Southern Nigerian governors call for devolution of powers
The governors met twelve years after their last meeting held in Lagos.
Dambazau lied, I played no role in Maina’s return — Head of Service
Mr. Dambazau had denied responsibility for Mr. Maina’s recall to service.
Buhari orders immediate sack of Maina, demands probe of recall
The report on the investigation is to be sent “before the end of work today.”
UN counters Nigerian govt, says three Borno LGAs cut off by Boko Haram
Aid workers have no access to the areas.
Malabu Scandal: Despite prosecution of Shell, top officials, Nigeria allows continued operation of oil block
The Buhari administration deepens business ties with Shell and Agip, despite ongoing worldwide investigations.
Despite apology, Intels yet to state readiness to comply with TSA – NPA
Intels chief Gabrielle Volpi apologised to the NPA last week.
Malabu Scandal: Nigeria, others must commit to end secret ownership of extractive industry assets – Osinbajo
The Vice President leads a Nigerian delegation to the conference in Indonesia.
Police arrest associate of Buhari’s aide for post critical of state govt
“The arrest is politically motivated,” Mr. Obono-Obla told PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday.”
EFCC launches manhunt for recalled fugitive director, Abdulrasheed Maina
Nigeria’s anti-graft agency says it is shocked by Mr. Maina’s bold return to Nigeria despite international warrant.
CSOs frown at Maina’s reinstatement, question Buhari’s anti-corruption war
“This is a setback not only for the anti-corruption war but also for some of us who have been advocating against corruption.”
FEATURE: What the law says on government-employed doctors engaging in private practice
The Nigerian government says it is reviewing whether public sector health professionals can engage in private practice.
Why we reinstated fugitive ex-pension chief Maina – Nigerian govt
A minister corroborates PREMIUM TIMES story on Mr. Maina’s posting to the Interior Ministry.
INVESTIGATION: Despite existing law, underage sports betting thrives in Nigeria
Teenagers not legally allowed to take part in sports betting narrate how and why they get involved.
Nigerian govt takes ownership of funds held in bank accounts not linked to BVNs
Some analysts condemn the move.
Ekiti, Gombe, Plateau at bottom of fiscal sustainability index — Report
The report shows the fiscal conditions of states.
INVESTIGATION: In search for justice, shoddy prosecution frustrates Nigeria’s child rape victims
Amid ever growing reports of rape in Nigeria, more victims are finding it difficult to get justice.
INTERVIEW: What I did after Nigerians criticised my donation to American University — Top businessman, Indimi
Mr. Indimi, an in-law of President Buhari, speaks exclusively to PREMIUM TIMES on his achievements.
Tobacco firms evolving new strategies to attract younger generation – Report
Sales points of tobacco products found within 100 meters of surveyed schools.
SHOCKING: Buhari administration recalls wanted ex-pension boss sacked for alleged corruption
Mr. Maina was declared wanted by the EFCC for jumping bail and evading trial in a multi-billion naira case.
Man who jumped into Lagos Lagoon identified — LASEMA
The body has not been found.
Nigeria has third highest infant mortality rate in the world – WHO
Five countries accounted for half of new-born deaths in the world last year.
Over 1000 Nigerian youth languishing in Thai jails — Ambassador
The diplomat urges Nigerians to travel out through proper channels.