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PDP women grumble as Patience Jonathan arrives Nigeria

Vehicular movement in and out of the airport was blocked for the first lady’s arrival. Advertisement

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Pirates abduct seven crewmen off Nigerian coast

The victims are six Russians and one Estonian. Advertisement

Breaking News: Patience Jonathan arrives Nigeria

The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has finally arrived Nigeria after months of treatment in a German hospital.

Govt officials, PDP women head to airport to welcome Patience Jonathan

A good number of women, believed to be members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, have just poured out of the party’s headquarters  in the Wuse District of Abuja and are right now on their way to the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. The women, being led by the PDP women leader, […]

Peter Rufai out of hospital, NFF wishes him quick recovery

Doctors say the goalkeeper has made remarkable progress and only needs rest to fully recover

U.S. Presidential Election: Transcript of Obama-Romney second debate

In case you missed the second debate between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate, Mitt Romney on TV. Find the entire transcript of the fierce political fireworks between the two rivals here. CANDY CROWLEY, MODERATOR: Good evening from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. I’m Candy Crowley from CNN’s “State of the Union.” We are […]

FEC does the unusual, no contract award Wednesday

FEC is known more for contract awards but it won’t do so today.

Aluu killings: Police arrest man who raised false alarm on victims

The police are still proceeding with their investigations. Advertisement

24 Boko Haram members killed by self-instigated attack, JTF

JTF said Boko Haram carried out the attack on security forces

Soccer legend, Peter Rufai, regains consciousness, family calls for prayers

Former Super Eagles goal keeper Peter Rufai has finally regained consciousnesses after he suddenly slumped and was rushed to a Lagos hospital. While doctors at the Toki Hospital, where the ex-international is being treated are yet to discharge the 49-year-old, Bruce Rufai, his brother, told PREMIUM TIMES the goalkeeper has regained consciousness but yet to get back […]

Abdusalam Abubakar, Tinubu, Otudeko battle for Eko Distribution Company as BPE opens bids

Bids are to be opened for 11 distribution companies

SEC wants speedy dispensation of cases against capital market manipulators

Arunma Oteh said most Nigerians who lost fortunes to the capital market were gambling and not investing

Lagos Police arrests another 91 crime suspects in Ajegunle

The police said more raids will be conducted in Ajegunle


First lady, Patience Jonathan, may arrive, Wednesday

Officials at the Villa secretly anticipate Patience Jonathan’s arrival. Advertisement

Activist, Kayode Ogundamisi, arrested, released

An activist and leading campaigner for good governance, Kayode Ogundamisi, said he is not considering pressing charges against the Nigeria police for harassing him in Akure, the Ondo state capital, on Monday. Mr Ogundamisi was on Monday arrested and detained for over two hours by police for filming the state headquarters of the Ondo state office of the […]

Kidnapped Delta commissioner, Hope Eghagha, released

The Delta State Commissioner for Higher Education, Hope Eghagha, who was kidnapped by unknown gunmen on September 30, has been released by his abductors after 16 days in captivity. Details of Mr. Eghagha’s release are still sketchy but the commissioner posted on his Facebook page this morning that he has been freed, promising to provide […]

Pakistani schoolgirl shot by Taliban, transported to UK

Malala Yousafzai’s condition remains critical, and will now be treated at a specialist facility.

Banker allegedly killed by husband was stabbed 76 times

A horrifying new detail of former banker, Titilayo Arowolo’s brutal death, emerged in court.

Police could have stopped murder of UNIPORT students, says Police IG

If the police had gone there well armed or re-enforcements had arrived earlier, the students may have been alive.

Ex-NBA Vice President remanded in prison over N35m Fraud

The former lawyers’ association leader pleaded not guilty to the charges

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Flood displaces 88,000 in Adamawa, Benue, Taraba

Adamawa is the worst hit of the three states

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

Islamic movement accuses FG, U.S. of plot to assassinate leader

The group claimed that there is a plot to cripple Northern Nigeria

APC Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole sacks teachers for absenteeism, lateness

At least 24 teachers have been dismissed in two weeks

Police defuse bomb at Minna Motor Park

The explosive was first sighted by a civilian who called the attention of others

Greed gave us away-kidnapper of Osun speaker’s wife

Suspect claims their failure to lower the ransom led to their arrest.