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Obasanjo Visits Buhari In London

Obasanjo Returns From Emergency Meeting With Buhari In UK, Reveals The Entire Truth About Mr President’s Health

Emerging report from Tribune Newspaper, disclosed that former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, just arrived from the United Kingdom, UK, to Nigeria, where he had gone to visit ailing President, Muhamamdu Buhari. It was authoritatively gathered that he was accompanied to London [...]

August 3, 2017 Government and politics
Obasanjo Visits Buhari In London

Obasanjo Visits Buhari In London

Amidst the tension that the ailing Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari may return to the country soon after over 80 days abroad, it has however been confirmed that the Former President Olusegun Obasanjo visited Buhari at the Abuja House in London. [...]

August 3, 2017 Government and politics
ex-President Goodluck Jonathan

I Was Persuaded To Buy Items Looted From Jonathan’s House – Trader

In this exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Ashafa Murnai, the Chairman of the Tipper Garage second-hand materials market, Ibrahim Bagobiri, explained how he was persuaded to buy some items looted from an Abuja residence of former President Goodluck Jonathan, and [...]

August 3, 2017 Government and politics
Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

You can’t win corruption war without sanctions, monitoring, Sanusi tells FG

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has declared that the war against corruption launched by the Federal Government can be won in six months if there are appropriate sanctions for offenders and monitoring of corrupt cases by the media. [...]

August 3, 2017 Government and politics
Olusegun Obasanjo

Africa is rich but poorly managed, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday described Africa as a rich continent but poorly managed. Obasanjo, who spoke at the launch of a book titled ‘Making Africa Work’ held at Radisson Blu Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos said there was urgent need [...]

August 3, 2017 Africa
Nigerian Pirates kidnap Moroccan crew

Nigerian Pirates kidnap Moroccan crew

Nigerian pirates have kidnapped five crew members, three of them from Morocco,  from a general cargo vessel identified as the Panama-flagged Oya 1 around 15 nautical miles south west of Bonny Island. The kidnapping, according to World Maritime News, quoting [...]

August 3, 2017 International
Yakubu Gowon

Avoid anything that threatens Nigeria’s unity, Gowon begs youths

Abuja – Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Wednesday, advised Nigerian youths to avoid anything that threatened the sovereignty and unity of the country. General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd) Gowon gave the advice at a National Security Seminar on [...]

August 3, 2017 General
Selamat’s family made a dowry payment to hers of £11.50.

16-year-old Boy Locks up 71-year-old Wife in Fear that Other Men Might Take Her Away from Him

16-year-old Boy Locks up 71-year-old Wife: They even threatened to take their own lives if their families refused to accept their relationship. They say that when you fall in love, you accept your partner’s everything—from good traits to the bad [...]

August 3, 2017 International
Malami-Magu 800

AGF Malami, Magu head for showdown over high-profile cases

A top official of the anti-graft agency told online portal, TheCable, that the EFCC acting Chairman was served a letter from the office of the Attorney-General on Tuesday, asking him to comply with regulations in prosecution of high profile cases. [...]

August 3, 2017 General

More than half of Nigeria’s VAT comes from Lagos — Adeosun

Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, said yesterday that more than half of Nigeria’s value added tax, VAT, comes from Lagos State alone.   Kemi Adeosun Speaking at the parley between the Federal Government and Progressive Governors Forum, PGF, in Abuja, Adeosun [...]

August 3, 2017 Finance

Before I die Lagos must become third largest economy in Africa – Obasanjo

…Why leaders after me failed to improve power generation — Obasanjo …Suggests improved contributory pension to facilitate devt LAGOS—Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, highlighted some of the reasons why all Nigerian leaders after his administration were unable to increase power [...]

August 3, 2017 Societal issues
Nnamdi Kanu

Why is it that people can declare Oduduwa Republic, nothing will happen to them, Kanu asks

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, said that why is it that people can declare Oduduwa Republic and nothing will happen to them ? Kanu in this video also said that those idiots with Biafran [...]

August 3, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Glo Mobile

Senate threatens to arrest Glo CEO, 15 others

The Senate has threatened to issue warrant for the arrest of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Glo Mobile and other firms that failed to honour its invitation on alleged complicity in N30 trillion revenue probe. The Senate gave the 16 [...]

August 3, 2017 Government and politics