Giwa’s lawyer tackles FIFA over threat to ban Nigeria

President Buhari and FIFA boss Gianni Infantino By Emmanuel Afonne A lawyer, Ardzard Habilla, has said that the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) cannot ban Nigeria over the lingering leadership crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) which needed to be sorted out internally by the country’s judiciary. Habilla, who is counsel to Chris […]

Mawakiya Aretha Franklin ta rasu tana da shekara 76

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGES Shahararriyar mawakiyar nan ‘yar Amurka Aretha Franklin, ta rasu a birnin Detroit, tana da shekara 76. Franklin tana da wakokin kimanin 20 da suka fi fice a Amurka a tsawon shekara 70 da ta yi tana wake-wake. A watan Nuwambar bara ne ta yi wasan karshen a birnin New York. A […]

Amarya ta ‘kashe’ jaririn kishiyarta da tafasasshiyar miyar kubewa

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionRundunar ‘yan sandan Najeriya Rundunar ‘yan sandan jihar Jigawa a arewacin Najeriya ta ce tana tsare da wata amarya wadda ta watsa wa uwargidanta tare da danta dan wata 10 tafasasshiyar miyar kubewa a jikinsu. Mai magana da yawun ‘yan sandan jihar, CP Abdu Jinjiri ya shaida wa BBC cewa lamarin […]

An yi tir da tsare dan jaridar Premium Times a Najeriya

Hakkin mallakar hotoPREMIU TIMESImage captionAn kama Samuel Ogundipe ne bayan ya kwaramta wata wasikar da sufeto janar din ‘yan sanda ya rubuta. Kungiyoyin kare hakkin bil’adama da hakkin ‘yan jaridu a Najeriya na ci gaba da Alla-wadai tare da kira a gaggauta sakin dan jaridar nan na Premium Times Samuel Ogundipe, da jami’an tsaro ke […]

I’m not against use of PVC, card readers – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has faulted a report that he is against the use of the Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) and card readers for the next year’s general election. Buhari in a statement yesterday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu said allegations that he declined assent to a bill due […]

Why 2019 elections will be Nigeria’s most expensive – INEC

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Mahmud Yakubu said the 2019 general elections will be the most expensive in Nigeria’s history. Prof Yakubu said yesterday during a budget defence session for the 2019 elections funds with members of the Senate Committee on Electoral Matters that the commission needs N189 billion for […]

Whistleblower: 5000 tips received, N11bn recovered – Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said that the Federal Government recovered N11.6 billion so far from the tips they received since the Whistleblower Policy was launched in December 2016. Speaking yesterday in Abuja at the fifth Bureau of Public Service Reform (BPSR) Lunch Time Seminar, with the theme: ‘The Whistleblower Policy and its […]

NNPC explains drop in gas supply

NNPC explains drop in gas supply By Edith Ike-Eboh/Yetunde Bada The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said drop in power generation could have been triggered by the continuous rejection of load by the distribution companies as a result of frequency management. The Corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, the Group […]

Former Ag. Gov. Barka denies defecting from APC

Amb. James Barka, former Acting Governor of Adamawa By Lizzy Okoji Amb. James Barka, former Acting Governor of Adamawa has denied the recent reports of his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Barka, who is also a serving member of the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative […]