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tnp Israel’s defence minister has said that a Palestinian scientist shot dead in Malaysia was a rocket expert and “no saint”, but dismissed suggestions by Hamas that Israel’s Mossad spy agency assassinated him. Two men on a motorcycle fired 10 shots at Mr Fadi al-Batsh, an engineering lecturer, in Kuala ...
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ADO-EKITI – Concerned APC Members, a group within the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, has called on the party’s top hierarchy to disqualify former Governor Kayode Fayemi from his governorship bid over his alleged indictment by the state government and his refusal to resign as a minister. The group ...
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Ughelli – Andy Osawota, the former secretary of Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC), has called on Deltans to massively vote for Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for his re-election in 2019. Osawota made the call during a media parley in Ughelli recently. Expressing optimism that Deltans would turn out en ...
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P/Harcourt – In view of the state-wide protest by the Civil Liberty Organization (CLO) last week against the Federal Government’s lackadaisical attitude towards the ravaging black soot in Rivers State, a don, Dr. Chime Onumbu, has urged the authorities to device a different method in the destruction of the equipment used ...
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Iran bans the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by banks and financial institutions amid ongoing debate over how best to regulate the technology. The post Iran bans bitcoin, cryptocurrencies appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor BO ...
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The parents were on their way to a PTA meeting at the American University of Nigeria. The post One dead, 17 injured in accident involving Chibok Girls’ parents appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to Source Author: Iro Dan Fulani ...
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NAN Diaspora Nigerians wired $22 billion home in 2017, an African record and the fifth largest remittance by immigrants, according to the World Bank. Egypt received $20 billion from its  citizens abroad, according to figures published by the bank today. The World Bank said payments  from immigrants back to their ...
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Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, visited a female Sergeant-At-Arms, Mrs. Sandra Davou, injured on Wednesday as she and her colleagues struggled to stop thugs who invaded the Senate and stole its mace. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the President of the Senate, Sanni ...
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Diaspora Nigerians wired $22 billion home in 2017, an African record and the fifth largest remittance by immigrants, according to the World Bank. The post Diaspora Nigerians send $22 billion home appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor BO ...
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Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, of Lagos State, on Sunday, unveiled a new statue of the late legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi at the ‘Liberty Park’, in Ojota, saying that the 44-feet edifice symbolises the phenomenon that the rights activist represented in his life time. The unveiling of the statue, in commemoration ...
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Paul Osuyi, Asaba There is tension in the agrarian community of Onicha-Olona in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State following the alleged killing of 40-year-old farmer, Sunday Owneze, by suspected herdsmen. Owenze is the second victim to have died in Onicha-Olona as a result of the marauding activities ...
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Nigeria has been a major partner in mutually-benefiting relationships with notable international partners and not beggarly. The post Nigeria is important partner, not beggarly – Envoy appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor MM ...
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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that the state government is pursuing a robust forestry programme to preserve the state’s biodiversity and conserve its forest belt. The governor said this in commemoration of the International Mother Earth Day, which is globally marked on April 23 by the United ...
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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has paid tribute to Nigeria’s foremost social critic and selfless legal luminary, late Gani Fawehinmi, on his 80th posthumous birthday. Buhari described the late legal icon ‘‘as a true conscience of the nation, defender of democracy and people’s rights advocate.” A statement by his media aide, ...
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Lagos – The Ogun State Government has expressed a desire to strengthen partnership with the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) by exploring other relevant areas of agriculture for the overall development of the state and the nation in general. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mrs. Adepeju Adebajo who stated this ...
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Lobi Stars Football Club on Sunday underlined their 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title credentials by edging a tightly-contested encounter against 10-man visiting Kano Pillars 1-0 in Makurdi. Ayo Saka scored the winning goal nine minutes from time at the Aper Aku Stadium, nodding home Ebube Duru’s cross. Kano ...
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APC Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, says he has just been arrested at Abuja’s international airport. According to a tweet the senator posted on his Twitter account Monday morning, he said: “I have just been arrested at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport on my way to ...
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The Egypt international's sensational form in the English top-flight has earned him the coveted individual accolade Go to News Source Author: ...
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Senator Dino Melaye, has been arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on his way to Morocco, on an engagement sponsored by the Federal Government. Senator Dino Melaye wrote: “I have just been arrested at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, on my way to Morocco for ...
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A last-minute goal from Kalidou Koulibaly threw the title race wide open, but the Juve coach is still confident about retaining the Scudetto Go to News Source Author: ...
