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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.

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.


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.

Former Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke (Photo Credit: Abuja Reporters)

INTERVIEW: Our roles in the controversial Malabu OPL 245 saga – Ex-Minister Adoke

Adoke: “I am not on political exile. I am not a politician. I was a professional in government. So, when people call me a politician, I laugh.”

Map of AFrica

Nigeria, other African nations show poor progress in tackling Hepatitis — WHO

A new report says only Uganda, Rwanda and Cabo Verde out of the 47 African countries are on track to eliminating the deadly disease.

Emir Lamido Sanusi [Photo: Sahara Reporters]

Kano commission insists Emir Sanusi culpable in alleged N3.4 billion misappropriation

The commission says the emir tried to stop its work.

Aisha Buhari

No more ‘wife of the president’, I’m now First Lady – Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari said her new title would take effect immediately.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

We don’t have a server, INEC replies Atiku at tribunal

INEC and APC have asked the tribunal to dismiss the PDP and Mr Abubakar’s petition.

Mr. Atiku Abubakar (Photo Credit: concisenews.global)

APC asks court to strike out Atiku’s suit on account of ‘non-citizenship’

Mr Abubakar’s legal team dismisses the allegations in court.

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

Senate rejects motion seeking to debate Buhari’s Democracy Day speech

The majority of the lawmakers voted against the motion

A Daar Communications media truck [photo: Business Post NG]

EDITORIAL: NBC Vs. DAAR Communications: What all parties should do

Overall, the faceoff between NBC and DAAR Communications raises the urgent imperative of reviewing the NBC Act, which was enacted by the military.

The scene of the car crash

Eight killed in autocrash along Lagos-Ibadan highway

An official said the container of the hook of the truck fell on two buses, while other vehicles rammed into one another.

FIFA Women's World Cup, Nigeria - South Korea

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Oshoala scores as Super Falcons beat South Korea

Nigeria got a convincing result that prepares them for a final group game against France.

Buhari renames Abuja stadium after Abiola

Moshood Abiola won the 1993 presidential election that was cancelled by the military government of Ibrahim Babangida.

SGF Boss Mustapha

INTERVIEW: Banditry could be worse than Boko Haram – SGF

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation gives a scorecard of the Buhari administration in the last four years.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan

Why Atiku is right to challenge Buhari’s reelection in court — Jonathan

The former president also speaks on his legacy in a reflective interview for PREMIUM TIMES’s special magazine about Nigeria’s Fourth Republic.

President Muhammadu Buhari receives the newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed and Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JUNE 11 2019

PROFILE: Omo-Agege, alleged mace snatcher who emerged deputy Senate president

Polling 68 votes from the 107 senators, who voted, the controversial lawmaker emerged victorious, defeating the immediate past occupant of the post, who scored 37 votes.

Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) induction.

LGA Funds: Court deals another blow to state governors

A constitutional row over control of local government funds has been brewing between the financial intelligence outfit and 36 governors.

The ongoing house of reps voting to elect new speaker

Gbajabiamila wins House Speaker seat

Mr Gbajabiamila, who was supported by the ruling APC, beat his rival with more than 200 votes.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

Buhari govt driving Nigeria towards disaster, instability — Obasanjo

The former president’s comments are published in a special magazine by PREMIUM TIMES to commemorate Nigeria’s 20 years of democracy.

The House of Representative in Chamber ... members are notorious for budget mutilation

LIVE UPDATES: Nigeria’s Rep. members elect new Speaker, Deputy

The race would be a straight fight between former house leader Femi Gbajabiamila and Umar Bago.

Senator Omo-Agege taking oath of office

Omo-Agege, lawmaker who allegedly led thugs to steal mace, emerges Deputy Senate President

Mr Omo-Agege is still enmeshed in an allegation of aiding the invasion of the Senate chamber in 2018.

Senate President Ahmed Lawan

PROFILE: Crossing many hurdles, Ahmed Lawan, former lecturer, becomes Senate president

Mr Lawan, a former lecturer, gets 79 votes to defeat Ali Ndume, his closest rival.