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Drug peddlers disguising as police officers nabbed with 50 bags of cannabis in Edo

18 November 2018
Drug peddlers disguising as police officers nabbed with 50 bags of cannabis in Edo

Two suspected drug smugglers have been nabbed by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Etsako East LGA, Edo State. The suspects, Matthew Onumba and Ojukwwu Henry,...

Ondo Assembly Saga: How Gov Akeredolu ordered Commissioner of Police to unleash thugs on us – Ondo lawmakers

18 November 2018
Ondo Assembly Saga: How Gov Akeredolu ordered Commissioner of Police to unleash thugs on us – Ondo lawmakers

The 18 lawmakers of the Ondo State House of Assembly who purportedly signed the impeachment notice used to effect the removal of the erstwhile Speaker of the house, Bamidele Oleyelogun...

Higher Food Prices Push Inflation to 11.28%

18 November 2018
Higher Food Prices Push Inflation to 11.28%

The consumer price index (CPI) which measures inflation rose to 11.28 percent (year-on-year) in September compared to 11.23 percent in August, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has stated. It...

Trump says 'good time' for a government shutdown if no money for border wall

18 November 2018
Trump says 'good time' for a government shutdown if no money for border wall

President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House Saturday that this would be a "good time" for a government shutdown if he doesn't get funding from Congress for his...

It's A Big Slap On Our Faces' — Mystery As Impounded Vehicle Disappears From Ondo Police Station

18 November 2018
It's A Big Slap On Our Faces' — Mystery As Impounded Vehicle Disappears From Ondo Police Station

The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has been thrown into confusion after the disappearance of an impounded Toyota Corolla vehicle, parked in the custody of the...

2019: Open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari - Ali Baba

18 November 2018
2019: Open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari - Ali Baba

Popular comedian, Ali Baba has written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over the state of the country ahead of the 2019 election. The comedian, in a post on...

After I spent N400m per state, Buhari refused to give appointments –Saraki

17 November 2018
After I spent N400m per state, Buhari refused to give appointments –Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the people of Kwara would not have been suffering today if they had been given enough federal appointments. Saraki said had Kwara people been given...

Stop refusing us ladies, we make more money than men in suit - Keke napep driver

17 November 2018
Stop refusing us ladies, we make more money than men in suit - Keke napep driver

A young keke napep driver identified as Kelly Murphy has taken to social media to make his grievances about dating known. The man urged women to stop looking down on...

We never endorsed anyone – Ohanaeze

17 November 2018
We never endorsed anyone – Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze N’digbo has denied adopting any candidate for the 2019 presidential election. Reacting to the reported endorsement of the PDP candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday in Enugu during a...

Fake News: Falana to drag Linda Ikeji to court over John Abayomi

17 November 2018
Fake News: Falana to drag Linda Ikeji to court over John Abayomi

Seasoned journalist John Abayomi has threatened to sue the publisher of Linda Ikeji blog, Linda Ikeji for publishing false and malicious story about him. Abayomi through his lawyer, Falana and...

Private funeral to be held for Stan Lee, more memorial plans in the works

17 November 2018
Private funeral to be held for Stan Lee, more memorial plans in the works

A small, private funeral has been held to mourn Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, and his company is making more plans to memorialize him. "Stan was always adamant that he...

Saraki, Lai Mohammed in Supremacy Battle As Kwara Holds By-election

17 November 2018
Saraki, Lai Mohammed in Supremacy Battle As Kwara Holds By-election

It will be a test of popularity and acceptance today for President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki as they...

How Shehu Sani's Senatorial Ticket Was 'Sold For m' - Source

17 November 2018
How Shehu Sani's Senatorial Ticket Was 'Sold For m' - Source

Details have emerged of how the Kaduna Central Senatorial District ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was sold for million to Uba Sani, Political Adviser to Nasir el-Rufai, Governor...

Why APC governors are after Oshiomhole – Tony Momoh

17 November 2018
Why APC governors are after Oshiomhole – Tony Momoh

Former Minister of Information Prince Tony Momoh has said that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, is currently facing challenges because he wants to change...

Doing business in Nigeria is still not easy - Report

17 November 2018
Doing business in Nigeria is still not easy - Report

It should be curiously disappointing that despite noisy investment nurtured by renewed interest of the Federal Government on the issue of ease of doing business, Nigeria still scored low in...

