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Calabar Traders Shut Down Market over High Levies

Traders under the aegis of Henshaw Town Beach Market Traders’ Union on Saturday shut down the popular Marina Beach Market in Calabar, Cross River State over an alleged imposition of high levies by government agents. The aggrieved traders, protesting against the introduction of waterfront regulatory economic levies which ranged from N200 to N15,000, also vowed not to open the market ... Read More »

President Buhari Officially Resumes Duty

After handing the reins of government to the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, who functioned as the Acting President whie President Buhari was away for the past few weeks until returning to the country on Saturday, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally resumed duty officially. He signed a letter notifying the National Assembly of his resumption of duties in State House ... Read More »

Read What Aisha Buhari Said about Her Husband’s Return from UK

President Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari, took to Twitter this morning to thank Nigerians and her family’s well-wishers all over the world, for their prayers and continuous support during her husbands medical vacation in United Kingdom. Nigerians are currently buzzing about the return of President Buhari especially during a period where the unity of Nigeria is being threatened by separatist groups. ... Read More »

How My Daughter Was Killed For Ritual -Father

A 200-level student of the University of Port Harcourt, Ifeanyi Dike, has been arrested for allegedly abducting and killing an eight-year-old girl, Victory Chikamso, for ritual purposes. Speaking with newsmen at the State Police Command on Saturday, the father of the slain girl, Ernest Nmezuwuba, said he was filled with grief after seeing the mutilated body of his daughter. He ... Read More »

Snake Smugglers Disappear From Custody In Calabar

Two persons, suspected to have smuggled 145 poisonous snakes and other tropical rainforest reptiles from Cameroon to Nigeria, have disappeared from the custody of the Nigerian Agricultural and Quarantine Agency in Calabar, the office they were handed over to by the Nigerian Customs Service along with their consignment. Mr. Ibrahim Jubril, the Minister of State for Environment, who visited the ... Read More »

Two Nabbed For Kidnap In Calabar

The Cross River State Police Command, weekend, smashed a kidnap syndicate that specialises in kidnapping high profile civil servants and other businessmen in the state. The group, Vanguard gathered, were trailed after they had kidnapped a civil servant, who works at the state Accountant General’s office, at her Ikot Ansa residence behind Mukasam Hotel. A police source, who pleaded anonymity, ... Read More »

Transcript Of President Buhari’s Address To The Nation

“My dear citizens, I am very grateful to God and to all Nigerians for their prayers. I am pleased to be back on home soil among my brothers and sisters. In the course of my stay in the United Kingdom, I have been kept in daily touch with events at home. Nigerians are robust and lively in discussing their affairs, ... Read More »

Police Arrest 4 Cattle Rustlers In Ogun

The police in Ogun State Police have arrested four suspected cow thieves, who allegedly also specialise in hijacking cement trucks. The police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement sent to Premium Times today. “Men of Ogun State police command on Saturday 19th of August at about 1 a.m. arrested four cattle rustlers at Ofada area ... Read More »

Don’t Take Loans To Buy Rams,Islamic Scholars Warn

With few days to the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir, an Islamic scholar, Prof. Badmas Yusuf has warned Muslims against obtaining loan to buy rams for Sallah festivity. Yusuf of the Department Islamic Studies, University of Ilorin gave the warning on Sunday during an address he made at an Islamic gathering at Hilal Crescent Mosque in Ilorin. He said securing loan to ... Read More »

Three women kidnapped on their way to Abuja

A Nigerian man on Facebook, identified as Usman Umar, has raised an alarm over the abduction of his two sisters and niece, who were abducted on their way to Abuja recently. According to Umar, the women were kidnapped within Lambata and Suleja in Niger state. Umar took to his facebook page to announce the abduction, he wrote; Friends I need ... Read More »

Pastor Adeboye Reveals Staff He Uses For Miracles (Photo)

General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG) Enoch Adeboye, has revealed a short wooden staff handed over to him for miracles by founder of the church, the late Rev Joseph Akindayomi. Adeboye showed the short wooden staff to RCCG congregants during the 65th annual convention of the church at the Redemption Camp, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State. He revealed ... Read More »