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Tension Rises In Igboland, Thousands Protest, Want To Break From Hausa -Yoruba Dominated Nigeria

Tension rose in Igboland on Friday with thousands of people protesting and blocking the popular Onitsha bridge in Anambra State and saying that Nigeria is unfair to the Igbo and Biafraland could bring healing justice to a tribe terribly...

Breaking! Dasuki Reacts: I Was Never Invited By Any Panel On Arm Purchase

The immediate National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki, whose home was besieged by security agents allegedly because he is refusing to answer questions about a $2 billion arms deal, has denied ever receiving any invitation letter to appear before any...

Ambode Reads Riot Act To Lagos Reckless Drivers, Gives Tank Farm Owners 90-Day Ultimatum

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, read the riot act to commercial motorcycle operators popularly called Okada riders, commercial bus drivers and street hawkers at a press briefing on Friday and warned that no one would be spared.Habib Aruna, Ambode's spokesman,...

Inside Ekiti’s Rusty And Brittle Water Pipelines As World Bank Promises $50M

The World Bank announced on Thursday that it will spend $50 million, about N10 billion, on projects to bring potable water to the South Western Nigerian State of Ekiti where most residents still rely on dirty streams and Wells for drinking water.Chief...

Nigerian Prophet, T.B. Joshua, Travels To Tanzania For Presidential Inauguration, But Misses Event

Popular but controversial Nigerian Prophet, T.B. Joshua, who travelled to Tanzania for the inauguration of President John Pombe Magufuli ended up missing the event on Thursday.Despite his presidential welcome and high-profile arrival in Tanzania’s capital city of Dar es Salaam, T.B....

Nigeria’s Economy In Limbo, Naira Crashes To Lowest Under Buhari As Policies Cripple Country

The Nigerian currency crashed again on Thursday with a dollar selling for 231.5 naira at virtually all markets, as the economy collapses under President Muhammadu Buhari already distracted by Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast, a marginalisation anger in...

Count Yourselves Lucky To Have Been Chosen, Buhari Tells Ministers-Designate At Presidential Retreat

President Muhammadu Buhari told ministers-designate at a presidential retreat on Thursday that they were privileged to have been chosen among millions and urged them to avoid waste and administer resources.Below is his speech at the event OPENING REMARKS BY PRESIDENT...

Asset declaration: SERAP Wants NBA To Probe Saraki’s Lawyers For Walking Out On CCT

Press StatementSocio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to “urgently investigate the conduct of lawyers to the Senate President Bukola Saraki, for walking out on the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Thursday  after...

Let’s All Join Hands To Fight Boko Haram, Buhari Tells African Leaders As Deadline Approaches

African leaders must come together to defeat Boko Haram and terrorism on the continent, Nigerian leader, Muhammadu Buhari, declared on Thursday, seven weeks to the deadline he gave himself to defeat the terrorists who pledged allegiance to the Islamic...

Breaking! Saraki’s Lawyers Storm Out Of “Rascal” Court

By Premiumtimesng.ComThe legal team of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday withdrew their representation in the corruption trial of Mr. Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.The lawyers left the tribunal on Thursday after the special court refused...
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America’s global payment technology company Visa paying $200 million for 20% stake in Nigeria’s Interswitch

Visa Inc., an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Foster City, California, is paying $200 million for 20% stake in...
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Sky-high optimism as delegates from 109 countries attend the 2019 African Investment Forum in South Africa

Delegates from 109 countries, including from 61 non African nations, are headed for Johannesburg for the African Investment Forum starting on...

Speaker Gbajabiamila mourns David West

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Representatives Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila has described as unfortunate and painful the passing away of...

Nigerian Senate President mourns Tam David-West

President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan mourns the death of a two-time Federal minister, Professor Tam David-West, who died on...

Aisha Buhari has just hosted a prayer session for Nigeria, her spokesman says

Nigeria's First Lady Aisha Buhari held a prayer session for Nigeria on Monday, her spokesman Aliyu Abdullahi, said in a statement...

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