2019: Between ease of doing business and ease of doing fraud

17 November 2018
2019: Between ease of doing business and ease of doing fraud

fraud Election campaign begins tomorrow, November 18, ninety days to the vote, and something of great interest to citizens and international observers alike is what kind of contest to expect....

Oyegun warns political parties against negative campaign tactics

16 November 2018
Oyegun warns political parties against negative campaign tactics

The former APC chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun has called on all political parties to in the interest of peace and territorial integrity of the nation ignore negative campaign tactics, in the...

Igbo won’t fight again to achieve Biafra – Ohanaeze boss

16 November 2018
Igbo won’t fight again to achieve Biafra – Ohanaeze boss

President Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, has said Igbo people would not fight again through armed struggle to achieve a Biafra republic. Nwodo, who spoke while delivering the 9th...

Sultan tasks Muslims on unity, peaceful co-existence

16 November 2018
Sultan tasks Muslims on unity, peaceful co-existence

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday, warned against divisions among Islamic organisations and noted unity among Muslims in the country has paid off over the years....

UK PM May would survive a vote of confidence, deputy says

16 November 2018
UK PM May would survive a vote of confidence, deputy says

British Prime Minister Theresa May would likely win any vote of confidence in her leadership should Conservative lawmakers write enough letters to a party committee to trigger one, her deputy...

How N36m divided Ondo lawmakers over Gov. Akeredolu’s re-ordered budget

16 November 2018
How N36m divided Ondo lawmakers over Gov. Akeredolu’s re-ordered budget

There seems to be no end in sight to the crisis rocking the Ondo State House of Assembly any time soon. Last Friday, 18 out of 26 members of the...

EFCC arrests 23 OOU students, 12 others for Internet fraud

16 November 2018
EFCC arrests 23 OOU students, 12 others for Internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has arrested 34 suspected Internet fraudsters at 21, Sawmill Road Awa-Ijebu, Ogun State. The suspects who are between 19 and 37 years...

P Diddy’s Ex, Kim Porter found dead in her room

16 November 2018
P Diddy’s Ex, Kim Porter found dead in her room

Popular American Rapper, P Diddy’s ex-partner and mother of his three children Kim Porter has been reported dead. She died at the age of 47. According to TMZ, the model...

BBNaija: I have N75,000 left from my N25m prize money – Efe

16 November 2018
BBNaija: I have N75,000 left from my N25m prize money – Efe

Efe Ejeba, the winner of BBNaija Double Wahala has said he has N75,000 left from his N25million prize money. The rapper made this known on Thursday in an interview on...

Unsolicited calls persist because subscribers don’t complain ― NCC

15 November 2018
Unsolicited calls persist because subscribers don’t complain ― NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that GSM subscribers in the country continue to get unsolicited calls and messages from network operators because they do not lodge their complaints....

2019: Nigeria can only get it right with restructuring ― OPC

15 November 2018
2019: Nigeria can only get it right with restructuring ― OPC

As 2019 General Elections draw closer, the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) has reaffirmed its belief in restructuring, saying Nigeria can only get it right when all the federating states developed...

2019: Timi Frank reveals how Oshiomhole allegedly collected over m from aspirants, vows to publish names

15 November 2018
2019: Timi Frank reveals how Oshiomhole allegedly collected over m from aspirants, vows to publish names

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has alleged that the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, collected over million...

2019: You’ve surrounded yourself with those that failed with Jonathan, come for advice – Buhari tells Atiku

15 November 2018
2019: You’ve surrounded yourself with those that failed with Jonathan, come for advice – Buhari tells Atiku

President Muhammadu Buhari has told the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to be cautious of scammers around him. Buhari said that the former Vice President has surrounded...

Retired admiral forfeits N510m to EFCC

15 November 2018
Retired admiral forfeits N510m to EFCC

A former Director of Navy Accounts, Rear Admiral, Tahir Yusf (retd.), has temporarily forfeited N510m to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The accounts include Bitmas Enterprises domiciled in Zenith...

