Buhari’s Daughter Visits Him In London

President Muhammadu Buhari who has been in the United Kingdom since January on an extended medical vacation played host to one of his daughter, Hadiza, today in London. The president who had in the past received visitors including his wife, the first lady, Aisha Buhari, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, the Speaker of the……

PHOTOS: 19-year-Old Wins Miss Rwanda Beauty Pageant

19-year-old Elsa Iradukunda has emerged the 2017 winner of the Miss Rwanda beauty pageant competition. The New Rwandan beauty queen was crowned on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Iradukunda, the new Miss Rwanda who emerged among 15 other contestants is a senior-six graduate from King David High School and represented the Northern Province in the preliminaries……

Ulsan – Brisbane Roar Preview

There will be more opportunities for Roar’s young players as coach John Aloisi attempts to shore up his injury-ravaged defence in the ACL

Xenophobic attacks: Nigerian Shop, Others Looted In Fresh Attacks

The Nigerian community in South Africa said yesterday that another shop belonging to a member was looted in the latest xenophobic attack at Jeppestown, Johannesburg. The Police said no fewer than 100 people ransacked shops in Johannesburg overnight, in the latest wave of looting incidents in South African cities. President, Nigeria Union, South Africa, Mr Ikechukwu Anyene told……

New Bombing Tactic Employed By ISIS Exposed

Terrorism group, ISIS has been reported to have devised a new way in delivering bombs to their targets. According to new reports, the terrorism group have switched from strapping bombs to children and have moved on to strapping suicide bombs using belts to animals. The new tactic employed by the terrorism group was uncovered by……

@Golf: Cameroon’s Nlareb Wins FCT Classic

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the FCT Classic which teed off on Friday climaxed with the final round on Sunday. It was the season opening event of the 2017 West Africa Golf Tour (WAGT) and featured professional golfers from Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon and Zimbabwe. tournament also marked the first anniversary…

One of my successors signed documents without reading – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed how one of his successors signed documents without reading them while urging Nigerian leaders to be tough and “ready to bite the bullet”. He however, didn’t mention the name of the President. Speaking at a seminar in Kaduna state on Monday, Obasanjo said we have not made progress as……

Herdsman remanded in prison over alleged attempt to kidnap fellow herdsman in Ondo

A 20-year-old herdsman, Ibrahim Abdul was on Monday remanded in prison by an Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly attempting to kidnap fellow herdsmen, Muhammed Abdullahi. The Magistrate, Mrs O.A. Edwin, ordered that Abdul be kept in the Olokuta Prisons, pending an advice from the state’s director of public prosecutions. The accused, of no fixed…

Why I wear made in Aba clothes – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says he is an ardent patron of products made in Aba. He also disclosed that all he was wearing were made locally. The minister disclosed this in Umuahia on Monday at the Federal Government’s town hall meeting and the launch of the national reorientation campaign, “Change Begins…

Victor Moses insists Chelsea not looking at Premier League table

Victor Moses has said that he and his Chelsea team-mates are not looking at the Premier League table. The Blues are 10 points ahead of second-placed Tottenham Hotspur, after defeating Swansea 3-1 on Saturday and are strong favourites to win the title. But Moses says they are not taking anything for granted, as there are…

We are not answerable to you – Kaduna PDP tells Sheriff

The Kaduna State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has affirmed that it would not obey the Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff-led National working committee of the party. The party said it would remain loyal to the Ahmed Markafi-led committee, which it described as the authentic leader of the troubled party. According to the party,…

Ibrahimovic’s agent hints player could dump Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent, Mino Raiola, is remaining coy over the player’s future at Manchester United. Ibrahimovic signed a one-year deal when he joined the Old Trafford outfit last summer, but has an option for a further 12 months, which has not been activated yet. The 35-year-old who was the match winner as Jose Mourinho’s men…

Ondo workers are suffering – Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has admitted that civil servants in the state are going through hard pains and suffering due to unpaid salaries. The governor, therefore, called on all the doctors and nurses who are currently on strike to return to work and embrace dialogue. Akeredolu stated this in Akure, the Ondo State…

