Why Buhari was absent at Friday’s emergency FEC meeting – Presidency

  Despite being at the State House where the meeting was held, President Muhammadu Buhari did not show up for the emergency Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting convened yesterday to scrutinise details of the 2016 Appropriation Bill sent to him by the National Assembly. The extra-ordinary meeting, which was presided over by Vice President Yemi […]

Occupy Nigeria plans protests over fuel scarcity, increased electricity tariff

  A group, Occupy Nigeria, which played a role in the shutdown of the country in 2012 when the federal government removed fuel subsidy, said it had begun mobilising Nigerians for a peaceful protest in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Thursday, April 14, 2016 over the failure of the Federal Government to address the lingering […]

Saraki-led senate is weak, corrupt – TMG

  The Transition Monitoring Group has lambasted the Senate under the leadership of Bukola Saraki for maintaining what it termed a criminal silence in the face of the prosecution of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki for corruption. The TMG attributed the continuous closed lips of the senators to the fear that the anti-corruption search-light would […]

CCT Trial/Panama Papers: I won’t resign as Senate President – Saraki

  Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reaffirmed his will to stay put as the Senate President despite calls for his resignation in view of his ongoing corruption case at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, and the latest revelation of hidden assets in Panama linked to him. In a message to Premium Times yesterday, Saraki […]

Former guber aspirant, Obadofin is dead

  Prince Rotimi Obadofin, a former governorship aspirant on the platform of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, in Kogi State, is dead. The late politician was until his demise a front line member of Afenifere. Obadofin is a native of Aiyegunle Gbede, in Ijumu local government area of Kogi State. According to Vanguard, he […]

Hon. Bala Faruk calls for equitable distribution of special intervention projects

  The member representing Bida/Gbako/Kachah federal constituency of Niger State, Hon. Muhammadu Bala Faruk has criticised the formula currently being used in distribution of special intervention funds and constituency projects. According to him, some projects which were captured in 2016 budgets under special intervention, to be executed through House members in their various constituencies, were […]


  Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has condoled the Former Military Governor of Niger State, Col. Lawan Gwadabe over the demise of his 32 year old son, the late Ibrahim Lawan Gwadabe – General Babangida enjoined the entire Gwadabe family to see Ibrahim death as the will of God and prayed the family […]

Ntel unveils Nigeria first 4G/LTE mobile service

    ntel, Nigeria’s most advanced 4G/LTE network has announced the commencement of its phased and paced commercial operations with bumper offers for Pioneers and data users. The first 100,000 to redeem and activate their ntel SIMs will get free on-net calls for life while data subscribers will get 3 months unlimited data usage on […]