Saturday, 9th December 2023


2 days ago
Rivers State House of Assembly, led by Martin Amaewhule faction, yesterday, held its sitting behind closed doors, amid tight security, despite a court order stopping the two factions from carrying out legislative functions. The House also disregarded the redeployment of the Clerk, Emeka Amadi, against earlier directive by the state government, transferring the clerk and…
20 Nov
Timi Frank, the former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged African leaders, particularly those in Nigeria, to draw lessons from the outcome of Liberia's presidential election, which saw opposition candidate Dr. Joseph Boakai emerge victorious. Frank, in a statement released in Abuja, also called for Nigeria's Independent National Electoral…
5 Nov
GO to Court, a new report by a non-governmental organisation, Spaces for Change (S4C), is an invitation to the judiciary to consider its very important role in safeguarding Nigeria’s democracy and preserving civic life during and beyond elections. Vice President for Africa Luminate, Toyin Akinniyi, stated this, yesterday, while reviewing the report put together to…
13 Jun
The book publishing arm of Premium Times Group, Premium Times Books, has unveiled a new publication, Cyber Politics: Social Media, Social Demography and Voting Behaviour in Nigeria.Authored by Dr. Omoniyi Ibietan, Head of Media Relations Management at Nigerian Communications Communication (NCC
18 Mar
The West Africa Elders Forum (WAEF) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security operatives, and other stakeholders to act in accordance with the laws
29 Jan
The call, the other day, by President Muhammadu Buhari on foreign ambassadors posted to Nigeria to desist from interfering in the country’s forthcoming election is both timely and imperative.


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Manchester United went one step forward against Chelsea but have gone two steps back as they fell to an embarrassing 3-0 defeat against Bournemouth.
1 hour ago
Nigerian government has said that the surge of military coups in the West African is fast becoming a threat to the democratic culture in the region.
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The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has called on African leaders to create quality jobs for its teeming unemployed youths to stem the trend of brain-drain bedeviling the continent.
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Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ola Olukoyede has stated the commission's plan to go after international countries warehousing monies illegally moved out of Nigeria.
2 hours ago
The House of Representatives has expressed concern over the demise of no fewer than 80 persons after a recent drone attack by the military in Tudun Birni, Kaduna state.
2 hours ago
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged to collaborate with the new President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr Gabriel Idahosa, to enhance economic activities in the state.
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The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) says one person died and another sustained injury when a truck lost control at the Alagbon-Olorunda bridge along Owode-Idiroko Road in Ogun.
3 hours ago
The Kano State Government says it has blocked leakages that might led to the misuse of public funds by those in authority in the state.
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Popular Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe, now known as Hajia Meenah Mercy Adeoti, has revealed the inspiration behind her recent conversion to Islam. In a candid interview on the "Your View" talk show, the actress shared her deep love for her husband, Kazim Adeoti, and how it paved the way for her religious journey. "I love…
4 hours ago
Plateau youths, under the aegis of Plateau Support Network, on Saturday organised a road walk in support of Gov. Caleb Mutfwang’s administration in the state.