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Mr Nathan Umana claims to be neglected by French firm, NSITF.

Nigerian victim of workplace accident accuses French firm, NSITF of abandonment

Abstract – A young man’s dream job turns to nightmare after a life-changing incident.

Nightfall came with a feeling a hopelessness for Chris Chom and 61 other prison inmates who only had the option of practically sleeping on each other's bodies for lack of sleeping space

SPECIAL REPORT: Inside Nigeria’s prisons where thousands languish for years without trial

Data shows that most inmates in Nigerian prisons have not been convicted for the crimes for which they are being held.

Hakeem Dickson

INTERVIEW: Why I want every Lagos home to have a fire extinguisher – Hakeem Dickson

Mr Dickson says the agency does not have enough manpower to carry out most of its duties

Adebayo-Shittu

INTERVIEW: My role in MTN fine saga and achievements as communication minister (1) – Shittu

The minister also defends Nigerian government’s handling of the MTN fine saga.

My ordeal in the hands of kidnappers – Victim

I was able to deduce that the criminals who actually kidnap people were not the real Fulani herdsmen that we had been led to believe.

Martha

Mom seeks justice for seven-year-old raped ‘several times’

Police say investigation proved the girl had been raped, but the matter is yet to go to court.

Sex workers used to illustrate the story. {PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria]

How to end the ‘criminal’ police raid of Abuja women – Lawyer

There are suggestions that top police authorities did not give approval of these raids.

Edo Assembly Crisis: As it was in 2014, so it seems in 2019

In 2014, the Edo House of Assembly was engulfed in crisis. That crisis resulted in the emergence of two parallel leaderships that sat separately.

Late Molara-Ogundipe

OBITUARY: The Passing of Professor Molara Ogundipe-Leslie

She first woman to obtain a First-class (honours) in English at the University College Ibadan, then a College of the University of London.

Lagos residents lament losses to floods

Lagos officials refuse to speak on the utilisation of funds to check the floods.

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State.

SATIRE SATURDAY: Are Dubai-obsessed Osun LG chairmen running away from kidnappers?

And talking of insensitive decisions in the midst of poverty and insecurity, is there any better example than this proposed multi-million naira Dubai trip?

SGF Boss Mustapha

INTERVIEW: What Nigerians should expect in the next four years under Buhari – SGF

The SGF says the government is committed to creating cattle ranches to check clashes between herders and farmers.

SGF Boss Mustapha

INTERVIEW: Banditry could be worse than Boko Haram – SGF

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation gives a scorecard of the Buhari administration in the last four years.

Apo Six: After 14 years, justice not yet served, relatives say

Almost a decade and a half has passed but the gory memories of the murders have remained.

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

SATIRE SATURDAY: Why Saraki-led Senate is the best since 1999

In the end, the Saraki-led Senate would be better appreciated when the leadership of the ninth senate finally takes over.

Former Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke (Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers)

INTERVIEW: Why Vice President Osinbajo, Abacha family are after me – Ex-Minister Adoke

Mr Adoke pulls no punches as he sheds light on some controversial events that unfolded during his tenure as the chief law officer of the federation.

Professor Niara Sudarkasa (Photo Credit: UM Library Digital Collections - University of Michigan Bentley Image Bank)

OBITUARY: Niara Sudarkasa, renowned anthropologist and academic, takes a bow

Niara Sudarkasa obtained her PhD from Columbia University and served as an assistant professor at New York University from 1964 to 1967.

Mohammed Adoke

INTERVIEW: How decision to prosecute Tinubu at Code of Conduct was taken — Ex-Minister Adoke

Mr Adoke reveals how then PDP Chairman, Ahmed Muazu, threatened in 2015 to concede defeat to Mr Buhari and APC in 2015 if President Jonathan delayed in doing so.

Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Senate President and Chairman of Nigeria’s 8th National Assembly. [PHOTO CREDIT: @bukolasaraki]

Achievements, Failures of Saraki: How Senate president fared in four years

This analysis assesses the outgoing Senate president on key parameters through which a government — executive or legislature — should touch the lives of citizens.

SATIRE SATURDAY: President Buhari must retain ALL his ministers—-except Buhari

“In the Buhari school of integrity, myth is key and competence is an addendum.”

Senator Ali Ndume

INTERVIEW: Why I’m confident of emerging the next Senate President – Ndume

“Party is all about consultation, imposition is not in the constitution of the party”

INEC: File photo of voters at the elections

ANALYSIS: In APC’s loss of Zamfara, here’s the man who played lead role

The ruling by the Supreme Court can be described as the climax of the political crisis currently rocking the state. It came after one man refused to back off.

Street children in Uyo, Akwa Ibom Photo by Cletus Ukpong

There’re too many children on Akwa Ibom streets — Activists

Activists discuss challenges facing child development in Akwa Ibom, at a PREMIUM TIMES roundtable in Uyo, to mark the Children’s Day.

INTERVIEW: No more home advantage in Nigerian League – Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena

The footballer says officiating has improved in Nigerian football.

Dr James King

FEATURE: How we saved passenger’s life aboard a Nigerian flight, By Dr James King

The airport authorities in Lagos failed to position an ambulance as the plane carrying the sick man landed.