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Abandoned Ife-Odan mini water scheme with Ileri-Oluwa and her sister in search of water

INVESTIGATION: Residents suffer as N1.1 billion ‘completed’ water projects abandoned in Osun

The report reflects the pains of three communities in their efforts to access clean water in the midst of a controversial legislative intervention.

Chagala - Migrants flocking into Egypt for domestic work

Chagala: Travails of Nigerian girls inside Egypt’s slave markets (1)

Human traffickers and underage victims’ families conspire to sell them into slavery.

National Bio-Technology Development Agency.

INTERVIEW: Why Nigeria is adopting GMOs – Official

“We don’t know the long term side effect of eating GMO foods, but there is a lot of ongoing research on that.”

Bamidele Omotowa, a Nigerian U.S.-based Chemist, Nuclear Scientist, and Co-Founder of Pearlhill Technologies

INTERVIEW: How Nigeria can maximise benefits of Rivers Niger, Benue – U.S.-based Scientist (3)

The nuclear scientist also speaks on flooding in Nigeria from the Cameroonian lake and how this can be tackled.

Qancy Salako

INTERVIEW: What Nigerian youth must do to salvage country (II) – Nuclear Scientist

The U.S. based scientist delves into his work, brain drain from Nigeria, raising children in the U.S. and other issues.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Blurry hope for OAU, UI students over restoration of their unions

The OAU union was suspended in November 2017, six months after that of Ibadan suffered a similar fate.

Other Otodogbame Out of School kids and their parents

Otodo-Gbame: How eviction forced children out of school; rendered parents poor (II)

For evicted residents of Otodo-Gbame, a settlement on the edge of the Lagos Lagoon, it is a pathetic tale of pain, squalor and dashed hopes.


Otodo-Gbame: Evicted by Lagos govt, stranded residents struggle, die in crowded slums (1)

It is a matter of life and death for people forcefully evicted from their homes, then abandoned by a government that promised help.

Qancy Salako

How Nigeria lost intellectuals to brain drain — Nuclear Scientist

This is the story of Nigerian intellectual who long discovered the systemic rot in Nigeria’s education sector.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

EXPLAINER: Understanding Kaduna electronic voting system as state makes history

Kaduna State is the first sub-national entity in the world to adopt electronic voting.

ANALYSIS: What we know about Obasanjo’s new political party, ADC

The ADC is one of Nigeria’s 67 political parties. That’s about the only thing most Nigerians knew about it before Thursday night.

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris

ANALYSIS: Snub by IGP Idris: What next for Nigerian Senate?

The police boss has thrice ignored a summon to appear before the lawmakers

SDP National Secretary, Shehu Gabam (Photo Credit: Naija.ng)

INTERVIEW: Why SDP will win Ekiti, Osun elections – National Secretary

The official also say many state governors and senators are being wooed into the party.

General Editor, Premium Times, Festus Owete, Lois Ugbede, Reporter with Nancy Lindborg, Oge Onubogu and Chris Kwaja

INTERVIEW: How Nigeria can resolve its internal conflicts – President, U.S. Institute of Peace

Nancy Lindborg visits PREMIUM TIMES and speaks on the multifarious conflicts in Nigeria.

SATIRE SATURDAY: How to Scam Lagos job seekers (Part II)

Is this a government of technicalities?

Bamidele Omotowa, a Nigerian U.S.-based Chemist, Nuclear Scientist, and Co-Founder of Pearlhill Technologies

INTERVIEW: How Nigerian scientists can compete globally — U.S.-based Nuclear Scientist (2)

“Our scientists are comparatively disadvantaged by a lack of strong reference for skills development and goal targeting”.

Senator Omo-Agege arrested by the Police (Photo taken by Kemi Busari, 18/04/2018)

SATIRE SATURDAY: Of Omo-Agege, ‘Omo-Mushin’ and legislative higi-haga

The bigger issue is the constitutionality or otherwise of the Senate’s penchant for suspending elected lawmakers.

Mosquito used to illustrate the story. Photo: WebMD

Why Nigeria can’t defeat a disease threatening 97% of its population

As Nigeria gets set to celebrate World Malaria Day, its anti-malaria response is still far behind global expectation.

Bamidele Omotowa, a Nigerian U.S.-based Chemist, Nuclear Scientist, and Co-Founder of Pearlhill Technologies

INTERVIEW: How Nigeria truncated own progress in sciences — Nuclear Scientist (1)

Science can advance our economics many times as our current oil revenue of less than $75 billion a year does, he says.


INTERVIEW: Theft of Senate mace is attempted coup – Ex-Senator Waku

The ex-senator also speaks about how the mace was hidden during the tenure of late Chuba Okadigbo.

A Lagos Housing Estate with peoperty

How to buy property in Lagos without being duped

There are various checks and processes that need to be followed.

SATIRE SATURDAY: How to scam Nigerian job seekers ahead of 2019 (1)

If you are thinking of embracing this money-spinning ‘start-up’ (deceiving and fleecing unemployed Nigerians), you must know that the government is a strong ally.

INTERVIEW: What Nigeria must do to take its rightful place in Africa – Foremost Pan-Africanist Scholar

The professor speaks on diverse issues including teaching of history of Nigeria.

INTERVIEW: How we’re saving billions of dollars — NPA boss

Hadiza Usman speaks on her administration of the NPA.

Why Bill Gates was blunt in Nigeria speech – Country Director, Gates Foundation

The director explains why the Foundation’s activities seem to be concentrated more in the northern part of Nigeria.