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Edo 2020: Edo deputy speaker impeached after declaring support for Ize-Iyamu

Nigeria, Aug. 6 -- The Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Yekini Idiaye, has been impeached from office a few days after declaring political support for the governorship candidate of t... Read More


#RevolutionNow: Arrested protesters released in Lagos, Abuja, detained in Osun

Nigeria, Aug. 6 -- Dozens of protesters who were arrested in Lagos and Abuja on Wednesday were released hours later. However, the protesters arrested in Osun were detained overnight. PREMIUM TIMES re... Read More


Coronavirus: Nigeria records 457 new cases, 17 deaths

Nigeria, Aug. 6 -- For five consecutive days, Nigeria has continued to record daily coronavirus infections below 500. On Wednesday, 457 coronavirus infections were confirmed, two days after 288 cases... Read More


Al Qaida 'making inroads' in north-west Nigeria - US General

Nigeria, Aug. 6 -- Islamist terrorist organisations such as Al-Qaida have begun to march towards the north-western part of Nigeria, a top military general in the U.S army has said. Dagvin Anderson, c... Read More


#RevolutionNow: Police Disperse Protesters in Lagos

Nigeria, Aug. 5 -- The police in Lagos have dispersed scores of protesters who gathered at under bridge, Ikeja, on Wednesday for a peaceful march. The protest, which kicked off around 10:00 a.m. was ... Read More


FG raises hate speech fine to N5 million

Nigeria, Aug. 5 -- The federal government has raised the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to N5 million. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this Tuesday while unveilin... Read More


Magu: Again, IGP redeploys senior police officers from EFCC

Nigeria, Aug. 5 -- The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has ordered a fresh round of redeployments involving senior police officers initially deployed to the Economic and Financial Crimes ... Read More


COVID-19 Vaccine: Health, safety of Nigerians is Buhari administration's priority - Osinbajo

Nigeria, Aug. 5 -- Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the federal government intends to examine every possible option in the development and distribution of a vaccine against COVID-19, as the healt... Read More


Gombe govt donates 230 hectares of land for establishment of Air Force base

Nigeria, Aug. 5 -- The government of Gombe State has donated 230 hectares of land for the establishment of Nigerian Air Force Forward Operational Base (FOB) in the state. According to a statement by ... Read More


No repentant Boko Haram member has been absorbed into Nigerian military - Presidency

Nigeria, Aug. 5 -- The presidency on Wednesday refuted the claim that some repentant Boko Haram fighters have been allowed to join the Nigerian military. The rumour has circulated on social media wit... Read More