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Jega speaks on INEC server controversy

Former Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has denied making a statement on the existence of a server during his time as head of the commission. Mr Jega, in a circulated comment, was quoted as saying the INEC server existed and is ‘functional’, even in his own time. The professor of politics […]

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Revealed: INEC received N1.47 billion for servers ahead of 2019 election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) received N1.47 billion to replace and maintain computer servers for use during the 2019 general elections, Premium Times has confirmed. It is not clear though how the servers, which store computer data, were used during the polls. But the finding raises fresh concerns over the commission’s recent claim it […]

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US Denies Banning Student Visa For Nigerians

The United States Mission in Nigeria has denied that it placed a ban on the issuing of student visas to Nigerians. According to a brief statement issued by the embassy on Monday, the commission said the media reports claiming that a ban was placed, is false, hence describing them as ‘fake news’. Last week, some […]

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INEC must produce server used for 2019 polls – Peter Obi

Atiku Abubakar’s running mate  in the February 23 presidential election Peter Obi says the Peoples Democratic Party will compel the Independent National Electoral Commission to produce the  results of the  2019 polls  from its server  at  the Election Petitions Tribunal. INEC has since  denied  it had no server where  the  results of the  polls were […]

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Former Egyptian President dies in court during sitting

Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi collapsed and died in court on Monday during a court session, state TV said. “He was speaking before the judge for 20 minutes then became very animated and fainted. He was quickly rushed to the hospital where he later died,” a judicial source said. The late president had a history […]

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Guard your certificates well, we’ll not issue twice – WAEC

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Sunday advised people in possession of its certificates to guard them well, saying it will not re-issue on account of misplacement, fire, flood or theft. The council’s Head of National Office, Olu Adenipekun, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. […]

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Insecurity: 154 killed, nine kidnapped in separate attacks across Nigeria last week

At least 154 people were killed in different attacks across Nigeria last week. Another nine people were kidnapped in separate incidents, according to Newspaper reports. The various attacks were confirmed by the security agencies or families of the victims. They were perpetrated by various non-state actors including the Boko Haram and suspected armed herdsmen. Click […]

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Nigerian Law School: 850 Pass Resit Exams, 724 Fail

The Council of Legal Education has released the result of the Bar Final Resit Examinations conducted in April 2019. According to a statement by the Director-General, Prof. Isa Hayatu Chiroma, of the 1,680 who participated in the exams, 850 candidates were successful, 34 had a conditional pass, while 724 candidates failed. This translates into a […]

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Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh turns footballer (Video)

Popular Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has turned her attention to the game of football as she joined in a novelty match organized by her son’s school to celebrate father’s day today. The actress in a video she posted on her Instagram page is seen playing football with fathers of pupils in her son’s school ahead […]

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Nigerian rapper Ruggedman attacked in London by four men (Video)

A video of Nigerian rapper, Ruggedman being attacked by a group of men in London is currently trending on the internet. The rapper shared the video on Instagram, showing four men attacking him at a restaurant in London. Ruggedman wrote: Being attacked by 4 misguided boys will not deter me from fighting for the youths, […]

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20-year-old Actress Regina Daniels, Confirms Her Marriage To 59-year-old Billionaire Politician Ned Nwoko, Shares His Photo For The First Time

Budding actress Regina Daniels, 20, has confirmed her married to 59-year-old billionaire politician, Ned Nwoko. She confirmed the marriage during a question and answer session on her YouTube channel. This is the first time the actress is publicly acknowledging her marriage to the billionaire. She also shared his photo for the first time on her […]

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‘Over 20 per cent of Nigerians have mental illness’

A renowned Consultant Psychiatrist at the Federal Medical Center, Gusau, Zamfara State, Aremu Saad, says over 20 per cent of Nigerians suffer from different forms of mental illnesses. Mr Aremu made this disclosure in Gusau on Thursday while speaking with journalists. He also said many of the patients do not know that they were not […]

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When we have a Deputy Senate President KNEELING DOWN to greet Buhari (Photo)

“When we have a Deputy Senate President KNEELING DOWN to greet General Muhammadu Buhari, how can we expect the 9th Senate of the National Assembly to STAND UP to him? The Legislature was created to CHECK the Executive, not to BOW to them. I served under President Goodluck Jonathan. I was Uber loyal to him. […]

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Aisha Buhari’s N772,200 Democracy Day Dinner Outfit Everybody Is Talking About

The first lady, Aisha Buhari, rocked a beautiful Oscar De La Renta number to the Democracy Day dinner and gala on Tuesday night and many Nigerians have not stopped talking about it. Mrs. Buhari was dressed to the nines in the $4,290 (N1,544,400), Oscar de la Renta Silk-Crepe Cape-Back Caftan when she attended the dinner […]

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I am a woman I bleed every month, I am super proud of it, says Tonto Dikeh

In spite of the harsh economic realities facing most Nigerians especially rural women and girls, Nollywood Diva Tonto Dikeh has admonished her female fans to take their menstrual health seriously, saying poverty is not an excuse to be dirty during menses. The controversial actress spoke at an awareness campaign by Miss Health pageant group in […]

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We’ll take 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised the APC government will take 100 million Nigerians from poverty to prosperity in the next 10 years. Buhari disclosed this in his opening speech at the inaugural June 12, Democracy Day celebration on Wednesday in Abuja. The President said that his administration would ensure rapid and positive growth in the […]

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Another Nollywood Actress Gives Her Life To Christ

Veteran Nollywood actress, Clarion Chukwurah has given her life to Christ. The actress and mother of popular music video director, Clarence Peters shared the good news on her Facebook page. “My Testimony; As an Actress, I played the role of the Bitch and life was all about Glamour and Glitz, and though I was the […]

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Buhari govt driving Nigeria towards disaster, instability — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is driving Nigeria towards “disaster and instability”. Mr Obasanjo said this in an exclusive interview with Premium Times at his Ibogun Olaogun ancestral home in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State, last month. The interview is part of a special magazine publication […]

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