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Poisonous Haze – Why the Air We Breathe Could Kill Us

Poisonous Haze – Why the Air We Breathe Could Kill Us

Climate change and air pollution could be conspiring against the continent, and fuelling new levels of death and disease. The dark-grey clouds slunk low over the city, like streaks of charcoal smeared across the sky. For more than two years, residents of Port Harcourt, in Nigeria’s south, have woken up nearly every day to this […]

“I Need A Wife” – Africa’s Richest Man Aliko Dangote Reveals

“I Need A Wife” – Africa’s Richest Man Aliko Dangote Reveals

Africa’s richest man , Aliko Dangote, has revealed that at 61, he is not getting any younger, and he is willing to take on a new wife. He made the revelation whole speaking with David Piling in a Financial Times interview. Dangote revealed that his schedule is inhibiting romance. The billionaire, who is twice divorced […]

Ruling Party Says ‘Gang-Up’ Against President Muhammadu Buhari Won’t Work

Ruling Party Says ‘Gang-Up’ Against President Muhammadu Buhari Won’t Work

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has affirmed that no gang-up directed against the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration would work as it yesterday called on all those with grievances against the party to retrace their steps while the windows for reconciliation are still open. The party’s assertion, nonetheless, two of its members in the House of Representatives, […]

Former Deputy Governor’s Daughter Khadijat Oluboyo Found Dead

Former Deputy Governor’s Daughter Khadijat Oluboyo Found Dead

The Ondo State Police Command yesterday confirmed that a final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Miss Adenike Khadijat Oluboyo, was found dead in a house at Okearo area of Akure, the Ondo State capital. The deceased was a daughter of the immediate past Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Lasisi Oluboyo. Though, the […]

Soldier, Policeman, Lecturer, 97 Other Nigerian Pilgrims Abscond in Israel

Soldier, Policeman, Lecturer, 97 Other Nigerian Pilgrims Abscond in Israel

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Tor Uja, has said 100 Christian pilgrims absconded during the 2017 pilgrimage to Israel. Mr Uja, who made this known while receiving security report of the 2017 pilgrimage on Monday in Abuja, said that no pilgrim absconded in Rome and Greece. The NCPC boss said […]

Why African Teams Fell Short At the 2018 Russia World Cup – Again

Why African Teams Fell Short At the 2018 Russia World Cup – Again

At every World Cup tournament since 1986, at least one team from Africa has made it to the second round of the World Cup finals. That record unceremoniously ended in Russia 2018, after all five countries – Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Nigeria and Senegal – were knocked out in the preliminary round. There were high hopes […]

Nigerians Angry Over Minister’s Forged Certificate Scandal

Nigerians Angry Over Minister’s Forged Certificate Scandal

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has disowned the purported exemption certificate in possession of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. The NYSC was reacting to the exclusive story published by PREMIUM TIMES at on Saturday detailing how Mrs Adeosun skipped the mandatory national service and forged an exemption certificate of the service to cover […]

39 Parties Sign Memorandum to Work Against President Buhari

39 Parties Sign Memorandum to Work Against President Buhari

A major political realignment in the country took place on Monday as 38 opposition political parties and the Reformed All Progressive Congress (R-APC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to contest the 2019 general elections under one platform. The parties include the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Social Democratic Party (SDP), Labour Party (LP), Progressives Peoples […]

Nigeria Fumes As Another Citizen Is Killed in South Africa

Nigeria Fumes As Another Citizen Is Killed in South Africa

Another Nigerian has been killed in South Africa. Ozumba Tochukwu-Lawrence was reportedly killed by a gunman on July 6. The Nigeria Mission in South Africa has condemned the killing. The Consul-General of Nigeria in South Africa made this known in a statement by the Vice Consul Information and Culture, David Abraham, on Sunday in Abuja. […]

Lawmakers to Probe Abacha Loot Spending Since 1998

Lawmakers to Probe Abacha Loot Spending Since 1998

House of Representatives, yesterday, resolved to set up an adhoc committee to investigate the recovered loot by the late Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha, since 1998. To this end, the adhoc committee is expected to dig out all recoveries made and mode of payments, how the money was disbursed and report back within the […]

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