2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

Even as President Muhammadu Buhari was yet to formally declare interest in the 2019 presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) governors on the party platform has pledged to endorse him for a fresh mandate. More »

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

A member of the House of Representatives during the Second Republic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has revealed that the newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, is a first cousin to Babachir Lawal. More »

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos not to order the return of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom to Nigeria. More »


Video: Atiku Rejoins PDP

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar will return to the  People’s Democratic Party as according to him, the issues that made him leave have been resolved. Atiku disclosed this in a Facebook live video where he also berated the ruling APC

PhotoNews: Benue state Govt Launches Strategic Plan for HIV/AIDS on World Aids Day

Benue State today joined the rest of the world in celebrating the World AIDS Day with a call on individuals, families and corporate organisations to join hands and efforts with government in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Benue state for

Saraki decorates David Mark as Leader of the Decade

  Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Wednesday, decorated the former Senate President, David Mark with the leader of the Decade award. This was announced on Wednesday, November 23 during a National Assembly Press Corps Award in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital.

SHOCKING: Video shows herdsmen grazing cattle at Aso Presidential Villa

A video has shown herdsmen grazing their cattle around the Aso Rock presidential villa in Abuja. The video, exclusively obtained by PREMIUM TIMES Thursday, shows a column of cattle led along a road near the entrance to the vice president’s

Ortom Vows To Reduce Wage Bill From N7.8 Monthly To N4.5 Billion

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has reiterated his administration resolve to prune down the workers’ wage bill in the state from N7.8 billion to N4.5billion monthly. Ortom who spoke to newsmen in Makurdi also submitted that some cabals were

I Won’t Pass Any Law That Prevents The Fulani From Open Grazing Or Carrying Out Their Legitimate Business In Kogi – Bello

The Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday threatened to dethrone any traditional ruler that fulani herdsmen and farmers clash in his domain. Apart from this, he also said he would also sack any local government administrators that such a crisis

NUC Accreditation Team Thumps-Up Benue State University College Of Health Sciences

A team from the National Universities Commission (NUC) Abuja has praised the quality of facilities and learning at the College of Health Sciences, Benue State University, Makurdi, describing it as excellent. The team led by Prof. Ibrahim Yakassai, which had

Edo State workers are paid as and when due – Govt

The Edo State Government has described as “false and misleading” reports that it owes its workers, noting that state employees receive their salaries on or before the 26th of every month. In a statement, the state government said no worker

12 UniAbuja medical students fail final exam after 12 years

Twelve of the 30 pioneer medical students of the University of Abuja ( UNIABUJA ), who enrolled in 2005, failed their final examinations, an official has said. Mr Waziri Garba, Deputy Registrar UNIABUJA in charge of Information and Publications, made

Auchi poly staff unions confident of Rector’s ability to liquidate N1.8bn debt

Auchi Polytechnic staff on Monday said they had implicit confidence that the acting Rector, Dr Sanusi Jimah, would redeem his pledge to liquidate arrears of the inherited N1.8 billion owed to unions at the institution. The three unions in the

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