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We Get Away With So Many Stupid Things In Nigeria, May God Not Run Out Of Patience With Us — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says God has been so patient with Nigeria. He spoke Thursday in Abuja at the public presentation of a book titled, ‘The LetterMan: Inside the ‘Secret’ Letters of former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo’, by Premium Times’ Editor-in-Chief, Musikilu Mojeed. “I believe that God is in Nigeria, because God loves us so […]

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Court Sentences Nigerian Politician To 42 Years Imprisonment

A Federal High Court in Akwa Ibom State has sentenced the governorship candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) Bassey Albert to 42 years in prison for fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had in 2019 arraigned Albert on a six-count charge of allegedly taking possession of six vehicles worth N204 million when […]

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Atiku Is A Serial Betrayer, Weakest Candidate Now – Oshiomhole

A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole says the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar is a “serial betrayer” and the “weakest” of all the frontline candidates so far. Oshiomhole, a deputy director general of the Presidential Campaign Council of Bola Tinubu and his running mate, […]

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Aisha Buhari’s Critic Sent To Prison, Set To Miss Exams On Monday

Aminu Adamu, the student of the Federal University, Dutse, who was arrested after criticising First Lady Aisha Buhari, on Twitter, has been remanded at Suleja Prison  in Niger State. Back in June, the student had tweeted, “Su mama Anchi Kudin Talakawa an koshi”, meaning “Mama has fed fat on poor people’s money”. Months after, security […]

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Nigerian High Court Sentences Inspector-General Of Police To Three Months In Prison

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, sentenced the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba to three months in prison for disobeying a valid court order. The court, in a ruling that was delivered by Justice M. O. Olajuwon, held that the IGP should be committed to prison and detained in custody for […]

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Gunmen Assassinate Labour Party Women Leader in Kaduna

The women leader of the Labour Party in the Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Mrs Victoria Chimtex, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen. She was said to have been killed on Monday night by the gunmen who invaded her residence at about 8 pm and shot at her. The victim’s husband was also […]

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Leave Nigeria If You Think Migrating Legally Is Good For You – Presidency

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Sunday said Nigerians should leave the country if they believe it is good for them. Adesina, who said this on a Channels Television programme, claimed that the average Nigerian has always wanted to leave the country, adding that people should not […]

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Court Sends APGA Leader To Prison

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Bwari has ordered that a factional leader of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Edozie Njoku and one other be remanded in prison over their alleged complicity in the forgery of a judgment of the Supreme Court. Justice Mohammed Magudu, in a ruling on Monday, ordered […]

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Nigerians Are The Most Litigious People On Earth – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola says Nigerians, especially the political class are the most litigious people on earth putting the judiciary under a lot of pressure. Justice Ariwoola made the assertion on Monday in Abuja at the special session of the Supreme Court held to mark the begining of the 2022/2023 […]

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Beware Of Thieves, FG Cautions Nigerians Travelling To UK, US

The Federal Government has advised Nigerians traveling to the United States, the United Kingdom and some European countries to be wary of thieves targeting their passports, money and other valuables. Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, gave the advice on Monday in Abuja while speaking at the Fifth edition of the PMB Administration scorecard, 2015-2023. According […]

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Davido, Chioma Make First Public Appearance After Son’s Demise (Photos)

Singer Davido has made his first public appearance after being on hiatus following the demise of his son Ifeanyi The OBO star was seen in a video with family members at the inauguration of his uncle Ademola Adeleke as Osun Governor on Sunday afternoon. Nigerians were indeed thrilled after the father of the star asked for […]

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Genevieve Nnaji Makes First Public Appearance Months After Mental Health Rumours (Photos)

Popular Nollywood diva, Genevieve Nnaji has made her first public appearance in months ever since rumours went around that the thespian was battling with mental health issues. In May, it could be recalled that rumours had sparked on the internet that the actress was battling with mental health issues after she had deleted all her […]

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Family Confirms Sammie Okposo’s Death, Gives Details

The family of departed gospel musician Sammie Okposo have confirmed his death. The ‘Well Welu’ crooner died in the early hours of Friday. Confirming the news, a statement signed by the family’s representative, Hector Okposo, confirmed that the 51-year-old singer ‘‘slept and went to be with the Lord’’ on the morning of Friday. The statement […]

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Fuel Scarcity In Nigeria Will Linger Till January – Marketers

The frequent appearance of queues of desperate motorists at filling stations in search of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol, could affect the Christmas and New Year festivities, oil marketers stated on Friday. It was also gathered that oil marketers were now free to sell petrol at any rate as the Federal Government was […]

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Nigerian Gospel Singer, Sammie Okposo Dies At 51

The 51-year-old musician slumped on Friday morning and died. He was the CEO of Zamar Entertainment and collaborated with many gospel artists. Meanwhile, details of what led to his death are yet unknown

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Actress Rita Dominic’s White Wedding Billed For UK

Multiple award-winning actress, Rita Dominic is getting set for her white wedding with hubby, Fidelis Anosike in England. The couple tied the knot traditionally on April 19 in Aboh Mbaise, Imo State. Their white wedding holds at a manor in North Yorkshire, England this weekend.The duo will be hosting friends and family at a historic […]

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Looted Funds: One Billion Dollars Recovered Since 2015 – Nigerian Government

The Federal Government says it has made a recovery of one billion dollars ($1,000,000,000) since the inception of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in May 2015 till date. The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami disclosed this on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Buhari […]

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Funds For Naira Redesign Should Have Been Given To ASUU – Sowore

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, on Wednesday faulted the redesign of the naira, saying the Federal Government should have given the funds for the redesigned notes to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today, Sowore said the amount the Central Bank of […]

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