Friday, April 18, 2014

Aljazeera demands release of its journalists detained in Egypt

February 26, 2014

The journalists were accused of spreading falsehood and having links with the Muslim Brotherhood.…... read more


Nigeria Governors attack Jonathan over Sanusi’s suspension, demand accountability on missing $20 billion

February 25, 2014

Presiding Officer, Asishana Okauru, announcing the result of the controversial NGF election The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, on Tuesday lambasted President Goodluck Jonathan for suspending... read more


Human trafficking investigation: NAPTIP deploys ‘crack team’ of investigators, makes progress

February 12, 2014

PREMIUM TIMES had detailed the dealing of a human trafficking syndicate in an investigative report.…... read more


Banned by Nigerian government, Fuelling Poverty garners more accolades

August 3, 2013

Fuelling Poverty, a documentary made by Ishaya Bako, documents the fuel subsidy scam scheme.…... read more


Nigeria #Childnotbride social media buzz fails to pull offline protest crowd

July 24, 2013

#childnotbride protest in Abuja A protest held at the National Assembly on Tuesday as lawmakers were scheduled to vote on proposals for the constitutional review.…... read more


As our senators re-constitutionalise child marriage, By Ogechi Ekeanyanwu

July 18, 2013

Senator Ahmad Yerima There is a need to vehemently protect the constitution against any form of injustice disguising as religion or culture.…... read more


EXCLUSIVE: Okonjo-Iweala opens up, says Nigeria economy in danger

June 14, 2013

Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala On Monday, June 10, at the third round of the 2013 ministerial platform in Abuja, Coordinating Minister for the Economy... read more


FG pressures Caverton helicopters to disown Rivers State over controversial aircraft

May 4, 2013

The federal government denies Rivers State’s claims an helicopter firm received clearance on its behalf.…... read more


Challenges Nigerian women face in politics

May 1, 2013

Abike Dabiri-Erewa The political terrain is not favourable to women.…... read more


We have not rejected APC’s merger bid, INEC says

April 29, 2013

The electoral body says media reports of a rejection of the All Progressives Congress registration process are false.…... read more


Nigeria: Battling Malaria Without Drugs or Knowledge

April 26, 2013

The statistics are shocking. Over 300,000 Nigerians die from malaria each year – more than in any other country. An estimated 250,000 are children younger... read more


Banned by Nigerian Government, fuelling poverty competes for best documentary at 2013 AMAA

April 19, 2013

Fuelling Poverty The film was banned by the Nigerian government on April 8. The documentary Fuelling Poverty, described as a national threat by the Nigerian... read more


Fuelling Poverty documentary goes viral after Nigeria ban

April 15, 2013

Fuelling Poverty Fuelling Poverty, a documentary made by Ishaya Bako, documents the fuel subsidy scam scheme. Banned for being “highly provocative”, Fuelling Poverty, a documentary... read more


EXCLUSIVE: FG bans film on Nigerian poverty, places producer under security watch

April 13, 2013

caption: Some of President Goodluck Jonathan’s aides are paid higher than the police Inspector General The Nigerian government has banned the airing and distribution of... read more


Nigerian Presidency resorts to Gestapo tactics as police detain four Leadership editors

April 9, 2013

caption: Some of President Goodluck Jonathan’s aides are paid higher than the police Inspector General In what critics are describing as a creeping descent into... read more


Ekiti announces 7-day mourning period for late deputy governor

April 7, 2013

Sporty Funmi Olayinka. She will play football no more Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has made a moving statewide broadcast to the people of... read more


Posh meets affordable: a case of African designs

April 3, 2013

Taye Taylor is a clothing brand with definitive style, the designer says. …... read more


Hopes dashed as President Jonathan again pushes forward timeline for stable electricity

April 1, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan has again pushed forward the timeline for his administration’s pledge to deliver improved power supply, telling Nigerians Sunday they would continue... read more


Nigerian writers pay tribute to Achebe

March 23, 2013

Prof. Chinua Achebe Encomiums pour in for Chinua Achebe, Nigeria’s literary icon.…... read more


Soyinka, Clark, devastated; say Boko Haram may have hastened Achebe’s death

March 23, 2013

Writers Wole Soyinka and Chinua Achebe It has been a gush of emotions from the literary community since the news broke early Friday of the... read more


Group condemns rape in Ekiti University

March 20, 2013

Most cases of violence against women go unreported.…... read more


Zungeru, town of amalgamation, in shambles

March 16, 2013

In the razzmatazz of the centenary celebration, the picture seeks to bring to the fore the state of the city that birthed the amalgamation.…... read more


Groups condemn presidential pardon to Alamieyeseigha

March 16, 2013

Former Governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha The pardon to Mr. Alamieyeseigha goes against any commitment to fighting corruption in Nigeria, they said.…... read more


Treating Women Issues as Non Issues, By Oge Ekeanyanwu

March 8, 2013

The society has accepted patriarchy that breeds female abuse.…... read more


Police confirm two killed in Nassarawa attack

February 8, 2013

Two persons were killed on Thursday in an attack perpetrated by youth in Kwandera area of Nassarawa State. Six other persons sustained terrible injuries and... read more