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Niprisan- Hope dwindles for sickle cell sufferers as FG shuts support

Hope of millions of people living with the dreaded sickle cell anaemia appears dashed as government has stopped censored sale of Niprisan (Nicosan), a medication used to tackle the illness. By Mariam Sanni    When FG raised the hammer Niprisan

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Insurgency aftermath: massive aid effort needed for Borno State

A humanitarian catastrophe is underway in northeastern Nigeria’s war-torn Borno State, where at least 500,000 people are in urgent need of food, medical care, water, and shelter, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has warned,

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AGF reportedly lists Saraki, Akpabio, Daniel, Odili, Ladoja for fresh arraignment

nate President Bukola Saraki, factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff; and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, are among 31 former governors whose alleged corruption cases investigated by the anti-graft agencies are likely to be reopened soon.

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EFCC set to invite Dogara, Jibrin, other principal officers

Indications are high that the anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC is set to invite Speaker Yakubu Dogara, former appropriations committee chairman, Abdulmumin Jibrin and some principal officers indicted by Jubrin in the alleged budget padding saga.

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EFCC to invite ex-NSITF boss over alleged billion-naira fraud.

By Tosin Omoniyi Indications are high that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC may soon invite the former board chairman of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Ngozi Olejeme over allegations of fraud perpetrated under her watch. Aljazirahnews

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How Customs boss reportedly violated Buhari’s directive on travel

The Comptroller General of Customs, Hamid Ali, a well known ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, was spotted on Tuesday flying first class on British Airways flight from London to Abuja, in clear violation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive banning public

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Real reasons why Jibrin was axed by Speaker Dogara

Aljazirahnews on Thursday got deeper revelations of why the chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, was removed from his position by the usual taciturn Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara. Sources close to both principal actors who

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At last, panel indicts Army for Zaria Shi’a massacre

The General Officer Commanding the Nigerian Army’s 1st Division, Adeniyi Oyebade, a major general, authorized last December’s military operation that massacred at least 347 members of the Shi’a Muslim group in Zaria, and should be prosecuted, a judicial commission of

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Life after Boko Haram: gradually, residents return home

Less than two years ago, major towns such as Bama, Banki, Pulka, Gwoza, Bita, Askira-Uba, Damboa, Chibok, and Bulabulin in Borno State and Michika, Madagali, Gulak, and Mubi in Adamawa State were all occupied by Boko Haram insurgents, one of

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Appalling revelations unearthed from defence procurement probe

An investigative panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to audit procurement of arms by and for the Nigerian military between 2007 until he assumed office in 2015 submitted another interim report on Thursday, PREMIUM TIMES has revealed. The online

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