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Hakeem Dickson

EXCLUSIVE: Lagos Safety Commission boss speaks on U.S. conviction

Mr Dickson told PREMIUM TIMES he neither had lawyers filing motions on his behalf in the U.S. nor served jail time in any Nigerian prison.

Ponzi Scheme, MMM, is back

The MMM scheme, which collapsed in 2016 in many countries including Nigeria, has been a subject of controversy globally.

President Muhammadu Buhari speaking

Buhari urges private sector, citizens to invest in research

Mr Buhari urged universities to connect more creatively with the private sector, especially by exploring the strategy of Public-Private Partnership (PPP).

Ighalo celebrates his first 2019 AFCON Nations Cup goal [Photo: @CAF_Online ]

Afcon 2019: Ighalo shoots Nigeria to victory over Burundi

The Eagles struggled for long periods in their Group B opener at the Alexandria Stadium but sealed all three points in the 77th minute.

Germany vs. Nigeria [Photo: @FIFAWWC]

End of road for Super Falcons as Nigeria crashes out of World Cup

Nigeria played with great resolve and showed skill. But the Falcons had trouble converting chances against a German side that never really looked unbeatable.

Martha

Mom seeks justice for seven-year-old raped ‘several times’

Police say investigation proved the girl had been raped, but the matter is yet to go to court.

Osinbajo heads to America, to meet VP Pence

Mr Osinbajo will discuss matters of mutual interests between Nigeria and the U.S.

Air Peace Aircraft

Air Peace aircraft skids off runway at Port Harcourt Airport

The affected Air Peace aircraft will be inspected by aviation authorities.

Court of Protection, UK {Photo Credit -- The Independent}

UK judge orders disabled Nigerian woman to abort 22-week pregnancy

Calls have mounted for the Catholic Church to move the woman and her mother out of the United Kingdom.

Germany's Alexandra Popp scores against Nigeria 2

Germany Vs Nigeria Live Updates: Super Falcons battle former world champions for quarter-final ticket

The first time in 20 years that Nigeria would be making the knockout stage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Super Eagles players in their last training session for the game against Seychelles Photo Credit PREMIUM TIMES

Nigeria v Burundi: Eagles begin quest in Egypt

The Super Eagles are advised to bring their A game to the Alexandria Stadium on Saturday.

A joint military raid by Nigerian and Chadian forces known as MNJTF fought the terrorists around the Lake Chad Basin

MNJTF kills 42 terrorists, captures weapons

The MNJTF spokesman says 13 AK 47 riffles and two hand grenades were recovered from the encounter.

INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu speaking during the formal opening of the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections Result Collation Centre, in Abuja on Sunday (24/2/19). 01726/24/2/2019/BJO/NAN

INEC speaks on rumoured resignation of ICT Director

INEC has of late come under scrutiny over its conduct of the 2019 general elections.

Hajj pilgrims travelling after being cleared by NAHCON

NAHCON constitutes task force on visa violation

The official also enjoined the committees to ensure that there was no breach of contract on the part of any service provider.

NPA Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA redeploys port managers

The management said the new changes are in a bid to reposition the nation’s seaports for improved service delivery.

Joseph Arumemi-Ikhide

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the stupendous wealth of Arik Air founder, Arumemi-Ikhide

Mr Arumemi-Ikhide sat on vast wealth while his troubled airline accumulated billions in debt, compelling a government takeover with taxpayers’ money.

Super Falcons

Women’s World Cup: Five things Super Falcons need do to beat Germany

In order to have a chance against the two-time world champions, the team must replicate all the good things they did against France and South Korea

President Muhammadu Buhari

‘Go get them’, Buhari charges Super Eagles

“I will be watching, just as millions of Nigerians would also do. You have our solid support, and we will cheer you to victory,” President Buhari said.

One of the women farmer Christiana Ibrahim, standing by her firewood stall.

SPECIAL REPORT: Abuja communities where women farmers are unbanked

Many low-income farmers in rural Abuja communities speak of their non-use of financial institutions.

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman

NPA MD: Hydrographic knowledge key to territorial waters operations

The NPA boss says hydrography as an endeavour specifically assists the maritime agency in its tasks.

U.S President Donald Trump ordered military action against Iran

Striking Iran would’ve killed 150 people — Trump

The U.S. President explains why he pulled back on a directive to retaliate the downing of an American spy drone over Iranian waters.

Almajiri

Buhari plans to ban ‘Almajiri’ system but not immediately – Presidency

The ‘Almajiri’ kids form a large chunk of Nigeria’s 13.2 million out-of-school children.

Zamfara State map

Gunmen kill 18 persons in fresh attacks in Zamfara

The attackers invaded Bamamu, Danmale and Sako communities on Thursday evening.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari assents to bill seeking Nigeria’s collaboration with other countries in criminal matters

”Where the alleged offence is political or under military law or is not an offence under the laws of Nigeria, the provisions of this law shall not apply,” the statement notes.

Mr. Mele Kyari

OPEC, NEITI hail Kyari’s appointment as NNPC GMD

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appointed Mele Kyari as the 19th Group Managing Director of the NNPC.