I support Jonathan because he believes in Nigeria’s unity — IBB

In this interview, former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, clarifies his position on his statement suggesting that he is in support of the re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan.   Babangida also speaks on the murder of Dele Giwa in 1986, the Interim National Government, ING, Sani Abacha’s coup and the loss of his […]

Muhammadu Buhari will turn Nigeria around — Lai Mohammed

National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in this interview with ENIOLA AKINKUOTU, speaks about the oncoming presidential election Your party’s presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) has been accused of several cases of human rights abuse and that he only jailed politicians who were non-northerners during his War Against […]

Interview: I am nobody’s stooge, Prof. Osinbajo on Adeboye, Tinubu

, Progressives Congress, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, in this interview with KAYODE FALADE, talks about his nomination and national issues You were not in the early picture of contenders for the vice-presidential slot. When and how did your name pop up? I think my name was always being mentioned. My name came up early. Maybe a […]


Sometimes I Wish I Hadn’t Gone Into Politics – Zaynab Abubakar Galadima

My parents are… Engr. Buba Galadima, a politician, while my mother is Hajiya Fanna Buba Galadima, an Abuja-based business woman. I grew up in… Maiduguri, Borno state with my parents and my siblings before we moved to Abuja in 1996. My mother has eight children, five boys and three girls, and I am the first […]

INTERVIEW: Opposition politicians after my life – Governor Al-Makura

  Last week’s rumours of Governor Tanko Al-Makura’s death sparked controversy in Nasarawa State. In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Mr. Al-Makura says his life is in danger and that opposition politicians who are desperate to take control of the state, are targeting him. Excerpts: PT: You recently travelled out of the country, fuelling speculations […]

Nigeria’s Peace, Stability More Important Than Winning Election – Gumi ,

Kaduna-based Sunni scholar and cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi needs no introduction. However, his recent comments on the aspirations of both President Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari have generated heated debates in the polity. In this exclusive interview with BODE GBADEBO on the eve of 2015, the cleric reiterates his warnings over the likely dangers […]