The Editor-in-Chief of Premium Times, Musikilu Mojeed, will, on December 1, release his debut book to the public. The book, The Letterman: Inside the ‘Secret’ Letters of former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, will be unveiled at a ceremony in Abuja, after which it will be available in bookshops. The Letterman, a 25-chapter narrative non-fiction, curates…
25 Sep 2020
Voices of the African Continent (VOTAC), and Premium Times, have announced a strategic alliance that will create a platform for news coverage of African capital markets.
6 Aug 2020
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has slammed an indefinite suspension on a final-year student of the institution who hacked into the website of an online news publication, the Premium Times.
24 Jul 2020
The Google News Initiative (GNI) Journalism Emergency Relief Fund (JERF) has announced it was supporting 16 Nigerian publications in financial distress with funding.
19 Jul 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded co-founder and publisher of Premium Times, Dapo Olorunyomi, on his being named one of the four awardees for 2020 International Press Freedom Award...
1 Mar 2020
Agents of Nigeria's secret police on Sunday visited the home of the editor of Premium Times, Musikilu Mojeed, in their quest to pry information from one of the newspaper's reporters. The two agents, who visited Mojeed's residence, arrived and left in a Toyota Camry car. DSS is looking to extract the source of a secret…
19 Nov 2019
Technology is transforming the way journalists work, but it is also changing the way governments are able to censor the media, according to Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
28 Jun 2019
Former Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun's rejoinder to Premium Times’ publication on his hand over of firearms and ammunition to the Ogun State command of the Nigerian police has raised more questions than answers. The Nigerian newspaper said Amosun, on the eve of him handing over the rein of the state’s leadership to his archnemesis…
26 Jun 2019
Former Ogun State governor Ibikunle Amosun Tuesday denied handing over 1000 AK 47 rifles to Ogun State Police Command hours to the end of his tenure in May. Online news platform, Premium Times (PT), reported on Monday that the former governor handed over 1,000 AK-47 assault rifles, 1,000 bulletproof vests, and four million bullets to…
5 Feb 2019
Experts have advocated news literacy as a tool to stem the increase of misinformation in the social media age.
18 Aug 2018
he International Press Institute (IPI), alongside global network of editors, media executives and practitioners, yesterday, called for the release of Premium Time’s Samuel Ogundipe on bail. The group also demanded that all charges against him be dropped, even as they condemned the practice of forcing journalists...
17 Aug 2018
Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe arrested by Nigerian Police force on Tuesday has been released. Ogundipe was freed on Friday after he was granted bail by magistrate Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Kubwa Grade 1 Magistrate Court in Kubwa, Abuja. Premium Times said Ogundipe was held for publishing a report sent to acting president Yemi Osinbajo…