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Super Eagles

Nigeria, Burkina Faso friendly ‘cancelled’

The game was fixed for Monday night at the same venue where the Eagles played Senegal on Thursday.

National Commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh

Peace Corps commandant still held by police six days after

Mr. Akoh’s representatives deny claims by the police that the peace corps commandant had been charged.

FILE PHOTO: Murtala Nyako stepping into the court

How ex-Governor Nyako diverted N1.2bn to private companies -Witness

Under cross-examination, Mr. Ayogu said at various times, several amounts of money were credited into the account of Crust Energy Limited.

FILE PHOTO: President Buhari in Army Uniform

Buhari heads to Sambisa Forest Monday

The Forest was stronghold of the Boko Haram sect

Nigerian Army

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army demotes officer

The army court martial demoted the captain.

Omoyele Sowore

Man who attacked Sowore in Lagos petitions Ambode, wants Sahara Reporters publisher ejected

Mr. Sowore dismisses the petition as proxy attack from powerful political interests in Nigeria.

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu [Photo: Channels TV]

Anti-Magu forces launch fresh offensive, release another damning report

The SSS had, in controversial reports to the Senate, claimed Mr. Magu is tainted and should not be confirmed to head the nation’s top anti-corruption body.

Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni

How we stopped woman from jumping into Lagoon in Lagos — Police

“The problem is too much for me to bear. I want to go back to God.”


Premium Times Centre organises security training for journalists, CSOs

The training is a response to recent attacks, arrests and threats to journalists and human rights defenders

President Muhammadu Buhari at his office

Buhari formally writes UK prime minister over parliament attack

The president thanks the UK for its support in degrading Boko Haram.


Mother arrested for beating her teenage son to death

The woman ran away after killing her son but was later arrested, the police said.

House of Reps [Photo: Twitter - @HouseNGR]

Reps committee invites Emefiele, Kachikwu over alleged forex diversion

The chief of Navy has also been invited.


Ahmadu Bello University reacts to Dino Melaye certificate controversy

The senator is accused of parading a fake certificate.

House of Reps

Reps suspend bill seeking punishment for sexual harassment in tertiary institutions

Lawmakers want the bill to go beyond higher institutions.

Immigration officials screening Nigerian returnee from Libya during their arrival at the

Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday.

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Another 155 Nigerians return from Libya

“We are here to welcome our nationals who have signified their intention to come back home from Libya.”

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

PDP Crisis: Dickson meets Sheriff, Makarfi groups

Both sides agreed to “cease fire”.


Alleged N450 million fraud: Court admits evidence against ex-minister, senior advocate

The two officials have pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Nigerian Warship (Photo:THISDAYLIVE)

Nigeria, 29 nations deploy warships for military exercise

Some of the participating countries are Spain, South Africa, Togo, Turkey, the Netherlands, and the USA.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

Nigeria recorded 11, 363 road accidents in 2016—NBS

Abuja recorded the highest number of accidents, followed by Kaduna and Niger States.

Nigerian Senate

Buhari nominates 27 INEC Electoral Commissioners (FULL LIST)

Since March 4, 33 states have been without Resident Electoral Commissioners.

Cynthia Osokogu

Two found guilty of killing Cynthia Osokogu

Cynthia Osokogu was lured to Lagos on Facebook and murdered.

Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal.

Grass-Cutting Scandal: SGF Lawal makes U-turn, promises to appear before Senators on new date

Mr. Lawal had earlier said he would not appear before the Senators.

PDP Crisis: Ali Modu Sheriff vs. Ahmed Makarfi

PDP Crisis: Supreme Court to determine Makarfi’s application May 4

The Court of Appeal had declared Mr. Sheriff authentic PDP leader.

Nigerian Senate

Senate rejects two ambassadorial nominees

Forty five nominees were approved.

Minister of Budget and National Planning Senator Udoma Udo Udoma [Photo Credit: Channels TV]

Merits, defects of Nigeria’s economic recovery, growth plan – Experts

The Federal Government unveiled the National Economic Recovery and Growth Plan two weeks ago.