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Abiola Ajimobi, ex-Oyo governor, is dead

Nigeria, June 25 -- Abiola Ajimobi, a former Nigerian senator who finished his second term as Oyo State governor last year, has died. Mr Ajimobi died on Thursday at a private hospital in Lagos after ... Read More


We seized N16 billion cash from Hushpuppi and his gangs - Dubai Police

Nigeria, June 25 -- The police in Dubai said on Thursday that they recovered over 150 million dirhams (about N16 billion) in cash during a coordinated raid on the apartments of Nigerians living in tha... Read More


N4.2 billion fraud: Inside Obinwanne Okeke's guilty plea with U.S. authorities

Nigeria, June 19 -- Barely three years ago, business magazine Forbes celebrated Obinwanne Okeke as one of "the world's most influential young entrepreneurs." So much for that. The 32-year-old money ... Read More


Ajimobi is alive - Spokesperson

Nigeria, June 18 -- A spokesperson for Abiola Ajimobi has told PREMIUM TIMES the former Oyo State governor remained alive as of 9:00 p.m. on Thursday. Bolaji Tunji said Nigerians should discard ragin... Read More


JUST IN: Obinwanne Okeke pleads guilty to N4.2 billion fraud

Nigeria, June 18 -- Obinwanne Okeke, the Nigerian businessman owner of Invictus Group who was arrested in the United States last year, has pleaded guilty to $11 million (N4.2 billion) fraud. Mr Okeke... Read More


Obinwanne Okeke pleads guilty to N4.2 billion fraud

Nigeria, June 18 -- Obinwanne Okeke, the Nigerian businessman owner of Invictus Group who was arrested in the United States last year, has pleaded guilty to $11 million (N4.2 billion) fraud. Mr Okeke... Read More


Nigeria, U.S. fight for Hushpuppi's custody from UAE - Sources

Nigeria, June 13 -- The arrest this week of a Nigerian Instagram celebrity has pitted Nigerian detectives against their counterparts from the United Arab Emirates and the United States, PREMIUM TIMES ... Read More


Coronavirus: Scientists retract study claiming hydroxychloroquine dangerous to humans

Nigeria, June 5 -- Four medical experts who published a research that emphasised the dangers of hydroxychloroquine and induced the World Health Organisation to suspend clinical trials for the famous m... Read More


Vera Omosuwa: Police intensify manhunt for Uniben student's killers

Nigeria, June 1 -- The Police Force Headquarters in Abuja has deployed additional homicide personnel to Edo State to speed up the manhunt for those responsible for the fatal attack on a university stu... Read More


BREAKING: Orji Kalu released from prison

Nigeria, May 8 -- Orji Kalu, a Nigerian senator who was jailed for allegedly stealing public funds, has been released from custody, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. Mr Kalu, a former Abia State governor, wa... Read More