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U​.​S​.​ hail​s​ Nigerian media’s 2015 election coverage

Several journalists were assaulted across the country by both political thugs and security agents during the election.

Senate passes bill criminalizing female genital mutilation, violence

The bills seeks to prohibit violence in private and public life.


Nigeria​ ​downgrades Asaba Airport over safety concer​ns

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority raised several safety concerns.

Senate urges ​Nigerian ​military to investigate Jos killings

The culprits used the Nigerian Army uniforms to carry out their operations.


​Nigeria has no power to regulate DSTV prices — ​MultiChoice

Multichoice says​ as a country operating free market economy,​​ Nigeria cannot regulate its prices and services.

Crude Oil pipelines

Nigeria set to resume oil search in Chad Basin after Boko Haram defeat

Nigeria suspended search for oil in the Chad Basin area after the area became the hotbed of Boko Haram insurgency.

Britain’s newborn princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Princess Charlotte is the fourth in line to the English throne.

Adamawa state executive’s plan to level false allegation against the Speaker, By Zailani Umar

The hope is to deny Fintiri and majority of the Legislators fair hearing in the court of public opinion, and prevent the truth from coming out except the one from the Executive.

FILE PHOTO: A cross-section of internally displaced persons

Boko Haram: NEMA resumes activities in displaced persons’ camps

Boko Haram: NEMA resumes activities in displaced persons’ camps

Be ready to take risks, Economist urges Nigerian entrepreneurs

Professor Anyanwu spoke at UniAbuja’s 13th inaugural lecture.

Former Vice President, Namadi Sambo; Photo credits: Desert Herald

VP Sambo urges Nigerians to support Buhari administration

Sambo supports the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria at its 60th anniversary.

NLC, TUC ​demand legal framework to revive govt.-owned refineries

The labour unions say Nigeria only has “megawatts of darkness and gigabytes of excuses”​ to show for over $40 billion investment in the power sector.

Cars queuing to buy petrol

Fuel Scarcity: ​Civil Defence begins clampdown on black marketers

The exercise is aimed at ensuring sanity and availability of the product at all filling stations.

Jonathan’s mother applauds JTF for donating borehole to her community

The president’s mother hails effort against oil theft.

Chief of Army Staff vows military will end insurgency

Mr. Minimah says the military hopes to find the Chibok girls.

Nigerian military yet to confirm identities of rescued ​​women, girls — Spokesperson

Until ​a​ comprehensive profiling is done, no one can confirm if they are among the Chibok Girls or not​, the military said.​

President Buhari and former President Goodluck Jonathan

I’ll hand over Nigeria free of terrorist strongholds – Jonathan

The president says ongoing military operations in the North-East had already recorded huge successes.

Nigerian govt promises to pay midwives owed for 8 months

The decision came after a PREMIUM TIMES report showed how government indebtedness to midwives hampered the fight against maternal deaths.

N7billion CAN bribe: Pastor threatens legal action against SSS

The pastor is demanding N300m compensation.

“Chibok girls not among group rescued from Sambisa forest”

An army spokesperson was quoted as saying the girls were not from Chibok.

UniAbuja’s Head of Economics Dept., Professor Anyanwu, to present inaugural lecture

Prof. Anyanwu is a widely respected academic and economist

N19.2billion fraud: Court defers case against ex-Bayelsa governor, Sylva

Judge says ruling not ready.

Man biking from Kaduna to Lagos to thank Yorubas for supporting Buhari

The biker is expected to be received in Lagos by Vice President-elect, Yemi Osinbajo

N19.2bn Fraud: Trial of ex-Bayelsa Governor, Timipre Sylva, resumes Tuesday

The ex-governor was charged alongside two other alleged accomplices

Adamawa Assembly locked over impeachment attempt on Speaker, Fintiri

Lawmakers were denied entry by policemen.