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 »


Recession Is A Blessing In Disguise – Finance Minister

The federal government has described the recent recession experienced by the country as a blessing in disguise. Minister of finance in an article circulated among media houses on Sunday  was optimistic that “not very long from now, Nigerians and the

Ortom, You Have No Right To Chase Us Out Of Benue – Miyetti Allah

Following the November 1 implementation date for the anti-grazing law in Benue State, the Miyetti-Allah Kautal Hore Fulani socio-cultural association has challenged Governor, Samuel Ortom over the law that to forbid its members from the state.  National President of the

Style Plus, Zulezu And Others Brace For Stay Alive With Tender

By Lawrence Audu, Abuja In a time when showbiz continues to be a business of profit without recourse to the society against the backdrop of increasing vices like crime and criminality, someone is pulling resources together in what organizers term,  one

Maina Saga Shouldn’t Have Occurred —OBJ

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo (OBj) has challenged the Federal Government to get serious with its fight against corruption, even as he berated the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration over the recent reinstatement of former chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force

Benue State Dragging Herdsmen Into Modernity

By Usha Anenga The story of Lot is one that both Christians and Muslims can relate with because it is found in their holy books, the Bible and Qur’an respectively. Whilst the story is cited in several places in the

Anti-Open Grazing Law: Unease In Benue Over Fears Of Fulani Attacks

Tension is currently  heightened across Benue State, 72 hours before the  enforcement  of Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law, 2017 popularly known as anti-open grazing law. An investigation by Sunday Tribune revealed that since the alarm raised by a

Ortom In Show Of Shame Dances Away In Merriment On The Same Day As Malu Burial

By Bemgba Iortyom Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, yesterday moved straight from the burial of former Chief of Staff of the Nigerian Army, Lt. Gen. Victor Malu (Rtd.) to a political function in Gboko on the same day. The governor

Varsity Student Kills Self Over Poor Grade

A 16-year old 100-level student of Microbiology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Mercy Afolaranmi, has committed suicide, an official told PREMIUM TIMES. According to the school’s Chief Security Officer, Babatunde Oyatokun, Miss Afolaranmi, poisoned herself. Students and a neighbour

Anambra Poll: Traders Close Shops for Obiano in Lagos

The re-election campaign train of Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano swept through Lagos on Friday drawing large crowds as traders in Alaba International Market and Balogun Market at Trade Fair closed their shops and trooped to the arena to

Osinbajo lied against me —Jonathan

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has said Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, lied against his government by claiming that the last administration released the sum of N100 billion and another $295 million in cash within two weeks of the 2015 general election.Jonathan, in

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