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LIST: Lagos State Commissioners and Special Advisers – 2019 — 2023
The Lagos commissioners and special advisers were sworn in on August 20 by Governor Jide Sanwo-Olu
PROFILE: Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of Nigeria
Mr Mustapha, a politician from Adamawa State, served Mr Buhari during his first term. He has been reappointed.
UCL: Messi progresses with Barcelona, Ronaldo crashes out with Juventus
The Spanish champions will face either Liverpool or Porto in the semifinals of the competition.
Three abducted INEC ad-hoc staff in Katsina regain freedom — Police
Efforts are ongoing to arrest the hoodlums, the police say.
Nigerian journalist, Peter Nkanga, selected for 2019 Jamal Khashoggi Award for Courageous Journalism
The award is administered by the US-based Inti Raymi Fund, a global human rights foundation.
Atiku wins 11 of Ondo’s 18 LGs, set to win in state
Atiku Abubakar is set to be declared winner in Ondo State
At Saraki’s polling unit, late arrival of materials worry voters
Voters decry the delay
Presidential aides transfer polling units to Daura
Mr Buhari gave the directive in order not to disenfranchise those whose duties demand that they are with him all the time.
Senate to investigate NNPC, IOCs’ alleged boycott of Nigeria pipe manufacturer
“We are surprised that we have such an internationally certified company here in Nigeria.”
INVESTIGATION: When Generals Turn Bandits: Inside the massive corruption in Nigeria’s security contracting
Nigerian military chiefs, politicians, and contractors are believed to have stolen more than N3.1 trillion through arms security contracts.
Buhari appoints new SGF, sacks Babachir Lawal, NIA DG, Ayodele Oke
Messrs Lawal and Oke were accused of corruption.
U.S. gives Russia 48 hours to close three missions
US ‘prepared to take further actions.’
EDITOR’S NOTE: PREMIUM TIMES has confirmed that the statement on the supposed ban of the songs credited to the National Broadcasting Corporation, NBC, did not emanate from the regulator. Therefore, there was no ban. We apologise for any inconvenience caused the NBC and the musicians mentioned in the initial report, as well as our readers. […]
JUST IN: Buhari returns to Nigeria today – Presidency
The president is set to return after over 100 days in London for medical treatment.
NDDC reacts to corruption allegation, defends car purchases
The Niger Delta intervention agency denies corruption charge.
Housing: Nigerian govt to inject N500 billion in mortgage bank – Minister
The measure would help the bank to adequately cater for the rising mortgage finance needs of workers.
‘Africa LAMPS Awards’ to beam searchlight on continent
“Nigeria is not only about 419 or corruption, we have wonderful people.”
PDP Crisis: Ignore Sheriff on Edo primary election – Makarfi faction
“Senator Sheriff and his cohorts therefore lack the locus to take any decision on behalf of the Party.”
National Assembly will not support creation of grazing reserves – Ekweremadu
Mr. Ekweremadu says claims of a grazing reserve bill before the National Assembly is a “hoax”.
Police to deploy over 13,000 personnel for Abuja council elections
Personnel from neighbouring states will be drafted.
Ex-Borno Gov. Sheriff, accused of Boko Haram ties, emerges PDP chairman
Mr. Sheriff was selected by all organs of the party.
Supreme Court upholds Udom Emmanuel’s election as Akwa Ibom governor
Full details of the ruling would be provided on a February 15, the court said.
Don’t embark on industrial action, Kwara APC begs teachers
“We hereby appeal to leadership of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Kwara State to suspend its plan to embark on industrial action.”