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WAEC: Private school owners, parents disagree with minister over exam postponement

Nigeria, July 12 -- The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) and the National Parents-Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) have appealed to the federal government to reco... Read More


Police confirm killing of suspected gang leader in Ibadan

Nigeria, July 12 -- The police in Oyo State on Sunday confirmed the killing of a suspected gang leader in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that Abiola Ebila was killed around 12 ... Read More


As farmers seek import ban, Nigeria buys same quantity of maize abroad

Nigeria, July 12 -- Nigeria imported its second-largest volume of maize in a decade in 2019, maintaining the same level it recorded the previous year, despite calls by farmers for a restriction on the... Read More


Nigeria police rescue American woman, held for over a year, from internet fraudster

Nigeria, July 12 -- The Nigeria police have arrested a suspected internet fraudster, Chukwuebuka Obiaku, who allegedly lured an American woman to Nigeria with marriage and extorted her of $48,000. Po... Read More


Police arrest two ex-convicts for traffic robbery

Nigeria, July 12 -- The police in Lagos have arrested two traffic robbery suspects along Oshodi area of the metrolopolis and recovered some stolen items from them. Bala Elkana, the Lagos State police... Read More


COVID-19: Lagos govt seals 33 hotels, bars, restaurants, others

Nigeria, July 12 -- The Lagos State Safety Commission on Sunday said it sealed 33 social facilities across the state for operating against its protocols for reopening businesses. This was contained i... Read More


I didn't campaign for Buhari against Jonathan in 2015 - Dasuki

Nigeria, July 12 -- The former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, has said that as the NSA between 2012 and 2015, he never campaigned for the All Progressives Congress (APC) nor its candid... Read More


COVID-19: Delta SSG recovers, discharged from isolation centre

Nigeria, July 12 -- The Delta State Government has announced that Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Chiedu Ebie, has been discharged from the isolation centre in Asaba where he was being treate... Read More


Magu: International groups write Buhari, say Nigeria's anti-corruption fight may suffer setback

Nigeria, July 12 -- Prominent international groups involved in anti-corruption efforts globally have written to President Muhammadu Buhari on what they consider the unfortunate treatment of Ibrahim Ma... Read More


Nigeria records 664 new cases of COVID-19

Nigeria, July 12 -- Nigeria's tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 31, 987 as 664 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday evening. The death toll from... Read More