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Nigerians dump decayed naira notes inside waste bin as deadline beckons

Some unknown men have dumped damaged Naira notes at an undisclosed location. This is coming as expired Naira notes...

Spectrum auction wiill democratize broadband for Nigerians – Danbatta

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said the ongoing process to auction two additional lots in the 3.5GHz...

22 institutions, others to enjoy N16.7 billion broadband access projects

L-R: Prof. Muhammed Abubakar, Managing Director, Galaxy Backbone; Prof. Adeolu Akande, Chairman, Board of Commissioners, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC); Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Communications and...

Lawmakers, monarch endorse Dangote’s CSR schemes

The Dangote Coal Mines Limited has walked off with coveted accolades for its philanthropic strides as Nigeria’s Federal...

Ghana moves to buy oil with gold instead of U.S. dollars

Ghana's Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia has said that the country is developing a new strategy that would see it purchase oil products...

AEDC declares fresh blackout in Abuja

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), has announced that there will be power interruption in some parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)...

COLUMN/OPINION

Of 2023 and our cornucopia of excesses, by Hassan Gimba

Cornucopia, a word with Latin origin and Greek history, comes from the Latin cornu copiae, which translates literally to...

It’s the economy, stupid!, Nick Dazang

Reminiscent of the Labour Party sweep of parliamentary seats in Britain in the immediate aftermath of World War II, George Herbert Walker...

We need change of tactics in the anti-graft war, by Dan Agbese

It would be uncharitable to suggest that successive Nigerian leaders have spoken from both sides of the mouth in tackling corruption in...

Succour for abandoned children, by Zainab Suleiman Okino

The story of the Nigerian child is replete with abandonment and absence of parental care. From growing outside...

PREMIUM TIMES Editor-in-Chief, Musikilu Mojeed, to release book on Obasanjo’s ‘Secret’ letters

The Editor-in-Chief of PREMIUM TIMES, Musikilu Mojeed, will, on December 1, 2022, release his debut book to the...

How not to redesign the naira, by Hassan Gimba

Among the reasons given by the Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, for the redesigning of...

CORONAVIRUS

COVID-19: Nigeria administered 93.5m doses of vaccines to 65.5m eligible Nigerians

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), revealed that 93.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered to 65.5 million eligible Nigerians...

COVID-19: Locally-made vaccine set for trial by November

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Federal Government is set for trial by November 2022. The project, which is...

COVID-19: NCDC records 144 fresh cases in Abuja, Lagos, others

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 144 new cases of the COVID-19 virus with Lagos State leading other states...

Biden tests positive for COVID, White House reveals

President Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and is experiencing very mild symptoms, the White House announced. Mr....

COVID-19: Fresh cases jump to 67% in two weeks

The COVID-19 infections in the country have risen by 67 per cent, the latest figures according to The PUNCH report

FCT Minister tests positive for COVID-19

By Abdullahi Muhammad, Abuja Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Minister(FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello...

Crossover night: FCTA insist on 50% hall capacity for worship centres

Says nightclubs, others remain shut By Muhammad Abdullahi, Abuja The Federal Capital...

Omicron: FG responsible for UK travel restrictions- Prof Tomori

Says travel bans racism, inequity By Abdullahi Mohammed, AbujaMr Oyewale Tomori, a professor of virology and educational administrator said...

Buhari Administration fact sheet

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Buhari’s in-law quits APC

Sani Sha’aban, a former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State and an in-law to the President Muhammadu Buhari,...

EU okays application for Erasmus+ scholarship for young graduates

The European Union (EU) has announced applications for the 2023 Erasmus+ postgraduate scholarship programme. The organisation said the scholarship...

Breaking: Gunmen kill Labour party women leader

The Labour Party Women Leader in Kaura, Kaduna State, Mrs. Victoria Chintex has been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be assassins.

NANS apologises to Aisha Buhari over detention of final-year varsity student

The statement reads in parts, “The leadership of NANS received with concern the news of the unlawful arrest of Mohammed by the Nigeria Police on the instruction of Aisha Buhari.

Man in bizarre sexual intercourse with cow

Members of Kinyach community in Baringo North sub-county of Kenya were left in shock after a man was caught engaging in a...

Nigerians dump decayed naira notes inside waste bin as deadline beckons

Some unknown men have dumped damaged Naira notes at an undisclosed location. This is coming as expired Naira notes...

Breaking: Day after taking over, Adeleke sacks permanent secretaries, other workers, dethrone monarchs

Osun state Governor Senator Ademola Adeleke has sacked 12,000 workers and ordered the dethronement of three monarchs barely 24 hours after his inauguration.