Family accuses Lagos hospital of causing asthmatic patient’s death

15 November 2018
Family accuses Lagos hospital of causing asthmatic patient’s death

The family of 31-year-old Ifeyinwa Chikezie has been thrown into mourning after she died at the Elem Hospital, Festac Town, Lagos, due to alleged wrong administration of injection. PUNCH Metro...

Michelle Obama opens up about her friendship with George W. Bush

14 November 2018
Michelle Obama opens up about her friendship with George W. Bush

Former first lady Michelle Obama said that her oft-admired friendship with former President George W. Bush serves as a reminder of how relationships should be during a time when America...

Again, labour draws battle line

14 November 2018
Again, labour draws battle line

Labour warned that any reduction in the N30,000 agreed in the committee’s report to President Muhammadu Buhari would lead to devastating consequences. Organized Labour has given the Federal Government December...

Probe Oshiomhole now, protesters tell ICPC

14 November 2018
Probe Oshiomhole now, protesters tell ICPC

Scores of protesters on Wednesday stormed the headquarters of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission asking for the prosecution of the National Chairman of the ruling All...

Call for resignation: Oshiomhole must be joking ― Saraki

14 November 2018
Call for resignation: Oshiomhole must be joking ― Saraki

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has described the statement credited to the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, asking him to resign his Senate position on...

I regret getting married in 2014 – Dabota Lawson

13 November 2018
I regret getting married in 2014 – Dabota Lawson

Ex-beauty Queen, Dabota Lawson has expressed regret over her marriage with estranged husband, Sunny Aku. In a post on her Instagram page on Monday, the former Miss Nigeria, while lamenting...

ASUU: University dons can't have it all, they earn more than me - Fayemi

13 November 2018
ASUU: University dons can't have it all, they earn more than me - Fayemi

The newly installed governor of Ekiti state, John Kayode Fayemi has cautioned the Academic of Staff of Union of Universities (ASUU), adding that not all the demands of the union...

Identical twins graduated from the University of Ibadan with a First Class in Law

13 November 2018
Identical twins graduated from the University of Ibadan with a First Class in Law

It was a double celebration for the parents of a set of twins identified as Taiye and Kehinde Adegoke, as they recently graduated from the University of Ibadan with a...

How Skye Bank was run down by directors – NDIC

13 November 2018
How Skye Bank was run down by directors – NDIC

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) says its risk assessment and forensic investigation reports revealed that erstwhile management of the failed Skye Bank Plc contributed to its failure by engaging in...

How government borrowed N845b to pay salaries, debts

13 November 2018
How government borrowed N845b to pay salaries, debts

Finance Minister, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed The nation’s fiscal crisis may not have been overstated after all, as government paid about N844.88 billion in salaries and offset debt-related obligations that were...

2019 Election: Banky W joins politics, emerges house of reps candidate

13 November 2018
2019 Election: Banky W joins politics, emerges house of reps candidate

Popular musician and actor, Olubankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W has finally joined politics. Banky W announced that he will be running for the position of House of Representatives...

Amosun’s unending war with Oshiomhole

12 November 2018
Amosun’s unending war with Oshiomhole

Elusive peace in the Ogun State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is now beginning to raise serious concern among the critical stakeholders in the state. Last week,...

Why we gave up on impeachment of Saraki, Dogara –Moghalu

12 November 2018
Why we gave up on impeachment of Saraki, Dogara –Moghalu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has admitted that the rigid stipulations for the impeachment of the leadership of the National Assembly have compelled the ruling party to give up the...

Davido wants N30m wristwatch for birthday

12 November 2018
Davido wants N30m wristwatch for birthday

Award-winning Nigerian music superstar David Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido, wants a N30 million worth Patek Philipe wristwatch for his forthcoming birthday. The News Agency of Nigeria...

Harassment: Apologise to Atiku without delay, Shehu Sani tells Buhari

12 November 2018
Harassment: Apologise to Atiku without delay, Shehu Sani tells Buhari

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central,Shehu Sani has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari to apologise to the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, without delay. Daily Trust had...

Parents, students appeal to ASUU to end strike

12 November 2018
Parents, students appeal to ASUU to end strike

As the indefinite strike embarked upon by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) entered its second week on Monday, parents and students have appealed to the union...

ASUU Strike: One week after, govt yet to invite lecturers for negotiations

12 November 2018
ASUU Strike: One week after, govt yet to invite lecturers for negotiations

The Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) has commenced an indefinite strike. An official of the union, Ben Ugwoke from the University of Abuja, confirmed the development to PREMIUM TIMES...

Court to Hear Suit Challenging Legality of Ikoyi Marriage Registry Today

12 November 2018
Court to Hear Suit Challenging Legality of Ikoyi Marriage Registry Today

A Federal High Court in Lagos will today begin hearing in a suit challenging the constitutionality of Ikoyi Marriage Registry and other registries being operated by the federal government through...

65-year-old man dies during sex with lover in Anambra hotel

12 November 2018
65-year-old man dies during sex with lover in Anambra hotel

A 65-year-old man, Obi Nwoda, was reported dead in the early hours of Sunday in a hotel in Awka, the Anambra State capital, after an alleged sex romp with a...

Money siphoned through NNPC more than what varsities need – ASUU President, Ogunyemi

11 November 2018
Money siphoned through NNPC more than what varsities need – ASUU President, Ogunyemi

National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, speaks with OLALEYE ALUKO on the ongoing strike and the contentious issues between the union and the Federal Government The...

2019: Aggrieved APC aspirants activate Plan B

11 November 2018
2019: Aggrieved APC aspirants activate Plan B

With the release of candidates’ names by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the various elective offices ahead of 2019, the coast appears clear over those who would be...

Oshiomhole: My Conversations with Department of State Security

11 November 2018
Oshiomhole: My Conversations with Department of State Security

Against the background of speculations regarding his whereabouts after an alleged encounter with operatives of the Department of State Security, (DSS), the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC),...

2019: PDP contesting against INEC, not Buhari —Okupe

11 November 2018
2019: PDP contesting against INEC, not Buhari —Okupe

Dr Doyin Okupe was Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan. Ahead of next February general election, he says the greatest challenge before the main...

The fire threatening to consume Oshiomhole and APC’s chances in 2019

11 November 2018
The fire threatening to consume Oshiomhole and APC’s chances in 2019

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, appears to be fighting many battles just four months in the saddle. this could affect the fortune of the party in...

How Ambode’s Failure to Pick Our Calls Ruined His Reelection Bid - Adefuye

11 November 2018
How Ambode’s Failure to Pick Our Calls Ruined His Reelection Bid - Adefuye

Lagos East Senatorial District Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Anthony Adefuye, has denied the insinuations that the leaders of the party in the district did not make...

Singer Chidinma builds mansion for mother on 60th birthday

11 November 2018
Singer Chidinma builds mansion for mother on 60th birthday

Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Chidinma Ekile, popularly known by her stage name Chidinma, presented a mansion as birthday gift to her mother, Martha Ekile, who clocks 60 on Saturday. The “Kedike”...

Minimum Wage: How FG dribbled Labour

11 November 2018
Minimum Wage: How FG dribbled Labour

There are fears that the unending negotiation between the Federal Government and organised Labour on the new minimum wage might be a deliberate ploy to deny workers in Nigeria, the...

Alleged Fraud: Oshiomhole attacks SSS, says agency ‘interfering’

10 November 2018
Alleged Fraud: Oshiomhole attacks SSS, says agency ‘interfering’

The chairman of the All progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Saturday raised concerns over an encounter he said he had with the State Security Service recently. Mr Oshiomhole said he...

Mozambique opens Africa's longest suspension bridge

10 November 2018
Mozambique opens Africa's longest suspension bridge

Mozambique's president Filipe Nyusi opened a Chinese-built bridge in the capital Maputo on Saturday that cost 5 million, saying it would help link northern and southern Africa. The twin-tower suspension...

Call on God to defend Nigeria, Adeboye tells Nigerians

10 November 2018
Call on God to defend Nigeria, Adeboye tells Nigerians

Pastor Mrs Folu Adeboye, the Wife of the General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has urged Nigerians to call on God to defend the country against enemies fighting...

2019 polls: Buhari worried over Oshiomhole, APC govs’ rift

10 November 2018
2019 polls: Buhari worried over Oshiomhole, APC govs’ rift

The feud deepened following the recent primary elections which degenerated to a face-off between Oshiomhole and the governors of Ogun, Imo, Ondo and Zamfara The rift between National Chairman of...

