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Insecurity: 108 killed, 44 kidnapped in attacks across Nigeria last week

Nigeria, May 16 -- Following the security challenges rocking Nigeria, the 17 governors in southern states of Nigeria, on Tuesday called on the federal government to "convoke a national dialogue as a m... Read More


Sunday Igboho threatens to disrupt elections in South-west

Nigeria, May 16 -- A self-styled Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, on Saturday, threatened to disrupt the 2023 general elections in Southwest states of Nigeria. Mr Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday I... Read More


Pro-Yoruba nation protesters ground activities in Osun

Nigeria, May 15 -- Some youth agitating for a Yoruba nation have stormed Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, calling for the breakaway of the ethnic group from Nigeria. The agitators, who are currentl... Read More


Buhari's aide Adesina blames Nigeria's security challenges on 'evil forces'

Nigeria, May 14 -- President Muhammadu Buhari's media aide, Femi Adesina, has blamed 'evil forces' popularly referred to as 'Aiye' in Yoruba as the reason for insecurity in the country. Mr Adesina, w... Read More


Father of Ondo varsity student who committed suicide speaks on tragedy

Nigeria, May 13 -- The father of Feranmi Fasunle, a 200-level student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) in Ondo State, who reportedly committed suicide on Wednesday has spoken about ... Read More


Man allegedly shot by police in Iwo-Ileogbo communal clash dies

Nigeria, May 12 -- An indigene of Iwo, Akingbade Abass, who was shot during the clash between Iwo and Ileogbo last Friday, is dead. He was said to have been shot by one Agbaje Nureni, a police orderl... Read More


IPOB: Yoruba groups attack police chief over claims of invasion

Nigeria, May 12 -- A coalition of pan-Yoruba groups has attacked the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, over the police chief's claims that members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples o... Read More


PREMIUM TIMES creates 'developmental journalism focused' desk

Nigeria, May 10 -- As part of its contributions towards solution-driven journalism, Nigeria's leading investigative newspaper, PREMIUM TIMES, has created a development-focused desk. The newspaper's M... Read More


Insecurity: 85 killed, 17 kidnapped in violent attacks across Nigeria last week

Nigeria, May 9 -- For Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, recalling retired military officers may be the solution to the prevailing security challenges of the country. Mr Abubakar, who contested for pres... Read More


Nigerian ex-senator, who lied about academic qualification, 'graduates' from U.S. college

Nigeria, May 8 -- As preparations for the 2022 governorship election kickstart in Osun State, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2018, Ademola Adeleke, has reportedly bagged a degr... Read More