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INTERVIEW: President Jonathan is a joke – Festus Keyamo

The lawyer lambasts the president on his war on terror and corruption.

FACTSHEET: What happened in Baga?

There are no journalists, government officials, soldiers or independent monitors in Baga at present.

INTERVIEW: Jonathan worse than Abacha — Pius Adesanmi

Mr. Adesanmi says the Jonathan government is dysfunctional in everything and it would be hypocritical for people like him to associate with it.

INTERVIEW: Why We Overthrew Buhari — Babangida

In this rare interview, Mr. Babangida spoke, among other issues, about why he led a coup against the regime of Muhammadu Buhari and why he approved the killing of his bosom friend, Mamman Vatsa.

Top Five Political Campaigns In Nigeria

These are the top political campaigns that appear to have captured our imaginations the best in the past five decades

Ebola Survivors Across West Africa Share Life-Saving Tips Via Mobile App

‘Yes, I Survived Ebola’ Says Guinean Woman in First-Ever Message Sent Through the Interactive App.

INTERVIEW: Buhari is not a perfect presidential candidate – Kayode Ogundamisi

With the choice we have today, comparing Buhari to Jonathan is like comparing light to darkness.

PREMIUM TIMES’ top 14 sports figures for 2014

Premium Times selects the best of the best sports men and women who made names and news in the last 12 months.

Nigerian govt keeps 2015 budget details secret a week after budget presentation

The spending details, needed by investors and a public anxious to know how the government is responding to oil crisis, remains a secret despite the assurance by Finance minister they would be provided since last week.

BudgIT Analysis: 2015 budget shows govt. not committed to austerity measures as oil price falls

A deep look at the budget contradicts government’s claim that it was enforcing cuts in the face of dwindling revenue.

Amanda Epe; the life and times of a flight attendant

The author talks about her book and experience with racism

The Lagos Man At The Centre of Washington’s Water Programme, By Amir Adeniran

Muminu Adekunle Badmus, the man who supervises operation and maintenance of water distribution to the White House and other parts of Washington DC, is a native of Epe Alaro Ogunmodede in Lagos State. He is a senior manager with the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority, aka DC Water, and a thirty year veteran […]

ANALYSIS: APC Presidential Primary: How the candidates stand

Atiku, Buhari and three others in final battle for the presidential ticket of Nigeria’s main opposition party. Who picks the APC ticket?

ANALYSIS: Nigeria risks borrowing to pay salaries in 2015, BudgIT explains

As oil prices fall, Nigeria risk an economic downturn.

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Nigerian military’s renewed offensive against Boko Haram; terrorists now on the run

“The military is now better equipped and more confident. Its newly acquired T72 tank is devastating.”

Why I’m contesting for House of Representatives seat – ex-NUJ President, Sani Zorro

I am pro-poor. My father was a NEPU activist. He was also a member of Kano State House of Assembly – then we were with Kano under the PRP.

Lagos 2015: Tinubu has not anointed anyone, APC governorship aspirant, Tokunbo Wahab, says

Wahab is the youngest APC gubernatorial aspirant.

INTERVIEW: Lagosians are tired of Tinubu; will defeat him 2015 — Obanikoro

The former defence minister says fighting Boko Haram is like running a marathon.

Adesoye College: Raising Young Leaders Since 1987

New entrance exam underway

Amnesty International releases new tool for citizens to detect government surveillance

Detekt is the first tool to be made available to the public that detects major known surveillance spyware, some of which is used.

“What the world must do to stem Nigeria’s looming electoral violence”

With only three months before elections, the government must be encouraged to urgently take several steps to limit the risk of widespread violence.

Nigeria 2015: Only APGA can win Lagos for Jonathan – Party Leader

“The so called PDP are just jamborizing, waiting for presidential anointment and benefits, that’s all.”

Alleged Jonathan’s Election Killer Squad: Al-Mustapha replies Obasanjo

The former Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, Sani Abacha, challenges Mr. Obasanjo to a debate.

APC may lose Lagos in 2015, National Legal Adviser, Muiz Banire, warns

“During the last local government elections, we had a similar experience. Some of our party member went to vote against our candidates.”

How Liberian-American, Patrick Sawyer, deliberately infected our staff with Ebola — First Consultant Hospital

The hospital says the deliberate manner Mr. Sawyer went about infecting medical personnel at the hospital suggested he was on a bio-terrorism mission to Nigeria.