Senate Probes Gencos, Discos over unsteady power supply

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Power to investigate the activities of power generating and distribution companies with a view to unraveling the cause of unsteady power supply in Nigeria. The investigating committee has four weeks to submit its report to the Senate for consideration. The decision by the upper chamber to probe power […]

Dasuki Never Wished to be Kept in DSS Custody … Lawyer Debunks DSS Claim

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Mr Ahmed Raji has clarified that the detained former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has never wished or prayed that he be kept in the detention camp of the Department of State Security (DSS) for whatever reason. The senior lawyer disclosed that contrary to the […]

Breaking! Great Tension: I Helped Elect My Death, Because Of Envy For Igbo’s – Obasanjo Said As Buhari Locked-up His Otta Farm These morning

As President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo continue to engage in a war of words over the past few days, PREMIUM TIMES has obtained a report of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission investigation into corruption allegations against Mr Obasanjo. The clash between the president and one of his predecessors was triggered when […]

Falana calls for action on electoral impunity

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has warned that if nothing was done to address impunity in the electoral system, Nigeria would continue to witness decreasing rate of voters turnout in future elections. Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), gave the warning on Monday in Abuja, while speaking as a panelist […]

Magazine to educate youths on agric developments launched

By Julius Ngubuluk An NGO, Madison Development Partners (MDP) has launched a new magazine known as “Nigerian Harvest” to educate Nigerian youths in every part of the country on agricultural developments. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the vision of the quarterly magazine is to gather and serve the reading public with news about […]

World Diabetes Day: LASUTH, Lions Clubs screen, treat Ikeja residents

By Oluwafunke Ishola Physicians from Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) and Lions Clubs International on Thursday organised a Diabetes treatment outreach for residents Ikeja at Ipodo market, Lagos State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the outreach was in commemoration of the 2019 World Diabetes Day (WDD). World Diabetes Day is celebrated […]

Veterinary association commends Buhari on livestock agric

By Sylvester Thompson The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) says it supports President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for focusing attention on livestock agriculture through the National Livestock Transformation Plan. The Association made this commendation in a communiqué issued after its 56th National Congress in Lokoja, Kogi. According to the association, agricultural industry is on the decline […]

NGO lauds Pantami’s Digital Economy ideas

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Empowerment for Unemployed Youths Initiative (EUYI) has lauded the ideas of Minister of Communications Technology and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, towards the attainment of national development through digital technology. A statement issued on Wednesday by Mr Solomon Adodo, National Coordinator of the group stated that Pantami’s significant interventions and policy […]

Association wants employers compelled to remit pension contributions

By Ikenna Uwadileke The Association of Pension Desk Practitioners of Nigeria on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to compel Nigerian employers to remit their employees’ contributions to their Retirement Savings Account (RSA). Director of the association, Dr Chris Egbu, made the call in Abuja at the 2019 Annual Pension/Admin Conference with the theme “Best Practices […]