Nigerians storm police headquarters, demand release of Samuel Ogundipe(photos)
Several protesters on Thursday stormed the police headquarters in Abuja to demand the release of a Premium Times journalist, Samuel Ogundipe. The protesters defied stern gun-wielding police officers to carry out the protest in the Nigerian capital. Led by Deji Adeyanju and Charles Oputa of the #OurMumuDoneDo movement, the... Read more
78-yr-old woman abandoned at Lagos Int’l Airport by her children
A 78-year-old woman, Mrs Bernice Ikerionwu was Thursday found in a stranded situation at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos by a passenger. Mrs Ikerionwu was said to have arrived Lagos since Monday, 13th August by 5pm on Lufthansa airline with no money, phone or contact of a relation.... Read more
PDP National chairman, Secondus visits IBB(photos)
PDP National Chairman Prince Uche Secondus met with former President Ibrahim Babangida at his Hill Top Mansion in Minna earlier today. Secondus posted an update on Twitter this afternoon: “Happening Now! I am meeting with Fmr President Ibrahim Babaginda at his Hill Top Mansion in Minna.” See some photos... Read more
DSS appoints new spokesperson
The Department of State Services has announced the appointment of Mr. Nnochirionye Afunanya as its spokesperson. The appointment was contained in a statement issued by the Public Relations Department of the agency in Abuja on Thursday. Acting Director General of the agency, Mr. Matthew Seiyefa, had at his maiden... Read more
“I cannot allow people I don’t know have such a hold on me”- Kiki Osinbajo
The daughter of the Vice President, Kiki Osinbajo has reacted to some negative comments she got after she put up a photo of her wearing henna and a turban. “My favorite picture ever! I remember posting it and I got a lot of negative people asking why I wore... Read more
I have not declared to run for presidency: Saraki
BUKOLA Saraki, president of the 8th Senate, says he has not declared to run for the post of president in the forth coming 2019 general election. Mr Saraki was reported to be considering joining the race. Some medium who republished the story said he has declared his intention to... Read more
MTN secures fresh N200 billion loan from 12 Nigerian banks
First Bank of Nigeria Limited wednesday led 12 local banks to sign a N200 billion loan facility for MTN Nigeria. The other banks involved in the deal are Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Citibank, Diamond Bank Plc, Ecobank, Fidelity Bank Plc, First City Monument Bank,FSDH Merchant Bank, Rand Merchant... Read more
9ice celebrates daughters 4th birthday (photos)
Nigerian singer and songwriter, Abolore Adegbola Akande popularly know by his stage name 9ice, organized a private birthday ceremony for his daughter Michelle Abolanle Akande, who clocked 4 today. The Gongo aso crooner took to Instagram to share some lovely pictures. See pictures below: Read more
Over 135 Indian companies operate in Nigeria: High Commisioner
The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Nagabushana Reddy, has disclosed that over 135 Indian companies currently operate in the country. The envoy also revealed that the investment of Indian companies in the various sectors of the Nigerian economy has reached about $10 billion. Reddy, who also described Nigeria as... Read more
TCN completes installation of 60MVA transformer in Akure
Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has successfully completed a brand new 60MVA 132/33kV power transformer in Akure, Ondo State. The government owned company has also completed a 30/40MVA 132/33kV transmission substation project in Wudil, Kano State. The transformer and substation project would be officially commissioned by the Honourable Minister of... Read more