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INTERVIEW – How INEC screened me out of Osun governorship election — NRM Candidate
The female candidate speaks on how she may have been denied a slot on Osun 2019 ballot papers and sundry political matters.
ANALYSIS: Nigerian Senate as retirement home for state governors
Out of 10 outgoing governors, eight are seeking new stools in the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
INTERVIEW: Why Osun salary crisis won’t affect APC chances in governorship election — Aregbesola’s aide
In spite of the debts and problems with salaries, he says what the government has done in the last eight years is a success story.
ANALYSIS: How vote buying may make or mar Osun polls
Vote buying today comes in different forms: “vote and cook soup”, “see and buy”, or “snap and send” among others.
INTERVIEW: Why I want to run for House of Representatives – Ima Niboro
The former Jonathan’s aide wants President Buhari to complete two terms.
After conquering Africa, D’Tigress prepare to shock the world
Nigeria is in group B alongside Turkey, Australia, and Argentina at the World Cup.
INTERVIEW: Why insurgency persists in Nigeria’s North-east — British Activist
Graham Weeks speaks on the insurgency ravaging the North-east, the abduction of Chibok, Dapchi schoolgirls and why these traumatic events pushed him into activism.
INTERVIEW: Buhari, APC sponsoring some PDP presidential aspirants – Wike
Mr Wike speaks on his many battles with the federal government and its agencies like the EFCC
First 1000 Days Of Life: How to lay foundation for health, well-being
Exclusive breastfeeding and adequate immunisation are ways to ensure healthy well-being of babies.
CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba on the move to set another record
Enyimba remains the only Nigerian club to have won the CAF Champions League.
ANALYSIS: 2019: PDP presidential aspirants whose ambitions are dogged by corruption allegations
No fewer than six presidential aspirants of Nigeria’s main opposition party, PDP, are trailed by controversy and allegations of corruption that may affect their chances.
INTERVIEW: Why corruption can’t be eradicated in Nigeria’s electoral processes – Accord Party Candidate
The aspirant speaks on his plans for the state if elected as the next state governor.
INTERVIEW: What I saw of Sambo Dasuki in SSS detention — Jones Abiri
“…There was no proper ventilation, since the facility was underground, there was no natural breeze coming into the room for you to have air, but one standing fan was kept for 26 suspects…”
How poor power supply cripples Abuja primary healthcare centres
Even in the few relatively well-equipped centres, health workers lament they cannot do much due to lack of electricity
ANALYSIS: 2019: APC’s ‘adoption’ of direct primaries and its controversies
APC officials provide contradictory statements after the NEC meeting of the party.
INTERVIEW: How education, family, and Church have failed young people in Nigeria – Youth development expert
Mr Ekanem is a consultant with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
INTERVIEW: How we helped Boko Haram victims manage trauma, despondency – Ex-Borno health commissioner
The political aspirant also speaks on the abduction of the Chibok girls and other unreported but similar incidents.
SATIRE SATURDAY: Of Buhari, Trump and that 2-minute lifeless encounter
The lessons are clear: no propaganda and hero worship would cover up the fact that your country earned $592 billion from oil and gas but, just overthrew India as the world’s poverty capital.
INTERVIEW: Real reasons I abandoned PDP – Ex-party chairman Salvador
The party chairman also speaks on the PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, and Bode George.
EXCLUSIVE: Gov. Ortom accuses Oshiomhole, Akume of corruption; tackles Buhari on ‘bad eggs’ comment
Governor Ortom explains the challenges of running the cash-strapped north-central state.Governor Ortom explains the challenges of running the cash-strapped north-central state.
ANALYSIS: 2019: PDP presidential aspirants and the trouble within
There are apprehensions over the emergence of over a dozen presidential aspirants on the platform of Nigeria’s main opposition party.
REPORTER’S DIARY: Detained PREMIUM TIMES journalist, Samuel Ogundipe, narrates ordeal in police custody
Mr Ogundipe’s detention earlier this month generated widespread uproar, and raised fresh concerns about press freedom in Nigeria.
INTERVIEW: How I will take Osun out of poverty – RPN governorship candidate
Mercy Ayodele says she can win the election without buying votes.
INTERVIEW: Freedom of speech, press under siege in Zambia — Editor
The editor of one of Zambia’s leading newspapers speaks about the numerous challenges faced by journalists in the country and sundry matters.
ANALYSIS: The shenanigans, shady actions of Nigeria’s Attorney General Malami
From Apo Six, to Dasuki and Malabu, a review of AGF Malami’s actions raise questions about his role as Nigeria’s chief law officer.