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NCC board reassures stakeholders of commitment to 9Mobile sale

The Commission says it will apply all necessary diligence to see the ongoing sale process through to its logical conclusion.

How Boko Haram attack, kidnap of Dapchi schoolgirls occurred – Residents, School staff

The residents said Boko Haram’s primary aim was to kidnap the Dapchi schoolgirls.

Nigerian author hawks zobo drink on the streets

Collins Oscar, author of five books, loves hawking the Nigerian beverage popularly called zobo.

Facebook offers to help in Nigerian voter education

The social media platform says it is open to ideas on how best it could improve its services and the electoral processes in Africa.

INVESTIGATION: Despite millions of naira budgetary provision, Oyo school remains in ruins

A lawmaker and UBEC provide possible reasons for the status quo.

Defence spokesperson visits PREMIUM TIMES, seeks warmer ties with Nigerian military

John Agim is exploring a reset in military-media relations, after years of mutual suspicion fueled by the Boko Haram phenomenon.

Rotary Club, BUA offers free medical services to schools

The President, Rotary Club of Gbagada South, Demola Olutusin lauded the partnership with BUA Group.

Catholic Bishops of Nigeria

Catholic Bishops criticise gender equality bill, condemn distribution of condoms in schools

The CBCN announces its list of newly elected officers.

2018 Budget: Reps fault NEMA’s defence of 2017 expenditure

This is the second time within a week.

APC crisis worsens as Tinubu accuses Oyegun of sabotaging ‘my presidential assignment’

The APC told PREMIUM TIMES it had no comment on Mr. Tinubu’s letter to its chairman when contacted late Thursday.

Rochas and Buhari

2019: Buhari will address Nigerians soon on re-election – Okorocha 

APC governors met with the president.

OAU

Muslim students’ group attacks Buhari over university workers’ strike

The non-teaching staff have been on strike since December over the sharing of allowances.

Chairpersons, board members of OSGF parastatals for inauguration Tuesday

The officials were appointed recently by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Northern Elders Forum appoints new leaders

Ango Abdullahi is the new leader of the group.

What Council of State discussed Thursday

Ministers and National Security Adviser briefed the meeting.

2019: APC governors meet Buhari tonight

The governors also met with the president last week in Daura

Politicians greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy — Jega

“We must also checkmate the threats of politicians to undermine our democracy because all we need now is adding value to the process.”

FAAC: Federation revenue declines as federal, state and local govts share N635.55 billion

The revenue generated in January showed a decline of N19.6 billion when compared to what was generated in December

Yobe govt apologises for false news on missing Dapchi girls

“We have now established that the information we relied on to make the statement was not credible.”

PHOTO NEWS: Buhari, Obasanjo, Gowon, others attend Council of State meeting

ABIOLA AJIMOBI

Former UNILAG VC named Ibadan Technical University Pro-Chancellor

The Technical University, a public-private initiative, was established in 2012.

Secondus

Corruption: Transparency International report vindicates us – PDP

Nigeria fell from 136 in 2016 to 148 in 2017 on TI’s annual Corruption Perception Index.

Yobe attack: Nigerian govt not sure of true situation of missing schoolgirls – Lai Mohammed

The Minister for Information says Boko Haram only carried out the attack to embarrass the Buhari administration.

Buhari signs bill extending FCT’s 2017 budget

The budget will run until end of March or when 2018 budget is passed.

Former FCT minister’s plea bargain talks break down — EFCC

The judge adjourned till March 8 and 9 for continuation of trial.