You are responsible for Nigeria’s economic woes, Shehu Sani tells ex-CBN Gov., Soludo

“What is the reason and the logic behind APC chieftains inviting a PDP economist to lecture them on the economy?”


22 ex-Niger Delta militants qualify as aircraft engineers

The amnesty office says more armed youth are seeking to lay down their arms and lead normal lives.

Ishaq Oloyede

JAMB set to upload names of successful candidates

Prof. Oloyede says admissions will be carried out based on guidelines approved for each institution by their respective proprietors.

Governor Yahaya Bello

Embattled Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, opens up on Mosque attack

“We are not unaware of scheming by change resistors to sponsor attacks against government officials.”


Buhari approves governing boards for NPA, NIMASA

The two agencies domiciled in the Ministry of transportation get eleven-member board each


Nigeria talks tough, warns foreign diplomats against approaching Buhari, Osinbajo directly

“… Respect our rules, respect our laws, respect our channels of communication.”


Police arrest 29 alleged car thieves in seven states – Full list and states

Twelve cars were also recovered from the suspects.

NOUN Headquarters

NOUN to grant scholarships to 1,000 less privileged students

The scholarships would be made available in partnership with the World Bank.

Wole Soyinka

Soyinka wants History restored in Nigerian schools’ curriculum

Mr. Soyinka says he supports the use of force against groups like Boko Haram.

Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello

Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, attacked in Lokoja

“The situation in this state is even worse than what the residents are doing.”


Ekiti outlaws free cattle grazing; offenders face stiff penalty

The bill also bans movement of cattle in the state after 6pm.


Write your will before travelling for 2016 Hajj, Cleric tells Nigerian pilgrims

The cleric said travelling for Hajj may be one’s final journey.


Ekiti govt says dam tragedy victims not World Bank officials, releases names

The government explains why four officials drowned.


FACT-CHECK: How Nigeria’s secret police, SSS, is violating the law and illegally parading itself as DSS

A PREMIUM TIMES examination shows the use of DSS has no legal backing.

Ibrahim Shema

Katsina Sure-P Fund: Help beg Gov. Masari to sue me, Ex-Gov. Shema tells Nigerians

The former governor denies misusing SURE-P funds.


Attacks by Avengers, others cut Nigeria’s revenue for July by almost half

Despite dwindling oil prices, excess crude oil revenue balance stands at $3.03 billion.

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Why President didn’t intervene in case of man who named his dog Buhari — Presidency

The presidency is commenting on the matter for the first time.

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Buhari to attend African development conference in Kenya

The president will also hold a bilateral meeting with the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.

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CAN fumes over John Kerry’s meeting with Sultan, Northern governors; accuses U.S. of bias

The president of the Christian Association of Nigeria accuses the Buhari administration of being sectional.

Protesting IDPs

UPDATE: Protesting IDPs vacate Maiduguri highways as govt disbands feeding committee

The deputy governor assures that there would be sufficient food in the camps.


EFCC arrests man over $145,000 love scam

The money was allegedly wired to the suspect’s Diamond Bank account number: 0028998256.

Abdulmumin-Jibrin (1)

Budget Padding: Justice Abang declines to hear Jibrin’s case against Dogara

Mr. Jibrin wants a ruling stopping the House from suspending him.


Buhari sympathises with Italy over deadly earthquake

Over 200 people have so far been confirmed dead in the disaster.

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Bring back our girls or resign, Chibok families tell Buhari

Angry parents say the president has abandoned them and their daughters.

Photo: Bayo Omoboriowo

Soyinka to Buhari: Engage Niger Delta militants, respond “positively” to their demands

Mr. Soyinka lashes out at the media, accusing them of “extreme invention”.