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Atletico Madrid failed to break down Real Betis in a 0-0 draw on Sunday which further reduced their slim chances of catching FC Barcelona at the top of La Liga. Elsewhere, Las Palmas were relegated after a crushing 4-0 home defeat by Alaves. Diego Simeone’s Atletico moved 11 points behind ...
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The senator had been having a running battle with the police. The post BREAKING: Senator Dino Melaye arrested appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to Source Author: Samuel Ogundipe ...
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A ghastly road accident in North Korea causes the death of more than 30 Chinese tourists, reports say The post Over 30 Chinese tourists die in North Korea accident appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor BO ...
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Sentaor Dino Melaye has been arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on his way to Morocco on an engagement sponsored by the Federal Government. He tweeted ; “I have just been arrested at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport on my way to Morocco for an official engagement ...
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As financial inclusion rises globally, transactions through mobile phones and the internet have recorded 76 percent, with uneven gains across countries. According to a new World Bank report on the use of financial services, 3.8 million people now have account at various banks or mobile money providers worldwide, a crucial ...
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Enugu – Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN) at the weekend in Enugu declared that President Muhammadu Buhari does not deserve a second term. The party called on all Nigerians to come together and join hands to ensure that Buhari is voted out of office ...
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Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says cultural biases in the society that prevent male political leaders from giving women equal opportunities should be done away with. “I think we should end that, so that our society can prosper,” Moghalu said on Sunday. He spoke ...
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Enugu – Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, is expected at the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) to speak on the theme: “Nigeria After Oil.” Saraki has been pencilled down as the guest speaker at the UNN Senior Staff Club lecture series, slated to hold a few weeks from now. Mr. Anselm ...
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On April 16th 1911, Mr. Carl Zimmermann, a South African Dutchman mounted a horse at Wukari with four boxes. His destination was Takum – all in Taraba State. On the second day of his journey, 17th April 1911 and halfway to Takum, he came to a big village and decided ...
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Policemen from Akwa Ibom State Command have arrested two brothers, Akaninyene and Ime Enyeokpon, who allegedly conspired and murdered their brother, Friday Enyeokpon, over witchcraft allegation. The deceased, who lived at the same address as the suspects, was said to have gone into the bush to check his traps when ...
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Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian Army said its soldiers on internal security operations at Kogi State have neutralised six bandits said to be responsible for the killings and attacking of innocent villagers in Kpanche, Bereko and Ozugbe villages in Bassa Local Government Area of the state. The soldiers also reportedly ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development’s resignation letter, to enable him to contest for the Governorship seat under the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State. Yinka Oyebode, the Minister’s Special Assistant on Media, who disclosed this, also stated that the ...
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Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has lost his mother-in-law, Mrs Leticia Chikwendu. Fani-Kayode announcement her passing via his verified Twitter handle on Monday morning. According to him, Madam Chikwendu died after a brief illness. He wrote, “It is with a heavy heart but in total submission to the ...
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Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon has said he prays Nigeria does not go through another Civil War. The former Head of State expressed regret over the numerous problems facing the country in recent times, especially the widespread security challenges and killings which he described as worrisome. Gowon, who ...
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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has explained that the House is investigating the Special Presidential Investigation Panel to ascertain where it got the powers to investigate public officers as it is not among the agencies listed to discharge such function in the constitution. Hon Dogara while ...
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Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo has reacted after banging in four goals for his Chinese Super League side, Changchun Yatai in their 5-2 demolition of Guizhou Hengfeng over the weekend. Ighalo has 5 goals in 7 games for the club already this season and says he is working to perfect ...
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Abuja – Just few hours after the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari from UK where he attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the trip as coming at a huge cost to the nation as well as it being a colossal waste. Kola ...
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Lokoja / Yenagoa – Sixteen people were on Sunday killed when gunmen, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, unleashed violence on Kpanche and Mozum communities in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State. In Borno State, 10 persons were killed while several others were injured in attacks involving Boko Haram insurgents. The ...
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The remains of Nuru Magaji, one of the four Taraba State University students killed by falling trees at the Bouba Njidda Wildlife Park, Garoua, Cameroon, were buried in Jalingo on Sunday. Mr Magaji’s corpse, which was brought into Jalingo on Friday night, was buried at Jalingo cemetery according to Islamic ...
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David Mark says the congresses were free and fair. The post Ekiti ward congresses: Adeyeye petitions PDP, seeks cancellation appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Go to Source Author: Josiah Oluwole ...
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