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Varsity Student Kills Self Over Poor Grade

A 16-year old 100-level student of Microbiology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Mercy Afolaranmi, has committed suicide, an official told PREMIUM TIMES. According to the school’s Chief Security Officer, Babatunde Oyatokun, Miss Afolaranmi, poisoned herself. Students and a neighbour

Anambra Poll: Traders Close Shops for Obiano in Lagos

The re-election campaign train of Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano swept through Lagos on Friday drawing large crowds as traders in Alaba International Market and Balogun Market at Trade Fair closed their shops and trooped to the arena to

Osinbajo lied against me —Jonathan

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has said Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, lied against his government by claiming that the last administration released the sum of N100 billion and another $295 million in cash within two weeks of the 2015 general election.Jonathan, in

Boxing: Anthony Joshua Makes ‘Ring Entrance’ With Wizkid’s Ojuelegba

Make no mistake guys originality is the key to success. Wizkid has been singing wonderful songs since he came into limelight but when he went back to the root and sang ‘Ojuelegba’, that song has become a hit back to

Malu Made Me, Says Buratai

•Ex-army chief buried with full military honour Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Buratai has attributed his military success to former Chief of Army Staff, the late General Victor Malu. He spoke at a receptionfor him and his entourage

Engr Abounu Makes Case For Benue In The Federal Civil Service

Benue State Deputy Governor, Engr Benson Abounu has made a special appeal to the Federal Civil Service Commission to give due consideration to the employment of qualified Benue state indigenes into the federal civil service. Engr Abounu made the call

Comrade Okpokwu Ogenyi Group Accuses Jonathan Govt Of Framing Up Maina

President Mohammadu Buhari has been asked to give the embattled former Chairman, Presidential committee on Pension Reform Taskforce Team (PPRT) under the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, protection to tell Nigerians the truth about the pension scam.

Revealed! How A Minister Begged EFCC Operatives To Spare Maina

The row over the dismissed former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms Task Team, Mr. Abdulrasheed Abdullahi Maina, has deepened with fresh facts emerging that a minister begged a detective to spare the suspect. There were indications

Tor Tiv Demands Compensation For 2001 Zaki Biam Invasion

The Fifth Tor Tiv, Prof James Ayatse, has called on the Federal Government to compensate the people of Zaki Biam in Katsina-Ala Local Government Council area of the state for the 2001 military invasion that witnessed many killings. Ayatse made

Buhari’s Govt is 50 Percent PDP – Customs Boss

Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali has said that the Buhari government has not been able to move forward and fulfil its campaign promises because most of those calling the shots in the government are those

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