Court nullifies hike of expatriate card fee by Nigerian govt

Nigeria, Dec. 8 -- Nearly one year after Nigeria's interior ministry increased the Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Alien Card (CERPAC) fee, a federal court in Lagos has nullified the review. ... Read More

Child Labour: After Premium Times' investigation, FrieslandCampina appoints UK firm for social audit

Nigeria, Dec. 5 -- Multinational dairy company, FrieslandCampina, says it has engaged an international firm, Partner Africa, to conduct an audit of its raw milk sourcing in Nigeria following an invest... Read More

INVESTIGATION: How child labour boosts milk production at FrieslandCampina in Nigeria

Nigeria, Dec. 3 -- Six-year-old Yusufa Isah shares a makeshift wooden sleeping platform with Tijani Abubakar, 13, on this isolated cattle farm, about 40 minutes' walk from their family settlement in O... Read More

#BayelsaDecides: APC coasting to victory in Goodluck Jonathan's local government

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The All Progressives Congress (APC) is leading with a wide margin in President Goodluck Jonathan's Ogbia Local Government Area, the results of Saturday's governorship election in B... Read More

#BayelsaDecides: It's Official: APC wins Jonathan's local government

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won Ogbia Local Government Area in the Bayelsa State governorship election held Saturday. The local government includes Otuoke, the hometow... Read More

#BayelsaDecides: Soldiers arrest council chairman who led thugs to disrupt collation

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- Soldiers have arrested the chairman of Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Ebinyo Turner, who repeatedly led thugs to disrupt the collation exercise at his council hall. ... Read More

JUST IN: INEC cancels election in Bayelsa community over violence

Nigeria, Nov. 16 -- Voting has been cancelled in Ologi (Ward 03) of Ogbia Local Government Area (LGA), a senior electoral official has said, following a violent incident that included "seizing" of an ... Read More

BREAKING: APC will participate in Bayelsa election despite court ruling, INEC confirms

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The All Progressives Congress will participate in tomorrow's governorship election in Bayelsa State, the electoral body, INEC, has confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES. "APC will participat... Read More

BayelsaDecides: Three women, 42 men, vie for Bayelsa governorship

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- Three of the governorship candidates running in Saturday's election in Bayelsa State are women, representing a low 6.6 per cent female inclusion rate. The three women are under-48.... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Inside China's $6.5 billion loans to Nigeria since 2002

Nigeria, Nov. 1 -- The EXIM Bank of China is Nigeria's biggest bilateral creditor in nearly 2 decades, having lent the African largest economy $6.5 billion (or N1.9 trillion) since 2002, analysis of o... Read More