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Group launches campaign to fund women for 2023 elections

Nigeria, March 2 -- A bold $10 million fund campaign to give female faces to the complexion of elective legislative offices in the country come 2023 was, Monday, launched in Lagos by ElectHer, a non-p... Read More


EFCC arraigns Dutch, wife on alleged $330,000 oil vessel fraud

Nigeria, March 2 -- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned a Dutch, Peiter Borremans, and his wife, Nkechi Borremans, on fraud charges involving $330,000. They alleg... Read More


Petitioner-turn-accused testifies on alleged N170million FIRS contract fraud

Nigeria, March 2 -- Benjamin Joseph, a petitioner-turn-accused, appeared before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Nyanya, Abuja, defending his petition over his loss of a N170million ... Read More


Zamfara Govt revises number of abducted Jangebe schoolgirls

Nigeria, March 2 -- As against the 317 quoted by the police, Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, said the number of schoolgirls abducted was 279 and all have been freed. PREMIUM TIMES had report... Read More


Rivers United suspends two players

Nigeria, March 2 -- The management of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Rivers United, has suspended goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokai and defender Ifeanyi Anaemena for unethical and unpr... Read More


Prosecutor pushes court to convict, jail and sanction Kosiah

Nigeria, March 2 -- Alieu Kosiah should be convicted of all the war crimes charges he faces, jailed for a maximum 20 years and then barred from entering Switzerland for 15 years, prosecutors said on M... Read More


FAKE NEWS: 'Latest Obasanjo letter' in circulation written in 2019

Nigeria, March 2 -- A purported 'latest letter' by former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the state of the nation currently in circulation on social media is an old letter written two years ago by Mr O... Read More


Buhari speaks on release of abducted Zamfara school girls

Nigeria, March 2 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed joy over the release of some abducted students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State. PREMIUM TIMES had reported ho... Read More


Repentant bandits negotiated release of Jangebe schoolgirls, no ransom paid - Zamfara Governor

Nigeria, March 2 -- The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has said repentant bandits negotiated the release of the Jangebe schoolgirls and that no ransom was paid. Mr Matawalle stated this ... Read More


JUST IN: Buhari presides over security council meeting

Nigeria, March 2 -- President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) The meeting, which started at 9:00am , is taking place in the Council Chamb... Read More