Julius Berger holds investor relations forum

       “The Company, today, is endowed with the largest market share, and have limited competition of similar scale, quality and financial capacity….”, says Managing...

“Don’t post my photo when I’m dead” Shan George issues warning to fellow celebrities

Actress Shan George has issued a warning to her colleagues that do not acknowledge her or render help during her time of...

Osun: Peter Obi reacts as Adeleke becomes governor

The Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has described the newly inaugurated Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, as dogged and...

Latest News

NCC committed to gender equality in information technology space

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Danbatta, has reiterated the Commission’s...

Russia-Ukraine war: Buhari calls for tighter security around borders in Lake Chad Basin

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja urged more vigilance and tightening of security around borders, drawing attention to the increased number...

Corruption is a disaster all Nigerians must unite against – Osinbajo

By Abdullahi Mohammed, Abuja With an all-of-society approach, Nigerians must shun corruption and embrace honesty and unite to build...

Review panels: Be humble enough to admit your blunders, APC tells Adeleke

The Osun All Progressives Congress, APC, has described the setting up of various review Panels by Governor Ademola Adeleke as an afterthought...

Wives of ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram terrorists give birth to 263 babies in four months

Wives of some ‘repentant’ Boko Haram fighters have given birth to no fewer than 263 babies in four months, the Borno State...

Drama as no Nigerian qualify for National Merit Award in 2022, all nominees failed exams

The Nigerian National Merit Award has stated that the 32 nominees for the Nigerian National Order of Merit’s 2022 edition were not...

Native doctor in soup for killing client while testing ‘protective’ amulet against gunshot

The Enugu Command of the Nigeria Police Force says it has arrested a 23-year-old native doctor, Odoh Emmanuel, who allegedly shot and...

Vote all PDP candidates except presidential aspirant – Wike urges Rivers people

Wike also requested them to wait until he reveals where they would be casting their vote for the presidential election.

How robbers ransacked my belongings and robbed me – Singer Yemi Alade recounts ordeal in Cote d’Ivoire

Nigerian singer Yemi Alade has revealed how she was robbed over the weekend in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire where she went to perform.

2023: Music legend’s family warns APC to stop using Fela Kuti’s song for APC presidential campaigns

The family of Fela Kuti, the late Nigerian multi-instrumentalist and Afrobeat pioneer, has issued a warning against the use of the music icon’s music...

Politics

Review panels: Be humble enough to admit your blunders, APC tells Adeleke

The Osun All Progressives Congress, APC, has described the setting up of various review Panels by Governor Ademola Adeleke as an afterthought...

Vote all PDP candidates except presidential aspirant – Wike urges Rivers people

Wike also requested them to wait until he reveals where they would be casting their vote for the presidential election.

2023: Music legend’s family warns APC to stop using Fela Kuti’s song for APC presidential campaigns

The family of Fela Kuti, the late Nigerian multi-instrumentalist and Afrobeat pioneer, has issued a warning against the use of the music icon’s music...

Breaking: Gunmen kill Labour party women leader

The Labour Party Women Leader in Kaura, Kaduna State, Mrs. Victoria Chintex has been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be assassins.

Interview

As a blind man, I experienced 35 broken relationships – Oyo teacher

A visually impaired teacher and freelance broadcaster, Ayanwale Ayantola, teaches English at the Adeniran Memorial Grammar School, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, and shares...

My wife sponsored our wedding, I couldn’t even afford rings – Retired principal

Retired school principal, Meshach Odeja, 91, tells EMMANUEL OJO about his 42 years in public service, family and related issues You recently...

How I wedded in canoe to defeat flood – Delta man

Can you tell us more about yourself? I am a media practitioner and a researcher in the Niger Delta region....

Main reasons why shipping companies abandon containers at Nigerian Ports –Taiwo, Ocean & Cargo boss reveals

“Most of the shipping companies strategically make use of containers that are about to expire to bring goods into our country and choose...

Africa

Russia-Ukraine war: Buhari calls for tighter security around borders in Lake Chad Basin

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja urged more vigilance and tightening of security around borders, drawing attention to the increased number...

Gates Foundation: Bill Gates reassures commitment to health, agriculture, gender equality in Nigeria, Kenya, others

Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, has reaffirmed the Foundation’s long-term commitment to African countries in supporting breakthrough solutions...

Paul Biya, longest serving 89-year-old President marks 40 years in office

President Paul Biya, currently the longest serving President in the world and his supporters, have marshalled out plans for an elaborate event...