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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
NIMC staff perfect examples of ‘corporate beggars” — Union
An official says the agency is looking into the matter of staff welfare.
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.
Islamic State admits killing Nigerian Army commander, other soldiers
The Nigerian Army 158 Battalion came under attack from insurgents on Wednesday.
850 Nigerian law students pass resit exams – Official
The council said that a total of 1,680 participated in the law school examinations.
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.
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.
Mob blocks Abuja-Kaduna road over ‘extra-judicial killing’
The protesters claim a resident was killed by security operatives.
Ribadu proposes data centre for fight against corruption
Mr Ribadu also advocates for reform of the justice sector and unrestrained fight against corruption.
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.
Northern, Southern Governors’ Wives get new chairpersons
The new chairpersons were confirmed after a meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Buhari felicitates with Abdulsalami Abubakar at 77
Mr Abubakar, a retired general, was head of state between June 8, 1998 and May 29, 1999.
Controversy as Saraki ‘personalises’ Nigeria’s Senate President’s Twitter handle
The move generated a backlash among Nigerians.
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.