Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Nigerians lambast Jonathan for singing, dancing at campaign rally while nation mourns bomb blast victims

April 16, 2014

This is the campaign rally President Goodluck Jonathan addressed in Kano while the nation mourns after the Abuja massacre Nigerians have reacted with outrage over... read more

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FRSC blames Iyayi’s death on Kogi Governor’s convoy, construction firms

April 6, 2014

Festus Iyayi The Federal Road Safety Corp, FRSC, has blamed the Kogi State Governor’s convoy and construction firms handling the Abuja-Lokoja road for the accident... read more

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Nigerian youth are least happy in the world – Study

April 5, 2014

Surging crowd at an Immigration recruitment centre in Abuja The youths face a lot of challenges, including an unstable education sector.…... read more

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Kadaria Ahmed of defunct NEXT newspapers launches news and current affair programme on Channels TV

April 2, 2014

The anchor, Ms. Ahmed, is an international journalist, editor, social commentator and TV personality. The Managing Editor of defunct NEXT newspapers, Kadaria Ahmed, will start... read more

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Nigerian military, Boko Haram kill over 1,500 people in 2014 – Amnesty International

April 1, 2014

“Civilians are paying a heavy price as the cycle of violations and reprisals gather momentum.”…... read more

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Falana blames killings by herdsmen on government negligence

March 31, 2014

Femi Falana Government asked to adopt recommendations of 2011 panel of killings in the North. A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has blamed the recent... read more

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Soyinka, Anyaoku, others want Nigeria to switch back to parliamentary democracy

March 27, 2014

Prof. Wole Soyinka Debate participants vote in favour of parliamentary system of government. Participants at the inaugural debate of the St. John’s Forum, held in... read more

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Police arrest seven suspects after kidnappers den discovered in Ibadan

March 24, 2014

Dead and dying people were found at the Ibadan building.…... read more

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Sanusi’s deputy, Moghalu, moves against him; says suspended CBN governor overstepped his mark

March 19, 2014

CBN Deputy Governor, Kingsley Moghalu While suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi, is trying very hard to clear his name from... read more

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Immigration Recruitment Tragedy: Eminent Nigerians demand sack of Minister Abba Moro

and March 17, 2014

Following the deaths of about 20 people across the country during Saturday’s job recruitment exercise by the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS; several Nigerians have called... read more

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Former Ohaneze leader, Ralph Uwechue, is dead

March 14, 2014

Mr. Uwechue played an active role in the resolution of the Sierra Leonean Civil War.…... read more

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How some panicking bank chiefs pressured Jonathan, Alison-Madueke to remove me — Sanusi

March 11, 2014

Mr. Sanusi says he was suspended because of his determination to get to the root of the missing $20 billion oil money. Few days before... read more

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Nigerian women protest Boko Haram killings

March 6, 2014

The protesters demanded more action by government to check killings.…... read more

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U.S. releases damning human rights report about Nigeria

March 3, 2014

“The most serious human rights abuses during the year were those committed by Boko Haram.” A new report by the United States has described Nigeria... read more

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World’s first clitoral repair hospital opens in Burkina Faso

February 11, 2014

The hospital offers free treatment to all victims of Female Genital Mutilation globally.…... read more

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PREMIUM TIMES columnist, Adesanmi, named lead speaker for 2014 Obafemi Awolowo Symposium

February 11, 2014

PIUS ADESANMI Mr. Adesanmi will also give the keynote address at a public lecture organised by the International Leadership Platform of the University of Johannesburg.…... read more

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A young Nigerian grieves the loss of his brother to militiamen, By Nicholas Ibekwe

January 28, 2014

Nicholas Ibekwe Last May a police officer in northern Nigeria was brutally slaughtered by militiamen, but to this day no one has been held accountable.... read more

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INEC Chairman, Jega, Nigerian activists, U.S. policymakers converge on Washington over Nigeria’s elections

January 26, 2014

INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega Photo Credit:234NEXT The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega, a number of Nigeria’s pro-democracy activists and U.S. policymakers... read more

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Keyamo alleges plot to kill Charles Okah

January 24, 2014

Mr. Okah is being tried for his alleged involvement in the October 1, 2010 bomb blast in Abuja.…... read more

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New Automotive Policy: CSNAC petitions Okonjo-Iweala

January 22, 2014

Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala CSNAC says the new policy will make it difficult for Nigerians to own cars.…... read more

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U.S. invites African leaders for first US-Africa Leaders Summit

January 22, 2014

Countries not in good standing with the US and those suspended from the African Union will not be invited to the summit…... read more

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Aviation Minister Stella Oduah declines comment on certificate forgery scandal, blames ‘enemies’ for her troubles

January 20, 2014

Stella Oduah Ms. Oduah is at the centre of a certificate forgery scandal…... read more

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National Competitive Council and the quest to improve Nigeria’s global competitiveness ranking

January 19, 2014

Chika Mordi defends the establishment of the NCCN.…... read more

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Why Jonathan sacked service chiefs

January 17, 2014

Nigeria Service Chiefs President Jonathan seems to be making a clear statement of loyalty, authority and legality by this decision to replace the service chiefs.... read more

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Amnesty International Calls on Jonathan to Scrap LGBTI Law

January 16, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan Amnesty International, the global voice for human rights defence has asked the Nigerian government Wednesday to release about a dozen people arrested... read more

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