In Nigeria’s crowded prisons, inmates describe terrible feeding, sanitation (2)
Nigerian prisons are overcrowded and are poorly run. PREMIUM TIMES’ and interviews with 150 inmates prove those challenges.
Nigeria vs Cameroon Live Updates: Super Eagles, Lions battle for quarter-final slot
While Nigeria boasts of three Afcon titles, Cameroon are looking to double that tally as they are hunting for a sixth African title in Egypt.
How EFCC, AGF’s strange ‘romance’ saved Goje after surrendering Senate Presidency bid
A court has cleared Mr Goje of corruption charges after the EFCC and the AGF surprisingly abadoned the eight-year-old case, just after he agreed to let go of his Senate president bid.
AFCON 2019: Nigeria, Cameroon rekindle rivalry in crunch battle for quarter-final ticket
While Nigeria are three-time AFCON champions, their opponent are five-time winners.
Boko Haram crisis worsens, more people affected since October 2018- UN
The number of people facing food insecurity had recently increased to three million, up more than 10 per cent from October 2018.
‘Ruga’: Steeped in history of distrust, Nigeria’s botched solution for deadly conflicts
While critics of open grazing had demanded restricted pastoralism, Ruga still met opposition leading to the suspension of the programme.
Court orders forfeiture of Nigerian senator’s 14 properties, 22 bank accounts
The Nigerian government seeks forfeiture of the opposition senator’s asset amidst widening corruption probe.
419 bangles, 315 rings, 304 earrings, 189 wristwatches among ‘Diezani jewellery’ forfeited to Nigerian govt
The temporarily forfeited jewellery are estimated to worth $40 millon.
Osun Governorship: Adeleke speaks on Supreme Court judgement
Mr Adeleke, who challenged Governor Oyetola’s election, said his ambition was not a do or die affair.
Supreme Court Justice accuses INEC of rigging Osun guber election
The majority however ruling upholds the election of Gboyega Oyetola of the APC.
Supreme Court affirms Gboyega Oyetola’s election as Osun Governor
The Supreme Court in a split judgement on Friday agreed substantially with the Court of Appeal.
In Libya, guards shot at people fleeing air strikes – UN Report
“There are reports that following the first impact, some refugees and migrants were fired upon by guards as they tried to escape.”
Osun Governorship: Supreme Court delivers final verdict, in Adeleke, Oyetola’s tussle (LIVE UPDATES)
A seven-member panel of the Supreme Court, led by Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Ibrahim Tanko, slated Friday for judgement.
Osun Governorship: PDP, APC speak ahead of Supreme Court judgement
The two parties expressed optimism in separate telephone interviews with PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday.
N2.5 billion DSO trial: Court grants application listing Lai Mohammed as prosecution witness
ICPC is prosecuting the DG NBC, Ishaq Kawu, and two others for alleged abuse of office and money laundering.
Gbajabiamila names Doguwa, other principal officers for Reps
Also appointed were Peter Akpatason as Deputy Leader and Tahir Monguno as Chief Whip
Chinda ignores Gbajabiamila, takes Minority Leader’s seat in Reps chamber
The plenary appears to be heated as the speaker has refused to recognise Mr Chinda, despite raising a point of order countlessly.
NASS Leadership: PDP rejects Elumelu, insists on Chinda
The PDP accuses Mr Gbajabiamila of trying to impose leaders on the lawmakers.
Why Gbajabiamila ignored PDP, named Elumelu House Minority Leader
The PDP had named Kingsley Chinda for the position of House Minority Leader.
Nigerian senator Elisha Abbo, who assaulted a woman, apologises, begs for forgiveness
The assault, which occurred on May 11 was done in the presence of an armed policeman.