Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Nigeria: 1000 killed in Central Nigeria since December, Human Rights Watch says

April 15, 2014

A resident who spoke to Human Rights Watch said that when herdsmen set their town on fire, his brother was asleep and died in their... read more

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Abuja explosion: Life back to ‘normal’ around blast scene

April 15, 2014

Photo: Saharareporters.com An explosive device went off on Monday killing at least 71 persons.…... read more

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Ex-White House aide to speak at AUN ceremony

April 15, 2014

Arts Sciences Building, AUN Mr. Simon will be the sixth speaker at the University’s annual graduation since the inaugural class of 2009.…... read more

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Fire outbreak at PDP headquarters

April 14, 2014

Mr. Metuh said the fire was caused by some electrical faults at about 8:15 p.m. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said the fire accident which... read more

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Abuja explosion: APC calls for national security summit

April 14, 2014

All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Gov Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State at the 6th annual Bola Tinubu Colloquium,... read more

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Abuja explosion update: Bomb hidden inside Volkswagen Golf vehicle, witness says

April 14, 2014

The Abuja explosion occurred at about 6:30 a.m.…... read more

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Northern governors move to resolve herdsmen, farmers clashes

April 12, 2014

“The objective of the parley between Northern Governors and Miyetti Allah is to engender the restoration of the most desired peaceful co-existence…”…... read more

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Nigeria’s Rebased GDP is ‘choreographed distraction’, APC says

April 10, 2014

Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala “The so-called economic growth which the FG has been trumpeting with its dubious statistics is not a result of any... read more

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Islamic organisation condemns killing of Muslims by Nigerian soldiers

April 8, 2014

Nigerian muslims at prayer “JNI is concerned that the perpetrators of these genocidal acts against Muslims may go scot free.” An organisation that represents Islamic... read more

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Zamfara attack: 112 buried as Governor Yari vows action

April 7, 2014

The victims were killed during a meeting on how to stop the attacks on their communities. About 112 victims of Saturday’s attack by unknown gunmen... read more

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APC demands probe of NNPC’s oil swap partners

April 6, 2014

Two firms involved in swap deals have raised suspicious returns…... read more

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APC denies postponement of congresses

April 5, 2014

Party says rumours are from detractors.…... read more

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EXPOSED: Inside the dubious deal Minister Abba Moro signed with Immigration recruitment consultant, Drexel

and April 2, 2014

Immigration Test Centre, Abuja ….. Photo: Courtesy unidentified reader Lawmakers failed to ask Minister Abba Moro why he signed a rogue deal that allowed a... read more

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Defection: APC criticises judge, vows to appeal ruling

April 1, 2014

APC said judge should not have made statement urging lawmakers to resign.…... read more

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PREMIUM TIMES named finalist for prestigious international media award

April 1, 2014

PREMIUM TIMES is known for offering the fastest breaking news and the deepest investigative reports about Nigeria Nigeria’s leading investigative paper, PREMIUM TIMES, has been... read more

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Fulani leaders proffer solution to Plateau crisis

March 31, 2014

The Fulani say they will return to the reconciliation table once their cows, allegedly stolen, are returned. Prominent Fulani leaders in Plateau State have proffered... read more

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Nigerian women under-represented at National Conference, but fighting to be heard

and March 31, 2014

National Conference in plenary Women delegates at Conference vow to band together, PREMIUM TIMES investigations have shown that women are under represented at the ongoing... read more

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National Confab: Muslim group accuses CAN of selfishness

March 30, 2014

National Conference in plenary MURIC says Muslims are underrepresented at National Conference…... read more

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Rivers Govt talks tough, says NJC lacks power to suspend Chief Judge Agumagu

and March 28, 2014

Governor Rotimi Amaechi Agumagu was suspended for accepting appointment as Acting Chief Judge of Rivers.…... read more

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National Conference amends “offensive” rule against media

and March 25, 2014

Nduka Obaigbena The ThisDay publisher and media representative, Nduka Obaigbena, made a case for journalists. The National Conference, on Tuesday, amended a controversial section of... read more

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EXCLUSIVE: National Conference leadership to expel accredited journalists who write “offensive” reports

March 23, 2014

The accreditation of any journalist whose reports are considered offensive by the leadership of the National Conference will be withdrawn. Journalists whose reports are considered... read more

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Boko Haram: APC dares PDP to show evidence of opposition’s complicity

March 21, 2014

Suspected Boko Haram members in Kano “The only reason this insurgency has persisted is the incompetence, cluelessness, inferiority complex and collusion of the presidency.”…... read more

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APC plans violent overthrow of Government, PDP alleges

March 20, 2014

PDP insists that APC has a hand in the insurgency in the north. The ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the opposition, All Progressives... read more

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Insecurity across Nigeria caused by Jonathan’s incompetence, corruption, others, APC tells PDP

March 20, 2014

The APC said Mr. Jonathan is not the first minority to rule Nigeria, but most incompetent…... read more

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Northern Governors call emergency meeting on Boko Haram, National Conference

March 20, 2014

13 Northern governors met with U.S. Officials. The Northern State Governors’ Forum, NSGF, has called an emergency meeting for Tuesday, March 25, in Abuja, Nigeria’... read more

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