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2016-12-09 Boat Accident in Lagos - Father, Mother, Son Missing
[Premium Times] The Police in Lagos on Thursday declared missing a father, mother and son after two boats collided in Badagry area of the state.

2016-12-09 Another Nigerian Artiste Gets Grammy Nomination
[Premium Times] Another Nigerian artiste, Faridah Demola-Seriki, better known as Kah-Lo, has also been nominated for a Grammy.

2016-12-09 Unpaid Super Falcons Withhold Nations Cup Trophy in Protest
[Premium Times] The Nigeria national women's football team, the Super Falcons, are still holding on to the Africa Women's Nations Cup won last weekend in Cameroon in protest against the government's failure to pay them.

2016-12-09 Woman Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Sell 3 Babies
[Premium Times] The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP) in Ebonyi State has taken custody of a woman, Odinaka Ali, arrested by the police for alleged attempt to sell her three children in Enugu State.

2016-12-08 Uber Responds to Threat By Lagos Govt
[Premium Times] Uber, a U.S. online transportation company, has said the recent threat by the Lagos State government to clamp down on its cabs was due to the government's erroneous classification of the vehicles under its platform as taxis.

2016-12-08 5 Reasons You Should Cook At Home Instead of Eating Out in Lagos
[Vanguard] Variety of Dishes lavishly and tastefully displayed to invite and tempt Lagosians who want to feed their stomach. At Mama puts or Bukkas dotted around the city, you find bankers, civil servants and artisans jostling to buy food at these spots. Madam give me Amala with efo riro, shaki, roundabout and pomo - they shout at the top of their voices.

2016-12-08 U.S. House of Representatives Passes Legislation on Boko Haram
[U.S. Congress] Washington DC -A statement from Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson of Florida:

2016-12-08 Buhari Orders Probe into Kano Youth Corp Member's Death
[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an independent investigation into the death of Miss Ifedolapo Oladepo in Kano State while on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme.

2016-12-08 Discrimination Rife Among Buhari's Security Detail - Reform Body
[Premium Times] The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria has written to the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, alleging discrimination against different sections of the presidential security guard.

2016-12-08 'Detention of Shiite Leader a 'Hardening of Dictatorship Behaviour'
[Premium Times] A human rights advocacy group, Access to Justice, has demanded the immediate release of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, who has been in detention since December 2015.

2016-12-09 Top 10 Kannywood Actresses in 2016
[Premium Times] Kannywood no doubt witnessed unprecedented growth in 2016. Not even the decision by the federal government to shelve its plan to build a film village in Kano following stiff opposition from Muslim clerics in July could dim Kannywood's shine. But it is near impossible to talk about this industry without acknowledging a crop of talented screen divas that occupied the front row in Kannywood flicks all year round.

2016-12-09 Houses of Reps Wants Lifting of Car Imports Ban
[Daily Trust] The House of Representatives has urged the executive arm to immediately suspend the planned ban on the importation of vehicles through land borders from January 2017.

2016-12-09 Igbos Desperate for Peace in Nigeria - Governor Ikpeazu
[Premium Times] Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has said that if there is any group of people in Nigeria, in need of peace, it is the Igbos, who are found in all parts of the country doing business.

2016-12-09 You May Lose Public Support, Timi Frank Warns Saraki
[Premium Times] The deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Timi Frank, on Thursday asked the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to be wary of the party's leadership.

2016-12-09 Top Trending Nigerian YouTube Videos in 2016
[Premium Times] The list of 2016 top trending YouTube videos in Nigeria and globally has been released.

2016-12-09 Hajj 2017 - Pilgrims to Pay N1 Million in Four Months
[Daily Trust] The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has urged intending pilgrims to deposit a monthly minimum of N250 thousand for four months or N1million once to the State Pilgrims Welfare Boards/Agencies/Commissions (SPWB).

2016-12-08 Govt to Sponsor Surgeries of 10,000 Patients Nationwide
[Leadership] The Federal Government is to sponsor the medical surgeries of no fewer than 10, 000 indigent patients of various ailments within three months across the country.

2016-12-08 Govt Declares Monday, December 12, Public Holiday
[Premium Times] The Federal Government has declared Monday, December 12 as public holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud (birth of Prophet Muhammad) celebration.

2016-12-08 Bill Seeking Special Economic Status for Lagos, Passes Second Reading
[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives Wednesday passed through second reading a bill seeking to grant special economic status to Lagos State to ensure that the state receives the necessary support from the federal government to develop critical infrastructure and cater to its rising population.

2016-12-08 Defence Headquarters to Punish Soldiers Accused of Rape in IDP Camps
[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ) wednesday said it would punish or dismiss soldiers found culpable in the alleged raped of some women in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the North-east where the military is fighting the Boko Haram insurgency.

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