FIRS: Fowler requested tenure extension hours before Buhari appointed replacement
Mr Fowler’s letter to the SGF suggests he deliberately chalked out a path to reappointment, without Mr Kyari, who is believed to be opposed to him.
ANALYSIS: World Human Rights Day: Nigerian govt clamps down on free speech
Those who open their mouths wide enough to verbalise opinions that offend the status quo should be prepared to walk the path to Stalin’s Gulag in Buhari’s Nigeria.
Attacked Maersk MD in ‘critical, stable condition,’ company says
Mr Tohouo and his wife were locked up during the attack Sunday night. The wife, who was reportedly asked to transfer money to the assailants, was later threatened to drink a toxic substance
Osinbajo speaks on Friday’s court invasion, Sowore’s rearrest
“…in view of the developments on Friday in the Sowore case, I think it would be insensitive and inappropriate to attend the ceremony.”
Sowore: Nigerian civil society groups issue ultimatum, vow mass protests
Amnesty International says it supports the call for the immediate release of all unlawfully-held detainees.
UPDATED: Fowler out as Buhari appoints new chairman for FIRS
The president also orders a recomposition of the revenue agency’s board of directors.
Nigerian govt directs Accountant-General, MDAs to publish daily financial statements
The government will also publish monthly reports showing revenue receipts from all collecting agencies and payments out of the federation account.
Nigeria set to open extractive industry ownership register — Here’s how it will work
The register, which will launch on Thursday, will disclose who owns what in Nigeria’s extractive industry.
Ganduje appoints Emir Sanusi as head, Kano Council of Chiefs
He directed Emir Sanusi to “immediately summon the inaugural meeting of the Council in accordance with the provisions of the Law.”
Orji Kalu will receive full salaries, allowances in prison – Senate
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday sentenced Orji Kalu to 12 years in prison after convicting him of N7.65 billion fraud.
SSS apologised to Justice Ojukwu for invading court – Falana
“When challenged to justify the invasion of the court the officer could not. He apologised to Justice Ojukwu on behalf of the sss.”
Nigerian agencies failed to remit N20 billion VAT, other taxes in 2017 – Audit Report
The details are contained in the Auditor-General’s annual report of the accounts of the federation of Nigeria for 2017.
Court Invasion: Activists demand sack of SSS Director-General
The activists also accused the president of being complicit in Friday’s court invasion.
Presidency justifies Sowore’s treatment, keeps mum on SSS invasion of court
Garba Shehu was evasive on whether or not President Muhammadu Buhari authorised the disobedience of court orders by the SSS in detaining Mr Sowore.
While Nigeria keeps mum, Dutch govt acts on Premium Times investigation of FrieslandCampina WAMCO
A senior official for the Dutch foreign affairs ministry, said the child labour which PREMIUM TIMES’ reported in the Nigerian supply chain of FrieslandCampina, is taken “seriously”.
INTERVIEW: Nigerian actors must set money aside for their future – Akin Lewis
Not all actors are irresponsible and yes acting is a serious job, Akin Lewis says
INVESTIGATION: Offa Poly students groan as school officials, associations impose illegal fees (1)
For students of this institution and their parents, it has been unending lamentations emanating from constant, mostly illegal requests for payments.
U.S. expresses ‘deep concern’ about Sowore’s arrest
Two U.S. lawmakers also expressed their concern about Mr Sowore’s arrest.
NUJ, Nigerian lawmakers condemn SSS’ court invasion, Sowore’s rearrest
The NUJ in a statement shared with PREMIUM TIMES by its spokesperson, Usman Leman, condemned the SSS actions.
INTERVIEW: Why I snubbed Tottenham, other foreign clubs – Segun Odegbami
“I had at least three chances, in fact, four chances. But then, it was not fashionable to play abroad.”
Sowore: Despite video evidence, SSS denies invading court
Amidst widespread outrage, the service says Mr Sowore was mobbed by his “supporters” who were trying to shield him from “an imaginary arrest.”
Seven years on, Nigeria’s sugar policy records mixed outcome towards food security
The Nigeria Sugar Master Plan holds ample potential for the country’s local content aspirations, but lack of implementation remains a potent threat.
UPDATED: Osinbajo, Fashola, other lawyers in Buhari’s cabinet ‘silent’ on SSS invasion of court, Sowore’s treatment
A Nigerian lawyer says ”it is hard to criticise the government when one is part of governance.”