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Police chief bags life imprisonment for buying stolen car

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- An Ekiti State High Court has sentenced an assistant commissioner of police, Okubo Aboye, to life imprisonment for buying a stolen car from kidnappers. Mr Aboye was sentenced on M... Read More


Insecurity: 348 killed, 411 abducted in violent attacks across Nigeria in December - Report

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- At least 348 people were killed in violent attacks across Nigeria in December 2020, a report by a non-governmental organisation, Nigeria Mourns, has shown The report, titled "Viol... Read More


OAU announces date for continuation of 2019/2020 academic session

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, (OAU) in Ile Ife, Osun State, has announced the resumption date for continuation of the 2019/2020 academic session. The universit... Read More


Ogun govt bans fuel tankers, articulated vehicles from plying flyovers

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Tuesday banned fuel tankers and other articulated vehicles from plying flyovers in the state. Mr Abiodun announced this decision during his ... Read More


JUST IN: Presidency tackles Akeredolu over directive to herdsmen to vacate Ondo forests

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- The presidency has opposed the directive by the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, that herdsmen should vacate forest reserves in Ondo. PREMIUM TIMES reported Mr Akeredolu's d... Read More


UPDATED: Presidency tackles Akeredolu over directive to herders to leave Ondo forests

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- The presidency has tackled the governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, over his order asking all herders to vacate forest reserves in the state within seven days. Garba Shehu, t... Read More


COVID-19: How prepared are Nigerian universities as schools resume?

Nigeria, Jan. 18 -- Tunde Balogun, a 200-level engineering student of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) in Ondo State, would visit the university campus after ten months of being at h... Read More


JUST IN: Armed men abduct travellers in Osun

Nigeria, Jan. 18 -- Gunmen have abducted as yet unknown number of travellers along Omoh/Erin-Ijesha road in Ori-Ade Local Government Area of Osun State. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the gunmen accoste... Read More


Akeredolu orders herdsmen to vacate Ondo forests within seven days

Nigeria, Jan. 18 -- The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has asked all Fulani herdsmen in Ondo State to vacate forest reserves within the state. He also issued a seven-day ultimatum to the he... Read More


Lagos PDP endorses Makinde as South-West leader

Nigeria, Jan. 18 -- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has endorsed the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, as the leader of the party in the South-West. The Deputy Chairperson of the... Read More