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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro VIDEO: Nigerian Workers can sue employers who pay less than 30,000 minimum wage – Presidency – Premium Times Nigeria

    Presidency President Buhari signed the bill into law on Thursday. The bill ensures and mandates the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission and the minister or labour, to be the chief and principal … Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigeria’s Auditor-General laments poor implementation of audit reports – Premium Times

    The Auditor-General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine, says the continued poor implementation of recommendations in the auditor-general’s inspections and annual reports remains a huge clog in the efforts to rid the country’s public sector of corruption. Mr Ayine was speaking with a delegation...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Speakership: Gbajabiamila responds to colleague’s ‘no retreat, no surrender’ statement – Premium Times Nigeria

    An aspirant for the position of House of Representatives Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has responded to a statement credited to the campaign team of another aspirant for the same position, Umaru Bago. Mr Bago’s team had said on Wednesday that the lawmaker would not drop his ambition. The …...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro #TRENDING: Nigerians react to CCT judgement on Onnoghen – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nigerians online have reacted to the judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which convicted former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, after finding him guilty of false assets declaration. The tribunal led by Danladi Umar ruled that Mr Onnoghen should forfeit the funds in the …...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 39 terrorists killed as Boko Haram attacks troops – Official – Premium Times Nigeria

    Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) killed 39 Boko Haram terrorists and captured many equipment from them, an official said. About 20 soldiers were also wounded in the battle.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics 2019 Election: Atiku’s server ‘results’ fake — INEC – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accused PDP’s presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, of manufacturing results of the last presidential election to prove his case at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. The electoral umpire filed its...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Akwa Ibom blames high rate of HIV/AIDS on influx of visitors – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Akwa Ibom government has attributed the high rate of HIV/AIDS in the state to the influx of visitors. The Nigerian HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) shows that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country. About 5.5 per cent of the … Read more via Premium...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Military relocates residents from ‘Boko Haram hideout’ – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigerian military authorities on Monday ordered the relocation of residents of Jakana village, in Borno State, amidst concerns that Boko Haram insurgents use the community as a hideout. Jakana, a village 40km west of Maiduguri, is amongst the most attacked communities around the capital...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Appeal Court affirms five years jail term against college of education workers – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Oyo Division of the Court of Appeal has affirmed the five years jail term issued against each of three workers of the Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE). The court in a recent decision, disclosed by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related offences Commission (ICPC), …...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Banditry: Police kill three suspected armed bandits, lose two officers in Kaduna attack – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Kaduna State Police Command on Sunday said it had gunned down three armed bandits among those that attacked Kakanji village in Birnin Gawri Local Government Area on Saturday night. The Command Public Relations Officer, Yakubu Sabo, who confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria …...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics UPDATED: Nigerian govt gives foreigners 48 hours to leave Zamfara mining sites – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigerian government has given all foreigners involved in mining activities in Zamfara State 48 hours to leave the sites. The government announced a ban on all mining activities as part of measures to restore peace in the state. Bandits have been attacking villages in Zamfara for … Read...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics APC reacts to CJN Onnoghen’s resignation – Premium Times Nigeria

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed satisfaction with the resignation of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. The party said this vindicates its call for the resignation of the CJN following the allegations of false asset declaration brought against him...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Onnoghen reacts to allegations of paying wife estacode, receiving illicit payments – Premium Times Nigeria

    The embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has reacted to new petitions filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the National Judicial Council (NJC)..... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari writes Senate, re-appoints MKO Abiola’s daughter as director, NDIC – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Buhari has written to the Senate seeking confirmation and renewal of the appointment of Omolola Abiola Edewo as Executive Director Corporate Services, Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC). Ms Abiola Edewo is the first daughter of the acclaimed winner of the 1993 presidential...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro BREAKING: Three police officers arrested over fatal shooting in Lagos – Premium Times Nigeria

    Three police officers have been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a Nigerian man in Lagos on Sunday, PREMIUM TIMES can report. The victim, Kolade Johnson, was watching a live football match in his Mangoro neighbourhood on Sunday evening when a patrol vehicle … Read...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro One killed as police officers open fire near Lagos viewing centre – Premium Times Nigeria

    A Nigerian man was killed on Sunday after being hit by a stray bullet fired by police officers during a raid in his neighbourhood in Lagos. PREMIUM TIMES learnt through social media posts and a telephone conversation with a friend of Kolade Johnson that he was shot … Read more via Premium...
  17. Nigeria Business News

    Business Premium Pension appoints independent director – Newtelegraph

    The Board of Premium Pension Limited has appointed Professor Nat Ofo as its independent director. A statement by the company said that it was part of its strategy to provide excellent services and propel the company to greater heights. Ofo succeeded Mrs. Mosun Belo-Olusoga, who retired …...
  18. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Manchester City go top with 2-0 win over misfiring Fulham – Premium Times Nigeria

    Top-class goals from Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero took Manchester City back to the top of the Premier League in a 2-0 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday. City’s seventh successive league victory keeps alive their hopes an unprecedented quadruple of League Cup, Premier League, …...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro NNPC Warns Depot Owners against Selling Petrol Above Regulated Price – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Saturday warned petroleum products depot owners or terminal operators against selling premium motor spirit, popularly called petrol, above the official ex-depot price of N133.28k per litre. Speculations were rife last week that the...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Views from Rwanda: How African countries can achieve Universal Health Coverage – Premium Times Nigeria

    A call on African countries to reinvigorate their quest for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030 rang out from the hills of Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, a fortnight ago. The event was one of the largest biennial health gatherings in the continent – the Africa Health Agenda International …...