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Inside AfDB 'whistleblower' allegations against Akinwumi Adesina

Nigeria, May 25 -- The United States government has demanded that a fresh and in-depth investigation be conducted into the allegations against the president of the African Development Bank, Akinwunmi ... Read More


Nigerian producer demands £1 million from British cable TV provider for alleged copyright infringement

Nigeria, May 22 -- Sate Television, a Nigerian TV producer, has asked UK's largest cable TV provider, Sky TV UK, to pay it £1 million within 21 days for alleged copyright infringement of its prog... Read More


42 million unique ID records captured in Nigeria's database - NIMC

Nigeria, May 15 -- No fewer than 42 million unique records are in the National Identity Database, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) announced on Thursday. The director-general of NIM... Read More


INTERVIEW: How Gates Foundation helped eradicate polio in Nigeria - Officials

Nigeria, May 9 -- In February, PREMIUM TIMES exclusively spoke with Chris Elias, the President of the Global Development Division of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Paulin Basinga, the found... Read More


Struggling to scale COVID-19 tests, Nigeria considers antibodies diagnosis in general population

Nigeria, May 2 -- As Nigeria struggles to ramp up the number of COVID-19 tests, the country is now considering doing serological diagnosis within its general population to determine the total number o... Read More


COVID-19: Arik cuts salaries by 80%, places 90% of staff on leave without pay

Nigeria, April 24 -- As the airline industry across the world continues to take a beating following the suspension of most local and international flights, Nigeria's largest commercial airline, Arik A... Read More


Coronavirus: INTERPOL busts 1.5 million euro face masks fraud traced to Nigeria

Nigeria, April 15 -- The INTERPOL says it has foiled a coordinated multinational face masks supply fraud worth Eur 1.5 million linked to Nigeria. The International Criminal Police Organisation in a s... Read More


Coronavirus: Misinformation, partisanship marred sharing of relief items in Lagos - Report

Nigeria, April 14 -- The sharing of coronavirus emergency relief items in Lagos State was marred by poor communication, which led to misinformation about the intended beneficiaries, political favourit... Read More


INVESTIGATION: Nigeria allows fugitive to control sensitive national data

Nigeria, April 8 -- Sensitive information like the passport data of foreigners seeking to enter Nigeria, Bank Verification Numbers (BVN), and the National Identity Numbers (NIN) of Nigerians in the di... Read More


COVID-19: Nigerian govt begs Tesla founder, Elon Musk, for ventilators

Nigeria, April 2 -- Nigeria's Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning on Wednesday headed to Twitter to beg the founder of the electronic automobile company, Tesla Inc., Elon Musk, for venti... Read More