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Nigeria’s daily crude production in 2018 stood at 2.019 million barrels – NNPC

The volume of crude produced translated to an increase of nine per cent above the 2017 average of 1.86 million barrels.


2019 UTME: JAMB arrests over 50 ‘professional examination writers’

Over 1.8 million candidates are expected to sit for the board’s ongoing UTME that commenced nationwide on April 11.

National Agriculture Seeds Council (NASC), conference.

Nigerian agency to begin electronic verification of seeds – DG

The National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) says e-certification will enable easy tracking of seeds to the source

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Nigerians don’t need WAEC certificate to become president – Keyamo

Mr Keyamo speaks in defence of President Buhari who was accused of not possessing a WAEC certificate.

The IGP of Police, Mohammed Adamu. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter handle of the Nigerian Police]

Extra-judicial killings by policemen unacceptable – IGP

The IGP says vows to arrest, investigate and punish any police personnel involved in misuse of weapons.

Freshly Removed Human Brain [Photo: Truth Inside Of You]

Study reveals impact of poverty on children’s brain activity

The research revealed that children from lower-income backgrounds, had weaker brain activity and were more likely to be distracted.

Omotola (Photo: Tadall)

Nigeria ‘hellish’ under Buhari, Omotola says

Omotola made the statement on Twitter and Instagram on Sunday evening.

FILE PHOTO: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) personnel training in preparation for the 2019 General Elections in Port Harcourt on Monday (18/2/19). NSCDC have deployed 60,000 personnel nationwide for the elections. 01489/19/2/2019/Chidi Ohalete/BJO/NAN

Lawyer sues NSCDC over suspect’s death in custody

The suspect was accused of rape and died in the custody of the NSCDC.


NiMet predicts Monday’s weather across Nigeria

NiMet’s Weather Outlook on Sunday, in Abuja, predicted partly cloudy to cloudy morning over the central states.

World’s largest plane

World’s largest plane makes first flight

The carbon-composite plane was by Stratolaunch Systems Corp.

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel [Photo Credit:]

Buhari congratulates Netanyahu on Israeli election victory

“The Nigerian leader looks forward to continuing to work with the Israeli Prime Minister.”

Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi [Photo Credit: CNN]

Indians in Lagos want Prime Minister Narendra Modi re-elected

“This is a global movement to enable Modi continue as India’s Prime Minister so that the development experienced in India will not stop.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Man shot dead in beer parlour – Police

The police have arrested a suspect.

NNPC Headquarters, Abuja

NNPC has sufficient fuel, Kachikwu assures Nigerians

There have been fuel queues in Lagos and Abuja.

Nigerian Police [Photo credit:]

Police officer ‘on the run’ after another fatal shooting in Lagos

The incident came two weeks after armed police officers shot and killed Kolade Johnson, 36, near a football viewing centre in a Lagos neighbourhood.

PTCIJ training used to illustrate the story.

Centre organises mental wellness session for Nigerian journalists

The nature of the work environment for journalists can foster anxiety and lead to psychological challenges.

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Studies show hope for millions of Nigerians with Type 2 Diabetes

Research indicates type 2 diabetes can be reversed.

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Palm Sunday: CAN tasks Christians on sacrificial living

“We should pray for divine strength, learn to love unconditionally, just like Jesus.”

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Insecurity: SERAP writes Buhari, 36 governors, seeks disclosure of spending on ‘security votes’

“We are concerned that rather than serving the citizens, the appropriation of public funds as security votes over the years would seem to serve high-ranking government officials…”

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari mourns ex-Appeal Court president, Mamman Nasir

Mr Nasir died Saturday and has been buried.

Alternate Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organisation (I.M.O), Mr Dikko Bala, Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the UK ,Justice George Adesola Oguntade(rtd), Secretary General, (IMO), Kitack Lim and Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority ,Hadiza Bala Usman at the the 43rd Session of the Facilitation Committee of the IMO in London, weekend.

NPA managing director elected vice chair of IMO Committee

The committee works with member states of the organisation to ensure the observance of conventions and protocols.

WSCIJ trains PREMIUM TIMES staff on newsroom gender policy, practice

The training emphasised the need to integrate more females in the media’s decision making process and leadership.


Rotary International donates N2.1bn to fight polio

An official says Nigeria is on the last lap of eradicating the ailment.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: The News (Nigeria)]

Chibok Girls: Five years after abduction, Buhari says there is hope for their return

The statement says a mass surrender of militants is expected to happen soon in Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari arrives Chad for session with heads of state

Delegations from 22 member-countries are expected at the meeting.