Jonathan Accepted Defeat For The Fear Of Recession – Fashola claims

The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said former President Goodluck Johnathan only conceded defeat after the 2015 elections because he knew the nation would witness economic recession soon.

Jonathan Accepted Defeat For The Fear Of Recession – Fashola claims

The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said former President Goodluck Johnathan only conceded defeat after the 2015 elections because he knew the nation would witness economic recession soon. Mr Jonathan, before the announcement of the final results, in a move that shocked many political pundits, conceded defeat to the current president, […]

Atiku Abubakar emerges PDP Presidential candidate

Atiku Abubakar, a retired Customs officer and Nigeria’s vice president between 1999 and 2007, has been elected the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Atiku Abubakar emerges PDP Presidential candidate

Atiku Abubakar, a retired Customs officer and Nigeria’s vice president between 1999 and 2007, has been elected the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). At a PDP national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, held Saturday and Sunday, Mr Abubakar defeated 11 other aspirants to clinch the hotly-contested ticket. His victory sets him […]

PDP Convention: Votes polled by each presidential aspirant (LIVE UPDATES)

Sorting of ballots has now been concluded in the Peoples Democratic Party national convention and presidential primaries opened by the party’s national chairman, Uche Secondus, yesterday.

PDP Convention: Votes polled by each presidential aspirant (LIVE UPDATES)

Sorting of ballots has now been concluded in the Peoples Democratic Party national convention and presidential primaries opened by the party’s national chairman, Uche Secondus, yesterday. Results are set to be announced by party electoral officers, who placed the total number of accredited delegates from the 36 states and FCT at 3,274. Akwa Ibom has […]

#OsunDecides2018: Official results from polling units – PremiumTimes

As voting ends in many polling units across Osun State, results from such polling units have started coming in.

#OsunDecides2018: Official results from polling units – PremiumTimes

As voting ends in many polling units across Osun State, results from such polling units have started coming in. With the deployment of about 180 observers across the 30 local governments in the state, the Premium Times Centre for Investigative journalism in partnership with the Centre for Democracy and Development brings you the official results […]

PROTEST: Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram Seize Maiduguri Airport for two hours

The Nigerian Army said calm has been restored at Maiduguri Airport seized for two hours on Sunday by riotous troops, that it described as ‘unscrupulous”.

PROTEST: Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram Seize Maiduguri Airport for two hours

The Nigerian Army said calm has been restored at Maiduguri Airport seized for two hours on Sunday by riotous troops, that it described as ‘unscrupulous”. In a statement on Monday, Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Command, said the protest by the soldiers happened while the command was conducting a redeployment […]

Buhari’s minister in N993,000 hotel accommodation double payment mess – Report

The Minister of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, is enmeshed in a N993,000 accommodation allowance double payment mess, according to details of the annual report by the Auditor-General of the Federation for 2016.

Buhari’s minister in N993,000 hotel accommodation double payment mess – Report

The Minister of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, is enmeshed in a N993,000 accommodation allowance double payment mess, according to details of the annual report by the Auditor-General of the Federation for 2016. The controversial payment, the report revealed, was made to the minister after he was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari. The 2016 report, […]

Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun forges NYSC certificate – PremiumTimes Investigation

Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, did not participate in the mandatory one-year national youth service scheme. Instead, she forged an exemption certificate many years after graduation

Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun forges NYSC certificate – PremiumTimes Investigation

Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, did not participate in the mandatory one-year national youth service scheme. Instead, she forged an exemption certificate many years after graduation, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report. The year-long service, organised by the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), is compulsory for all Nigerians who graduate from universities or equivalent institutions at […]

Breaking: Ex-Taraba governor sentenced to 14yrs without option of fine

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has sentenced a former Taraba State governor, Jolly Nyame, to 14 years in prison without an option of fine.

Breaking: Ex-Taraba governor sentenced to 14yrs without option of fine

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has sentenced a former Taraba State governor, Jolly Nyame, to 14 years in prison without an option of fine. Mr Nyame was found guilty of 27 out of 41 counts of alleged diversion of public funds while he served as governor of Taraba State. He was charged […]

Confirmed: Nigerian senators receive N13.5 million monthly, apart from salaries

The senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has revealed that he and his colleagues receive N13.5 million monthly as “running cost.”

Confirmed: Nigerian senators receive N13.5 million monthly, apart from salaries

The senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has revealed that he and his colleagues receive N13.5 million monthly as “running cost.” In an interview with TheNews, Mr. Sani said that the running cost does not include a N700,000 monthly consolidated salary and allowances which they also receive. Details of the interview were published by SaharaReporters […]

Why I want some perpetrators of hate speech killed – Nigerian Senator

Sabi Abdullahi, the senator who introduced a bill for the establishment of Independent National Commission for Hate Speeches, has explained why a penalty of death sentence was included in the bill.

Why I want some perpetrators of hate speech killed – Nigerian Senator

Sabi Abdullahi, the senator who introduced a bill for the establishment of Independent National Commission for Hate Speeches, has explained why a penalty of death sentence was included in the bill. The proposed commission would enforce hate speech laws across the country, and ensure the “elimination” of hate speech, the bill says. The bill which […]

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