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262 Nigerians voluntarily return from Libya

262 Nigerians voluntarily return from Libya

Two hundred and sixty-two more Nigerians voluntarily returned home from Libya on Wednesday with the help of the International Organisation for Migration and the Nigerian Embassy in Libya. The returnees arrived aboard a chartered Libyan Airlines aircraft with registration number 5A-LAR, which landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 10 p.m. The returnees,

JUST IN: Armed robbers attack top Nigerian actors, Odunlade Adekola, Mr. Latin

Two popular Nigerian actors, Bolaji Amusan, popularly called Mr Latin, and Odunlade Adekola were attacked by armed robbers on Saturday night. The actors were returning from a Glo music show in Ijebu-Ode, when their cars ran into the armed robbers who had laid siege along Ilishan-Sagamu road. Mr Latin narrated the ordeal to PREMIUM TIMES

A Yam-a-Yam–a story

By MajiriOghene Etemiku These are curious times certainly. These are times wherein regular and irregular occurrences confound, bewilder and astound us to the extent that as they happen as quickly as they do, one is left with the feeling of loss. The consequence of this is that there is a tendency to be at sea

INTERVIEW: Zee World is taking over… our wives watch it all day long, says Victor Osuagwu

Victor Osuagwu has for many years entertained fans of Nollywood with his comic roles and animated interpretations of his characters. But in the past few years, his works and television presence have become few and far between – a situation the actor chalks up to growth and interests in other ventures. In this interview with

Controversial lawyer, Keyamo, shunned four times, finally gets SAN rank

By Sam Gbeke After being overlooked on four different occasions, controversial human rights lawyer, Festus Keyamo, was on Thursday approved for conferment with the title of Senior Advocated of Nigeria (SAN) by the Legal Practitioner’s Privilege Committee (LPPC). An ecstatic Keyamo immediate took to Twitter to express his elation at his good fortune. He tweeted:

Senegal leads global innovation in higher education

After a highly selective and intensive 4-months preparation the first 20 talents of FAST (Fast-track Acquisition of Skills Training — in Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship) are now ready to be immersed at leading enterprises in Senegal. On the eve of entering immersion, talents describe EDACY as, “the place to fulfill their dreams” (M. Amar) and “a

Nigerians express concern over indiscriminate bank charges-Report

A recent public opinion poll by NOIPolls has revealed that most Nigerians (80 percent) are expressing concern over what they refer to as incessant and indiscriminate bank charges levied on their accounts by commercial banks. The poll, which was prompted by recent media reports and commentary on bank charges and deductions from customer accounts without

ADP mourns Maitama Sule, urges APC to live above board in fight against corruption

By Sam Gbeke The leadership of newly registered political party, the Action Democratic Party (ADP), has admonished the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC), to live above board in its much vaunted fight against corruption. The party gave this charge in a statement signed by its spokesman, Jimoh Akeem. In the statement, written to condole the family