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Nigeria transparency undermined by late budgets, NNPC's 'opaque' records - U.S. Report

Nigeria, June 30 -- Despite making progress, some factors still undermine Nigeria's fiscal transparency, says a report from the United States authorities. These factors include the late presentation ... Read More


Kidnappers kill Abuja doctor after receiving N7.5 million ransom - Police

Nigeria, June 29 -- The Nigeria Police have revealed how Benedict Audu, a medical doctor practising in Abuja, and two others were killed by a criminal gang after being paid N7.5 million as ransom. La... Read More


Weekly Review: Nigeria's new COVID-19 cases rise for six consecutive weeks

Nigeria, June 28 -- The number of new coronavirus cases across Nigeria rose last week for the sixth consecutive week, a PREMIUM TIMEs review of official data shows. Nigeria recorded 4,269 cases last ... Read More


Eight health workers contract coronavirus in Nigerian hospital

Nigeria, June 26 -- Eight officials of the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, have tested positive for coronavirus, an official said. The spokesperson of the hospital, Segun Orisajo, noted th... Read More


APC Crisis: Fayemi attacks Buhari's aide

Nigeria, June 25 -- Governor, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has denied reports suggesting that he is unwanted at the Aso Villa after his Tuesday visit. He also accused the Special Adviser to the Presi... Read More


Buhari's aide accuses APC leader of leading thugs to attack his house

Nigeria, June 22 -- Babafemi Ojudu, a special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, has accused the Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ado-Ekiti local gove... Read More


2-year-old tests positive to COVID-19

Nigeria, June 21 -- The Federal Medical Centre in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Sunday, announced that a two years old girl tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the facility. According... Read More


2-year-old tests positive for COVID-19

Nigeria, June 21 -- The Federal Medical Centre in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Sunday, announced that a two years old girl tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the facility. According... Read More


Ghana apologises to Nigeria over attack on high commission's building

Nigeria, June 21 -- Ghana's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has apologised to the Nigerian government over an attack on the Nigerian High Commission's building in Accra. Some armed men reportedly invaded... Read More


Weekly Review: More Nigerians died from coronavirus, new cases increased, recoveries dropped

Nigeria, June 21 -- Nigeria recorded more deaths linked to coronavirus last week than in the previous week, a PREMIUM TIMES' review of official data shows. The 99 deaths reported between last Sunday ... Read More