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Nigeria records two new coronavirus deaths

Nigeria, Sept. 28 -- Nigeria recorded two new deaths from the coronavirus, on Thursday, according to official figures. A total of 1,108 deaths have now been recorded thus far in Africa's most populou... Read More


Catholic priest abducted in Delta

Nigeria, Sept. 28 -- A Catholic priest, Jude Onyebadi, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Delta state. PREMIUM TIMES learnt that the reverend father was kidnapped on Saturday in Aniocha North Local Gove... Read More


World Contraception Day, COVID-19 issues dominate health stories last week

Nigeria, Sept. 28 -- The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has infected over 33 million people globally and killed almost a million since it first surfaced in China last December. Scientists have been ... Read More


Nigeria has cracks that could lead to break up - Osinbajo

Nigeria, Sept. 28 -- Nigeria needs focus and consistent prayers to avoid breaking up from the current cracks in the nation's walls, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said. This is even as he mad... Read More


Insecurity: PDP condemns attack on Borno governor

Nigeria, Sept. 28 -- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attack on the convoy of the Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, by insurgents during which at least15 security operatives at... Read More


New PIB: National Assembly leadership, petroleum minister, others to hold crucial meeting

Nigeria, Sept. 28 -- The leadership of the National Assembly will, in a few hours, meet with the minister of state for petroleum, Timipre Sylva, and other relevant officials, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.... Read More


FG/Labour Agreement: Discos to suspend new electricity tariff (FULL COMMUNIQUE)

Nigeria, Sept. 28 -- Electricity distribution companies (DisCos) are to suspend the new electricity tariff for two weeks, according to an agreement between labour unions and the government. PREMIUM TI... Read More


BREAKING: NLC, TUC suspend nationwide protest fixed for today

Nigeria, Sept. 28 -- The two major labour groups in Nigeria have suspended their planned nationwide protest scheduled to hold today. The labour unions, NLC and TUC, had scheduled September 28 for a n... Read More


NBA Playoffs: LeBron's LA Lakers set for Butler's Miami Heat

Nigeria, Sept. 28 -- The LA Lakers led by LeBron James and his former team, the Miami Heat, led by Jimmy Butler, will contest the 2020 NBA finals. The Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 4-1 to claim the ... Read More


COVID-19: VC warns against hasty reopening of universities.

Nigeria, Sept. 28 -- The outgoing Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Kayode Soremekun, has warned against hasty reopening of the nation's tertiary institutions, arguing that Covid-1... Read More