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2021 UTME: JAMB urges candidates to complete registration June 15

Nigeria, June 14 -- Following the announcement of another two-week extension of registration deadline for candidates who had commenced the registration process for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculat... Read More


Ekiti farmer's kidnappers demand N30 million ransom

Nigeria, June 14 -- The kidnappers of Jimoh Olodan, a farmer in Iyemero Ekiti in Ikole Local Government area of Ekiti State, have demanded a N30 million ransom for his release. Mr Olodan was kidnappe... Read More


Inside Story: How gunmen attacked Igangan, killed many

Nigeria, June 14 -- Lateef Adeniyi was sleeping in his room late on Saturday night, June 5, when he heard the sound of gunshots. As the head of the Vigilante Group in Igangan community, he hurriedly ... Read More


Police arrest woman for allegedly selling own daughters

Nigeria, June 14 -- The police in Ogun State have arrested one Blessing Ebuneku for allegedly selling her two daughters for N300,000. According to a statement on Sunday by Abimbola Oyeyemi, the polic... Read More


INFOGRAPHICS: How women farmers are responding to climate change in a Nigerian state

Nigeria, June 14 -- To verify the claims of reduced rainfall in Nasarawa by the female farmers, PREMIUM TIMES on May 4 requested from NiMet data on rainfall pattern in the North Central region between... Read More


Deep Blue Project: Taking the fight to pirates, By Dakuku Peterside

Nigeria, June 14 -- With each passing day as a nation, it becomes more apparent that we have too much on our plate. The challenge of unemployment, poverty, widespread insecurity, COVID-19 induced econ... Read More


INFOGRAPHICS: Blood Donor Day: Severe consequences as Nigeria gets 27% of annual blood need

Nigeria, June 14 -- Today, in line with the tradition of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Nigeria joins countries around the world to mark this year's edition of the World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). ... Read More


Banditry: Zamfara set to implement report indicting traditional rulers - Governor

Nigeria, June 14 -- The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Saturday said he will implement a report submitted to him in 2019 on how to tackle banditry in the state. The governor had set u... Read More


Bauchi governor appoints new chief of staff

Nigeria, June 14 -- Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has appointed Aminu Gamawa as the new Chief of Staff, Government House, Bauchi. He replaces Mr Ladan Salihu, sacked on June 9, alongside the... Read More


Akwa Ibom govt adds two Airbus to Ibom Air fleet

Nigeria, June 14 -- The Akwa Ibom State Government on Sunday took delivery of two new aircraft - Airbus A220 series - a new addition to the fleet of Ibom Airline. Ibom Air, which is wholly owned by t... Read More