Thursday, April 17, 2014

Authority Stealing: Jonathan budgets millions for non-existing aircraft, boats in foreign embassies

President Goodluck Jonathan The 2014 budget presented to the National Assembly by President Goodluck Jonathan last week contains fraudulent request... read more

Nigerian Governors Forum Retreat: Live Updates

All is set for the commencement of the second retreat for Nigerian governors organised by the Secretariat of the Nigeria... read more

Former education minister, Ruqayyatu Rufai, joins ASUU strike

Professor Ruqayyatu Rufa’i The former minister said it was unfair to ask her to speak on the strike…... read more

Group warns of tension in Akwa Ibom ahead of 2015

The decision on who becomes Akwa Ibom state’s next governor may trigger tension in the state, the group warns…... read more

Plane carrying Agagu’s remains crashes in Lagos, NEMA confirms 11 dead

A plane has crashed at the Lagos airport, witnesses and an official have said. A witness said the crash occurred... read more

RETRACTION: Retired Col. A.K. Togun is alive

The retired officer is not dead.…... read more

PDP finally shuts door on Oyinlola, inaugurates Oladipo as substantive National Secretary

Olagunsoye Oyinlola In line with Friday’s judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, Prof. Wale Oladipo has just been sworn... read more

BREAKING: PDP swears in Wale Oladipo as National Secretary

The PDP acted based on a court ruling.…... read more

How Nigeria can get back on track – Ribadu

Former EFCC Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu Laments inability of Shell Petroleum to establish refinery in Nigeria after 55 years of operation.…... read more

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: How I was lured into the Baraje-led PDP faction — Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, speaks on President Goodluck... read more

Jonathan orders immediate deployment of troops to Nasarawa

The Federal Government has ordered immediate deployment of troops to troubled Nasarawa state. The Director, Army Public Relations Department, Brigadier... read more

Latest – PDP crisis: Police seal off Baraje faction’s secretariat

Leaders of the new faction at a press conference at the Shehu Yar’adua centre The police on Saturday sealed off... read more

PDP will adhere to principles of internal democracy, says Tukur

Mr. Tukur thanked party members loyal to him.…... read more

Reps accept Ezekwesili’s challenge for public hearing on N1 trillion NASS budget

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Speaker House of Reps The House has not given date for the hearing. The House of Representatives... read more

Utomi says two-party system best for Nigeria

Pat Utomi “It is left for political actors to develop a convention for a two-party system.” A political economist, Pat... read more

ANALYSIS: Oguta poll controversy prelude of PDP, APC battle in 2015

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha Even before last Saturday’s rerun election in the Oguta Constituency of Imo state, many watchers... read more

PDP accuses Okorocha, APGA of violence, manipulation of Oguta election result

The PDP claimed it was leading in the election.…... read more

PDP reconciliation will fail under Tukur- Adamawa politician

Bamanga Tukur, troubled PDP chairman The party member questioned Mr. Tukur’s ability to settle the rift in the party.  Austin... read more

Nobody will leave PDP for opposition, says Tukur

Bamanga Tukur lauds Akpabio’s developmental strides The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bamanga Tukur, said on Tuesday... read more

Sparks fly as ACN, FG lock horns over alleged plot to destabilize Nigeria

 The opposition Action Congress of Nigeria  and the federal government were locked in a war of words Sunday after the... read more

Tinubu, Ribadu Say Death of Ekiti Deputy Gov. blow to progressive politics

Late Ekiti Deputy Governor, Olufunmilayo Olayinka Chieftain of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and former presidential... read more

Arewa Youths Claim President Jonathan is reversing Ribadu’s achievements

Former EFCC chair, Nuhu Ribadu Former anti-corruption czar for the country, Nuhu Ribadu, is facing an angry challenge from northern... read more

I am the next Ekiti governor —Fayose

Ayo Fayose Ahead of 2014 governorship election in Ekiti State, former governor Ayo Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party has... read more

2015: Governor Aliyu of Niger cautions PDP not to push governors out of party

The governor said none of the PDP governors plan to leave Nigeria’s ruling party.…... read more

Respite for ACN, ANPP, APGA, CPC as INEC declines to register rival APC

The Nigerian electoral commission said the controversial APC will not be registered.…... read more