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PDP in disarray as fraud allegations rock Nigeria's main opposition party

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- Nigeria's leading opposition party, PDP, has been thrown into disarray following a memo released by the party's audit department accusing its leadership of financial impropriety. ... Read More


INEC fixes date for Abia bye-election

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- Nigeria's electoral body, INEC, on Thursday fixed the Aba North/South Federal Constituency of Abia State bye-election for March 27. The seat was declared vacant following the deat... Read More


EU parliament pressed to demand accountability from Nigeria

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- European parliamentarians deliberating on the human rights situation in Nigeria Thursday in Brussels heard stories of worsening abuses, an unattended climate crisis, a national gen... Read More


The Kalashnikov Challenge: Nigerian Insecurity, Poverty and Conflict, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- The mass circulation of small arms and light weapons among the civilian population has placed Nigeria on the path to self-destruction. When the Minister of Defence challenged Niger... Read More


Trading resumes in Shasha market

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- Following the reopening of Sasha market by Governor Seyi Makinde on Tuesday, trading activities have returned as both Yoruba and Hausa residents and traders in the community embrac... Read More


Olympic hopeful, Udoh-Gabriel speaks on journey into world of athletics

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- Having the dream of featuring at an Olympic event is a feature of many athletes' stories. Getting to one is a feat. Achieving it at 21 is a tremendous achievement for many but Joy... Read More


JUST IN: Europa League: Manchester United draw AC Milan in Round of 16

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- The draws of the round of 16 ties in the 2020/21 UEFA Europa League were drawn on Friday and the star fixture will be that between Manchester United and AC Milan. Both are former E... Read More


Nigeria: Our Finance System Needs To Be More Forward-Looking, By Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- I think it would be important to address the issue of growth from two perspectives. First is the immediate and pressing need to recover from the economic crisis caused by the COVID... Read More


Nathaniel Bassey, Tim Godfrey, others to minister at Marathon Messiah Praise Gospel Concert

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- Top Nigerian gospel artistes Nathaniel Bassey, Dunsin Oyekan and Tim Godfrey will join over 150 worship ministers and choral groups to minister at the 2021 edition of Marathon Mess... Read More


Zamfara Students Abduction: My govt won't succumb to bandits' blackmail - Buhari

Nigeria, Feb. 26 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that his government will not succumb to blackmail by bandits following the latest abduction of students in Northern Nigeria. PREMIUM TIMES rep... Read More