Independence day bombing suspect knows fate Jan. 25
The suspect is being charged with treasonable felony.
Greed and individualism, bane of Nigeria’s progress- Pius Adesanmi
Greed and selfishness have caused Nigeria’s woes.
N32.8bn police pension scam: Court dismisses application to quash charges
The suspects are being arraigned for defrauding the Police Pension Office.
Armed robber hides arms and ammunition in mother’s wardrobe
The parents of the suspect are now in police custody.
Farmers seek court order to retain ownership of ancestral land
The farmers do not want to part with their ancestral inheritance.
Petrol subsidy scandal: Court postpones re-arraignment of Ali’s son, three others
Another delay in the trial of those allegedly involved in the subsidy fraud.
Over 20 countries to participate in Abuja food festival -Organisers
Nigeria will host a food festival in Abuja
Pastor Okotie debunks remarriage rumours, blames ‘mischief makers’
The Pastor announced the dissolution of his former marriage on August 12.
Fuel scarcity may continue till 2013- NNPC official
Petroleum Industry players want a deregulation of the downstream sector
Ogun demolishes houses, markets for road expansion
Buildings in various area of Abeokuta, Ogun State were demolished on Sunday.
Amosun wades into Ogun Assembly crisis, meets secretly with lawmakers
The lawmakers will resume from their plenary session on Tuesday.
Myanmar quake death toll rises to 11 as aftershocks rumble
Myanmar is one of Asia’s poorest countries
Lagos Task Force causes death of breadwinner, abandons family
The victim was allegedly killed.
Buhari, others approve CPC merger with ACN, ANPP
Nov. 12 (PREMIUM TIMES) — The Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), has ratified the long-expected merger with the opposition Action Congress of Nigeria and the All Nigeria Peoples Party. A highly placed official of the party told PREMIUM TIMES that the decision to merge with other parties was approved […]
Malabu N155bn scandal: UK group seeks tougher EU action on Shell, ENI
Shell and ENI claim they did not know the money was going to Mr. Etete’s Malabu
UNILAG gets new Vice-Chancellor
The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Sunday described the appointment of Prof. Rahamon Bello, as the 11th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, as a welcome development. The Governing Council, at its special meeting held on Nov.10, unanimously adopted the report of the selection board that Mr. Bello be appointed as the new vice-chancellor […]
Orji Kalu lacks pedigree to negotiate with Boko Haram, says PPA
Nov. 11 (PREMIUM TIMES) — National Chairman of a faction of the Progressive Peoples Alliance(PPA), Ken Gbalikuma, has described as “laughable and at the same time vexatious” a statement credited to former Abia State governor, Orji Kalu, that he was ready to dialogue with Boko Haram on behalf of the Jonathan administration. Reacting to a […]
Updated: Lam Adesina, former Oyo governor, dies at 73
The former governor is set for burial on Sunday evening.
Petrol availability and pricing around Nigeria – Premium Times Survey
In the first week of November 2012, after months of fuel scarcity across Nigeria, PREMIUM TIMES conducted a survey to find the true situation of petrol availability and cost in states across the country. Use the interactive map below to find states where petrol is cheapest, most abundant and scarcest. Petrol is scarcest in Port Harcourt, […]
Falae, Fasoranti, lawmakers shun constitutional review congress in Akure
The state lawmakers from the constituencies boycotted the congress.
UN House: Jonathan runs a profligate administration – CPC
The opposition party said the president should have known better.