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#June12Protest: Again, police arrest Agba Jalingo, others in Calabar

Nigeria, June 12 -- Agba Jalingo, an activist and a newspaper publisher, has again been arrested by the police in Calabar, Cross River State, over the June 12 protest in the city. Mr Jalingo, the pub... Read More


#June12Protest: No protest in Uyo

Nigeria, June 12 -- Unlike what was going on in some other parts of Nigeria, including Abuja, there was no protest in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on June 12, as businesses opened shops and residents went on... Read More


#June12Protest: Gunshots as police disrupt peaceful protest in Ijebu-Ode

Nigeria, June 12 -- Some police officers in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, have repeatedly opened fire on peaceful protesters in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. Ijebu-Ode is one of the major cities of Ogun State, whi... Read More


Sickle Cell Disease: 55-year-old survivor to enroll 100 Nigerian patients on NHIS

Nigeria, June 12 -- Ahead of the 2021 World Sickle Cell Awareness Day, a 55-year-old survivor, Shehu Mohammed, has pledged to enroll 100 indigent Sickle Cell patients on the National Health Insurance ... Read More


NBA condemns EFCC operatives' alleged assault on branch chairman

Nigeria, June 12 -- The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Saturday, condemned an alleged physical assault on the chairman of the Makurdi, Benue State branch of the association, Justin Gbagir, by oper... Read More


June 12: Reps minority caucus decries crackdown on protesters

Nigeria, June 12 -- The minority caucus of the House of Representatives has condemned the crackdown on some Nigerians protesting across the country. PREMIUM TIMES had reported violent crackdown on pr... Read More


UPDATED: Euro 2020: Panic as Danish star Eriksen slumps on the pitch

Nigeria, June 12 -- After starting on an entertaining note with three goals from its opening match, Euro 2020 is gasping now. In Saturday's Euro 2020 game between Denmark and Finland at the Parken St... Read More


JUST IN: Euro 2020: Eriksen collapses, given CPR

Nigeria, June 12 -- Denmark's Christen Eriksen collapsed in the game between Denmark and Finland on Saturday. The medical team was called into the pitch and they could be seen performing CPR on the I... Read More


Group bemoans Nigeria's 15 million child labourers

Nigeria, June 12 -- The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Nigeria has expressed sadness over the number of child labourers estimated to be about 15 million in the country. Relying on t... Read More


French Open: Krejcikova's fairytale continues with first Grand Slam title

Nigeria, June 12 -- It has been an extraordinary two weeks for Barbora Krejcikova as she completed a quite remarkable fairytale by winning the 2021 French Open single's title on Saturday. The 25-year... Read More