Buhari congratulates Bayelsa governor-elect, David Lyon

Nigeria, Nov. 18 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the November 16 election in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his victory. M... Read More

JUST IN: Kidnapped Nigerian Catholic priest regains freedom

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- A Catholic priest kidnapped in Enugu State has been freed, officials have said. Theophilus Ndulue, the Parish Priest of St. Patrick Ihuonyia, Amansi-Odo, Ezeagu Local Government A... Read More

Buhari on his way back to Nigeria

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to arrive in Nigeria late Friday, sources close to the presidency have told PREMIUM TIMES. The president's flight was said to have taken off... Read More

Bayelsa, Kogi Polls: Coalition calls for protection of journalists

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) in Nigeria has called on the federal government to provide adequate security for journalists and citizen obser... Read More

JUST IN: Tanker explodes in Ogun, two killed, 17 vehicles damaged - FRSC

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- A fuel tanker has exploded near the Otta old toll gate in Ogun State. At least two people have been confirmed dead from the Friday morning accident, the News Agency of Nigeria rep... Read More

Politicians escalating violence in Kogi ahead of elections - CDD

Nigeria, Nov. 14 -- Premium Times Ballot box Abstract: A major election monitoring group has warned of bloody violence in its preliminary analysis of the upcoming governorship election in Kogi Stat... Read More

Nigerian Woman Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Nigeria, Nov. 14 -- A Nigerian woman pleaded guilty today to leading a conspiracy to import more than five kilograms of cocaine, as well as to her role in a separate bank fraud scheme, and to making f... Read More

Sowore: Soyinka condemns attack on protesters, says Buhari govt insecure, paranoid

Nigeria, Nov. 13 -- The Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has called on civil society organisations to strategize and coordinate their responses to attacks on human rights by state agents under President ... Read More

Academics, lawyers, journalists demand Sowore's release

Nigeria, Nov. 10 -- A group of Nigerian academics, lawyers and journalists have signed a joint statement calling for the release of Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters, and Olawale Bakar... Read More

PREMIUM TIMES to sue Dana Air, Blueprint and Daily Nigerian newspapers

Nigeria, Nov. 10 -- PREMIUM TIMES hereby announces its plan to sue Nigerian Dana Air Limited and some Nigerian publications over an alleged "fake news" targeted at the airline. Some newspapers, espec... Read More