Home Topics Premium Times
The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria, NOPRIN, comprising 46 civil society organisations spread across the country, has called for the retirement of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
The Lagos State government has described as “nonsensical” the claims that it forcefully retired, at least, 21 permanent secretaries to make way for the emergence of the state’s new Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola.
The police have denied media reports claiming that 167 of its personnel have absconded from a training facility in the North-east following information that they would be deployed to battle against Boko Haram insurgents.
Fifteen media organisations, including the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), have joined forces to combat fake news and misinformation ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Monday said the fuel subsidy regime as being administered by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is inefficient.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration of engaging in secrecy concerning the fuel subsidy regime.
Ja’afar Ja’afar, publisher, Daily Nigerian, insisted on Thursday that the alleged bribery video that showed Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano receiving wads of dollar notes from an unnamed contractor was authentic.
Abdulrazak Atunwa, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state, skipped the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and forged certificate of the scheme, according to Premium Times.
Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday, said he never claimed to have bagged a First Class degree in Law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1978, contrary to claims by an online medium, Premium Times.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is certainly not a fan of Atiku Abubakar, his former vice-president, who is now the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party. His various testimonials about his former deputy are trending online.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesperson in Lagos, Joe Igbokwe, has said the governorship primaries was postponed until Monday because people have to go to church on Sunday.
Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is sponsoring some of the aspirants struggling to clinch the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential ticket.
Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance (2015-2018), Kemi Adeosun threw in her letter of resignation on Friday, September 14, to bring to a temporary closure, the public outcry and the embarrassment that her possession of a fake National Youth Service Corps Exemption Certificate had generated since July when it was first reported.
The spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 presidential campaign, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has joined the minister of Information and Culture, Lai Muhammed, and the social media aide to the president, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie, to defend the appointment of Yusuf Bichi as new DG DSS and Kemi Adeosun’s resignation.
Nigerians on Saturday welcomed the resignation of finance minister Kemi Adeosun, accused of forging a document to avoid compulsory national service, as the opposition called for her to be prosecuted.
Oil prices fell on Thursday as U.S. crude production neared an unprecedented 12 million barrels per day (bpd) just as worries about weakening demand emerge.
Kenyan security forces on Thursday resumed their search of the hotel complex attacked by Islamists with sniffer dogs and bomb experts, as information emerged about one of the attackers who killed 21 people.
The Deputy Governor Plateau State Sonni Tyoden told reporters in Jos on Wednesday that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress and Presidential Campaign Council Co-Chairman Asiwaju Bola Tinubu would accompany the President on the campaign trip.
Tokyo stocks closed lower Thursday, weighed down by a firming yen, but banking shares gained to provide some support for the overall market.
Tottenham have agreed on an £11m ($14m) fee with Chinese outfit Guangzhou R&F for the transfer of Mousa Dembele, subject to international clearance.
The Nigerian Bar Association, Cross River State chapter, has condemned the proposed arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen, saying the country is descending into a totalitarian and fascist state.
Some hoodlums in the early hours of Friday, invaded the campaign office of the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital and destroyed its billboards.
Brazil midfielder Fabinho impressed Jurgen Klopp enough in central defence in Saturday’s 1-0 win over Brighton to reassure the Liverpool manager he can be a reliable stop-gap partner for Virgil van Dijk.
President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that he was not in doubt that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would clinch victory a second time in the general election slated for next month.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki on Thursday adjourned until Feb. 6 ruling in a suit filed by Prof. Bernard Odoh one of the governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC).