A witness in the ongoing trial of a senior lawyer, Joseph Nwobike, on Friday, told a Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere how Mr. Nwobike paid N750, 000 into Justice Mohammed Yunusa’s bank account […]
(CNN)A day after Prince’s death stunned his fans and fellow musicians, the work of finding out why the music icon died began in earnest Friday. An autopsy was conducted Friday at the Midwest Medical Examiner’s […]
Yes, there were some new fitness devices, a phone, and a gaming desktop (complete with its own giant piece of luggage), but the real news at Acer’s One World Trade Center-adjacent press conference (aside from […]
Abuja— Former Finance Minister, Mrs Esther Nenadi Usman, was yesterday, taken into custody by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly receiving N2.5 billion of the N4 billion taken out of […]
Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, has blamed “saboteurs” for the persistence of fuel queues across the country, more than a week after his self-set deadline for ending them. Speaking after Wednesday’s meeting […]
The unique and endlessly creative artist Prince has died at his Paisley Park home, outside Minneapolis, aged 57, leaving behind him a gaping hole in musical genres as diverse as R&B, rock, funk and pop.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied decorating Ike Ekweremadu, the deputy senate president, as its anti-corruption ambassador. In a statement Wednesday, the commission said reports widely circulated in the media on Tuesday, […]
The Federal Airports of Nigeria (FAAN) workers’ union on Wednesday morning blocked the operations of Arik Air at the General Aviation Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. Workers of the airline were prevented […]
WHEN the incredible issue of a missing/counterfeited 2016 budget arose some weeks ago, I was expecting to hear from the APC that Goodluck Jonathan was to blame. Surprisingly, that did not happen. Instead, blame was […]
ABUJA- REASONS why the Federal Government banned payment for recruitment forms were on Tuesday, revealed by Director for Legal Services and Prosecution, the Federal Character Commission, FCC, Oluwatosin Bodunde.
BENIN—AS controversy continues to trail the Lagos-Calabar rail project, a member of the House of Representatives Committee on Transport, Mr. Ehiozuwa Agbonnayima, has said that Minister for Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, lied when he claimed […]
Lagos State Government yesterday said it would not hesitate to seal property of residents who default in paying their Land Use Charge (LUC), just as it warned that it might explore the option of prosecuting […]
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has denied recent reports that a federal high court voided its power to impose fines, issue tickets and impound vehicles in the country.
The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said that his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal would not interrupt Senate proceedings, a statement said in Abuja on Monday. The statement was issued by […]
ABUJA—After a week long face-off between the Presidency and the National Assembly, indications emerged, last night, that the lawmakers had soft-pedaled on their tough stance by accepting to review the budget.
The Federal Ministry of Education’s move to reduce the workload of primary and junior secondary pupils from 20 to a maximum of ten subjects under the nine-year basic educational curriculum was welcomed in most quarters […]
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has directed that all doctors and nurses of the Government House Clinic be transferred to the state-owned Dantsoho Hospital, Tudun Wada. According to a statement made available to PREMIUM […]