2019: Tinubu, Osinbajo, Akande deceiving Yoruba – Okurounmu

10 November 2018
2019: Tinubu, Osinbajo, Akande deceiving Yoruba – Okurounmu

An elder statesman and one of the leaders of Afenifere, the apex Yoruba socio-political organization, Chief Femi Okurounmu is not happy ahead of 2019. Why? He believes Vice President Yemi...

Oshiomhole to return before campaigns begin

10 November 2018
Oshiomhole to return before campaigns begin

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, will return to the country before November 18, 2018, reliable party sources told Daily Trust Saturday yesterday....

Buhari, APC have lost integrity to win 2019 polls - Sani

10 November 2018
Buhari, APC have lost integrity to win 2019 polls - Sani

Shehu Sani Human rights activist and senator representing Kaduna Central zone, Shehu Sani, has said President Muhammad Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have lost the integrity that...

Executive asked us to cut MDAs’ budgets for 2019 elections – Senator

10 November 2018
Executive asked us to cut MDAs’ budgets for 2019 elections – Senator

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Rafiu Ibrahim, says the Senate’s decision to review the supplementary budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission and security...

Adebayo Shittu in fresh scandal, presented N5,000 tax receipt to become minister

10 November 2018
Adebayo Shittu in fresh scandal, presented N5,000 tax receipt to become minister

Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications To become a member of the Federal Executive Council, Adebayo Shittu, Nigeria’s communications minister recently exposed for failing to take part in the national youth...

Tanzania: Officials order physical exams of 10 men arrested at gay wedding in Zanzibar

09 November 2018
Tanzania: Officials order physical exams of 10 men arrested at gay wedding in Zanzibar

Tanzanian authorities are carrying out physical examinations on 10 men suspected of homosexual activity on the island of Zanzibar, according to police. The group were arrested last week after police...

A court case in Uganda could have implications for future internet shutdowns in Africa

09 November 2018
A court case in Uganda could have implications for future internet shutdowns in Africa

Digital rights advocates in Uganda are finally getting their day in court. On Monday (Nov. 12), the high court in Kampala will review a case petitioning the dual internet shutdowns...

A bruised Trump set for first meeting with world leaders after midterm elections

09 November 2018
A bruised Trump set for first meeting with world leaders after midterm elections

President Donald Trump heads to France on Friday bruisedyet emboldened by an election at home and set to face many world leaders pushing a global view squarely at odds with...

Michelle Obama reveals she had miscarriage, used IVF to conceive daughters

09 November 2018
Michelle Obama reveals she had miscarriage, used IVF to conceive daughters

Michelle Obama says she felt 'lost and alone' after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago, as she opens up about 'having to do' in vitro fertilization in order to conceive...

3 die, 5 missing in Lagos boat tragedy

09 November 2018
3 die, 5 missing in Lagos boat tragedy

Three persons were confirmed dead as a boat carrying 20 passengers capsized on the lagoon between Liverpool and Coconut Under Bridge in Lagos. The tragedy happened about 8.30 p.m. on...

I’ve no plan to quit teaching for acting – Saka

09 November 2018
I’ve no plan to quit teaching for acting – Saka

Afeez Oyetoro, aka Saka, is best known for his hilarious roles in some Nollywood movies. He is also an advertiser’s delight. In fact, the memory of his role in a...

2019: Southern, Middle Belt leaders attack Osinbajo, accuse him of vote buying

09 November 2018
2019: Southern, Middle Belt leaders attack Osinbajo, accuse him of vote buying

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum. [PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria] The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum on Wednesday accused the Buhari administration through the vice president, Yemi...

Retirees payments stopped over empty pension accounts, PenCom intervenes

09 November 2018
Retirees payments stopped over empty pension accounts, PenCom intervenes

Some pensioners under the Contributory Pension Scheme stopped earning monthly stipends some years after they retired because they exhausted the money in their Retirement Savings Accounts. Findings revealed that the...

Emir advocates religious tolerance among Nigerians

09 November 2018
Emir advocates religious tolerance among Nigerians

The Emir of Potiskum in Yobe, Alhaji Gidado Ibrahim, has called for the setting up of institutions on comparative religious studies to deepen understanding and tolerance among adherents of various...

