Wike’s spokesperson, Simeon Nwakaudu, is dead

Governor Nyesom Wike’s media aide, Simeon Nwakaudu, is dead. The Commissioner for Information in Rivers State, Paulinus Nsirim, disclosed this in a statement...

INTERVIEW: COVID-19: What we discussed with Buhari

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, on Sunday, led members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to...

Nigeria’s Taiwo Awoniyi scores first Bundesliga goal

Nigeria youth international, Taiwo Awoniyi,l has finally scored his first goal in the German top flight. Awoniyi ended his wait for his first Bundesliga goal...

FG gives Kano 139 truckloads of foodstuff

The federal government said it has delivered a total of 139 truckloads of foodstuff to the government of Kano State for distribution to the...

Madagascar records first COVID-19 death

Madagascar has registered its first death from Coronavirus. The country’s national COVID-19 taskforce announced on Sunday that the victim is a 57-year-old medical worker who...

Nigerian basketball star distributes relief materials

A member of Nigeria’s national basketball team, D’Tigers, Kelechi Anuna, has donated COVID-19 relief materials to some residents in his home town, Mbieri, in...

Bribery allegations against Keshi baseless

A former Super Eagles assistant manager, Valere Houdonou, has joined the raging debate stirred up by bribery allegations levelled by some ex-national team players...

Mauritius, Eritrea, Cambodia among countries with no active cases

Coronavirus might have plagued about 213 countries and territories in the world, but no fewer than six of these countries currently do not have...

Photos: Buhari receives briefing from Presidential Task Force on COVID-19

President Buhari today Sunday, May 17, received a situation report from members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. The President in March, imposed a...

COVID-19: Madagascar records first coronavirus pandemic death

Some weeks after developing a herbal mixture claimed to be capable of dealing with the coronavirus, Madagascar, on Saturday, May 16, recorded its first...

Doting husband and wife celebrate 15th wedding anniversary with their 11...

A black American couple has left members of the internet community inspired with their love story, as they celebrate 15 solid years of being...

Promasidor Contributes over N280 Million in Cash, Food Products towards COVID-19...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world with numbers of confirmed cases increasing astronomically daily in Nigeria and globally, Promasidor Nigeria Ltd...

INTERVIEW: Low budgetary releases limiting effectiveness of Nigeria’s military

Babajimi Benson is the chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Defence. In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Mr Benson who represents Ikorodu...

Bauchi governor extends tenures of LG chairpersons, postpones council polls

The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, on Sunday swore in four local government caretaker committee chairpersons following the extension of their tenures by...

Gambari’s appointment excites Governors – Fayemi

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has expressed excitement over the appointment of Ibrahim Gambari as the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. The forum...

Oyo shuts down company after 30 employees test positive

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, said a company in Ibadan South West Local Government Area has been shut down after 30 of its...

Presidency announces ‘major proactive’ military operation in Katsina

A day after scores of residents of a Katsina community blocked a highway to protest incessant attacks by armed bandits, the presidency announced the...

Insecurity: University lecturer killed in Jos, businessman kidnapped in Makurdi

The Police Command in Plateau has confirmed the killing of Nandi Drenkat, a lecturer with the University of Jos, by gunmen. Edward Egbuka, the Commissioner...

Nigeria records 3,947 road crashes, 1,758 deaths between January and March

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has recorded 3,947 road crashes and 1,758 deaths in the first quarter of 2020. The Corps Public Education Officer,...

Over 1400 lives lost to violence in Nigeria between January and...

At least 1,416 lives have been lost to violence in the first quarter of this year in Nigeria, a new report by Global Rights...

Coronavirus: Three Nigerians evacuated from Dubai test positive

Three out of the 256 Nigerians recently evacuated from Dubai have tested positive for coronavirus in Lagos, an official has said. Akin Abayomi, the Lagos...

“I feed a lot of hungry people daily” – Bobrisky brags...

Nigerian cross dresser, Idris Okuneye mostly addressed as Bobrisky has shared some screenshots of his conversation with a number of people that he claimed...

Buhari extends Akabueze’s tenure as DG Budget Office

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Benjamin Akabueze as Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation. The renewal was contained in a...

Uche Ogbodo celebrates her 34th birthday with stunning new photos

Nollywood Actress, Uche Ogbodo is celebrating her 34th birthday today May 17, and she has released stunning photos of herself to mark her special...

Akwa Ibom rejects 10 vehicles from ExxonMobil

The Akwa Ibom State Government said it has rejected 10 vehicles donated to it by ExxonMobil. The vehicles, which are coastal buses and SUVs, were...

Couple and their guests take to their heels as COVID-19 task...

Members of the Cross Rivers state COVID-19 taskforce disrupted a wedding that held at the Christ Apostolic Church in Calabar, the state capital yesterday...

We prefer death from coronavirus to being killed by bandits

Following the recent wave of gruesome attacks on innocent villagers in several communities at Ruma and Batsari Local Government Areas (LGAs), in Katsina State,...

COVID19: We can’t mobilise NYSC members now

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has said that it has no intention to mobilize prospective corps members anytime soon, especially as the country...

Kaduna PDP suspends Hunkuyi, six others from party

The Kaduna State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended a former senator, Suleiman Hunkuyi, from the party. Mr Hunkuyi and another former...

Madagascar records first death from COVID-19

Madagascar has registered its first coronavirus death, two months after its index case, the national COVID-19 taskforce said on Sunday, according to news site...