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WHO temporarily stops study of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine — the malaria drug U.S. President Trump says he is taking —...

Burundi ruling party candidate wins presidential election

Burundi’s ruling party candidate won a presidential election held last week, securing 68.72% of the vote, the electoral commission said on Monday. Evariste Ndayishimiye, a...

Premium Times and her uncharitable Sallah gesture to the military

By Samson Abu “Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility. Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the...

Nigerian Army records major breakthrough in sustained onslaught against bandits, terrorists

Troops of Army Super Camp 11 in Gamboru,  Ngala Local government area of Borno State has sustained its onslaught against insurgents and other criminal...

British Flairjet to pay N1m penalty for airport violation-Minister

FlairJet, a British private charter company, which is also an affiliate of Flexjet, is to pay one million naira for violating COVID-19 airport directives...

Buratai to Zulum: ‘Your support is quite immeasurable’

The support of Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, mni to the Nigerian Army is immeasurable, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Yusuf...

China Warns US at Brink of Starting ‘New Cold War’ with Beijing

China says some “political forces” in the United States have taken bilateral relations hostage and are pushing the world’s two biggest economies towards “a new...

Bomb Blast in Somalia Kills 4 During Eid Celebrations

At least four civilians were killed and more than 15 others were wounded in a bomb blast during Eid al Fitr celebrations outside the...

Taliban announces 3-day ceasefire over Eid

The Taliban has announced a ceasefire with the Afghan government that will take effect when the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr begins on Sunday. It follows...

Nigeria’s 5 years of a turnaround under Buhari

By Abe Kolawole  It was then military president, Ibrahim Babangida after several failed attempts to revamp the Nigerian economy while in office, let out in...