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Technology will play a key role in ensuring Nigeria stays cost competitive in today’s oil market, Mr. Roger Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Seplat Plc, has said. The Seplat CEO said this in his keynote...

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken delivery of the first ever Nigeria-made cellphone called ITF Mobile. The product was presented to him by Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo,...

The Federal Government through its National Social Investment Management System has shortlisted 550,000 applicants for the final selection for Batch C of the N-Power programme. The Minister of Humanitarian...

El Salvador became the first country in the world to officially adopt Bitcoin as legal tender on Wednesday, according to a tweet from the president’s communication secretary. Congress passed the...

The Senate has directed its Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to screen and confirm the appointment of one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aides Lauretta Onochie, and...

French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face by a man on Tuesday during a visit to a small town in southeastern France, an incident that prompted a wide show of support from French politicians...

Members of Nigeria’s main opposition party, PDP, in the House of Representatives yesterday walked out of plenary after the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, turned down a request to get the House to ask...

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has congratulated the President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE)), Mr. Mustapha Isa, on his re-election as the president of the guild. The Group Managing...

Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has disclosed that the country’s Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, will be passed before the end of June 2021. Lawan who made this disclosure at the opening...

At least three persons were killed during an attack by bandits along the Kaduna-Zaria highway in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The bandits were said to have invaded Dunki village near the...

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over an emergency National Security meeting at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. The meeting is expected to review the current state of insecurity in various...

The House of Representatives has passed decided to investigate decision of the Federal Government to ban operations of twitter in Nigeria. It said it will also consider the legal frame works upon which...

The National Broadcasting Commission has directed all broadcast stations in the country to suspend the patronage of Twitter with immediate effect. The NBC said the decision followed the suspension of Twitter...

The Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali Baba has announced the immediate suspension of tinted vehicle windscreens in Nigeria. The IGP announced this on Monday during a meeting with senior police officers...

The Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) militant group said in an audio recording on Sunday that Abubakar Shekau, leader of rival Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram, was dead. Shekau died...

Some bandits have killed 26 persons including a police officer in another deadly attack on some communities in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Saturday. Spokesperson of the Zamfara Police...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has threatened legal action against the Federal Government over its ban of Twitter operations in Nigeria. This was disclosed in...

The police in Oyo State have confirmed the death of 11 people in an attack on Igangan community in Ibarapa area of the state. The police in a statement made available to PREMIUM TIMES on Monday by its...

The Onion Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria has threatened to stop the supply of onions down to the South from June 7, 2021. The association said it would carry out the threat if the government...

Nigerian preacher and televangelist, Temitope Balogun Joshua has died. The church management confirmed his death in a statement issued on Sunday. According to the statement, Joshua, aged 57, died on Saturday. The...