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Yewande Olubummo

INTERVIEW: How Nigeria can stimulate math interest in students – U.S.-based Mathematician

The don, who had her elementary and first degree in Nigeria, also speaks on her experience int he U.S.

Alfred Adegoke, a lawyer and human rights activist, is the governorship candidate of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN)

INTERVIEW: How I’ll salvage Osun after Aregbesola, Oyinlola’s failures – SPN governorship candidate

INEC and the police are collaborators with vote buyers and riggers, Mr Adegoke also says in this interview.

women in hospital

Culture, religious misconceptions hindering family planning in Nigeria

A fast growing population and high rate of child and maternal deaths recommend contraception but Nigerians are reluctant to embrace it despite campaigns


Explainer: Source Confidentiality: Reporter’s Golden Rule

Samuel Ogundipe is currently being held for refusing to disclose the source of a report.

Nigerian judges used to illustrate the story, [Photo credit: 360Nobs.com]

Analysis: Main features of Nigeria’s Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 (2)

PREMIUM TIMES in these series, explains the main features of the ACJA 2015.

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomole

Why Saraki Must Be Removed As Senate President — Oshiomhole – FULL TEXT

The APC chairman says his party is also working hard to defeat Mr. Saraki in the 2019 senatorial election.

Davidson Akhimien

INTERVIEW: How we’ll solve Nigeria’s problems – GDPN presidential aspirant

The Grassroots Development Party of Nigeria is one of the newly-registered parties by INEC.

INTERVIEW: ‘Why Atiku seems best candidate to beat Buhari in 2019’

A PDP-leaning public affairs analyst speaks on the chances of the party against President Buhari

chinedu ikedieze

INTERVIEW: How my height made me a superstar — Chinedu Ikedieze, aka Aki

Aki speaks about growing up and being taunted.

The siege at the National Assembly by security operatives from the SSS

ROUND UP: How National Assembly siege by SSS happened

The DG of the SSS was eventually sacked from office.

Abiodun Essiet

2019: Meet candidate who wants to be first female councillor of Abuja ward

We explore the personal lives, contributions, strength and political ambition of female politicians ahead of the 2019 elections.

Ismaeel Ahmed

INTERVIEW: How Buhari, Osinbajo conceived N-Power, school feeding, other SIPs- Presidential aide

From the current 8.7 million, our target is to feed 12 million children by the time the programme has gone round the 36 States.

Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere. [Photo credit: official Facebook page of Eze Madumere]

ANALYSIS : What next for ‘sacked’ Imo Deputy Governor Madumere

Mr Madumere was removed as part of the battle for the governorship seat of the state in 2019.

Screenshots from a video showing a Falconet kneeling before Solomon Dalung and counting money

ANALYSIS: Dalung, kneeling Falconet show lack of proper process

There have been arguments for and against this scene that has gone viral online.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

ANALYSIS: What next for APC, Buhari administration after Saraki’s exit

Mr Saraki is now highest opposition member in an APC administration.

Bukola Saraki

ANALYSIS: Betrayal, confrontation, others characterise Saraki’s four and half years sojourn in APC

Senate President Bukola Saraki left the APC on Tuesday.

Nigerian Stock Exchange Trading floor [Photo: blogs.cfr.org]

ANALYSIS: Nigerian bourse, investors’ confidence and the troubles of minority shareholders

Analysts suggest ways to protect minority shareholders.

Dr. SKC Ogbonnia

INTERVIEW: Giving Buhari APC ticket again will be worse than annulment of June 12 – Presidential aspirant

The APC leader says President Buhari has lost control of Nigeria.

Vice-Chancellor, Technical University, (Tech-U), Ibadan, Oyo State, Ayobami Salami

INTERVIEW: We train students to think without the box – Tech-U Vice Chancellor

”Here we train our students to think, not within the box, not outside of the box, but without the box,” the official says.

Buba Galadima

INTERVIEW: We brought Buhari into politics but he betrayed us – Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima, a former political ally of President Muhammadu Buhari and leader of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), in this interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Festus Owete and Nasir Ayitogo, speaks on the future of the new group, his relationship with the president and other sundry issues

A photograph showing Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose on the ground after he was attacked with tear gas and beaten by security operatives

SATIRE SATURDAY: Isn’t Ekiti treasury in ‘severe pain’, already?

In all these, there is the one rational question: where are these monies coming from?

sawaba pic 1

INTERVIEW: How Wasiu Ayinde Marshal betrayed me – Iyanda Sawaba

The musician also speaks about Wasiu Ayinde’s claim about the origin of Fuji.

Pascal Mubenga, Ph.D., a teacher and Transformational Education leader

INTERVIEW: How to help disadvantaged students succeed academically – African-American School Superintendent

The Congo-born Superintendent of Durham Public School District, North Carolina, U.S explains how all children can be helped to do well in school.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Russia 2018: Five takeaways for Super Eagles

How Nigeria needs to start preparation for Qatar 2022.

Fayose and Fayemi used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: NewsTimes Nigeria]

ANALYSIS: How ‘Quarry Manager Fayemi’ crushed Peter the Rock Fayose

Many analysts believe the Ekiti governor has been demystified.