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FG orders NDDC to involve communities in project execution

Presidential monitoring committee says local areas should provide staff for NDDC projects in their domain

Immigration officers arrest woman for human trafficking in Katsina

A woman has been arrested for attempting to smuggle three girls to Europe via Niger Republic

Pensioners appeal to Ogun government over unpaid arrears

In Ogun State, pensioners appeal to the state government to pay outstanding arrears

Breaking News: Man arrested with arms at ministerial gathering in Abuja

A man has been arrested with grenades at the on-going ministerial platform programme in Abuja

Irate youth attack council chairman in Akwa Ibom

Council chairman who went on a peace mission to settle a community dispute turned a victim of bloody attacks

Boko Haram killings: Police affairs minister lied on casualty figure

Evidence suggests that Mr. Olubolade underreported the number of people that have so far been killed by the deadly sect

Security agencies uncover bomb factory in Jos, arrest wife of suspected THISDAY bomber

The team stumbled on the factory after a raid on the Rikkos area of the metropolis.

VP assures Nigerians of safety of lives, properties

The Vice President of Nigeria, Namadi Sambo, says that the federal government is living no stone unturned to ensure safety of lives and properties of Nigerians

Chelsea FC wins UEFA champions league

Chelsea are champions of Europe in 2012 as Abrahamovic finally wins coveted trophy

Ibori and his hired crowd: A courtroom drama

He has lost his Godfather bounce. A man whose entire life is fashioned by crime, he still retained the swagger and shifty look of a common criminal. His complexion has also lost its brilliance: he looked like a kid coming home after a bath in the village stream during the Harmattan.

INEC suspends voters

The electoral body said continuing with the registration will affect the credibility of the election

Presidency in a fix over Salami's fate

Can President Goodluck Jonathan refuse to approve the recall of the suspended President of Appeal Court, Justice Ayo Salami, one week after the National Judicial Council which suspended him asked that he returns to his seat? Eight months after it handed him a politically motivated but unconstitutional suspension that brought the nation’s judiciary to disrepute, the […]

PREMIUM TIMES reporters nominated for CNN African Journalist Awards

Four Premium Times reporters have been named potential winners of the most prestigious journalism awards on the continent

NLC president calls on FG to intervene in Edo political situation

"It will be sad that because of selfish interest of politicians that lives will continue to be lost"

EFCC, NEITI agree to build alliance against graft in oil industry

EFCC to establish NEITI Desk in its office to address issues of corruption brought before it on the extractive industries' activities

Civil societies, experts brainstorm on police reforms

Civil Societies conduct public hearing in Lagos to check and balance the federal government formed Police Service Commission

Jonathan cuts feeding cost by N135 million, drops plan to buy N280 million exotic cars

The president has made cuts on the controversial

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Emergency rule: FG releases withheld funds to Plateau LGs

In Riyom, Jos North, Barkin Ladi, and Jos South local government areas of Plateau State, the funds withheld by the federal government under the emergency rule, have been released

Boko Haram threatens to bomb govt. buildings in 19 northern states, Abuja

Boko Haram issues new threats and says all government establishments in northern Nigeria and Abuja should be evacuated in preparation for deadly attacks

Doctors in Lagos-based federal hospitals to begin strike Friday

Doctors in federal hospitals in Lagos have decided to shut their doors to patients who will need their attention from May 18, to show support to their striking colleagues under the employ of the Lagos State government

Navy hands over arrested bunkering vessel to EFCC

The Nigerian Navy says that the arrested vessel was carrying about one million barrels of diesel without clearance

Jonathan receives 4 new ambassadors

Four new ambassadors resume diplomatic duties in Nigeria.

Kebbi loses 21 forest reserves to desert encroachment, says commissioner

Kebbi state to embark on massive tree planting to combat deforestation

Governor, Police blame Port Harcourt explosion on clumsy robbers

Rivers state governor says a blast in the oil rich state's capital was not a bomb attack by Boko Haram