Interview: My Father Willed The Rights of His Published Books To A University – Aisha Abubakar Gimba, daughter of late writer.

Interview: My Father Willed The Rights of His Published Books To A University – Aisha Abubakar Gimba, daughter of lHajiya Aisha Abubakar Gimba is the eldestchild of late writer, Abubakar Gimba. She holds a degree in English Language and currently works at the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai after leaving the banking sector. On March […]

Thank you all for your comments.. Like I said in my earlier clarification, the comments are all noted in good faith and with sincere appreciation. I believe all of us are working towards the same goal: to make Niger State truly prosperous for the benefit of all citizens. However, a few points need to be […]

NTERVIEW(Part One): What Nigerians, govt must do to stop herdsmen, other killings – Cardinal Onaiyekan

In this first part of an interview early January with PREMIUM TIMES’ Evelyn Okakwu, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, John Onaiyekan, spoke extensively on violent conflicts across Nigeria and the danger to nation-building. The cardinal also advised Nigerians on collective actions to ensure security of lives and property. PREMIUM TIMES: Recently there was so […]

Gambia: ‘There Is Fear. Everybody Is Fearful’

By Jane Ayeko-Kümmeth In two weeks time, President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia faces a deadline to hand over power to his elected successor. If he misses it, he faces the threat of a military intervention by regional ECOWAS forces. Tension is mounting in Gambia as the January 19 deadline for President Yahya Jammeh to hand […]

Nigeria: Why I Produced Kannywood’s First English Movie – Jammaje

INTERVIEWBy Malam Kabiru Musa Jammaje is a linguist who specialises in English Language. He is a presenter of English learning programs in various radio stations in Kano, Jigawa and Kaduna states. Recently, he joined Kannywood’s band of movie producers with the release of his first Kannywood English movie ‘There is a Way.’ In this […]

‎INTERVIEW: Nigeria is dancing on the cliff – Ex-U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria

Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria and an expert on Nigerian and African affairs, John Campbell, in this one-on-one interview with PREMIUM TIMES Washington Bureau reporter, Bisi Olanipekun, discusses Nigeria, his new book on South Africa and the U.S.-Africa relations especially with the incoming Trump administration. PT: As a former ambassador and political counsellor to […]

Why Kaduna Must Have Change of Government – Suleiman 

Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, veteran journalist, is founder of the Northern Emancipation Network which has been in the forefront of the struggle for good governance in all northern states of Nigeria. In this interview, Suleiman gives an insightful assessment of how 2019 politics is likely to play out in Kaduna and gives reasons why he believes the […]

INTERVIEW: Why Nigerians are yet to feel impact of N0.75 trillion capital projects spending – Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, was one of the speakers at the ongoing Wealth Creation Platform organised by the Kingsway International Christian Centre in Lagos. PREMIUM TIMES’ Jayne  Augoye had an interview with Mrs. Adeosun on Saturday some minutes into the event where she outlined critical steps the Muhammadu Buhari administration is taking to […]