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6.5m Nigerian women now use modern contraceptives - Report

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- A new report on family planning has shown that there has been an improvement in the use of modern contraceptive among women in Nigeria. The report released by the Family Planning ... Read More


Yahaya Bello commissions roads, says more to come

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has commissioned the recently completed Okene-Kuroko-Ehika-Ikaturu-Itakpe roads, assuring that his second term would witness more of such inf... Read More


Nigerian Goals: Holland-based duo serve notice to Rohr

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- Dessers ramps up Eagles reminder Belgium-born Cyriel Dessers has a Nigerian mother and the 24-year-old has indicated he is ready to switch nationalities. His three goals last wee... Read More


Absence of judge stalls trial of suspected kidnappers

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- The magistrate court in Aba has adjourned the trial of the suspected kidnappers of a toddler, Chismidiri Obilor. In September, PREMIUM TIMES reported how some of the suspects were... Read More


Army gun truck crushes Keke, kills two

Nigeria, Nov. 11 -- It was a sad day for many residents of Damaturu, Yobe State capital, after a military truck driving at a high speed crushed a taxi tricycle killing two passengers on Sunday. One o... Read More


Bolivia president resigns amidst protests

Nigeria, Nov. 11 -- President Evo Morales of Bolivia resigned from office on Sunday night after weeks of unrest in the South American country. The resignation plunged the country into further chaos a... Read More


NBA in Rivers has become "enemy of our people" - Wike

Nigeria, Nov. 11 -- The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Friday attacked the state's branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), calling the association "the enemy of our people". Mr Wike ... Read More


Group holds award ceremony for satire writing

Nigeria, Nov. 11 -- An arts platform, Punocracy, has held its maiden prize-giving ceremony for satire writing and also announced November 9 as the 'World Day of Satire'. Punocracy is Nigeria's first ... Read More


Oyo Governorship: Makinde, APC, PDP react to appeal court ruling

Nigeria, Nov. 11 -- The Oyo State chapters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday argued over an appeal court ruling in favour of the opposition APC bu... Read More


Counsel accuses EFCC of withholding evidence in alleged N170 million contract fraud

Nigeria, Nov. 11 -- Lawyers to the petitioner in the alleged N170 million contract fraud against top officials of Zinox Technologies Limited and its subsidiary, Technology Distributions Limited, have ... Read More