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Nigerian Police on patrol

Police parade ‘fake officer’ 48 other crime suspects

He said that the suspect was arrested through a tip off.

Farmers [Photo Credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Farmers have sex more often than other professionals – Study

Journalists are at the end of the scale — with one-fifth claiming they only had sex once a month.

The tanker fire incident in Onitsha

Another petrol tanker fire hits Onitsha

The fire incident occurred at Omaba Phase two around Chukwudi Bus Stop, Onitsha, after another tanker laden with petrol fell at the middle of Onitsha/Enugu Expressway about 3.30 a.m. on Friday.

Federal Ministry of Agriculture

Nigeria has standardised seed production, distribution – Minister

The minister said Nigeria is working to become West Africa’s hub for excellent seed practices.

‎Guinean President, Alpha Condé

Five reported dead in protests against Guinea President Conde’s third term bid

Citizens of the West African country fear that 81-year old President Alpha Conde, who has already served two terms (10 years), wants a third term


Bauchi fires school principal for underfeeding students

The state government sacked the principal and some staff of Hassan Usman Katsina Unity College for serving the food of 350 students to over 1,200 students

Patrick Day (red trunks) reacts after getting knocked down by Charles Conwell (not pictured) during a USBA Super-Welterweight boxing match

American boxer, Patrick Day, dies following brutal knockout

Day’s death comes after a 23-year-old Argentine super lightweight, Hugo Santillan, died in July from injuries suffered in the ring

Nigeria Human Rights

El-Rufai: Ex-Human Rights Commission chief Odinkalu challenges court jurisdiction over trial

The Kaduna government instituted a case against Mr Odinkalu after he criticised Gov- El-Rufai’s comments after killings in the state.

Buhari Signing

Buhari may sign Peace Corps Bill — Aide

The House of Representatives has reintroduced the Peace Corp Bill, which has since passed second reading and waiting final passage.

Again, Trump threatens Turkey over Syria

“Don’t be a tough guy. Don’t be a fool,” Mr Trump said, adding: “I will call you later.”


Grass Cutting Scandal: Absence of judge stalls trial of former SGF Babachir

EFCC, in March, re-arraigned the former SGF on a 10-count amended charge.

Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige

Minimum Wage: Nigerian govt, Labour locked in negotiation hours to strike deadline

An agreement by both parties will be an indication there would be no national strike.

University of Ibadan (UI)

Sex-For-Grades: UI releases hotlines for sexual harassment complaints

The Vice-Chancellor, Abel Olayinka, said the University of Ibadan has zero-tolerance for sexual harassments and misconducts.

SGF Boss Mustapha

Faceless persons using my office for fraudulent acts – SGF

The SGF warns the faceless persons using the social media and other platforms to lure unsuspecting members of the public to submit CVs at a fee to his office, to desist from the acts.

Kazeem Yusuf

Man, 28, arrested for allegedly beating wife to death

Kazeem Yusuf allegedly beat his 26-year-old wife to death during an argument

2020 Armed Forces Emblem

Buhari inaugurates 2020 Armed Forces Emblem, donates N10 million

The president encouraged Nigerians to donate generously in support of veterans and dependents of the fallen heroes.

Xenophobic Attack in South Africa

Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

Mr Otugo, 41, a native of Nimo in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra, was allegedly stabbed to death by unknown assailants over a business disagreement.


Minimum Wage: NLC shuts down offices, schools in Asaba

The NLC members were seen patrolling Asaba in a marked Hiace mini-bus, closing government offices and turning back school children.

Dapo Olorunyonmi

Ebola: Premium Times publisher urges special honour for Adadevoh

Mrs Adadevoh was the endocrinologist at a private hospital in Lagos when a victim of the dreaded illness arrived into the country.

EFCC operatives

Alleged N978m Oil Fraud: Court rejects defendant’s ‘appeal’ that judge refuses self

Mr Ali-Peters and his firm are standing on a 21-count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence, diversion of Federal Government funds and forgery.


EFCC re-arraigns Atiku’s lawyer for allegedly laundering $2 million

The duo was first arraigned before Justice Nicholas Oweibo on a 3-count charge bordering on the alleged offence on August 14.

Federal Ministry of Agriculture

Cry of hunger in Nigeria laughable — Minister

The minister says food is cheap in the country and describes the cry by some Nigerians of hunger in the land as laughable.

Seplat Oil

Seplat Oil set to acquire London-listed oil firm, Eland

Seplat’s acquisition of Eland, whose main asset is the OML 40 license in the Niger Delta, is projected to boost Seplat’s production to 64,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day.


Nigerian Air Force wings ‘first female fighter pilot in 55 years’

NAF says 61 pilots are currently undergoing basic flying training, while 50 are undergoing various forms of advanced flying training courses both locally and abroad.

Nigerian Customs Officials

Rice Importation Ban: Customs officials ‘kill’ smugglers’ informant in Jigawa

Tasiu Muhammad, 22, a resident of Babura Local Government Area, was shot dead at Unguwar Gawo allegedly by officials of the Nigeria Customs Service.