What Nigerians, INEC should learn from U.S. mid-term election - Falola

09 November 2018
What Nigerians, INEC should learn from U.S. mid-term election - Falola

Professor Toyin Falola. PHOTO: UT College of Liberal Arts Professor Toyin Falola of the University of Texas in Austin, United States of America in this interview spoke on the significance...

‘God don butter my bread’, Prince Charles speaks pidgin in Lagos

08 November 2018
‘God don butter my bread’, Prince Charles speaks pidgin in Lagos

He’s better known for speaking the Queen’s English but the Prince of Wales turned to pidgin when he visited Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, yesterday. “How you dey? (How are you?)”...

2019 Elections: NYSC says corps members will not work in volatile regions

08 November 2018
2019 Elections: NYSC says corps members will not work in volatile regions

To ensure safety of corps members during the 2019 elections, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, said that corps members would not perform ad-hoc duties in...

Protesters Seal Off NDDC Office With Charms Over 'Multibillion-Naira' Abandoned projects

08 November 2018
Protesters Seal Off NDDC Office With Charms Over 'Multibillion-Naira' Abandoned projects

Aggrieved youth from Igbokoda in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State have protested over the continued abandonment of projects by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The youth were...

Buhari, Atiku clash over N30,000 minimum wage

08 November 2018
Buhari, Atiku clash over N30,000 minimum wage

Rather than subside, the row over the minimum wage keeps growing. President Muhammadu Buhari explained yesterday his position on what the least paid worker should earn. The Ms Ama Pepple...

Buhari’s administration has failed Nigerians - Bucknor-Akerele

08 November 2018
Buhari’s administration has failed Nigerians - Bucknor-Akerele

Senator Kofoworola Bucknor-Akerele is a former deputy governor of Lagos State and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In this interview, she speaks on development in the state...

Gunmen attack Catholic priests, kidnap four in Delta

08 November 2018
Gunmen attack Catholic priests, kidnap four in Delta

• Ortom sympathises, condemns incessant abduction of clergymen Unidentified gunmen yesterday kidnapped four Catholic priests, wounding others in a brazen broad day attack that has sent shivers down the spine...

Edinburgh woman, 25, starts up new Scottish naked cleaning business

08 November 2018
Edinburgh woman, 25, starts up new Scottish naked cleaning business

A new naked cleaning business has launched in Edinburgh offering services in the buff for up to £80 an hour. Glimmer strips back the hassle of household chores by supplying...

Prince Charles: I will not be a meddling monarch... I'm not that stupid

08 November 2018
Prince Charles: I will not be a meddling monarch... I'm not that stupid

The Prince of Wales has ruled out being a “meddling monarch” when he becomes king as he gave an extraordinary interview ahead of his 70th birthday. Charles has been criticised...

Presidential election: It’s not run over cup of tea like it happened previously – Bakare

07 November 2018
Presidential election: It’s not run over cup of tea like it happened previously – Bakare

“Talking from standpoint of the scripture, the battle is going to be fierce; it’s not going to be a run over cup of tea as it was…” General Overseer and...

‘Mystery woman’ who spent £16m in Harrods arrested

07 November 2018
‘Mystery woman’ who spent £16m in Harrods arrested

The woman who spent £16m at Harrods has been arrested and faces extradition as she has become the target of UK’s first Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) case. Zamira Hajiyeva is...

How I escaped assassination - Ike Ekweremadu

07 November 2018
How I escaped assassination - Ike Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu yesterday relived how he escaped an assassination attempt, declaring that no one was safe in the country. “Nobody is safe...

‘Ndigbo yet to decide who to vote for presidency’

06 November 2018
‘Ndigbo yet to decide who to vote for presidency’

The National President of Ohanaeze Youth Council, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzo, said yesterday that the South East region has not taken any stand on whether to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari...

Why we are not going on strike again – NLC

06 November 2018
Why we are not going on strike again – NLC

The National Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba has given reasons why the union decided to suspend to planned industrial action in the eleventh hour. While speaking...

