The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has praised wrestling sensation, Odunayo Adekuroye for winning gold in the final of the 57kg class of the Mattei Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in Rome.
Late Dr Lekan Are Dr Lekan Are, a foremost Nigerian agronomist, businessman, philanthropist and Chairman of University Press Plc, is dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Are was 86-years-old Mr Toye Akinrinola, the Public Relations Officer of University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, confirmed Are’s death to NAN on Saturday. He said that […]
By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations. The induction of the helicopters will bring to four, the number of the […]
Omolola Ajayi had cried out for help in a video which went viral, claiming that she was sold into slavery in Lebanon. The post Trafficked Nigerian woman returns from Lebanon, handed over to NAPTIP appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Recently signed to one of South Africa’s biggest management and artistic agencies, World Arts Agency (www.worldartsagency.co.za), Nigerian singer, TKinzy, whose real name is Anthony Felix, has taken a role to feature in a new film, to be directed by Nigerian filmmaker and writer, Onyeka Nwelue. Nwelue’s “A Day Journey,” which has Anthony Felix as the […]
Nigerian dad teaches son driving A Nigerian dad is trending on social media following a video of him teaching his son how to drive emerged online. The video, which was shared by the man’s son witnessed the father slapping his son who acted like he was too big to take lessons from his dad. Read […]
In a viral photo shared on the Internet, a twitter user has shared the tee on what a company did to promote her company ethics. Identified as Olusesan, the twitter user pointed out that a company allegedly sent out a memo banning the use of popular Lagos slang, ‘Mad oh’ According to Olusesan, the memo […]
The balance in the Excess Crude Account (ECA) was about $325 million. The post Nigerian govt, states, LGs share N717 billion for December appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The judge held that the compulsory retirement of Mr Arigbe, a Lieutenant Colonel, was “wrongful, unconstitutional, null and void for breach of fair hearing.” The post Illegal Dismissal: Nigerian Army suffers fourth defeat in court appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Nigerian controversial entertainer, Charly Boy Charles Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy has said that prophecies given by Nigerian men of God are very questionable. The musician was reacting to the authenticity of Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka’s prophecy that was confirmed by the Supreme Court’s declaration of Senator Hope Uzodinma as the winner of the […]
Michael Oluronbi, a UK-based Nigerian pastor, who was recently convicted of raping six young girls and a boy, says he’s “an animal and was not meant to be human”. According to West Midland Police, Oluronbi targeted his victims over 20 years with help from Juliana Oluronbi, his wife. The 60-year-old self-proclaimed pastor and pharmacist was […]
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has confirmed the murder of a journalist, Mr Maxwell Nashan, who was abducted from his home in Yola by yet to be identified people and then abandoned hours later near his office, with machete cuts and bruises and unconscious.