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Jide Sanwo-Olu (Photo Credit: PageOne)

We will open Lagos govt’s books – Sanwo-olu, Hamzat

Activists pushing for accountability in the government’s expenditure have continually met a brick wall.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency tackles British MP on doing business, corruption in Nigeria

The judgment was given after the country failed to show up in court to defend the matter.

Atiku Abubakar

Analysis: Poverty Reduction: How Atiku’s policy differs from Buhari’s

Mr Abubakar’s plan does not get to grips with the gaps in the current administration’s policy and consequently offers no remedy.

File photo of Nigerian Army in Sambisa Forest

Boko Haram kills Nigerian Army commander, dozens of soldiers in fresh attack

One of the bases, which is being used by Nigerian Army 157 Task Force Battalion in Metele, was raided by insurgents barely a month ago.

How Obama plotted my defeat in 2015 — Goodluck Jonathan

In a new book, the former president lashes Western powers over their roles in Nigeria’s 2015 general elections.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan

Real reasons I lost 2015 presidential election — Goodluck Jonathan

In his new book, the former President opens up on his trials and tribulations while in office.

From left: Chairman, APC Convention Committee /Governor of Jigawa Badaru Abubakar; Gov Yahaya Bello of Kogi State; Newly elected APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; Newly elected National Secretary of the party, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni and President Muhammadu Buhari during the closing ceremony of the party’s 2018 National Convention at the Eagles Square Abuja on Sunday (24/6/18)

Ajimobi, Ganduje, Aregbesola, others lead APC reconciliation committees

Mr Oshiomhole says he believes the party is still ahead of other parties, in terms of internal peace.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: Oriental Times

APC members being harassed, kidnapped, killed in PDP states – Oshiomhole

The party said its members are experiencing attacks, assassination and intimidation in PDP controlled states.


Four reportedly killed as armed robbers invade bank 

The bandits reportedly blew the bank’s security door with dynamite to gain access into the banking hall.

EXCLUSIVE: 10 Nigerian banks paid over N1 billion as emoluments to top directors in 2017

As the banks raked in billions of naira in profits, they compensated their top directors with fat pay.

Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Gandujegate: Nigerians condemn ‘Best Governor’ award to Ganduje amidst corruption allegation

Managing Director of New Telegraph, Funke Egbemode, refused to comment on the criteria for the award to Mr Ganduje

Protest at the University of Ibadan International School over Hijab controversy

Hijab Controversy: University of Ibadan school reopens, shut again amidst protests

Some parents of students in the school narrate their stance.

Army Headquarters

How Nigerian Army truncated judgement for unjustly dismissed officer

National Industrial Court had slated Monday for judgement in case by an officer alleging improper sack by the army.

Bauchi State on the map

Three killed, houses burnt as Bauchi birthday party turns deadly

Attackers went on rampage rounding up residents and burning their homes.

National Industrial Court, Abuja

Judge hands off case on judgement day after Nigerian Army alleged bias

The case of alleged illegal dismissal of military officers had run for two years before the sudden twist.

National Hospital

Dissecting National Health Act: What Nigerians need to know (1)

PREMIUM TIMES introduces a series to explain comprehensively the provisions of the Act.

Rotimi Amaechi [Photo: NigerianReviews]

How Buhari stopped me from unnecessary borrowings for Nigeria’s rail projects – Amaechi

“When I was appointed the Minister for Transportation, the president warned–do not start new contracts, go and complete old ones.”

President Muhammadu Buhari

2019: Buhari pledges to renovate 10,000 schools annually if re-elected

Mr Buhari said if re-elected, he will focus on education.

2019: Don’t set Nigeria ablaze, Buhari cautions politicians; starts re-election campaign

“We have no other country than Nigeria , let us not set it ablaze because of politics,” President Buhari said.

File photo of an Accident scene of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Four INEC workers, NYSC member, 3-yr-old die in accident

The victims were returning from the wedding ceremony of another INEC worker.

President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Buhari set to kick off campaign in Abuja

Different ministers will speak on at the formal campaign launch.

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, (APC), Adams Oshiomhole (m), addressing State House Correspondents after a meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari at the State House Abuja on Monday (23/7/18). With him are Spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 Campaign, Festus Keyamo (L) and former member of the House of Representatives from Birnin-Kudu in Jigawa State. Hon. Farouk Aliyu Adamu. 03946/23/7/18/Ismaila Ibrahim/NAN

Oshiomhole’s altercation with Saraki, ex-governors’ jail terms reduction, others top politics last week

In the past week, Nigeria witnessed many politicians using words as attack and defence weapons, from Bukola Saraki to Adams Oshiomhole; and Hope Uzodinma to Nwosu.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Saraki jibes Tinubu, says Kwara will never take instructions from Lagos

“We would not forfeit our number one position for someone that will be going to Lagos to receive instructions.”

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Of 36 states, I paid Buhari’s ‘election money’ in 30 yet received no patronage – Saraki

The audio tape, recorded for about 33 minutes, has since gone viral across social media platforms.

Ballot boxes used to illustrate the story.

APC floors PDP to win Kwara, Katsina by-elections

The PDP came second in the two by-elections