Yushau Shuaib: The Presidency – Osinbajo and unquestionable loyalty

In September 2008, about 9 years ago, this writer published an article title “If Yar’Adua Doesn’t Die!” (http://yashuaib.com/politics/if-president-yaradua-doesnt-die/) It was a response to strong insinuations in the media on the plight of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who was alive then but some commentators were already expressing views on expectations after his likely demise. We are…

Oscars 2017: The Winners And Losers At The 89th Academy Awards

The 2017 Oscars (89th Academy Awards) witnessed memorable moments and awkward moments that saw the biggest award of the night, Best Picture, handed to the wrong movie and enjoyed the honour briefly before it was realized it was a mistake. The 89th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences…

Naira appreciates, sells at N450 to 1$

The Naira on Monday continued to strengthen against the dollar and other major currencies, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Nigerian currency gained N10 to exchange at N450 to a dollar at the parallel market, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro exchanged at N560 and N470. At the Bureau De Change (BDC)…

Two ex-Ministers under probe for $1.2bn fraud – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday disclosed that it was investigating former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Justice Minister, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) and a former Finance Minister for $1.2billion alleged fraud. EFCC stated that Adoke was presently being investigated along with “the Finance Minister for fraudulently using Federal Government’s excrow…

Buhari ‘not the president’ of Nigeria – Ben-Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben Murray-Bruce, has stated that a cabal has hijacked the government from President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Prof Yemi Osinbajo. According to him, Buhari and Osinbajo are not the leaders of Nigeria as people may see, noting that some persons were actually ruling the country behind them. Bruce said…

Kogi guber: Faleke wins in court

The Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed a suit by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its member Mutiu Okunola challenging James Faleke’s nomination as the All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy Governorship candidate in Kogi State. The suit complained that Faleke’s nomination constitutes double nomination as he retains his seat as a member of…

Zenith declares N129.6bn profit after tax for 2016

Zenith International Bank Plc has declared a profit after tax of N129.65 billion and a final dividend of N1.77 per share for the financial year ended December 31, 2016. This is contained in the company’s audited report released by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports…

Buhari not in hospital, not critically ill – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari is neither critically ill nor in the hospital. Speaking during a Town Hall meeting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, Mohammed maintained that Bubari was not experiencing life threatening situation as being speculated by some section of Nigerians. The…

Buhari an incorruptible, detribalised leader‎ – Shagari

Former President Shehu Shagari has urged Nigerians and the international community to support President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration. He described Buhari as an honest, incorruptible and detribalised leader. Shagari, who clocked 92 on Saturday, said that the President was doggedly fighting corruption to sanitise governance in the country and therefore, needed the prayers and…

#BBNaija: Singer Simi visits housemates

Nigerian singer Simi, became the most recent visitor of the Big Brother Naija reality tv shoe on Monday as she paid a visit to the #BBNaija housemates, after her sterling performance at Sunday’s eviction show. She was welcomed by the housemates with a dance routine they earlier rehearsed from one of her song titled, ‘#Pardonmypun’.……

NPFL: Kano Pillars, Sunshine Stars Win at Home

            Kano Pillars get new management board team (NAN) Kano Pillars Football Club  and Sunshine Stars of Akure on Sunday‎ ‎capitalised on their home advantage and beat their visitors in their Match Day 10 fixture in the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.‎ In Kano, Pillars defeated Katsina United FC…

Facebook Lauds Senate President For Opening Up National Assembly

Facebook has commended the Senate President, Bukola Saraki for opening up the activities of the National Assembly. The Office of the President of the Senate is indeed delighted at the endorsement of the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki for opening up the activities of the 8th Nigerian National Assembly through various channels, especially the…

Buhari administration’s policy on fertiliser yielding results – Presidency

The Presidential Fertilizer Initiative of the Buhari administration has started yielding results with the production of more than 4,000 metric tonnes of locally-blended fertilizer in the first week of operation. The Initiative was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari in December 2016, to achieve the local production of one million metric tonnes of blended Nitrogen, Phosphorous…

