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ANALYSIS: Amid crisis, Nigeria’s newest political parties in heightened preparations for first polls

PREMIUM TIMES recently visited the national secretariats of the five political parties registered by INEC in June.

President Muhammadu Buhari arriving Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Saturday (19/8/2017)

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Finally, Buhari arrives Nigeria after 103 days in London

The Nigerian Airforce plane carrying Mr. Buhari landed at the Abuja international airport at 4.36 p.m.

President Buhari reviewing a Speech draft.

Presidential villa agog as Buhari returns to Abuja

Mr. Buhari has been away from the country for more than 100 days.

Former Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka

INTERVIEW: How we convinced Jonathan to concede defeat to Buhari – Osita Chidoka

The former minister also spoke on his decision to quit the PDP.

Buhari strikes a pose with Lai Mohammed, Garba Shehu, Abike Dabiri in new photo

Buhari to return after 103 days of medical treatment in London, to broadcast to Nigerians

Mr. Buhari left the country for London on May 7 to continue with his medical treatment.

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo [Photo Credit: The Nation]

Osinbajo directs new heads of PenCom, CCB, ICPC, others to assume duties

It is not clear if the Senate will consider clearing the nominees.

Kogi State Map

Death toll from Kogi strange disease rises to 62

Lassa fever has been ruled out after a laboratory test.

Pastor Adeboye and President Muhammadu Buhari in London [Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters]

RCCG head Adeboye visits Buhari in London

Mr. Buhari has been in London for over 100 days.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo [Photo credit: dailypost.ng]

Some young Nigerians have been “complete disappointment and failure” in leadership – Obasanjo

The former president wrote senior lawyer Olisa Agbakoba.

Alausa passport office

INVESTIGATION: Corruption, extortion reign at Nigeria Immigration passport office (Part 1)

Getting a passport at the passport office is everything but what it is officially advertised to be.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and President Muhammadu Buhari. [Photo credit: Nigeria Today]

What I discussed with Buhari – Saraki

“It was a meeting of substance where we discussed important matters of state. We also discussed the 2017 budget.”

Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara in London [Photo: Femi Adesina's Facebook page]

Buhari’s “health has improved tremendously” – Dogara

Mr. Buhari has been in London for over 100 days receiving medical treatment for a yet to be disclosed ailment.

FILE PHOTO: Federal secretariat

Perm. Sec. accused of corruption forfeits N660 million, $137,000, two buildings to Nigerian govt

The suspect, Clement Onubuogo, is a serving Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment.

Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara in London [Photo: Femi Adesina's Facebook page]

Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara in London

Mr. Buhari has been in London for over 100 days for medical treatment.

University of Nigeria Nsuka

ASUU strike may be called off in one week – Education Minister

“There are other issues which we did not agree on,” the minister said.

Kogi State Map

Strange disease kills 50 people in Kogi

“We initially suspected Lassa Fever after getting some misleading reports about people bleeding around.”

Chris Ngige

Another meeting between Nigerian govt, ASUU deadlocked

University lecturers began a nationwide strike Monday over demands for improved funding and welfare.

L-R: Permanent Secretary, State House Abuja, Mr. Jalal Arabi; Secretary to the State Government, Lagos State, Mr. Tunji Bello and Commissioner for Special Duties & Inter-Governmental Relations, Mr. Oluseye Oladejo during the official hand-over of the Presidential Lodge, Marina to the Lagos State Government, on Thursday, August 17, 2017.

Nigerian govt hands over presidential lodge to Lagos State

President Buhari approved transfer in November 2016.

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo

Hate speech will no longer be tolerated in Nigeria – Osinbajo

It will be taken as an act of terrorism and all of the consequences will follow, Mr. Osinbajo says.

Acting President Yemi Osibanjo (7th r); Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita (7th l) Chief of Staff. Alahji Abba Kyari (6th r) NationalSecurity Adviser, retired Brig.-Gen
Babagana Mongulu (5th l) and the new Federal Permanent Secretaries
after their inauguration by the Acting President at the Presidential
Villa in Abuja on Wednesday (16/8/17).
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Senator’s brother, who failed civil service exam, among new permanent secretaries Osinbajo inaugurated

An official says the acting president was never made aware of Mr. Aduda’s antecedent.


95% of Nigerians indulge in bribery – NBS

‎The estimated value of bribe paid to public officials by Nigerians in a year is N400 billion.



Nigerian soldiers ambush Boko Haram, kill 10 -‎ Official

‎The soldiers also recovered several items from the terrorists.

Charly Boy during the #ResumeOrResign Protest [Photo Credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

#ResumeOrResign: Presidency reacts to attack on Charly Boy, others

Charly Boy and others were attacked at Wuse Market on Wednesday.

Bomb Blast in Maiduguri

Death toll rises in Konduga Borno suicide attack

A doctor confirmed that at least 20 people have now died from the attack.

EFCC Operatives

Gunmen attack EFCC Abuja office

The attackers left a death threat to an investigator.