Musikilu Mojeed

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A teargassed National Assembly

Tambuwal blasts Nigeria Police, says he’s ready for police invitation

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has said he is ready to honour any lawful summon by the Nigeria Police or any other security agency. In a statement Friday night, Mr. Tambuwal reacted to reports that the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, had given instruction for…

NATIONAL HONOURS AWARD INVESTITURE IN ABUJA 2012 Mary Odili

Jonathan’s steward, taxi driver, traffic warden, 304 other Nigerians get National Honours

The Nigerian government has released the list for the 2013/2014 National Honours Award recipients. See full list below. LIST OF 2013/2014 NATIONAL HONOURS AWARD RECIPIENTS The President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, has approved the award of National Honours to the following Nigerians and friends of…

TAN's maiden rally in Awka mobilizing "Nigerians Demand..." for Goodluck Jonathan to declare for 2015 Presidency... Photo Credit: Tranformation Ambassador of Nigeria

Ebola: Jonathan fails to stop rallies for own reelection despite advising against large gatherings

President Goodluck Jonathan has turned a blind eye to the massive political rallies being staged across the country by Transformation Ambassador of Nigeria [TAN], a group campaigning for his reelection in next year's presidential election, PREMIUM TIMES can report today. The President wouldn’t halt the rallies despite personally warning against…

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Ebola: World Health Organization Declares International Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization [WHO] on Thursday rose from a meeting of its Emergency Committee, declaring the Ebola virus outbreak in four West Africa countries an International Public Health Emergency. At the end of the meeting convened by the organisation’s Director General, and held by teleconference, WHO said “the possible…

Chika Amalaha

BREAKING: Commonwealth 2014: Nigerian gold-winning weightlifter fails drug test

Nigerian gold-medal-winning weightlifter, Chika Amalaha, has failed a drugs test at the ongoing Commonwealth Games, the BBC is reporting. She has been provisionally suspended pending further investigations, the report said. if the test is confirmed, Nigeria will be stripped of the gold medal she won, a development that will knock…

President Goodluck Jonathan only agreed to meet parents of the missing Chibok schoolgirls  after meeting Pakistani Malala

Jonathan keeps promise made to Malala; meets 51 escapee Chibok girls

President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting with 51 Chibok schoolgirls who escaped from their abductors days after the extremist Boko Haram sect stole them from their school dormitory and herded them into its Sambisa forest hideout. Also at the closed-door meeting holding at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, are parents of the…

Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom

Akpabio bows to pressure, agrees to expunge “obnoxious” provision from scandalous pension law

After coming under a barrage of attacks for imposing a scandalous pension plan on his state, Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom state has buckled under pressure, agreeing to expunge “obnoxious” provisions from the law. Mr. Akpabio has been widely criticized for manipulating his state’s rubber stamp House of Assembly…

Bayelsa vs Heartland: Ball wouldn't bounce on this turf after heavy downpour.... Photo Credit: League Management Company

Waterlogged pitch halts Nigeria Premier League match as Heartland near away victory

The Week 17 Nigeria Premier League Match between Bayelsa United  and Heartland FC was called off Saturday after the pitch became completely waterlogged following heavy rain. The pitch at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin, where Bayelsa United currently play their home matches, became too soaked that the ball was…

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Nigeria Premier League: Egwim’s hattrick for Dolphins worsen Lobi’s misery

Ifeanyi Egwim scored a hattrick as Dolphins cruised to a 3-1 win against Lobi Stars at the Liberation Stadium on Saturday. Egwim scored the first with his natural left foot, headed home a second from close range before firing home the third with a ferocious right-foot effort. But Eche Idakwo…

Multiple trailer crash blocks Kaduna-Zaria road

The Kaduna-Zaria Road is now blocked following  multiple trailer accidents on the expressway, one of our readers, Thompson Haruna has said. Find below a picture of the road sent to us at 6:05 P.M. on Friday, May 30. [caption id="attachment_161745" align="aligncenter" width="465"] Kaduna-Zaria Road blocked as a result of multiple…

Yushau Shuaib

The Nigerian Govt. and the Duplication of Mortgage Financing, By Yushau Shuaib

In a season of politics, anything happens even on the economic front. Recently President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan launched the long-awaited Mortgage Refinance Company which was mooted and proposed by the Central Bank of Nigeria sometimes in 2009. While there is an existing Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) which promotes…

