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Premium Times reporter nominated for the Future Awards 2012 Young Person of the Year

Future Awards says PREMIUM TIMES staff, Idris Akinbajo, has set the pace in investigative journalism in Nigeria

New AU Commission chair says ready to set new agenda for Africa

The newly elected chairperson of the African Union commission intends to set up a new agenda that would drive the developmental programme of the continent

Governors Forum congratulates Oshiomhole

The Governors forum advises Mr. Oshiomhole to put behind him the acrimony and bitterness that characterised the Edo governorship election

Senate committee advises UNILAG to include cost of name change in budget

The Senate Committee on Education hints that it considering the bill to rename the University of Lagos to Moshood Abiola University

AU election: Nigerian emerges AU Commissioner for Political Affairs


I went astray in PDP, says Amosun

Governor Amosun urges Ogun communities to vote only candidates running for office on ACN

Jonathan reconstitutes NNPC Board of Directors

President Jonathan says he has reconstituted the NNPC board to improve the industry

Death toll rises to 124 in Rivers tanker disaster

The death toll from the petrol tanker accident in Rivers State on Thursday has risen to 124.

Two killed in Bayelsa attack

Two men have been assassinated in Yenogoa, Bayelsa State

Police recover 46 explosive devices from residential building in Kogi

In Okene, Kogi State, the police recovered explosive devices

Sporadic gunshots scare Damaturu residents

Residents say the JTF fired sporadically into the air as they approached a building believed to be occupied by Boko Haram members

Fulani in Jos say STF raided villages, destroyed over 100 houses

The Fulani settlements in Jos allege that men of the STF raided their villages, killed their cows and burnt their houses

President Jonathan orders relief for survivors of fuel tanker explosion

Goodluck Jonathan has directed federal relief and health agencies to provide aids to the survivors of the fuel tanker explosion in Rivers State.

Mohammed Abubakar confirmed substantive IGP, promises effective policing of country

The newly confirmed Inspector General of Police says Nigeria is not yet ready for state policing

Man jailed 15 years for taking N60m bribe in the name of VP Sambo, Farida Waziri

Shuaibu Teidi, who is standing trial for his role in the Pensions Funds scam, paid N60m in bribes to win a PDP seat

UNESCO names Port Harcourt 2014 World Book Capital

Port Harcourt has received this year

76 oil wells: Cross River and Akwa Ibom are one, PDP says

The PDP appeals to the governments of Akwa Ibom and Cross River states to accept the Supreme Court

Plateau Govt debunks reports of fresh attacks in state

The government says the rumours are attempts to worsen the situation in the conflict ridden state

Ogun assembly passes motion to redeploy its indigenes from Boko Haram States

Ogun assembly has directed the state's Attorney General to obtain a court order compelling NYSC to redeploy its indigenes to secure parts of the country

Obasanjo gives recipe for global peace, security; wants China-Africa trade conducted in Yuan

President Obasanjo in China urges the Asian giant to invest in education in Nigeria

Ribadu challenges FG to go after indicted public officials in subsidy scam

Nuhu Ribadu says the first step to unravelling the subsidy payment scam is to arrest the officials of the regulatory agency that approved the payments

Wole Soyinka centre to hold lecture on Nigeria

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) will hold a media lecture series on insecurity in Nigeria

Nigeria presses for AU commissionership to be zoned to W/Africa

Nigeria rallies to get a West African as leader of the African Union.

Bank customers decry poor services of ATMs

People face hardship trying to withdraw money from ATMs in Abuja and Kaduna

Albinos in W/Africa seek Nigerian collaboration

Albinos in West Africa push for recognition and empowerment