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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian university student records another lecturer threatening to fail her over sex – Premium Times Nigeria

    A fresh sex-for-marks scandal is currently rocking the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, as a 400-level student of the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Business Administration has accused a lecturer, Olabisi Olaleye, of sexually harassing her..... Read more via...
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    Metro How NHIS squandered over N6.8 billion on illegal allowances – Audit Report – Premium Times Nigeria

    The staff and management of Nigeria’s Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) between 2016 and 2017 helped themselves with several ‘irregular’ and unapproved allowances totalling N6.8 billion, a recently released audit report has revealed. These infractions were recorded during the reign of Usman Yusuf...
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    Metro Boko Haram attacks humanitarian workers, three feared killed, two reportedly kidnapped – Premium Times Nigeria

    Three people were feared killed on Sunday when suspected members of the Boko Haram attacked humanitarian workers in Borno State. Two others were also reportedly kidnapped by the insurgents, sources told PREMIUM TIMES. The insurgents carried out the attack along the Maiduguri-Monguno road...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate to pass Buhari’s $30 billion loan request – Lawan – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday, gave the clearest indication yet that the Senate would pass a $29.96 billion loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Lawan, while addressing journalists in Abuja, said the.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –
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    Politics UPDATED: Court ‘closes’ prosecution’s case in Dino Melaye’s trial – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, on Thursday, closed the case of the federal government in the trial of a former senator, Dino Melaye. The judge’s decision was due to the prosecution’s absence and lack of diligence in prosecuting the politician..... Read more via Premium Times...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics SSS releases Sowore, pays N100,000 fine – Premium Times Nigeria

    The State Security Service (SSS) on Thursday night released Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters. Mr Sowore was arrested on August 3 for planning a series of protests to demand good governance.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics No date yet to reopen Nigeria’s borders, Buhari insists – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari says he has not given any date for the reopening of Nigeria’s land borders. He said that the closure would remain until the situation improved.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Why Senate under Saraki rejected Buhari’s $30bn loan request – Ex-senator – Premium Times Nigeria

    A former lawmaker, Shehu Sani, said the eight Senate rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s loan request to save Nigeria from sinking into the dark gully of a perpetual debt trap. Mr Sani who was the chairman of the Senate committee on local and foreign debt said the eight … Read more via...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro EFCC arraigns ‘Ibrahim Magu’ in Port Harcourt – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Port Harcourt’s Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned a fake ‘IBRAHIM MAGU’ who has been using the name of the EFCC boss to harass and blackmail senior officiials of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for bribes to ‘kill’...
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    Metro Another Catholic priest kidnapped in Nigeria – Premium Times Nigeria

    Another Catholic priest in Enugu State, Malachy Asadu, was on Monday kidnapped by unknown gunmen. His kidnap, PREMIUM TIMES learnt, has sparked tension in the Nsukka suburb of Enugu. The cleric was reportedly kidnapped along Imilike -Nsukka Road while returning from a Diocesan meeting at St...
  11. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria retains policy rate again – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Monetary Policy Committee has retained the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 13.5 per cent while other policy parameters remained constant. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) made this known after the MPC’s meeting in Abuja on Tuesday..... Read more via Premium...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Zamfara killings: Gov. Matawalle cancels planned trip to Germany – Premium Times Nigeria

    Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has cancelled his planned official trip to Germany due to security situation in the state. The trip was scheduled for November 20. This is contained in a statement signed by... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More...
  13. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Nigerian filmmaker, Charles Novia, floats Teen TV channel – Premium Times Nigeria

    Filmmaker and critic, Charles Novia, has floated Nigeria’s first teen channel, ‘Teen Africa TV’. ‘Teen Africa TV’, according to the founder, is a new and exciting niche television channel poised to be the first platform for teenagers in the African broadcast space.... Read more via Premium...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Kano Govt reacts to court ruling sacking four new emirs – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Kano State Government has reacted to Thursday’s court ruling dissolving the four new first-class emirates created by the state government and sacking the emirs appointed to head them.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Why I sponsored bill to protect Nigerian donkeys — Lawmaker – Premium Times Nigeria

    A member of the House of Representatives, Garba Muhammad, said his sponsorship of a bill to protect donkeys and ban the exportation of their body parts was to protect the animals from extinction and preserve their socio-economic roles..... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
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    Metro Shocking ways Nigerian universities reward best graduating students – Premium Times Nigeria

    In 2017, when Best Somadina, living up to his name, emerged the Mass Communication Best Graduating Student from Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), formerly known.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Despite evidence, SSS claims its officers didn’t open fire on protesters – Premium Times Nigeria

    Despite video and photo evidence of its officers’ brutality against protesters and journalists on Tuesday, the State Security Service has claimed it conducted itself as a “professional and responsible organisation.” Peter Afunanya, a spokesperson for the SSS, said in an email Wednesday afternoon...
  18. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports FIFA appoints former Arsenal Manager, Arsene Wenger, to senior role – Premium Times Nigeria

    Arsene Wenger has been unveiled today as FIFA’s new Chief of Global Football Development. The illustrious French manager was welcomed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino to the world football governing body’s headquarters in Zurich. Wenger will be chiefly responsible for overseeing and driving...
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Oyo Governorship: Appeal Court rules in favour of APC but leaves Makinde in office – Premium Times Nigeria

    A Court of Appeal in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Monday, upheld the appeal filed by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adebayo Adelabu, against Governor Seyi Makinde of the.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More...
  20. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment KANNYWOOD: Zango pays N47 million for secondary education of 101 orphans – Premium Times Nigeria

    Kannywood actor and singer Adam Zango has paid a private secondary school in Zaria, Kaduna State about N47 million to sponsor 101 orphans and less-privileged children in the school..... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News