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Ajimobi was a student until death - VC

Nigeria, July 6 -- The former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, applied for and was offered admission for a doctorate programme in Sustainable Development Practice by the Postgraduate College, Un... Read More


Buhari condemns Boko Haram attack on UN helicopter in Borno

Nigeria, July 5 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned a Boko Haram attack on a United Nations (UN) helicopter in Borno State. The attack occurred when Boko Haram fighters attacked Damasak on Th... Read More


Buhari hails Nigerian who returned missing cash in Japan

Nigeria, July 4 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings and commendation to a Nigerian doctorate student in University of Tsukuba, Japan, Ikenna Nweke, who returned a missing wallet with... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Why I pleaded guilty to fraud - Obinwanne Okeke

Nigeria, June 30 -- Obinwanne Okeke, the Nigerian 'businessman' arrested in the United States last August for fraud, has admitted to American authorities that his participation in the fraudulent schem... Read More


Lagos lawmakers demand renaming of buildings, streets named after colonial masters

Nigeria, June 30 -- The Lagos State House of Assembly has called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to direct the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture to liaise with the Attorney-General and Commiss... Read More


Atedo Peterside resigns as Cadbury Chairman

Nigeria, June 30 -- Businessman Atedo Peterside has resigned as the chairman of Cadbury Nigeria Plc. Mr Peterside's resignation is contained in a letter addressed to the directors of the company and ... Read More


Why we are against plan to increase electricity tariff - Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Nigeria, June 30 -- The leaders of the National Assembly have explained their positions against the plan to increase electricity tariffs in the country by July. Senate President Ahmad Lawan and House... Read More


JUST IN: Governor Akeredolu tests positive for COVID-19

Nigeria, June 30 -- Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has tested positive for the dreaded COVID-19 disease, PREMIUM TIMES can report. "I tested positive for #COVID19," Mr Akeredolu posted on hi... Read More


Kaduna govt sets up 'White Paper Committee' on 1992 Zangon-Kataf crisis

Nigeria, June 29 -- The Kaduna State Government has set up a 'White Paper Committee' on the 1992 Zangon-Kataf crisis that led to the death of about 2,000 people. This position was contained in a stat... Read More


Presidency defends Buhari's decision to hold APC meeting in State House Council Chambers

Nigeria, June 28 -- The presidency has defended the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to hold a meeting of his political party inside the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja. PREMIUM TIMES... Read More