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    Metro Ooni Of Ife Lied, He Ordered His Aides To Harass Me - Oluwo Declares

    The last has not been heard of the clash between the Ooni of Ife, Adeye Ogunwusi and the Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, at the summit of traditional rulers which held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Tuesday. The Iwo monarch has insisted that he was maltreated by the security officer...
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    ‎Lawyer Who Spearheaded Lagos Hijab Case Is Dead – Premium Times Nigeria

    The lawyer who was at the forefront of the fight to reinstate the use of hijab in public schools in Lagos State has died. Gani Adetola-Kaseem, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, passed away in the early hours of Monday at the AB Specialist Hospital, Surulere, after a brief illness, the Muslim...
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    Politics PHOTO Of Buhari’s Official Letter To Senate On Medical Vacation

    Here is the official letter by President Muhammad Buhari to the Senate stating the reason why he had to seek extension of his medical vacation in London has been released. The letter obtained by PREMIUM TIMES: TRENDING: Why I Wont Return To Nigeria Now – Details of President Buhari’s Letter...
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    Politics EFCC Releases Billionaire Businessman, Tunde Ayeni After Paying N100m

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released billionaire businessman and lawyer, Tunde Ayeni, after paying the sum of N100 million. Mr. Ayeni was freed Saturday morning after he and other officials of his bank, Aso Savings and Loans Plc, committed to paying up a controversial...
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    Business AMCON To Sell Keystone Bank to 2 Powerful Northern Cabals

    Some senior officials of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria have alleged the planned sale of Keystone Bank Ltd to some powerful northern cabals. According to Premium Times, the state-owned asset management company is set to announce new owners for the bank, which is the last of the...
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    Metro Borno: Explosion Rocks Gubio Road, Leaves 9 Dead

    Not fewer than nine persons were on Tuesday morning killed when an improvised explosive devices conveyed in a pick-up van exploded. The pickup van was said to have emerged from the bush path along Maiduguri-Gubio town carrying the nine passengers. It exploded shortly after climbing the...
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    Politics President Buhari Orders ‘Special Promotion’ of Arms Probe Panel Officers

    President Muhammadu Buhari has given “special promotions” to members of the Committee on Audit of Defense Equipment Procurement, CADEP, who are serving officers in the military. “The special promotion was in recognition of their “high level of dedication, immense commitment and honesty while...
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    Politics President Buhari's ‘Change Begins with Me’ Campaign Is a 'Stolen' Idea

    An allegation that the ‘Change Begins with Me’ campaign of the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration was a stolen concept, PremiumTimes reports. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, is facing an allegation that he adapted the ‘Change Begins with Me’ from another public...
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    Business Nigeria Discovers Another Natural Resource 'World Class' Nickel

    A private mining syndicate has made a potentially “world class and highly unusual” Nickel discovery in Nigeria, Premium Times quoted an Australian national newspaper, The Australian as reporting. According to the report, the private mining syndicate is reportedly headed by Hugh Morgan, an...
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    Politics Cross Rivers Governor, Ben Ayade's Brother, Arrested Over N2.4bn Fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a brother to the Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers State over alleged N2.4billion contract scam. EFCC Sources disclosed to PremiumTimes that Francis Ayade was arrested yesterday in connection with the sacm. Mr. Ayade, Managing Director...
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    Metro Aisha Wakil, Wanted Woman With Links To Boko Haram Appears At Defence Headquarters

    Aisha Wakil, a Nigerian lawyer declared wanted by the military on Sunday, is currently at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja. Ms. Wakil is amongst three persons declared wanted by the Nigerian Army on Sunday for alleged ties to Boko Haram. Related: 'I Have Links With Boko Haram', Aisha Wakil...
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    Metro 'I Have Links With Boko Haram', Aisha Wakil Opens Up

    Aisha Wakil, a Nigerian lawyer, one of the three persons declared wanted by the Nigerian Army on Sunday over their roles in the Boko haram activities in Nigeria has opened up. Ms Wakil said she is available for interrogations as the Nigerian army knows her very well right from former President...
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    Metro 150 Unaccredited Undergraduate Courses In Nigerian Universities [SEE LIST]

    At least 150 undergraduate academic programmes in Nigeria’s public and private universities are unaccredited, Premium Times report. According to the 2016 accreditation status report by the National Universities Commission (NUC), exclusively obtained by Premium Times, the unaccredited courses...
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    Politics Obasanjo Speaks, 'They Plotted To Associate Me With A Dying PDP'

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday denied media reports suggesting he attended an event convened by his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party in Abuja. Obasanjo, in a text message, he sent to PremiumTimes on Saturday morning said the reports were a ploy by their masterminds to...
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    Politics Abia Tussle: Appeal Court Orders Governor Ikpeazu To Remain In Office

    An Appeal Court in Abuja has ordered that Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State remain on seat pending the determination of suit challenging his earlier removal from office. According to PremiumTimes, a five-member panel of judges, led by Morenike Ogunwumiju, said the parties in the matter must...
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    Metro NANS Election, Convention End Inconclusive As Heavy Gunshots Rain

    Heavy gunshots on Monday rocked the national convention of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS on Monday in Gombe, forcing the election into inconclusive. The umbrella body of students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria was holding a convention to elect new set of national...
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    Metro Governor Umahi's Pastors Nearly Exchanged Blows In Public

    A group of over 500 Pastors, know as The Divine Mandate Pastors that worked for the emergence of Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, has descended into crisis. The peace that existed among the pastors crumbled on Sunday, Premium Times report. A leadership crisis suddenly split the group as...
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    Metro Arms Deal: Ex- Air Chief, Amosu Granted N500m Bail

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, before a Federal High Court in Lagos. Mr. Amosu, a retired Air Marshal, was arraigned alongside Jacob Adigun, an Air Vice Marshal, and Gbadebo Olugbenga, an Air Commodore on a 26-count of...
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    Metro Policeman Beaten To Coma in Nsukka

    A policeman was beaten to coma on Tuesday at the beach junction, University of Nigeria, Nsukka after killing a motorcyclist. According to PremiumTimes. the policeman, whose identity was not released to the media, is attached to the Nsukka Building Material Taskforce set up by the Nsukka Local...
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    Politics Aisha Buhari Formally Writes Fayose, Demands Apology

    The Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari on Wednesday demanded a full retraction of a widely-circulated material distributed by Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose. Fayose claimed to have uncovered how Mrs. Buhari was allegedly mentioned as having transferred funds to a convicted former U.S...
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