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EXCLUSIVE: Tension in Maiduguri as mob kills soldier who shot four civilians

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- There is tension in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, after a soldier was lynched for allegedly shooting four unarmed civilians. Those familiar with the matter told PREMIUM TIME... Read More


Veteran journalist, Nnamnso Umoren, dies at 68

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- A veteran journalist in Akwa Ibom State, Nnamnso Umoren, is dead. Mr Umoren, 68, passed on in Uyo, November 14, his family said in a statement issued on Sunday. The late Mr Umore... Read More


Again, PDP tackles Buhari over insecurity

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday berated the Nigerian government over its "lethargic approach" to the country's security challenges. Making reference to the recent kid... Read More


Nigeria records 1,617 new cases, 14 deaths as coronavirus worsens

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- As Nigeria continues to record more coronavirus infections, the direct adverse impact has been more fatalities. A total of 112,004 infections have now been reported across the nat... Read More


Gunmen kidnap Adamawa traditional ruler

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- Gunmen have kidnapped an Adamawa traditional ruler, Ardo Mustapha. The monarch was reportedly kidnapped on Monday around 12 midnight at his home in Mayo-Farang, Mayo Belwa Local G... Read More


Aubameyang, Saka score as Arsenal defeat Newcastle United

Nigeria, Jan. 19 -- Arsenal's newfound form continued Monday night as the Gunners recorded a 3-0 over Newcastle United in their Premier League clash at the Emirates. Two goals from Pierre-Emerick Aub... Read More


VIDEO: How communal crisis set back my farming business - Susan Godwin

Nigeria, Jan. 18 -- Susan Godwin was in Lafia in 2013, helping her daughter nurse her newborn baby, when she received the news that her house and 30-heactare farm back home in Tudun Adebu had been bur... Read More


COVID-19: How prepared are Nigerian universities as schools resume?

Nigeria, Jan. 18 -- Tunde Balogun, a 200-level engineering student of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) in Ondo State, would visit the university campus after ten months of being at h... Read More


15 more people die from COVID-19 in Nigeria

Nigeria, Jan. 18 -- Nigeria on Sunday recorded one if its highest daily fatality toll from COVID-19 with 15 people dying from the disease A total of 1,435 have died from the disease in Nigeria, the c... Read More


Oshoala in shock over mother's death

Nigeria, Jan. 18 -- Super Falcons and Barcelona star, Asisat Oshoala, is presently grieving following the death of her mother. Oshoala, in an Instagram post late Sunday night, said she still finds it... Read More