Stella Oduah

American education dept., university confirm Stella Oduah’s honorary Ph.D is fake

The American National Centre for Education Statistics has told PREMIUM TIMES that the Pacific Christian University, Glendale, which Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, claimed awarded her a doctorate degree, does not exist, confirming this newspaper's Wednesday's report that the minister's purported honorary Ph.D is fake. The National Centre for Education Statistics…

Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah

Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah in fresh fake doctorate degree scandal

Twenty-four hours after her claim to have acquired a Masters degree from the  St. Paul’s College in the United States was punctured, PREMIUM TIMES has uncovered another false claim by our embattled Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah. This time, the minister lied on oath to the Nigerian Senate, claiming another…

Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah

Stella Oduah’s official citation: A catalogue of lies and deceits

Below is the official citation for embattled Minister of Aviation. It was submitted to the senate for her confirmation hearing and read at official functions where she had to speak. Revelations in the last 24 hours however suggest she might have forged her academic qualifications and lied her way to…

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Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah scrambles to cover up certificate forgery scandal

Embattled Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, and her associates have spent the last several hours scrambling to clean up the minister's biographies on the Internet, following allegations that she lied about her academic qualifications, PREMIUM TIMES can report today. [caption id="attachment_152866" align="aligncenter" width="465"] Latest revision of Stella Oduah's Wikipedia Page…

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo

EXCLUSIVE: Obasanjo writes Jonathan, accuses president of lying, destroying Nigeria, promoting corruption

An apparently angry and frustrated ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has written what clearly competes as one of the most acerbic letters in modern history to President Goodluck Jonathan, accusing him of ineptitude and of taking actions calculated at destroying Nigeria. “Nigeria is bleeding and the hemorrhage must be stopped,” Mr. Obasanjo…

Blackout at Abuja airport, arriving passengers stranded

Electricity supply to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport was interrupted Friday morning with passengers arriving the facility unable to claim their luggage. Passengers who arrived via First Nations Airlines Flight FRN0102 from Lagos at 10:40 a.m. were heard complaining as there was no electricity to power the luggage conveyor belt.…

Bola Tinubu and Muhammadu Buhari

Anambra Election: Buhari, Tinubu, Akande, APC governors to lead massive protest to INEC

The leading lights of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, will Thursday morning lead a mass protest to the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to further object to the electoral agency’s plan to conduct supplementary election in Anambra state. The November 16 governorship election in the South-East…

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Baby Face: ‘I didn’t have no’ contract with Mavin Records- Wande Coal

Wande Coal and Don Jazzy's Mavin are on a war path. (more…)

Rotimi Amaechi

APC leaders in Port Harcourt to woo Governor Amaechi — LIVE UPDATES

The leaders of the opposition All Progressives Congress, led by former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, party Chairman Bisi Akande and former Governor Bola Tinubu have arrived the Rivers Government House, Port Harcourt. An elaborate reception ceremony is being held for them. UPDATE 1: Some of the APC leaders in…

Sen. Bukola Saraki

Cover-up as police order DPO to hands off probe of Saraki stampede deaths

The yearly Sallah gifts distribution by the Sarakis and the party have led to multiple deaths. A plot to cover up Wednesday’s multiple deaths in Ilorin involving Senator Bukola Saraki and officials of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party is now apace as the police high command has…

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Asari-Dokubo establishes own university, names it after King Amachree

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UEFA Champions League: Bayern defeats Ahmed Musa’s CSKA

Tunde Eludini European kings, Bayern Munich on Tuesday might started their title defence in an emphatic fashion as they pummelled Ahmed Musa’s CSKA Moscow 3-0 at the Allianz Arena. Musa who was handed a starter’s shirt by his Russian club could not help their cause on the night as the…

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NSCIA asks Muslims to look out for new moon to end Ramadan

The Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) on Tuesday night asked Muslims to look out for new moon on Wednesday night to mark the end of the ongoing Ramadan fast. In a statement entitled: Termination of Ramadan Fast 1434/2013 by its Secretary General, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, the NSCIA reminded…

How TB Joshua wants his 50th birthday celebrated

[caption id="attachment_138534" align="aligncenter" width="522"] TB Joshua[/caption] Dear Editor, Renowned Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua turns 50 on Wednesday June 12th 2013. In his characteristically unconventional style, he has called for the focus of the celebration to be redirected towards care for the less privileged and job creation for unemployed graduates. Speaking on…