Why I want some perpetrators of hate speech killed – Nigerian Senator

Sabi Abdullahi, the senator who introduced a bill for the establishment of Independent National Commission for Hate Speeches, has explained why a penalty of death sentence was included in the bill.

Why I want some perpetrators of hate speech killed – Nigerian Senator

Sabi Abdullahi, the senator who introduced a bill for the establishment of Independent National Commission for Hate Speeches, has explained why a penalty of death sentence was included in the bill. The proposed commission would enforce hate speech laws across the country, and ensure the “elimination” of hate speech, the bill says. The bill which […]

Nigerian University announces new ‘cancer, diabetes drugs’

A Nigerian university says it has developed new drugs to treat diabetes and cancer. The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University Dutse, Jigawa state, Fatima Batul Muktar, said this on Monday at a press briefing marking the third convocation of the university.

A Nigerian university says it has developed new drugs to treat diabetes and cancer. The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University Dutse, Jigawa state, Fatima Batul Muktar, said this on Monday at a press briefing marking the third convocation of the university. She said the anti-diabetic drug has successfully passed pre-clinical stage and has gotten ”ethical […]

Yobe Government blames Nigerian military over Dapchi’s abduction

The Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, has blamed the Nigeria military for the attack on Dapchi town and the abduction of schoolgirls from the community by Boko Haram. Mr. Gaidam said the attack came barely a week after the military withdrew troops from the town. He said if the soldiers had been on ground, […]

How Boko Haram Attack, Kidnap Of Dapchi Schoolgirls Occurred – Residents, School Staff

Residents of Dapchi, the Yobe community attacked on Monday, said the Boko Haram gunmen that invaded their community had no other mission than to abduct the female students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi.

How Boko Haram Attack, Kidnap Of Dapchi Schoolgirls Occurred – Residents, School Staff

Residents of Dapchi, the Yobe community attacked on Monday, said the Boko Haram gunmen that invaded their community had no other mission than to abduct the female students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi. The grieving parents, relatives and residents of Dapchi, a dusty agrarian community, informed PREMIUM TIMES that the gunmen that […]

Fuel scarcity may worsen as depot owners give 14-day ultimatum

While Nigerians across many states continue to grapple with the unavailability of petrol at the official price, the situation may get worse due to the threat by depot owners.

Fuel scarcity may worsen as depot owners give 14-day ultimatum

While Nigerians across many states continue to grapple with the unavailability of petrol at the official price, the situation may get worse due to the threat by depot owners. On Tuesday, the Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria, DAPPMAN, gave the federal government a 14-day ultimatum to settle a N650 billion debt allegedly […]

Analysis: Dana Air’s many troubles and aviation regulation in Nigeria

On Tuesday, 49 people escaped death as a Dana aircraft overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt Airport after it touched down.

Analysis: Dana Air’s many troubles and aviation regulation in Nigeria

On Tuesday, 49 people escaped death as a Dana aircraft overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt Airport after it touched down. An aircraft is said to have overshot the runway when it moves beyond the specified point due to over speeding or its inability to stop. But the aircraft, which left Abuja for the […]

Nigerian Air Force Explains Controversy over Drone built under Jonathan, lunch by Buhari

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday weighed in on the debates about the first Nigerian-built unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). President Muhammadu Buhari sparked the debates when he claimed on Twitter Thursday night that he had just commissioned the ‘first-ever’ UAV (or drone) built by the NAF engineers.

Nigerian Air Force Explains Controversy over Drone built under Jonathan, lunch by Buhari

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday weighed in on the debates about the first Nigerian-built unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). President Muhammadu Buhari sparked the debates when he claimed on Twitter Thursday night that he had just commissioned the ‘first-ever’ UAV (or drone) built by the NAF engineers. “Today in Kaduna I attended the induction […]

EXCLUSIVE: JAMB official blames Boko Haram for missing funds, another says poverty ‘stole’ N7million

The Yobe State Coordinator of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, Sanusi Atose, has blamed the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria’s North-East for his inability to account for N613,000 belonging to the board.

EXCLUSIVE: JAMB official blames Boko Haram for missing funds, another says poverty ‘stole’ N7million

The Yobe State Coordinator of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, Sanusi Atose, has blamed the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria’s North-East for his inability to account for N613,000 belonging to the board. JAMB had summoned Mr. Atose to Abuja to appear before an administrative panel led by Registrar Ishaq Oloyede to explain the disappearance […]

Without Buhari in 2019, Corruption Will Automatically Return – Rotimi Amaechi

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that corruption will return to the country “automatically” if Nigerians vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

Without Buhari in 2019, Corruption Will Automatically Return – Rotimi Amaechi

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that corruption will return to the country “automatically” if Nigerians vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Mr. Amaechi said this to journalists on Thursday at his office. “Let me tell you, if we don’t win, corruption will come back automatically,” he said. “Nobody will beg it.” […]

UK declares Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Christ Embassy church insolvent

The United Kingdom branch of Christ Embassy, owned by popular Nigerian televangelist, Chris Oyakhilome, is broke and has been declared insolvent by the Charity Commission, the agency that regulates charity organisations in the country.

UK declares Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Christ Embassy church insolvent

The United Kingdom branch of Christ Embassy, owned by popular Nigerian televangelist, Chris Oyakhilome, is broke and has been declared insolvent by the Charity Commission, the agency that regulates charity organisations in the country. The ministry also admitted in its belated 2015 financial Statement (the church’s last annual return, which it published in 2017) that […]