Senator Bassey Albert calls for calm, accuses judge of bias

The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East, Bassey Albert has reacted to the judgement of Federal high court, sitting in Uyo, which nullified his election. The verdict went in favour of Hon. Bassey Etim. In a statement made available to newsmen on Monday, the Senator said the judgement was one which reflected “biased conduct of…

Police planning to frame up our spokesman – PDP alleges

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State has alleged that the police was planning to frame up its spokesman, Samuel Nwonosike. The Rivers PDP also claimed that Nwonosike and other PDP members who were arrested during the elections on Saturday were to be transferred to Abuja. The State Chairman of the party, Felix Obuah,…

Xenophobia: PDP South Africa condemns attack

The Chairman, People Democratic Party, South Africa chapter, Mr Ekos Akpokabayen has condemned any form of violence and xenophobic attack on Nigerians and other foreigner nationals in South Africa. Akpokabayen said this in a statement available to The Nation recently in Lagos, said that our enemies in Africa are poverty, inequalities, near absence of education and…

LIVE: Leicester City vs Liverpool

The Premier League champions begin life without Claudio Ranieri as they host Jurgen Klopp’s side at the King Power Stadium – follow it LIVE with Goal!

Presidency Assents To 22 House of Reps Bills – Dogara

The Speaker House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara says that the Presidency has assented 22 bills that came from the house. Of the 25 non-budget related bills assented to by the Presidency since the beginning of the current administration, 22 emanated from the House of Representatives committee charged with the responsibility of reviewing of obsolete…

All You Need to Know About the New Nokia 3310

Some will say the king of torchlight phones is back – The Nokia 3310 is an iconic handset, and 17 years after it first launched Nokia has brought the handset back to the life in the shape of the new Nokia 3310. Did you know the New 3310 has a Camera! We are sure you…

Owner Of 10 Mercedes Benz G-Wagons Reacts To Corruption Allegation

The All Progressive Congress, APC United Kingdom took to its social media account on Twitter over the weekend to expose a said Nigerian man who has 10 Mercedes Benz G-Wagon in his compound including a gold plated variant. The APC UK account however credited the source to a whistle-blower adding that the issue was under……

Presidency Activates $20B ‘Gas Revolution’ Project

In what is called a ‘Gas Revolution,’ and following the renewed interactive engagements of the Federal Government with oil-producing communities in several states in the Niger Delta region, a plan to put in place a gas industrial park that is valued at about $20B through a Public-Private Partnership model is now in process. Tagged the Gas…

Rape: Ekiti court sentences man to life imprisonment

An Ado-Ekiti High Court on Monday sentenced a 35-year-old man, Tope Odeyemi, to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of rape. The prosecution led by the state Attorney General, Mr. Owoseni Ajayi told the court that the father of two committed the offence on 4th September, 2014 in Iyin-Ekiti. He said that the accused,…

Borno PDP faction opposes Sheriff, declares support for Makarfi

Borno PDP Grassroots Stakeholders, a faction of the People’s Democratic Party in the state, has expressed opposition to the ruling which declared Ali Modu Sheriff as the National Chairman. This came as the state chapter declared its “total support” for Sheriff, noting that the All Progressives Congress, APC, would start feeling the heat ahead of…

APC condemns Ondo killings

Five people were reportedly killed in a cult clash. The post APC condemns Ondo killings appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Defence HQ To Amnesty International: Stop Meddling Into Security Issues

Nigerian Military has warned International Non-Governmental Organisations operating in the country such as Amnesty International (AI) and their affiliates to desist from meddling into security issues of the nation which is inimical to national interest, cohesion and unity. The Defence Headquarters  said that the activities of AI in the country have shown that it never…

Adam Zango to select five fans for Lagos fun trip

“The best five selection will follow me to Lagos for the tour with all expenses fully paid by me.” The post Adam Zango to select five fans for Lagos fun trip appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

