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 […]

Nigerian University announces new ‘cancer, diabetes drugs’

A Nigerian university says it has developed new drugs to treat diabetes and cancer. The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University Dutse, Jigawa state, Fatima Batul Muktar, said this on Monday at a press briefing marking the third convocation of the university.

A Nigerian university says it has developed new drugs to treat diabetes and cancer. The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University Dutse, Jigawa state, Fatima Batul Muktar, said this on Monday at a press briefing marking the third convocation of the university. She said the anti-diabetic drug has successfully passed pre-clinical stage and has gotten ”ethical […]

Yobe Government blames Nigerian military over Dapchi’s abduction

The Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, has blamed the Nigeria military for the attack on Dapchi town and the abduction of schoolgirls from the community by Boko Haram. Mr. Gaidam said the attack came barely a week after the military withdrew troops from the town. He said if the soldiers had been on ground, […]

How Boko Haram Attack, Kidnap Of Dapchi Schoolgirls Occurred – Residents, School Staff

Residents of Dapchi, the Yobe community attacked on Monday, said the Boko Haram gunmen that invaded their community had no other mission than to abduct the female students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi.

How Boko Haram Attack, Kidnap Of Dapchi Schoolgirls Occurred – Residents, School Staff

Residents of Dapchi, the Yobe community attacked on Monday, said the Boko Haram gunmen that invaded their community had no other mission than to abduct the female students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi. The grieving parents, relatives and residents of Dapchi, a dusty agrarian community, informed PREMIUM TIMES that the gunmen that […]

Fuel scarcity may worsen as depot owners give 14-day ultimatum

While Nigerians across many states continue to grapple with the unavailability of petrol at the official price, the situation may get worse due to the threat by depot owners.

Fuel scarcity may worsen as depot owners give 14-day ultimatum

While Nigerians across many states continue to grapple with the unavailability of petrol at the official price, the situation may get worse due to the threat by depot owners. On Tuesday, the Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria, DAPPMAN, gave the federal government a 14-day ultimatum to settle a N650 billion debt allegedly […]

Analysis: Dana Air’s many troubles and aviation regulation in Nigeria

On Tuesday, 49 people escaped death as a Dana aircraft overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt Airport after it touched down.

Analysis: Dana Air’s many troubles and aviation regulation in Nigeria

On Tuesday, 49 people escaped death as a Dana aircraft overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt Airport after it touched down. An aircraft is said to have overshot the runway when it moves beyond the specified point due to over speeding or its inability to stop. But the aircraft, which left Abuja for the […]

Nigerian Air Force Explains Controversy over Drone built under Jonathan, lunch by Buhari

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday weighed in on the debates about the first Nigerian-built unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). President Muhammadu Buhari sparked the debates when he claimed on Twitter Thursday night that he had just commissioned the ‘first-ever’ UAV (or drone) built by the NAF engineers.

Nigerian Air Force Explains Controversy over Drone built under Jonathan, lunch by Buhari

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday weighed in on the debates about the first Nigerian-built unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). President Muhammadu Buhari sparked the debates when he claimed on Twitter Thursday night that he had just commissioned the ‘first-ever’ UAV (or drone) built by the NAF engineers. “Today in Kaduna I attended the induction […]

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