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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...

The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced...

Officers of the Nigeria Customs Service have intercepted contrabands with a duty paid value worth N101,027,350 smuggled into the country through various illegal routes existing in Katsina State. The total...

The Police Council has confirmed Usman Alkali Baba as the Inspector General of Police. Usman Alkali was confirmed on Friday during a meeting of the council in Abuja presided over by President Buhari. Minister...

The Niger State Government has assured that they are making progress in the negotiation with the abductors of 136 pupils to ensure their release. The deputy governor of the state, Ahmed Ketso disclosed...

Gunmen riding motorcycles on Thursday hijacked a school bus at Oba Ile Estate in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State. It is not yet clear how many pupils were inside the bus. Eyewitnesses said...

The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the appointment of Mr Ebikibina John Ogborodi as new acting Registrar. The appointment followed the death of the Registrar,...

A Senior Special Assistant to Benue Governor Samuel Ortom on Security, Christopher Dega, has been shot dead. Mr Dega, a retired police officer, was killed in Jos, the Plateau State capital. According to...

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting at the State House, Abuja While some of the cabinet members are physically present at the council chamber, others...