CBN debunks reports of naira devaluation

Nigeria, June 1 -- The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has debunked reports that the apex bank devalued the naira to N631/$1 in an effort to unify the exchange rate. Newspaper reports on Thursday claim... Read More

Nigerian Breweries mulls acquisition of Distell Wines & Spirits Nigeria

Nigeria, June 1 -- Nigeria's biggest beer maker Nigerian Breweries will decide in the weeks ahead whether to acquire the controlling stake in the local unit of Stellenbosch-based Distell International... Read More

JUST IN: Aircraft carrying Jigawa pilgrims makes emergency landing in Kano after lightning strike

Nigeria, June 1 -- A Max Air aircraft carrying at least 559 pilgrims from Jigawa State on Wednesday made an emergency landing at the Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano, after it was struck by li... Read More

Hajj 2023: Plateau pilgrims 'stranded' over "failure to remit funds"

Nigeria, June 1 -- Muslim pilgrims to Mecca from Plateau State said they are worried that neither medical officials nor guides travelled with them to the holy land. Premium Times learnt that official... Read More

Argentina 0-2 Nigeria: Five reasons Ladan Bosso's Flying Eagles soared into quarterfinal

Nigeria, June 1 -- It was a shocking win, but it was also a comfortable victory for Ladan Bosso and Nigeria's U-20 team on Wednesday as they dispatched hosts Argentina to book a quarterfinal ticket wh... Read More

Fuel Subsidy: After meeting Tinubu's delegation, NLC insists on price reversal

Nigeria, June 1 -- The meeting between organised labour and officials of the federal government on fuel subsidy ended in a deadlock with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) insisting on the reversal of ... Read More

Gender equality bill passes second reading at Senate

Nigeria, June 1 -- A bill seeking equal rights for women, men and persons living with disabilities has passed the second reading at the Senate. Biodun Olujimi (PDP, Ekiti South) sponsored the bill. ... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Imo Gov, Hope Uzodinma, emerges APC Governors' Forum chairman

Nigeria, June 1 -- Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has emerged as the Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, the umbrella body of governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), PR... Read More

Remembering Sammie Okposo on his posthumous 52nd birthday

Nigeria, June 1 -- Though Nigerian gospel music star, Sammie Okposo, may be dead, his birthday was still a cause for a celebration on Tuesday night, 30 May, in the Nigeria gospel music scene. What wo... Read More

ICPC arraigns Fire Service official for job scam

Nigeria, June 1 -- The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned an official of the Federal Fire Service for job scam-related charges. Augustine Abah, a... Read More