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Apo Six: After 14 years, justice not yet served, relatives say

Almost a decade and a half has passed but the gory memories of the murders have remained.

Nigerian Senate

LIVE UPDATES: Lawan, Ndume face-off in race for Nigeria’s Senate Presidency

The coast is now clear for election of number three citizen of the country and his deputy.


NASS Leadership: PDP tackles APC, endorses Ndume, Bago

Abstract: The party urges its members in the legislature to abide by its decision.

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Premium Times launches special print magazine to mark 20th anniversary of Nigeria’s fourth republic

The 188-page magazine features exclusive interviews with the three living presidents of Nigeria under the dispensation.

Violence breaks out at Lagos polling unit

2019 Election: Buhari rode to power on widespread violence — Human Rights Watch

HRW says it found little or no police response to reports of threats and acts of violence by hired political thugs and soldiers against voters and election officials.

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen

UPDATED: NJC reacts to Buhari’s acceptance of Onnoghen’s retirement

PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday reported Mr Buhari’s acceptance of Mr Onnoghen’s retirement two months after the former chief justice wrote to the president.

Buhari campaigning

Tribunal dismisses petition against Buhari, APC

A group had challenged President Buhari’s electoral victory.

9th NASS: APC Governors back Lawan, Gbajabiamila`s leadership aspirations

The forum said it took the decision in compliance with the directive of the party’s leadership.

Omo-Agege in his office Wednesday morning

APC endorses Omo-Agege, who ‘sponsored’ mace theft, for Deputy Senate President

The party also endorses Mr Wase for Deputy Speaker position.

Nigerian Senate

EXPLAINER: How 109 Senators will elect Senate President, Deputy on Tuesday

The 9th Senate will elect new leaders on Tuesday.

Ahmad Lawan

Senate Presidency: Northern group rejects Lawan, gives reasons

Mr Lawan is expected to be in contest with Ali Ndume, a former Senate Leader on Tuesday for the position.

Sokoto state on map

Scores killed in Sokoto attack, presidency says

President Buhari “expressed deep shock and sadness over the death of scores of people in the banditry attacks.”

Former CJN, Walter Onnoghen in CCT on Monday.

Buhari finally accepts Onnoghen’s retirement, wants five new Supreme Court judges appointed

President Buhari wrote to the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria on the appointment of new judges.

Oando workers at an oil rig

We gave Oando management fair hearing and still found them guilty – SEC

“The commission confirms that Oando Plc was given sufficient opportunity of being heard.”

Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF)

Insecurity: 21 killed, 12 missing in various attacks across Nigeria last week

Nigeria’s security challenges continued during the week.

Super Eagles starting XI agianst Seychelles PHOTO CREDIT PREMIUM TIMES

2019 AFCON: Super Eagles coach drops Iheanacho, Semi Ajayi

The Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, on Sunday made public his final 23-man list for the tournament in Egypt.

Why we withdrew from Goje’s N25 billion corruption trial – EFCC

PREMIUM TIMES reported how the EFCC withdrew from Mr Goje’s trial earlier.

Some of the children that are not in school and dindt follow their parents to farm.

Non-implementation of Buhari’s programme in Abuja keeps thousands of children out of school

In Abuja, about 13 per cent of children who are of school age are out of school.

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

Senators valedictory speeches, Buhari’s proclamation letter, others top Senate activities last week

Some senators criticised their colleagues during their valedictory speech.


Why Nigeria’s economy cannot grow – Dangote

Aliko Dangote also says the availability of consumer credit facility is an important option in fighting corruption.

Dr Aniekeme Uwah (right) receiving the Medal of Honour award from Dr Joshua Obasanja, the AU Head of Mission in Nigeria

AU honours Nigerian doctor for role in combating Ebola virus

The Ebola epidemic, which occurred in Liberia from 2014 to 2015, grounded economic and social activities in the West African country.

11 days after inauguration, Buhari yet to announce any appointment

The president has shown no signs he would deviate from the lethargy and sloppiness that characterised his first term.

Lawali Shuaibu. [Photo credit: APC Official site]

APC Crisis: Deputy Chairman seeking Oshiomhole’s removal snubs disciplinary panel

Mr Shuaibu says his demand for Mr Oshiomhole to go has not changed.

19 passengers burn to death in horror car crash in Ondo

Passengers burn to death after a bus went up in flame following a collision with a lorry.


Norway vs Nigeria (LIVE UPDATES): Super Falcons seek bright start in Women’s World Cup

Nigerian squad has a healthy mix of experienced and youthful players that should be able to hold their own against any team.