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Why Buhari is yet to address Nigerians - Lai Mohammed

Why Buhari is yet to address Nigerians – Lai Mohammed

It is not yet the ‘appropriate’ time for President Muhammadu Buhari to adress Nigerians on the coronavirus pandemic, the information minister, Lai Mohammed, suggested on Wednesday. Mr Mohammed told journalists that...
UNILAG lecturers protest against Babalakin over convocation...

UNILAG lecturers protest against Babalakin over convocation…

The crisis rocking the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, over the abrupt postponement of its 51st convocation ceremony may not be over yet, as lecturers have declared the institution’s pro-chancellor,...

Nigerian govt pays lawyer $4 million ‘consultancy fee’; Senate wants identity of recipient

The Senate Committee on Finance has demanded the identity of lawyer paid $4 million from the Excess Crude Account as a consultancy fee. The fee was reportedly paid by the managers...

Court dismisses Ambode’s suit to stop Lagos Assembly from probing him

The Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court has dismissed a suit filed by Akinwumi Ambode, the former governor of Lagos State, to stop the Lagos State House of...

In awarding N3.6 billion contract to own firm, Bauchi governor duplicates…

A N3.6 billion contract awarded to Adda Nigeria Limited to supply official vehicles to Bauchi government officials included vehicles already purchased and paid for by the government. PREMIUM TIMES has investigated...
Nigerian govt, 'directionless, lacks proper planning'

Nigerian govt, ‘directionless, lacks proper planning’

Senators on Tuesday complained of poor national planning in Nigeria. While they praised other African nations like Rwanda for proper national planning, the lawmakers complained of wastage in Nigeria’s annual budget. This...

Nigerian lawmakers want new agency to tackle proliferation of small arms

A bill for the establishment of the national commission against the proliferation of small arms and light weapons passed second reading on Wednesday. The bill seeks to empower the commission to...

INTERVIEW: Nigerian governors are ‘parasites,’ wasting nation’s resources

Babachir Lawal is a former Secretary to the Goverment of the Federation. He was appointed in August 2015 and sacked in October 2017 over allegations of contract fraud. He hit...
Bayelsa Governorship: APC berates INEC for declaring Diri winner

Bayelsa Governorship: APC berates INEC for declaring Diri winner

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has berated the electoral umpire, INEC, for its decision to declare the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri, as governor of Bayelsa...

Alleged Pension Fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Maina’s son

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, re-arraigned Faisal Maina, on an amended three-count charge, bordering on money laundering and false declaration of assets. Faisal is the son of...

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