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‘Awolowo was a lawyer but finance minister’ — Fayemi tackles Agbakoba on portfolio mismatch

Kayode Fayemi, minister of solid minerals development, has described as “unfortunate” Olisa Agbakoba’s criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari for “mismatching” ministers with portfolios.  The former president...

Many killed as police, miners clash in Taraba

Many have been reported killed or injured as illegal miners allegedly resisted an attempt by the police to disrupt their operations in Taraba State. Police...

Fayose: $1bn is for Buhari’s reelection… I’m not among govs who approved it

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has opposed the decision of the national economic council (NEC) to approve $1 billion for the fight against...

Another 249 Nigerians return from Libya, more expected

The International Organisation for Migration, IOM, and the European Union, EU, on Thursday facilitated the return of 249 more Nigerians from Libya. The News Agency...

The Osasu Show: Cries of Nigerians in Libya/TPC

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Nigerian governors approve $1 billion from Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram

Governors from Nigeria’s 36 states have approved the withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account by the federal government to be used...

Shi’ites protest prolonged detention of Zakzaky, say ‘we are losing patience’

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) says it is “running out of patience” awaiting the release of Ibrahim Zakzaky, its leader. Zakzaky has been in...

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Another 249 Nigerians return from Libya, more expected

The International Organisation for Migration, IOM, and the European Union, EU, on Thursday facilitated the return of 249 more Nigerians from Libya. The News Agency...

‘Awolowo was a lawyer but finance minister’ — Fayemi tackles Agbakoba...

Kayode Fayemi, minister of solid minerals development, has described as “unfortunate” Olisa Agbakoba’s criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari for “mismatching” ministers with portfolios.  The former president...

Mainagate: 27 corruption charges EFCC wants Maina to answer in court

While fugitive Abdulrasheed Maina is right that he has not been charged to court for any crime, an ongoing PREMIUM TIMES investigation shows he...

Ambode presents N1.046tn budget for 2018

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PDP asks: Which impunity can be higher than APC ‘violating’ its...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been violating its own constitution. Kola Ologbondiyan, spokesman of the...

UN seeks urgent resettlement of 1,300 refugees stranded in Libya

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What Temerity!

BY SHAKA MOMODU Fellow Nigerians, it is no longer in the realm of speculation that our reticent general would seek a second term in...

How Ikpeazu and Osibanjo Averted a Second Civil War

By Mayowa Tijani I cannot explain the relief I felt on October 4, 2017, when it finally dawned on me that Nigeria’s independence celebrations had...

How Liberian Women Delivered Africa’s First Female President

Written by Helene Cooper, the Pentagon correspondent for The New York Times, she grew up in Liberia before emigrating to the United States in...