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2019: INEC appoints controversial official, Zakari, head key election committee

The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has appointed Amina Zakari, a controversial national commissioner who once headed the agency on an interim basis, as...

Boko Haram: Five Nigerian Air Force officials die in helicopter crash

The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed that five of its officials died in a helicopter crash that occurred on Wednesday. PREMIUM TIMES reported the crash...

Key Nigeria deepwater field ‘achieves first oil’, adds 200,000 barrels to...

  Nigeria’s deepwater oil field, Egina, achieved first oil production late on Saturday, raising the country’s daily oil production above 2.09 million barrels in December...

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army announces plan to relocate Baga residents

The Nigerian Army on Sunday announced it is planning to relocate residents of Baga in Borno State “to safer locations in view of the...

Three CSOs write Buratai, demand details of money spent fighting Boko...

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Enough is Enough (EiE), and BudgIT have sent a joint Freedom of Information request to Tukur Buratai,...

CBN vows to clamp down on businesses, banks that abuse Forex...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday vowed to clamp down on individuals and businesses engaging in clandestine activities to frustrate the restriction...

Refineries now to be fixed in 2020, not 2019 – Kachikwu

Plans by Nigerian government to fix Nigeria’s moribund refineries and make them work in utmost capacity will not materialise until 2020, Ibe Kachikwu, Nigeria’s...

How Boko Haram killed ‘over 70 soldiers’ in Metele attack –...

A Nigerian soldier who survived the deadly attack on a military base in the northern part of Borno State on Monday said they suffered...

How Obama plotted my defeat in 2015 — Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has railed against the conduct of Barack Obama, describing the former U.S. president as overbearing and ‘condescending’ in his message...

Boko Haram kills Nigerian Army commander, dozens of soldiers in fresh...

Rampaging Boko Haram insurgents overran a Nigerian Army battalion in Borno State on Sunday, killing the unit’s commander and dozens of soldiers, military sources...