Presidential panel has no powers to prosecute suspects, seize properties, appeal court rules

06 November 2018
Presidential panel has no powers to prosecute suspects, seize properties, appeal court rules

Court of Appeal Headquarters The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has voided the powers of the Presidential Panel on Assets Recovery to prosecute alleged offenders or obtain forfeiture orders for...

CIA suffered ‘catastrophic’ compromise of its spy communication system

05 November 2018
CIA suffered ‘catastrophic’ compromise of its spy communication system

The United States Central Intelligence Agency suffered a “catastrophic” compromise of the system it uses to communicate with spies, which caused the death of “dozens of people around the world”...

Saudi Arabia rebuked at UN rights council over dire human rights record

05 November 2018
Saudi Arabia rebuked at UN rights council over dire human rights record

Saudi Arabia has been castigated over its dismal human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council, as the Arab kingdom faces a torrent of widespread international condemnation over...

Documents show Buhari’s govt. illegally diverted N378billion NLNG dividend

05 November 2018
Documents show Buhari’s govt. illegally diverted N378billion NLNG dividend

President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government unilaterally -- without required consultation with states and the national assembly-- tampered with the NLNG funds. The federal government illegally diverted 101.05 billion (N378 billion...

Why APC Senators’ plan to impeach Saraki as Senate President failed – Shehu Sani

05 November 2018
Why APC Senators’ plan to impeach Saraki as Senate President failed – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, Senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly has revealed why lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress, APC, failed to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Sani disclosed...

Buhari quietly appoints son-in-law as head of Border Agency

05 November 2018
Buhari quietly appoints son-in-law as head of Border Agency

L: Junaid Abdullahi President Muhammadu Buhari has quietly appointed his son-in-law as the head of Nigeria’s Border Communities Development Agency. Junaid Abdullahi, a retired Army captain, assumed duties at the...

MTV EMAs: Tiwa Savage edges Davido, wins Best African Act Award

05 November 2018
MTV EMAs: Tiwa Savage edges Davido, wins Best African Act Award

Popular Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, on Sunday clinched the 2018 Best African Act at the MTV European Music Awards, EMA. The singer, who is the first African female to win...

Buhari’s integrity makes him better than Atiku, others – David West

05 November 2018
Buhari’s integrity makes him better than Atiku, others – David West

Former Minister of Petroleum and Energy Prof Tam David-West has said that the 2019 presidential election is between President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and former...

How petrol attendant, supervisor planned robbery- Police

05 November 2018
How petrol attendant, supervisor planned robbery- Police

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, on Monday in Lagos, told newsmen that a petrol attendant and his supervisor, planned and robbed the filling station where they worked....

Minimum wage: Nnamdi Kanu calls Labour Union to join in election boycott

05 November 2018
Minimum wage: Nnamdi Kanu calls Labour Union to join in election boycott

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has called on the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to join IPOB in its election boycott campaign. Kanu, in another broadcast...

Is Oshiomhole Tinubu’s secret weapon in APC’s battles?

05 November 2018
Is Oshiomhole Tinubu’s secret weapon in APC’s battles?

Evaluating the mixed milieu of a troubled ruling partyRecent developments within All Progressives Congress (APC) give the impression that there are more questions than answers from the ruling political grouping....

Prince Charles, wife arrive Nigeria tomorrow

05 November 2018
Prince Charles, wife arrive Nigeria tomorrow

Prince Charles and his wife Princess Camilla are expected in Nigeria from tomorrow November 6 to November 8 in a high profile visit. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr...

APC Calls for Security Probe of Atiku’s Dubai Meetings

05 November 2018
APC Calls for Security Probe of Atiku’s Dubai Meetings

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked security agencies in the country to probe the strategy meetings of the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held in Dubai, United...

General Alkali: Police to prosecute 19 suspects soon

04 November 2018
General Alkali: Police to prosecute 19 suspects soon

The Police, on Sunday, paraded 19 suspects in connection with the murder of the immediate past Chief of Administration, Army Headquarters Major General Idris Alkali. The suspects would soon be...

Sex before marriage won’t make you happy - Study

04 November 2018
Sex before marriage won’t make you happy - Study

Ben Shapiro This week, Institute for Family Studies released a new study. Its key finding: married people are happiest if their spouses are the only people with whom they have...

