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Nigerian musician, Naira Marley. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram page of Naira Marley]

Alleged Internet Fraud: Naira Marley counter’s EFCC documents in court

Naira Marley’s trial for his alleged involvement in credit card fraud continued on Friday.

A medical staff member takes the temperature of a man at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in China on Jan. 25. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images

10 myths about coronavirus – WHO

To check misinformation and fake news about coronavirus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has exposed 10 myths about the viral disease.


Civic groups urge Nigeria’s rights commission to act on “anti-democratic” bills

The groups said they were concerned with “deliberate attempts by the State to close the democratic space…”

WADATA PLAZA, Abuja, National secretariat for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

PDP blames Buhari for coronavirus in Nigeria

PREMIUM TIMES reported how the Nigerian government in the early hours of Friday confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the country.


Coronavirus: Lagos begins identification process

The Federal Ministry of Health on Thursday confirmed that an Italian national, who entered Nigeria on February 25, had tested positive to COVID-19.

Amotekun, a model of community policing started by South-West governors [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

South West Houses of Assembly reject Miyetti Allah’s request to join Amotekun

The Amotekun bills have been passed and lawmakers say they had no reason to include MACBAN or respond to their demand.

Lai Mohammed

Why Boko Haram targets Christians — Lai Mohammed

The minister said although Boko Haram has also not stopped attacking Muslims, it seems to now “have a deliberate policy of attacking Christians.”

The Murtala Mohammed International Airport

Emergency simulation exercise holds at Lagos airport

The exercise is aimed at ascertaining the level of preparedness of the airport in real-life emergency situations.

Coronavirus in China (Photo Credit: Medscape)

Nigeria records first Coronavirus case

Nigeria becomes the third African country to record a case of Coronavirus after Egypt and Algeria

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed. [Photo credit: Guardian Nigeria]

N614bn Bailout: FG begins deducting from states’ allocations

The federal government extended the conditional budget support facility to the 35 states in 2017.

Insecurity: Kano govt to recruit 2,200 constabulary personnel for community policing

Each of the states 44 council areas will benefit from the arrangement, and will have 50 constabulary personnel each.

Simon Achuba, Kogi state Deputy Governor [Photo: Vanguard News]

Court nullifies impeachment of ex-Kogi deputy governor, Simon Achuba

Mr Achuba was impeached by the Kogi State House of Assembly on October 18, 2019.Mr Achuba was impeached by the Kogi State House of Assembly on October 18, 2019.

FILE: The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai and the Nigerian Military troops in Camp Zairo.

Nigerian Army’s current achievement against Boko Haram best yet — Army Chief

Mr Buratai’s representative says despite “media propaganda”, the fact is that “this is the best time we’ve ever had.”

Nigerian Police officers on duty

Bill on community policing scales second reading in House of Reps

A similar bill reached the same stage in the Senate a fortnight ago

Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF)

Top Civilian-JTF official abducted in Chibok

Suspected Boko Haram militants appear to have targeted a die-hard hunter of the terror group.

Abuja street named after Stella Adadevoh

Why Abuja street was named after Stella Adadevoh – Official

The official said the trending signpost showing ‘Ameyo Adadevoh way’ preempted plans for an official unveiling ceremony.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari sets up committee to monitor NDDC

The committee is headed by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio.

Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed

Why we’ve not been paying National Assembly, Judiciary full allocation — Finance Minister

The official said many agencies got an average of 50 per cent of their capital budgets in 2019, while those under statutory transfers got an average of 85 per cent of their budgets.

Ignatius Longjan

Senate holds valedictory session for Ignatius Longjan

Mr Longjan, an APC senator representing Plateau South, died on February 9.

House of Representatives plenary on Tuesday, 17th September, 2019. Photo credit: Speaker’s Media Office

Bill to establish South West Development Commission scales second reading

The House of Reps is debating a bill to establish the South West Development Commission


LAUTECH expels 45 students for involvement in examination malpractices (LIST)

Five students were also suspended for four semesters (two years) while the certificates of two graduates were withdrawn.

APC logo used to illustrate the story.

Bayelsa Governorship: Supreme Court dismisses APC’s review application

The Court said it cannot change its own ruling.

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Bayelsa governorship: Supreme Court set to deliver judgement on APC application

A seven-member panel of the apex court, led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, announced the stand down after taking arguments from lawyers on the matter.

China's Doctors, Fighting the Coronavirus [PHOTO CREDIT: The New York Times]

Another African country confirms case of coronavirus

Coronavirus, which originated from China in December, has spread to about 30 countries.

Electricity Meter

Nigerians face 35% electricity tariff increase — Official

Power generation and distribution regulators are warning citizens to brace for energy consumption at N32 per kilowatt hour