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As part of the process of reconciling aggrieved party members, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday, met with Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State governor. According to premium times The meeting which held behind closed doors, took place at the Abuja residence of a former minister, Jerry Gana. The […]

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disclosed that it will be going to the election petition tribunal to challenge the outcome of the 2022 governorship election in Osun State. This was disclosed on Thursday by the Chairman of the party in the state, Gboyega Famodun during a press conference held at the party secretariat in […]

The Federal Operations Unit Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service, said it intercepted 34,725 liters of Petroleum Motor Spirit, 7,261 bags of 50kg foreign parboiled rice equivalent to 12 trucks load other contrabands worth over N537million in July. Addressing journalists at the unit in Ikeja on Thursday, the acting Customs Area Controller in charge […]

In order to address the insecurity in Benue State, Governor Samuel Ortom has unveiled the state security outfit known as Community Volunteer Guards. The governor unveiled the security outfit during the passing out parade held at IBB Square, Makurdi, the state capital. The governor pledged to legally procure AK-47, AK-49 and other sophisticated weapons for […]

The Federal Government paid an interest of N405.93bn from January 2022 to April 2022 on the loans it got from the Central Bank of Nigeria through the Ways and Means Advances. This is according to data obtained from the government’s Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper 2023-2025. Ways and Means Advances is a loan […]

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday lamented high cost of diesel, feeds as well as exchange rate crisis as it affects fish production in Nigeria. Obasanjo, who is a fish farmer, said he has been sweating because the high cost of diesel has been taking a toll on his fish production. He spoke on […]

According to Currency traders known as BDCs in the Ikeja area of Lagos, the buying rate of the greenback at N650 and the selling price at N665 per dollar. According to them, the gains are influenced by increased dollar liquidity in the market. “Dollar is plenty in the market. Some oil companies also brought out […]

The Nigeria Railway Corporation has suspended the Lagos-Kano and Ajaokuta train services  due to fear of terrorist attacks. Multiple sources in the Ministry of Transportation and the NRC  confided in one of our correspondents that the train services would not resume until the security along the Lagos-Kano route and the Ajaokuta train station  was guaranteed. […]

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, the Department of State Security Service, and the Nigeria Security Civil Defense Corps have beefed up security around the National Assembly complex, Abuja, over the ongoing protest organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress in solidarity with the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Workers in various states of the federation, […]

A London Court has granted Beatrice, wife of a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, bail. She was granted bail on Monday. Ike Ekweremadu on the other hand was denied bail. According to the Common Serjeant of London, judge Richard Marks: “The position is that I have granted bail to Beatrice subject to some fairly […]


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