Govt to shut Third Mainland Bridge for four days

The Lagos State Government has said the Third Mainland Bridge will be temporarily shut for four days starting from midnight of August 23 to...

Court stops DSTV from increasing subscription fees

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday restrained Multichoice Nigeria Limited from going ahead with its recent decision to increase the subscription tariffs...

Nigeria controls 70% cargo traffic of West, Central Africa – Official

The Chairman, Nigerian Ports Consultative Council (NPCC), Kunle Folarin, says Nigeria controls 70 per cent of cargo traffic of West and Central Africa. Mr Folarin...

Why we want N189.2 billion for 2019 election — INEC

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has given reasons to justify the increase in the 2019 election budget. He said...

FCTA to receive 10 solar-powered metal fridges for vaccine storage

The Federal Capital Territory Primary Health Care Development Board says it will use 10 metal fridges to boost vaccine cold chain system in the...

U.S. Embassy closes Abuja Consular Section

The United State’s Embassy has temporarily closed its consular section in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja. A notice by the U.S. embassy on Tuesday said until...

DEVELOPING STORY: Nigerian police detain Premium Times journalist, ask him to disclose his source

On the day the Nigerian presidency was complaining about the excesses of a unit in the police, the same unit was forcing a PREMIUM TIMES...

Several people dead after highway bridge collapses in Italy

Several people have died after a section of a highway bridge in northern Italy partially collapsed Tuesday, according to rescue sources cited by Italian...

EFCC secures over 150 convictions in seven months – Magu

Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency secured no fewer than 150 convictions in seven months. Mr Magu...

Lagos third worst city to live

Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial nerve center, is the third worst city to live in among 140 cities worldwide. The revelation is according to the Economist Intelligence...