#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 […]

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 […]

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