Buhari may win 2019 election – Report

04 November 2018
Buhari may win 2019 election – Report

The United States Institute of Peace has said that President Muhammadu Buhari may win the 2019 election. USIP noted that though many Nigerians stated that his government had not met...

149 Nigerian soldiers in trouble for uploading photos on social media

04 November 2018
149 Nigerian soldiers in trouble for uploading photos on social media

A newly-introduced social media code of ethics for members of the Nigerian military has recorded some of its earliest sanctions, PREMIUM TIMES can report. This newspaper obtained details of at...

Drama, confusion as bride’s father cancels wedding on D-day

04 November 2018
Drama, confusion as bride’s father cancels wedding on D-day

A wedding ceremony came to a dramatic end in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Saturday, when father of the bride suddenly called off the wedding of his daughter, Oluwaseun...

2019 Guber: Kaduna on edge over El-Rufai’s muslim-muslim ticket

04 November 2018
2019 Guber: Kaduna on edge over El-Rufai’s muslim-muslim ticket

Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai With Governor Nasir El-Rufai picking the Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Primary Health Care Agency, Dr. Hadiza Abubakar Balarabe as his running mate in next year’s...

We can’t continue to recycle old leaders –Ezekwesili

04 November 2018
We can’t continue to recycle old leaders –Ezekwesili

In a presidential election whose strongest contenders are in their 70s and coming from different intellectual and ideological divides, the emergence of the Oby Ezekwesili as the candidate of the...

Prince Charles, Camilla land in Ghana on second Africa stop

03 November 2018
Prince Charles, Camilla land in Ghana on second Africa stop

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Ghana for the second stop of their West African tour. The royals landed Friday afternoon in Accra...

Guru to Buhari: come to me to win 2019 election

03 November 2018
Guru to Buhari: come to me to win 2019 election

Founder and Spiritual Leader of One Love Family Satguru Maharaji Ji has restated his support for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari. He, however, stressed that the President and...

2019: Why Tinubu will work for Atiku – Abba Gana

03 November 2018
2019: Why Tinubu will work for Atiku – Abba Gana

Member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Abba Gana has said that information available to...

My relationship with Atiku not about 2019 –Tinubu

03 November 2018
My relationship with Atiku not about 2019 –Tinubu

Former governor of Lagos State Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has once again expressed his commitment to the re-election ambition of President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections. Asiwaju Tinubu said...

Anointed candidates: How Buhari, Tinubu backed Oshiomhole on Amosun, Okorocha, Yari

03 November 2018
Anointed candidates: How Buhari, Tinubu backed Oshiomhole on Amosun, Okorocha, Yari

President Muhammadu Buhari and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu emboldened the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to frustrate the plot by three governors to force...

Man who raped own mum, mother in-law lands in IGP’s net

03 November 2018
Man who raped own mum, mother in-law lands in IGP’s net

A 32-year-old man who had been raping women in his community including his own mother has at last been arrested by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Special Squad. Thirty-two-year-old Shekari...

Again, Tinubu meets Buhari in Villa

03 November 2018
Again, Tinubu meets Buhari in Villa

For the second time in 48 hours, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, yesterday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House...

Orji Kalu hospitalised in Germany for undisclosed ailment

03 November 2018
Orji Kalu hospitalised in Germany for undisclosed ailment

A former governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has been hospitalised in Germany. Kalu’s media aide, Kunle Oyewunmi, said in a...

Why Buhari will defeat Atiku - Oshiomhole

03 November 2018
Why Buhari will defeat Atiku - Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, APC leader Insists On Uzodinma, Abiodun, Says APC Not A Party For Emperors And Political Dynasties The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole,...

As Dimeji Bankole Enters Ogun Race

03 November 2018
As Dimeji Bankole Enters Ogun Race

The emergence of a former speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole as the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party in Ogun State has changed the political calculation...

Suspension: I wasn’t given fair hearing –Omisore

02 November 2018
Suspension: I wasn’t given fair hearing –Omisore

Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in the September 22 governorship election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has said Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, by-passed the principle of fair hearing by...

Kalu undergoes surgery in Germany, not in coma says wife

02 November 2018
Kalu undergoes surgery in Germany, not in coma says wife

Former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Orji Kalu has regained consciousness after undergoing a major surgery in Germany. The frontline politician and...


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