Top News

FILE PHOTO: President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari shaking hands at the 2015 Elections Sensitization Workshop on Non-Violence in Abuja today, organized by the Office of the National Security Adviser and SA to Mr. President on inter-party affairs.

Buhari replies Jonathan: Our achievements are real, not propaganda

‎The Nigerian leader listed the achievements of his administration.

Ahmed Makarfi

PDP speaks on Maina’s reinstatement

The PDP says the scandal is typical of the APC administration.

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose. [Photo credit: Pointblank News]

Buhari’s sack of Maina ‘an afterthought’ — Fayose

The Ekiti governor calls for Mr. Maina’s arrest and prosecution.


Dambazau lied, I played no role in Maina’s return — Head of Service

Mr. Dambazau had denied responsibility for Mr. Maina’s recall to service.

ormer spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic, Olisah Metuh.

Why I want Jonathan to appear in court – Olisa Metuh

Mr. Metuh is charged with diverting N400 million from Office of National Security Adviser

EFCC Official in front the the sealed mansion (Photo by Abdulaziz Abdulaziz, Date: 10/23/2017)

EFCC storms Maina’s $2 million mansion

Mr. Maina is wanted by the EFCC.

Muhammadu Buhari talking

Buhari orders immediate sack of Maina, demands probe of recall

The report on the investigation is to be sent “before the end of work today.‎” ‎

Boko Haram

UN counters Nigerian govt, says three Borno LGAs cut off by Boko Haram

Aid workers have no access to the areas.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan

Metuh wants Jonathan to appear as witness

It is the second application by Mr. Metuh for witnesses to appear in court.


UPDATED: Suspected kidnap kingpin, Evans, arraigned on fresh charges

Mr. Onwuamadike reversed his guilty plea last week.

HIV Ribbon

HIV/AIDS: Nigerian researcher calls for clinical trial of his drug

The findings have been presented at different international conferences.

Bomb blast in Maiduguri

16 killed in Maiduguri suicide bomb attacks

Eighteen people were wounded in the attacks, police said.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

Why PDP is not playing opposition role effectively – Governor Dickson

“I have invested enormous efforts in rebuilding the PDP and the work of rebuilding hasn’t been successful.”


Despite apology, Intels yet to state readiness to comply with TSA – NPA

Intels chief Gabrielle Volpi apologised to the NPA last week.

Paul Ifere

Police arrest associate of Buhari’s aide for post critical of state govt

“The arrest is politically motivated,” Mr. Obono-Obla told PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday.”

President Buhari

EU denies favouring Buhari during 2015 Presidential Election

Again, the EU commends ex-President Jonathan for accepting defeat.

Abdulrasheed Maina

EFCC launches manhunt for recalled fugitive director, Abdulrasheed Maina

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency says it is shocked by Mr. Maina’s bold return to Nigeria despite international warrant.

TB Joshua George Weah

Liberian Election: George Weah attends T.B. Joshua’s church

George Weah will contest a run-off with current Liberian vice president.

Abdulrasheed Maina

CSOs frown at Maina’s reinstatement, question Buhari’s anti-corruption war

“This is a setback not only for the anti-corruption war but also for some of us who have been advocating against corruption.”

Lagos lagoon

Body of man who jumped into Lagos Lagoon found

The body was reportedly discovered by a local fisherman.

President Buhari arrives Presidential Palace Ankara Turkey

FEATURE: The Major Highlights Of Buhari’s Turkey Visit

This was President Buhari’s first visit to Turkey since his election in 2015.

Abdulrasheed maina

Why we reinstated fugitive ex-pension chief Maina – Nigerian govt

A minister corroborates PREMIUM TIMES story on Mr. Maina’s posting to the Interior Ministry.

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan and others.

2014 national conference Nigeria’s best — Jonathan

Mr. Jonathan set up the 2014 conference.

Abubakar Malami

APC Senator challenges Nigerian govt to publish names of corrupt party members

The government says it would release names of treasury looters soon.

A banking hall [Photo credit: Nigerian Times]

Nigerian govt takes ownership of funds held in bank accounts not linked to BVNs

Some analysts condemn the move.