Stop EFCC from sealing Sun Newspaper, management writes AGF Malami
“So, we do not see why the Judgment in that case should lead to attempt to seal The Sun Publishing Limited premises.”
ICIJ names Premium Times’ publisher, two others as board members
They join Sheila Coronel (chair), Alexander Papachristou, Rhona Murphy, Tom Steinberg, Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab Wilhelm and Stephen King (observer) on ICIJ’s board.
EFCC marks Orji Kalu’s Sun newspaper, other properties for seizure
Last week, Mr Kalu, a senator representing Abia North, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for a N7.65 billion fraud.
Turkish Airlines ‘to upgrade’ aircraft amidst Nigerian govt sanctions
The move came after the government announced it was suspending its operations in Nigeria over perceived poor treatment of passengers.
Buhari condemns execution of aid workers by Boko Haram
“Whatever seeming victory evil records, eventually rebounds on the evildoer.”
UN condemns Boko Haram killing of four aid workers
The four slain aid workers who were abducted on July 18 were staff of the AAH.
Boko Haram faction kills four kidnapped aid workers
PREMIUM TIMES reported how the six aid workers were kidnapped on July 19 in Borno when armed gunmen attacked their vehicles.
Nigeria LNG, partners sign Train 7 gas supply agreements
The company signed the first basic 20-year term Gas Supply Agreements (GSAs) with joint ventures (JVs) for the supply of feedstock-gas to Train 7.
Nigeria’s chief justice wants more Shari’a in constitution
Some Nigerians have described Mr Muhammad’s suggestion of an amendment influenced by religious demography as “sectional”.
Nigeria suspends Turkish Airlines from its airports
An official said the suspension will be on “until the airline is ready to operate with the right size of aircraft that can transport all passengers with their baggage at the same time.”
Why we haven’t discussed report on lawmaker caught on video assaulting woman — Senate
The lawmakers say they are constrained “from discussing some issues already in a court of law.”
Reps want right to free basic education inserted in Nigeria’s Constitution
The bill seeks to alter Chapter IV of the 1999 Constitution.
Muiz Banire speaks on his removal as AMCON chairman
President Muhammadu Buhari sent the name of Edward Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as the new AMCON chairman.
Bill to end discrimination against women in Nigeria Police gets senators’ support
The bill seeks to amend the Police Act by expunging the gender-discriminatory provisions of regulations 122,123,124 and 127.
Four Akwa Ibom newspaper workers killed in road accident
Eighteen people were injured in the accident.
Publicising Buhari’s domestic crisis shows he’s a ‘democrat’ — Yahaya Bello
The Kogi governor says the president is the most “democratic president I have ever seen.”
Marafa distances self from Yari’s ‘kangaroo’ peace parley
“He is now trying to come up with a kangaroo peace meeting to relaunch himself back to relevance,” Mr Marafa says.
Jega calls for more foreign students, teachers in Nigerian tertiary institutions
Attahiru Jega says there are 1,856 foreign students out of the total 1,132,795 and 437 foreign academic staff from a total of 5,604 in 194 Nigerian tertiary institutions
New Minimum Wage: Labour issues December 31 deadline to states
Only five states have actually commenced the Implementation of the new national minimum wage.
How we discovered bank account, properties in Maina son’s name – EFCC
The official is a member of Pension Fraud Team of the anti-graft agency that investigated the Mainas.