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KANO 'CHIP WHIP': Road Safety, SSS arrest fake number plates syndicates

Nigeria, Nov. 16 -- The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Friday announced the arrest and arraignment of suspected producers of counterfeit number plates. Bisi Kazeem, the chief spokesperson for th... Read More


Bill Gates returns as world's richest man

Nigeria, Nov. 16 -- Bill Gates, a foremost philanthropist who co-founded Microsoft, has returned this year as the world's richest man. The latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index said Mr Gates, 64, now h... Read More


Ex-minister Alex Akinyele is dead

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- Alex Akinyele, a former Nigerian information minister and sports manager, has died. Mr Akinyele passed on between late Thursday night and early Friday morning, the Nigerian Tribun... Read More


We're monitoring major actors in Kogi, Bayelsa elections - U.S. Govt

Nigeria, Nov. 14 -- The United States has asked major actors in the upcoming governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa to be mindful of their conduct, saying it has been closely monitoring activities... Read More


Sowore speaks from custody, says Buhari out to destroy civic space

Nigeria, Nov. 14 -- Detained social activist, publisher and politician, Omoyele Sowore, has spoken out from the custody of the State Security Service, telling PREMIUM TIMES he is being held as part of... Read More


Despite evidence, SSS claims its officers didn't open fire on protesters

Nigeria, Nov. 13 -- Despite video and photo evidence of its officers' brutality against protesters and journalists on Tuesday, the State Security Service has claimed it conducted itself as a "professi... Read More


Why we have still not released Sowore - SSS

Nigeria, Nov. 13 -- The State Security Service has issued yet another controversial statement claiming on Wednesday afternoon that it refused to release Omoyele Sowore because the "appropriate persons... Read More


Atiku speaks on hate speech bill by Nigerian Senate

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- A former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has cautioned Nigerian senators against moves to pass a bill criminalising purported hate speech. The bill being sponsored by Sabi Abdulla... Read More


SSS officers 'brutalise journalists at #FreeSowore protest'

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- Photos have emerged of Nigerian journalists brutalised by armed officers of the State Security Service during a protest in Abuja on Tuesday. The journalists were covering a demons... Read More


Top Ganduje critic Dadiyata clocks 100 days in captivity

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- One hundred days after he was abducted from his home in Kaduna, a top critic of Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano State has not been found, tempting his family to gradually lose hope. ... Read More