she visited FIRS headquarters.

Air travellers to pay N150 for trolleys at Abuja airport – Official

FAAN made the announcement just as a church donated 150 new trolleys to the airport.

Nigerian lawmakers oppose Jonathan’s plans to use Adamawa, Borno, Yobe’s allocations for emergency rule

Lawmakers insist the president has no powers to withhold state funds.

Scorecard: Three years after, Jonathan yet to fulfil promises in power, oil and gas sectors

Nigerians now pay more for electricity and fuel despite reforms.

Abuja Administration establishes staff clinic

The clinic is a promise kept by the FCT minister.

President of Uganda Yoweri K Museveni gestures as he speaks during a news conference in a hotel in St Julians, Valletta, Malta on the first day of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Friday Nov. 25, 2005. CHOGM was opened by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Friday and the event is due to hosted by Uganda in two years time. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

Ugandan police teargas protesting journalists

Mr. Museveni, one of Africa’s longest serving rulers, has been in power since 1986.

PDP lawmaker condemns Amaechi’s suspension by party

The lawmaker says Governor Amaechi’s suspension from the PDP is undemocratic.

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AMCON begins contempt proceedings against former Delta governorship candidate, Ogboru

Great Ogboru was accused of using thugs to violate a court directive.

Nigeria Governors crisis: Lawmaker calls for prayer to avert national doom

The lawmaker asked governors to display maturity.

Babangida Aliyu

I will not leave PDP, Governor Aliyu of Niger says

The governor responds to rumours of his impending defection.

Abuja gets new solicitor general

Ibrahim Abdullahi has worked for the FCT since 1987.

EFCC arrests Nigerian Football chief for alleged involvement in N15bn fraud

 Mike Umeh was arrested as an accomplice to fraud.

[EXCLUSIVE] VIDEO: Watch Voting and Counting at Controversial Governors’ Forum Election

We now bring you an amateur footage of the May 24 Nigeria Governors’ Forum election during which Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, was reelected chairman after he defeated his only challenger, Jonah Jang of Plateau State 19 votes to 16. PREMIUM TIMES had exclusively reported that a recording of the voting was done by a […]

Former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi

EXCLUSIVE: Rotimi Amaechi talks tough, says, “No one can push me out of PDP”

Embattled Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday said he has steeled himself enough to resist all the maneuverings by the presidency and the top hierarchy of the Peoples Democratic Party to push him out of the ruling party. The National Working Committee of the party had after an emergency meeting on Monday announced the […]

Wife sues husband for allegedly spending more nights with second wife

The husband pleaded that the marriage not be annulled.

Premium Times sues Dana Air

Dana Air crash: 11 families get full compensation – official

The airline said 95 families have gotten partial compensation.

Update: We don’t care about Nigerians opinions on Amaechi’s suspension – PDP

Nigeria’s ruling party stated this at a press conference.