Why we banned cryptocurrency transactions - CBN

Nigeria, Feb. 7 -- The Central Bank of Nigeria has explained why it banned cryptocurrency-related transactions in the country, claiming the digital currency is used for money laundering and terrorism.... Read More

Nigeria records $2.9bn in annual oil and gas exports in November

Nigeria, Feb. 7 -- Nigeria sold $2.89 billion worth of oil and gas between November 2019 and November 2020, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said. The country suffered significant loss... Read More

Ekiti files suit to challenge dismissal of unmarried pregnant police women

Nigeria, Feb. 7 -- The Ekiti State Government has filed a suit to challenge the section of the Police Act which provides for compulsory discharge of an unmarried pregnant policewoman from the police f... Read More

BREAKING: Lagos Judicial Panel okays Lekki Toll Gate reopening

Nigeria, Feb. 6 -- The Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the Lagos State government to investigate the October 2020 Lekki shooting incident has approved the reopening of the Lekki Tollgate. The nin... Read More

Presidency justifies nomination of Buratai, others as ambassadors

Nigeria, Feb. 6 -- The presidency has described the ambassadorial nomination of the immediate past service chiefs as reward for "hard work and exceptional sacrifice." This was contained in a statemen... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Cash-strapped Adamawa United 'stranded' ahead of Kaduna clash

Nigeria, Feb. 6 -- Less than 24 hours to Sunday's Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) tie in Kaduna between Jigawa Golden Stars and Adamawa United, findings by PREMIUM TIMES suggest that the A... Read More

UPDATED: #EndSARS: Rowdy session as panel members disagree over Lekki tollgate reopening

Nigeria, Feb. 6 -- The proceedings at the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry degenerated into a shouting match Saturday after panel members and lawyers disagreed loudly over the reopening of the Lekki To... Read More

COVID-19: New mutation in more contagious UK variant emerges

Nigeria, Feb. 6 -- The United Kingdom, already the cradle of the well-known, more contagious variant of the virus that causes COVID-19, has discovered a new mutation affecting certain strains of the d... Read More

Coup: Thousands protest in Myanamar, demand Suu Kyi's release

Nigeria, Feb. 6 -- Thousands of people took to the streets of Yangon on Saturday to denounce this week's coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in the first such demonstration... Read More

FMC Abuja inaugurates multidisciplinary cancer committee

Nigeria, Feb. 6 -- An innovative response to cancer care through a multidisciplinary committee of diverse specialisation is being pioneered at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abuja, under the leader... Read More