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40 days after, Atiku's son tests negative for coronavirus

Nigeria, April 27 -- Mohammed Atiku-Abubakar, a son of Nigeria's former vice-president, has now tested negative for coronavirus. "I have just received my second consecutive negative result," Mr Atiku... Read More


Immigration officers face discipline for recording 'Bop Daddy' video

Nigeria, April 20 -- A trio of Nigerian immigration officers are to face disciplinary action after the service concluded that a video they featured in constituted misconduct. Priscilla Irabor, Cather... Read More


BREAKING: Abba Kyari buried in Abuja

Nigeria, April 18 -- President Muhammadu Buhari's chief of staff, Abba Kyari, who died Friday of coronavirus, has been buried in Abuja. Mr Kyari was interred at exactly 11:20 a.m. at the military cem... Read More


Coronavirus: Presidency announces plan for Abba Kyari's burial

Nigeria, April 18 -- Abba Kyari, the deceased chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, will be buried in Abuja today, PREMIUM TIMES learnt. Mr Kyari, from Borno State, was pronounced dead on Fri... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Abba Kyari's real date of birth uncovered

Nigeria, April 18 -- Abba Kyari, the late chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, was 67 years old when he died last night, PREMIUM TIMES can now authoritatively report. Mr Kyari was born on Se... Read More


May God forgive him', Aisha Buhari mourns Kyari

Nigeria, April 18 -- The first lady, Aisha Buhari, on Monday joined other Nigerians to mourn Abba Kyari, praying to God to forgive all "shortcomings" of the late chief of staff to the president. Mr K... Read More


Coronavirus: Anger over disregard for social distancing at Abba Kyari's burial

Nigeria, April 18 -- The Nigerian government has drawn citizens' backlash for failing to follow through on its plan to quietly bury Abba Kyari, the late chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. ... Read More


Documents destroyed as fire razes INEC Headquarters

Nigeria, April 17 -- The headquarters of Nigeria's electoral office has been razed by fire, officials said on Friday. The fire started just before noon and gutted some parts of the building in Abuja'... Read More


Coronavirus: Four weeks after, Atiku's son yet to test negative

Nigeria, April 16 -- Mohammed Atiku-Abubakar, a son of Nigeria's former vice-president, has continued to test positive for coronavirus four weeks after he was confirmed, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. He ... Read More


Police arrest four suspects in Fasoranti daughter's murder

Nigeria, April 16 -- The police have announced the arrest of four men they believed participated in the murder of Funke Olakunrin. A suspected crime lord who led the team was also declared wanted afte... Read More