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Six PREMIUM TIMES journalists win big at Wole Soyinka investigative reporting awards

Four PREMIUM TIMES journalists were overall winners in various categories, including the Investigative Journalist of the Year, at the 2013 Wole Soyinka Investigative Reporting Awards, WSIRA, Monday. It is the third year running that reporters from this newspaper have emerged Nigeria’s Investigative Journalist of the Year, further underlining our pre-eminent position as Nigeria’s topmost investigative […]

Apo extra-judicial killing: Human Rights Commission summons DHQ, SSS‪

Eight squatters were killed in a midnight operation by  security agencies. Advertisement

FG, others pay tribute to Solomon Lar

Mr. Lar was the pioneer chairman of the PDP. Advertisement

ASUU Strike: UNN, Ekiti University lecturers ignore government’s directive

ASUU has been on strike since July 1. Advertisement

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16 survive auto crash in Ebonyi

No body died from the crash.  Advertisement

Abuja Minister announces resolution of dispute with protesting workers

The minister said he had a successful meeting with the workers’ leaders. Advertisement

Lai Mohammed

APC begins registration of members in January – Lai Mohammed

Party to conduct congresses to elect officials. Advertisement

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ASUU Strike: NLC makes fresh intervention, writes presidency

ASUU has been on strike since July 1. Advertisement

EFCC records 1,000 convictions in 10 years – Lamorde

CCB said it verified “almost all the governors, their deputies, ministers and commissioners in the country”. Advertisement

Nigeria issues citizenship certificates to 217 foreign nationals

Some of the recipients were married to Nigerians. Advertisement

National Conference: Jonathan pledges non-interference

The president met with Igbo leaders in Abuja. Advertisement

APGA leadership dispute: Umeh, Okwu know fate February

Court to decide on who between the two chairmanship claimants should lead the opposition party Advertisement

Why Abuja workers demand sack of Minister Bala Mohammed

The FCT workers protested unpaid salaries and allowances Advertisement

Corruption fight is irreversible – Lamorde

Mr. Lamorde spoke at the World Anti-Corruption Dap programme. Advertisement

EU advises political parties, INEC on 2015

EU ambassador says the controversial elections does not predict 2015 Advertisement

NUC pledges effective regulation of Nigerian universities

The NUC was established over 50 years ago. Advertisement

Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism 2013 Awards – Liveblog

Welcome to the liveblog of the 2013 award ceremony of Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism. This year, 14 nominees are shortlisted finalists. One of the nominees will emerge as the overall winner. The Award ceremony as initiated in 2005. The merit Awards – Winners And now, the big one. The WSCIJ-Nigeria Investigative Journalist of […]

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APC governors mourn Mandela

The governors said Nigeria needs a leader that will rekindle the phenomenon the late South African President represents Advertisement

INEC admits voters register not perfect

INEC promised to improve on the register ahead of 2015 polls Advertisement

Wale Babalakin

N4.7 billion fraud: Court ‘excuses’ Babalakin from the dock

Wale Babalakin and his companies are accused of money laundering. Advertisement

Update: Subsidy fraud trial of Mahmud Tukur, son of PDP Chairman, starts afresh

Mahmud Tukur and others are being tried for petrol subsidy fraud. Advertisement

Arepo murder: Court adjourns trial to January 24

Ten persons are charged with killing three NNPC engineers. Advertisement

Aminu Tambuwal

Jonathan encourages corruption in Nigeria, Speaker Tambuwal says

The speaker presented a paper at the NBA conference. Advertisement

We will not return to PDP, Governors Wamakko, Kwankwaso tell Jonathan

The governors held a 5-hour meeting with the president. Advertisement

ASUU expresses concern over exodus of students to foreign universities

The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Gombe State University (GSU) chapter, Umar Adamu, has expressed concern over the exodus of Nigerian students to other countries for studies. Mr. Adamu, who criticised the situation, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Monday that it was not good for the educational development of the country. He […]