Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Nigeria, U.S. fight for Hushpuppi’s custody from UAE — Sources

The arrest this week of a Nigerian Instagram celebrity has pitted Nigerian detectives against their counterparts from the United Arab Emirates and the United States, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. Nigeria and...

Edo Election: APC disqualifies Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki has been disqualified from contesting in the primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2020 election. Mr Obaseki was disqualified by a screening panel constituted by...
NYSC member, two underage girls raped

As rape cases increase, Nigerian govt vows decisive action

The federal government has pledged to take decisive action against rapists, especially given the upsurge in reported rape cases. The Federal Executive Council took the decision at its meeting Wednesday following...
NYSC member, two underage girls raped

NYSC member, two underage girls raped

A 21-year-old Nigerian woman doing her mandatory national service in Akwa Ibom State, South-south Nigeria, has been gang-raped in Uyo, the police have said. Nigerians have been demanding tougher actions on...

About 4 in 10 Nigerians lost their jobs in April — NBS

Not less than four in every ten Nigerians (42 per cent) who were working before the outbreak of coronavirus in the country lost their jobs due to the impact of...

Student amputated after being shot by Nigerian soldier seeks help

A Nigerian student whose left leg was amputated after he was shot by a soldier says he is helpless after military authorities in Nigeria told him they were not liable...
Nigeria records 348 new cases, total exceeds 11,000

Nigeria records 348 new cases, total exceeds 11,000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, announced 348 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 11,166. One death was recorded...
INTERVIEW: Nigeria doesn't need PIB to deregulate oil sector

INTERVIEW: Nigeria doesn’t need PIB to deregulate oil sector

The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged the global economy and impacted the international oil market. But, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, says Nigeria...

Officials indifferent as Dangote refinery violated lockdown rules

The Nigerian government may have deliberately ignored the violation of its lockdown order by the Dangote Group in Lagos at the site of what the latter plans to be Africa’s...

Supreme Court affirms Ifeanyi Ubah’s election as Anambra South senator

The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the election of Ifeanyi Ubah of Young Progressives Party (YPP) as duly elected to represent Anambra South Senatorial District at the National Assembly. The apex...

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