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A trailer used to illustrate the story (Photo Credit: PM News)

Trailer loaded with cows kills three people, injures 24 others

“We have also recorded the death of seven cows.”

Deji Adeyanju (Photo Credit: Politics Nigeria)

Police still holding Deji Adeyanju as evidence emerges of previous acquittal

The activist was freed of murder charges after a lengthy trial.

Abubakar Usman

Declare me APC spokesperson, blogger tells court

Mr Usman is asking the court to declare him as the substantive spokesperson of the party.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

What Nigerians must do to prevent infectious diseases

The official lists some steps Nigerians can take.

Tukur Buratai

Three CSOs write Buratai, demand details of money spent fighting Boko Haram

The groups made an FOI request to the army chief.

Theresa May during the Tory conference [Photo: The Week UK]

Brexit: Theresa May attacks Tony Blair

Theresa May says a new vote would be a “gross betrayal” of democracy.

Members of the House of Reps

National Assembly workers threaten strike, may affect Buhari’s budget presentation

The aggrieved workers earlier shut down the National Assembly on December 4.

Adedapo Abiodun [Photo: PLATFORM TIMES]

Ogun APC governorship candidate Dapo Abiodun in certificate scandal, risks disqualification

The ruling APC is under pressure to disqualify yet another candidate accused of not taking part in NYSC

Ibrahim Babangida salutes Buhari at 76th birthday

Mr Babangida’s last public message to Mr Buhari was his call for the president to retire in 2019.

From left: Umar Gesto of Young Progressives Party (YPP); Peter Obi of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); Yemi Osinbajo of All Progressives Congress (APC); Khadija Abdullahi of Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN); and Ganiyu Galadima of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), during the 2018 Vice Presidential Debate organise by Nigeria Election Debates Group in Abuja on Friday (14/12/18) 06664/14/12/2018/Hogan Bassey/BJO/NAN

#2019 Debate: Attendees rate Peter Obi, Osinbajo

A PREMIUM TIMES’ sample of the audience showed the PDP candidate was propelled by his statistics prowess.

From left: Umar Gesto of Young Progressives Party (YPP); Peter Obi of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); Yemi Osinbajo of All Progressives Congress (APC); Khadija Abdullahi of Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN); and Ganiyu Galadima of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), during the 2018 Vice Presidential Debate organise by Nigeria Election Debates Group in Abuja on Friday (14/12/18) 06664/14/12/2018/Hogan Bassey/BJO/NAN

I can’t wait to debate Buhari — Atiku

The PDP presidential candidate expresses pride in his running mate’s performance at vice-presidential debates on Friday night.

Saudi Arabia announces new measures for hajj

Hajj 2019: Saudi Arabia announces new measures for hajj

From 2019, the authorities say they will introduce a timetable for countries to carry out their tawaf.

Nigerian soldiers battling Boko Haram in Borno community

The fighting is taking place near Metele, the village where soldiers were recently massacred.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo launches Human Capital Development Program; Healthy, Educated and Productive Nigerians for a Globally Competitive Nation by 2030 at the Extended National Economic Council

Human Capital Development: Stop the blame game, Osinbajo tells governors

UK’s Department For International Development (DFID) said Nigeria is ranked near the bottom of the World Bank’s Human Capital Index, 152 out of 157 countries

Nigerian Army after recapturing Mubi

Boko Haram: Presidency speaks on Nigerian Army’s ‘suspension’ of UNICEF activities

Amnesty International condemns the action of the Nigerian Army.

Nigerian troopsused to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Army buries 19 soldiers killed by insurgents in Borno

About 23 soldiers were killed and 31 others wounded in November when insurgents attacked 157 Task Force Battalion, Metele.

File photo of President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to President @realDonaldTrump in the Oval Office and Press Conference in the Rose Garden.

Nigeria’s 2019 poll ‘critical test’ for Africa — U.S.

The country says it has no preferred candidate in Nigeria.

From left: Umar Gesto of Young Progressives Party (YPP); Peter Obi of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); Yemi Osinbajo of All Progressives Congress (APC); Khadija Abdullahi of Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN); and Ganiyu Galadima of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), during the 2018 Vice Presidential Debate organise by Nigeria Election Debates Group in Abuja on Friday (14/12/18) 06665/14/12/2018/Hogan Bassey/BJO/NAN

Osinbajo, Peter Obi, three other vice presidential candidates debate (LIVE UPDATES)

The candidates were selected earlier this week.

former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke

Court sacks Duke as SDP presidential candidate, picks Jerry Gana

The court said the constitution of the party stipulates that the national chairman and presidential candidate cannot come from the southern part of the country.

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola

Fashola under fire over claims govt isn’t responsible for poor electricity

Nigerians have reacted with outrage after the minister refused to take responsibility.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a meeting with APC Governors. [Photo credit: Official twitter handle of Bashir Ahmaad]

Buhari in closed meeting with governors

The meeting is believed to discuss a new minimum wage.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a meeting with APC Governors. [Photo credit: Official twitter handle of Bashir Ahmaad]

Minimum Wage: Again, governors to meet Buhari

A meeting is expected before 1p.m. Friday.

Ibrahim Shekarau

Shekarau, Yerima, Yayale others in Villa to meet Buhari

It is the first meeting between President Buhari and former Gov. Shekarau since the latter returned to APC.

Aisha Buhari’s Akwa Ibom visit sparks row over senator’s vehicles

The state government accuses former Gov. Akpabio of hijacking the trip.

Mr and Mrs Michael Ogbanje, parents of the deceased

How I discovered my daughter Ochanya had been repeatedly raped by her uncle – Father

Ochanya Ogbanje, 13, died of Vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) in October.