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Hadiza El-Rufai apologises, denounces son's pro-rape Tweet

Nigeria, April 13 -- The Kaduna State First Lady, Hadiza El-Rufai, on Monday caved in to public pressure and apologised for her failure to immediately denounce her son's Sunday morning threats against... Read More


JUST IN: Bernie Sanders quits American presidential run, setting stage for Trump-Biden clash

Nigeria, April 8 -- American senator, Bernie Sanders, has ended his primary contest for the Democratic Party presidential ticket. Mr Sanders made the announcement to his campaign team via a video con... Read More


UPDATED: Fire guts Accountant-General payment processing department

Nigeria, April 8 -- A massive fire of unknown origin ripped through Nigeria's treasury office on Wednesday, officials said, destroying two key departments, including the one that processes consolidate... Read More


Boko Haram War: Document counters Nigerian Army's claim on voluntary retirement ban

Nigeria, April 7 -- The Nigerian Army on Sunday denied a PREMIUM TIMES story about a policy suspending the rights of soldiers and officers to retire voluntarily from service. But an internal army cir... Read More


WHO rejects using Africa as testing ground for coronavirus vaccine

Nigeria, April 7 -- Tedros Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organisation, has dismissed as "racist" a suggestion by two French scientists that the coronavirus vaccine should be tested in Africa. ... Read More