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Pastor Okotie debunks remarriage rumours, blames ‘mischief makers’

The Pastor announced the dissolution of his former marriage on August 12.

Fuel scarcity spreads nationwide

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.

Lagos Task Force causes death of breadwinner, abandons family

The victim was allegedly killed.

Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari

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

Osoba, Okupe set for NIJ maiden Alumni convention

Mr. Okupe will deliver the main lecture at the convention.

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 […]

Jonathan, Mimiko, Fasoranti mourn Lam Adesina

More encomiums are expected to be poured on the deceased.

Updated: Lam Adesina, former Oyo governor, dies at 73

The former governor is set for burial on Sunday evening.

A petrol station used to illustrate the story

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.

Orji Uzor-Kalu

Orji Kalu offers to replace Buhari in dialogue with Boko Haram

Nov. 11 (PREMIUM TIMES) — A former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, has offered to dialogue with Boko Haram on behalf of the Federal Government. Mr. Kalu made the offer following a purported proposal by the sect requesting a former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, to dialogue with government on its behalf. Mr. Buhari […]

PDP's Olusola Oke

Like ACN, PDP asks court to nullify Mimiko’s election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate in the just concluded Governorship poll in Ondo State, Olusola Oke has also filed a petition at the Governorship Election petition tribunal in Akure asking it to nullify the reelection of Governor Olusegun Mimiko. This  has brought to four the number of political parties that have filed […]

Amosun wades into Ogun Assembly crisis

The lawmakers are expected to meet with the governor on Sunday.

Constitution Review: Participants at consultative fora urge scrapping of immunity clause

Rep Suleiman Kwande (DPP, Plateau) on Saturday expressed delight over the massive turnout for the public congress on the review of the 1999 constitution. Mr. Kwande, who represents Jos North and Bassa Federal Constituency, described the event a “100 per cent success” as it was graced by people from all strata of the society. “I […]

Governor Patrick Yakowa

2,000 fake teachers uncovered in Kaduna public schools

Nov. 10 (PREMIUM TIMES) —  Gov. Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State said on Saturday that the recent verification exercise by the state government has revealed no fewer than 2,000 teachers with fake certificates employed in public schools. Mr. Yakowa disclosed this at the second National Joint Graduation ceremony of the National Teachers’ Institute in Kaduna. He noted that nearly […]

FG receives N10bn donations to assist flood victims – VP

The Vice President toured the affected areas in a helicopter.

Group warns African governments against ‘blackmail’ of big tobacco companies

The groups urge African countries not to back down on agreed anti-tobacco protocols.