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EXCLUSIVE: Top 20 agencies Nigerian lawmakers will use to siphon 'free money' in 2020

Nigeria, Jan. 18 -- In 2019, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) released a report on how federal lawmakers, in connivance with executing agencies, have perf... Read More


Reps call Buhari's transfer of NBET to finance ministry illegal, unconstitutional

Nigeria, Jan. 15 -- In what it called "illegal and unconstitutional," the House of Representatives, on Tuesday, faulted the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari that the Nigerian Bulk Electricity T... Read More


Stop seeing acts of terror as 'religious war,' Buhari tells Nigerians

Nigeria, Jan. 7 -- President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged Nigerians to be united in their resolve to fight terrorism and ensure peace reigns in the country. The president also said that citize... Read More


40 die in stampede at funeral for Iran general killed by U.S.

Nigeria, Jan. 7 -- Dozens of people died in a stampede that erupted when hundreds of thousands of mourners thronged the Iranian city of Kerman at a funeral procession in honour of Qassem Soleimani, a ... Read More


2023: Presidency replies Bakare, says Buhari won't handpick successor

Nigeria, Jan. 6 -- The presidency on Monday replied popular cleric, Tunde Bakare, who advised President Muhammadu Buhari to pick his successor for the 2023 presidential election. President Buhari's s... Read More


Pastor Bakare urges Buhari to pick successor before 2023

Nigeria, Jan. 6 -- The Senior Pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sustain his legacy by picking a successor before 2023. The cleric in a live broadca... Read More


What NDDC's 'abandoned' $70 million can do for Niger Delta

Nigeria, Jan. 5 -- While hundreds of NDDC projects remain abandoned and uncompleted across the oil-producing states, partly due to non-release of funds, the agency 'abandoned' $70 million in a bank fo... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Sea pirates kill four Nigerian Navy personnel, abduct three foreigners

Nigeria, Jan. 5 -- Four Naval ratings, who were part of a six-man Naval rescue squad, were killed in a gun duel between them and suspected sea pirates, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. The firefight occurre... Read More


INTERVIEW: ?37 billion for NASS renovation wasteful, needless - Nigerian Lawmaker

Nigeria, Jan. 4 -- Bamidele Salam, the House of Representatives member representing Ede North/Ede South/Egbedore/Ejigbo Federal Constituency, in this interview with Yusuf Akinpelu, says the ?37 billio... Read More


How we'll stem brain drain, reintegrate displaced persons - Nigeria's Refugee Commission

Nigeria, Jan. 2 -- The Federal Commissioner of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Basheer Mohammed, has highlighted the agency's plan to tackle ... Read More