Presidency keeps mum on Obasanjo’s explosive rebuke of Buhari

The Nigerian presidency has kept mum over the excoriating public statement issued by former President Olusegun Obasanjo calling on President Muhammadu Buhari not to run for re-election. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Mr Buhari, declined comments when reached by PREMIUM TIMES for reaction to the statement. He said the presidency […]

Why we can’t respond to Obasanjo’s statement now — APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress says “at this time” it has no response to the blistering remarks by former President Olusegun Obasanjo asking President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek reelection. Mr. Obasanjo, in the statement Tuesday entitled, “The Way Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement”, said Mr. Buhari as well as his party, APC, […]

Police arrest ex-Minister, Oby Ezekwesili

A former minister and convener of the BringBackOurGirls group, Oby Ezekwesili, has been arrested and is being detained by the police in Abuja. Her arrest is believed to be connected to the activities of the group. In a series of posts on her Twitter handle, @obyezeks, the former Minister of Education, said she was arrested […]

Buhari ya yi tsufa da sake tsayawa takara – Obasanjo

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionObasanjo ya ce Buhari na da rauni a fanni tattalin arziki. Tsohon Shugaban Najeriya Olusegun Obasanjo ya shawarci Shugaba Muhammadu Buhari da cewa ya kamata ya hakura da neman ta-zarce a shekarar 2019, saboda yawan shekaru da yanayin lafiyarsa. TALLA A wata budaddiyar wasika da Obasanjo ya fitar wacce BBC ta […]

EFCC asks court to revoke Metuh’s bail

Chief Olisa Metuh. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail of former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh over his absence from trial. EFCC counsel, Sylanus Tahir on Tuesday said Metuh’s absence without a good reason is breach of the […]

NNPC to select financiers for refineries soon

NNPC to select financiers for refineries soon By Yetunde Bada The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday said it would soon pick financiers for the country’s refineries in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna. A statement in Abuja by the NNPC Spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, says this development will boost petroleum products supply and distribution […]

FG threatens to revoke P/H Int. Airport contract

Hadi Sirika: meets representatives of foreiFG threatens to revoke P/H Int. Airport contractgn airlines on Kaduna By Ikuru Lizzy Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister for State, Aviation says the Federal Government may revoke the remodelling contract of the domestic wing, Port Harcourt International Airport due to slow pace of work by the contractor. Sirika made this […]

Manufacturing : Osinbajo woos international investors

Manufacturing : Osinbajo woos international investors By Donald Ugwu Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday  in Davos, Switzerland, said that the country was ready to partner international investors and friendly nations to develop Nigeria’s manufacturing sector. Osinbajo said this in a statement by his Special Senior Assistant on Media,  Laolu Akande,  in Abuja. Osinbajo stated […]

EFCC Arrests Staff for Corruption

PRESS RELEASE   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has reiterated its zero tolerance for corruption and continual drive to fight the malaise within and outside the Commission. Zonal Head of Maiduguri office, Aminu Ado Aliyu, who briefed the press today, January 23, 2018, also said the zone has secured two convictions and made several […]

Me ya sa ma’aikata ke kokawa da watan Janairu?

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionMa’aikata a Najeriya, kan shiga halin oh ni ‘ya su a watan Janairu Watan Janairu na dukkan shekara akasari kan kasance mai wahalar gaske ga ma’aikata a Najeriya. Biyan albashi da wuri a watan Disamba, kan mayar da watan Janairu mai tsawo da wahala ga ma’aikaci fiye da kowanne wata a […]