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EU Chief Observer, Maria Arena presenting the final report on Saturday in Abuja

Nigeria’s 2019 elections faced ‘severe transparency shortcomings’ — EU

The European Union submits its final report on the elections and makes 30 recommendations for electoral reforms.

Democracy @ 20 - Premium Times Magazine

PREMIUM TIMES Special Publication on Nigerian Democracy @ 20 goes on sale online

The first-ever printed publication by Premium Times contains exclusive interviews with Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari.

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ECOWAS to establish migration academy‎ in Nigeria

The academy, when established, would help in training officers ‎and border security personnel within the sub-region.

Governor El-Rufai releases new governance structure for Kaduna — FULL DETAILS

“Consequent to the restructuring, the Executive Order prescribes that the Kaduna State Government will operate with 14 ministries, including three new ones.

Nuhu Ribadu Adamawa 2015 (5)

Opposition to NFIU financial regulation misinformed, self-centred — Ribadu

Mr Ribadu described the action as a positive way of ensuring probity, accountability, and development at the local level.

Ballot boxes used to illustrate the story.

2019: 91 political parties caused serious logistical problems – INEC

The electoral umpire says there were over 800 million pre-election cases across the country that arose from political parties’ primary elections.

After 58 years of Independence, our universities still slow in discoveries, inventions – Buhari

The president said his administration would continue to do everything possible to improve structures and facilities in the institutions and to enhance learning by training the required manpower

SGF Boss Mustapha

INTERVIEW: What Nigerians should expect in the next four years under Buhari – SGF

The SGF says the government is committed to creating cattle ranches to check clashes between herders and farmers.

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NIMC staff perfect examples of ‘corporate beggars” — Union

An official says the agency is looking into the matter of staff welfare.

President Muhammadu Buhari

How card readers made it possible for me to be president – Buhari

The president said this in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES, published in its Special Print Edition.

Nigerian Army

Islamic State admits killing Nigerian Army commander, other soldiers

The Nigerian Army 158 Battalion came under attack from insurgents on Wednesday.

Nigerian Law School

850 Nigerian law students pass resit exams – Official

The council said that a total of 1,680 participated in the law school examinations.

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)

FRSC arrests 5,713 traffic offenders nationwide during Eid-El Fitr

The FRSC successfully recorded a seven per cent decrease in the total number of road traffic crashes.

Ex-PDP deputy chairman, Babayo Gamawa, is dead

Babayo Gamawa died on Friday in Bauchi.

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Malabu Scandal: Drama as Eni officials decline to give evidence

Only a former Eni official, among the Eni defendants, agreed to testify.

MoC Grand Prix: Top Nigerian athletes set for action in Lagos

Athletes based in Nigeria have been starved of competition.

JUST IN: Ruggedman attacked in London

A video posted on Ruggedman’s Twitter handle showed how the violence unfolded.

Mob blocks Abuja-Kaduna road over ‘extra-judicial killing’

The protesters claim a resident was killed by security operatives.

Nuhu Ribadu Adamawa 2015 (5)

Ribadu proposes data centre for fight against corruption

Mr Ribadu also advocates for reform of the justice sector and unrestrained fight against corruption.

Sudan on map

SUDAN: NLC calls on international community to stop carnage

Scores of people were killed as the country’s military dispersed thousands of protesters camped outside the army headquarters in central Khartoum.

First Lady of Niger State Amina Bello [Photo: Leadership Newspaper]

Northern, Southern Governors’ Wives get new chairpersons

The new chairpersons were confirmed after a meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Evans

Evans: Absence of lawyer for suspect stalls trial

One of the suspects informed the court he was unable to engage the services of a lawyer.

Ex-military Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar

Buhari felicitates with Abdulsalami Abubakar at 77

Mr Abubakar, a retired general, was head of state between June 8, 1998 and May 29, 1999.

Bukola Saraki

Controversy as Saraki ‘personalises’ Nigeria’s Senate President’s Twitter handle

The move generated a backlash among Nigerians.

Suspected serial fraudster, Fred Ajudua. [Photo credit: PM News Nigeria]

Alleged $8.4m fraud: Ajudua swore with son’s life not to defraud me – Bamaiyi

Fred Ajudua is undergoing trial for allegedly swindling the former army chief of $8.4 million at the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons in 2004.