Obasanjo lambasts Buhari, advises him not to run in 2019

Obasanjo lambasts Buhari, advises him not to run in 2019

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday, in a blistering and excoriating 13-page statement, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. Mr. Obasanjo, in a special press statement entitled, “The Wat Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement” said Mr Buhari has performed far below expectation and should honourably “dismount […]

President Buhari, deputy to spend over N2.5bn on travels, roads in 2018

President Buhari, deputy to spend over N2.5bn on travels, roads in 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari plans to spend N1.001 billion on travels in 2018, details of the proposed 2018 budget released by the Budget Office of the Federation show. The amount breaks down to N751.3 million for international travels, and N250.02 million for local travels. The budget shows that another N907 million would be spent on a […]

One year after, Nigerian soldiers unjustly dismissed by Buhari administration await justice

One year after, Nigerian soldiers unjustly dismissed by Buhari administration await justice

One year ago, the Nigerian Army compulsorily retired 38 officers, many of them the country’s brightest in internal and external security operations, but, ironically, forced out of service without recourse to the rules of disengagement in the Nigerian military. Most of the affected officers were neither queried nor indicted by any panel, but got flushed […]

Kano Assembly suspends Emir Sanusi probe after ‘Osinbajo, IBB intervention’

The Kano State House of Assembly has called off its investigation of alleged misappropriation of funds and other infractions by the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi.

Kano Assembly suspends Emir Sanusi probe after ‘Osinbajo, IBB intervention’

The Kano State House of Assembly has called off its investigation of alleged misappropriation of funds and other infractions by the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi. The House resolved to drop the probe following a plea through a letter by the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, which was read by the speaker, Kabiru Alhassan Rirum, on […]

EXCLUSIVE: NPA moves against Atiku’s biggest cash cow, Intels, over TSA policy, project funding

The Nigerian Ports Authority and and Integrated Logistics Services Nigeria Limited (Intels), Nigeria’s leading logistic firm for the oil and gas industry, are locked in a fierce business dispute, with the NPA threatening to terminate Intels’ port revenue collection contract, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today.

EXCLUSIVE: NPA moves against Atiku’s biggest cash cow, Intels, over TSA policy, project funding

The Nigerian Ports Authority and and Integrated Logistics Services Nigeria Limited (Intels), Nigeria’s leading logistic firm for the oil and gas industry, are locked in a fierce business dispute, with the NPA threatening to terminate Intels’ port revenue collection contract, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today. Those familiar with the matter said the dispute, which has […]

UK govt reacts to coup rumours in Nigeria

UK govt reacts to coup rumours in Nigeria

The British government has warned against “non-democratic” change of government in Nigeria, amid speculations about military coup as concerns grow over President Muhammadu Buhari’s health. “The British government believes that democracy is actually critical in Nigeria,” the United Kingdom High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, said on Wednesday. “There are elections. If you’re not happy with […]

SSS In Recruitment Scandal – Katsina 51, Akwa Ibom 5; Kano 25, Lagos 7

Nigeria’s internal secret service, the State Security Service (SSS), is enmeshed in a recruitment scandal following the exposure of a shocking lopsidedness in the composition of the new officers recently absorbed into the agency

SSS In Recruitment Scandal – Katsina 51, Akwa Ibom 5; Kano 25, Lagos 7

Nigeria’s internal secret service, the State Security Service (SSS), is enmeshed in a recruitment scandal following the exposure of a shocking lopsidedness in the composition of the new officers recently absorbed into the agency The agency commissioned 479 cadet officers after their passing-out parade in Lagos on March 5, at a ceremony attended by the […]

SHOCKING: EFCC writes Buhari, indicts Saraki, aides for allegedly laundering over N3.5 billion

SHOCKING: EFCC writes Buhari, indicts Saraki, aides for allegedly laundering over N3.5 billion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has furnished President Muhammadu Buhari with details of how the President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, and his aides allegedly laundered up to N3.5 billion from the Paris Club loan refund, PREMIUM TIMES can report. The report, compiled by detectives in the anti-graft agency, followed months of investigation, […]