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FG, states debt portfolio hits N28.63trn ― NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Friday that the total public debt portfolio of the Federal and State Governments as of March 31 stood at N28.63 trillion. The NBS made this known in its Nigerian domestic and foreign debt report released in Abuja. The bureau said that further disaggregation of Nigeria’s total public […]

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COVID-19: Govs NEC kick against imposition of health hazard allowance on states

2 to join in implementation of N2.3trn  stimulus programme. —Excess Crude account now  $72.4m By Johnbosco Agbakwuru   ABUJA-GOVERNORS of the 36 States on Thursday kicked against the alleged imposition of health workers hazard Allowance being contemplated by the Federal Ministry of Health as part of the national response to COVID-19 on states.   The Governors […]

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Kanye West Announces Intentions To Run For President Of The United States In 2020

American rapper, Kanye West has revealed that he would be running for president this year. A Kanye presidential run has been teased for some years now but it appears he’s ready to take the big step this time. The rapper who has been securing the bags lately broke the internet via his Twitter page where […]

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Lassa fever kills 2 in Ondo, 5 new cases recorded in 2 states

<p class="">214 people have died from Lassa fever infection since January 2020.</p> <h1>Lassa fever killed two people in Ondo State between June 8 and June 14, 2020, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).</h1> <p class="">With the newly-recorded fatalities, the 2020 death toll of the Lassa fever in Nigeria has now risen to […]

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FG to collaborate with states to domesticate Child Rights, violence against person prohibition Acts

VP says rapes, sexual assaults are blemishes on our collective humanity as a people Together with State governments across the county, and all other stakeholders, the Buhari administration is working harder to deal decisively with the problem of rape and gender-based violence in Nigeria, because every form of sexual assaults “are blemishes on the collective humanity and dignity […]

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Buhari govt approves N13bn for pest control in 12 states

The Federal Government has approved N13 billion as an intervention fund for pest control in twelve northern states. The twelve states are Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Katsina, Kano, Jigawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa, Taraba, Yobe and Borno States. Alhaji Muhammad Nanono, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, said […]

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Hushpuppi, Woodberry, Others Just Landed United States of America

The Nigerian Big Boy, Hushpuppi, Woodberry alongside others who were accused of Siphoning Over $100MILLION unemployment benefits from the U.S just landed the United States of America for further investigation according to the Nigerian Journalist, Kemi Olunloyo. They were also accused of a fraud of $35 million and were arrested by Interpol in Dubai a […]

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Extortion Bazaar: How corrupt security personnel, states’ officials help violate interstate travel ban

Premium Times’ reporters travelled across Nigeria to expose the corruption that makes a mockery of the presidential ban on interstate travel. The post Extortion Bazaar: How corrupt security personnel, states’ officials help violate interstate travel ban appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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VIDEO: Extortion Bazaar: How corrupt security personnel, states’ officials help violate interstate travel ban

For five days, PREMIUM TIMES’ reporters travelled across 21 states and Abuja with little or no restrictions gathering pieces of evidence from tens of security checkpoints, bus terminals, towns and villages across their routes. The post VIDEO: Extortion Bazaar: How corrupt security personnel, states’ officials help violate interstate travel ban appeared first on Premium Times […]

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Falana-led coalition blames FG, states for rise in COVID-19 cases

The Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond (ASCAB), a coalition of over 70 labour and civil society organisations (CSOs), has blamed governments at all levels for the spike in coronavirus cases in the country. So far, Nigeria has recorded a total number of 8,915 COVID-19 cases, and while 2,592 patients have been discharged, 259 have […]

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After Canada, Davido's 'Fall' Gets Certified Gold In The United States

Davido After few days of being certified Gold in Canada, the 2017  hit single, Fall by Award-winning superstar, Davido, has been certified Gold in the United States of America. This announcement was made by the hitmaker on Instagram where he stated that he had predicted this win after ‘Fall’ was certified Gold in Canada. View […]

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