FG activates Ogidigben $20bn Industrial Park

The Federal Government in conjunction with oil-producing communities in several states in the Niger Delta region is working out a plan to put in place a gas industrial park valued at about $20B through a Public-Private Partnership model. Tagged the Gas Revolution Industrial Park, GRIP, Ogidigben, the project will cover 2700 hectares with fertilizer, methanol,…

PDP members should not recognize Sheriff as Chairman – Ihedioha

Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, has asked party members not to recognise Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman. Ihedioha told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt on Monday that Sheriff by his conduct had failed to show an attitude worthy of…

CBN plan to re-introduce charges on transactions anti-people – CACOL

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL has condemned the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN to reintroduce charges on all cash deposits and withdrawals in bank transactions, describing it as exorbitant, exploitative and anti-poor. The reintroduction of the policy will translate to charging 1.5% to 2% for deposits and withdrawals between…

Rivers Rerun: Army hands over arrested suspects to Police

The Rivers State Police Command has denied the release of the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, Samuel Wonosike. There were media reports, (not DAILY POST) that Samuel Wonosike has been released by security operatives. Meanwhile, Spokesman of the Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni while addressing newsmen in Port Harcourt said…

How Oyo/Osun Customs generated N14.8b in 2016

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Oyo/Osun Command has declared that it generated the sum of fourteen billion, eight hundred and seventy-eight million, one hundred and ninety-six thousand, eight hundred and eighteen naira, eighty kobo (N14,878,196,818.80) in 2016. The Customs Area Comptroller, Mr. Tolutope Ogunkua, made the disclosure on Monday while briefing journalists on the achievements…

Lagos clears court cases involving 520 persons in 5 days

The Lagos State government has cleared the back-log of court cases involving 520 people in Ikorodu Judicial Division within five working days. This achievement was recorded by the state government through the Ikorodu Settlement Week (IKDSW), a joint initiative of the Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse, the State Judiciary and the Nigerian Bar Association at the Magistrate…

Kogi introduces whistle blower policy, announces cash reward

The Yahaya Bello-led Kogi State Government has promised a cash reward of N500, 000 to any person with useful information that will lead to the arrest of criminals and people who spread false Information capable of disrupting public peace. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mrs Petra Akinti Onyegbule, Monday, in…

Man returns N.9m mistakenly deposited into his account to EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has recovered a sum of N900, 000 (nine hundred thousand naira) mistakenly deposited in an account of a customer in a new generation bank. This was disclosed on Monday by the Director of Publicity in the commission, Wilson Uwajaren, According to Uwajaren, the customer – Aliyu Usman Tilde,…

Photos From Billionaire Businessman, Chris Ubah’s Daughter’s Wedding

Billionaire businessman, Chris Ubah’s daughter got married the traditional way over the weekend in what can only be described as a lavish ceremony. The families spared no expense in giving the bride and the groom the best day to usher in their union. The billionaire businessman’s daughter, Nkem got married to her heartrob, Obinna in……

Akeredolu denies filing appeal on dissolution of local government

There was a mild drama at the Court of Appeal, sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Monday, as the counsel to the Ondo State governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Mr. Charles Titiloye said his client was unaware of any suit on the dissolution of the 18 local government administration in the state. The governor…

Xenophobia: Bayelsa NSCDC uncovers plot to attack MTN

Bayelsa State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has uncovered plans by some persons to attack investments of MTN in the state as a reprisal for ongoing attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Recall that there was an invasion of the MTN office at Maitama District, Abuja, by some Nigerians last…

Buhari Makes Six Fresh Appointments

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has made fresh appointments in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA. The new appointments come after the Federal Government sacked all directors in the agency. The latest appointment of five new directors and a general manager for the agency was confirmed today in a statement issued by the General Manager,……

Akeredolu begs Ondo doctors to end strike

The Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Monday appealed to the striking health workers and doctors of the state to end their industrial action. Akeredolu made the plea at his first official meeting with civil servants held at the governor office in Alagbaka, Akure. Workers including those in the health sector are…