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Note from the Publisher — Dapo Olorunyomi

Nigeria faces dire economic challenges today, following the recent debacle in the global oil market, and the virtual collapse of its 2020 federal budget. Matters have become even more debilitating… → Read More

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I hope this note meets you and yours in good health. We face a myriad of challenges both physical and economic and as we attempt to navigate these together, we at Premium Times are committed to… → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: This man stole from Nigeria. Today, he’s minister in Buhari’s cabinet

That Mr Magashi became minister suggests the SSS, charged with vetting appointees to top positions, again failed to do its job well. Here is PREMIUM TIMES exclusive 19 days ago and the President is… → Read More

Women arrested alleged being raped by Police; Boko Haram on rampage; APC in disarray?

Tinubu, Fashola’s absence at commissioning of major projects by incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode shows cracks in the ruling party; Boko Haram attacks two military bases within a week; Women… → Read More

SPECIAL REPORT: Nigerians pay billions as equalization yet fail to buy petrol at equal prices

Nigerians who bought petrol across the country paid over N180 billion under the belief that it would be sold at equal prices to Nigerians nationwide in 2017, an analysis by PREMIUM TIMES has… → Read More

Inside Gov. Emmanuel’s industrial ‘revolution’ in Akwa Ibom

In 2010, a young, wealthy Nigerian businessman, Charles Udonwa, left his flouring ship-building business in Singapore, and relocated to Akwa Ibom State, with a desire to contest for the governorship… → Read More

Fact-Check: How true is Nnamdi Kanu’s claim Atiku is from Cameroon?

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Saturday, stirred controversy when he alleged that Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party… → Read More

INVESTIGATION: How violence between herders, farmers injured many, destroyed homes, displaced…

A week after clashes between Yoruba community and their Fulani neighbours over grazing rights and land ownership forced him to flee his village, Shuaibu Tirimisiyu and his family are still taking… → Read More

How Adeboye prayed for me before helicopter accident — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has narrated how the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Enoch Adeboye prayed for him before his accident on Saturday. The helicopter… → Read More

How Murtala sacked, compensated Chief Justice Taslim Elias in 1975

Two months after his removal, the United Nations elected Taslim Elias to the International Court of Justice in October 1975 A review of old U.S. diplomatic cables by PREMIUM TIMES has shed fresh… → Read More

I will easily defeat Buhari, Atiku says; Buhari replies, Suicide bombers strikes in Borno again

In an exclusive interview with The Boss Newspaper, former vice president, Atiku Abubakar said he will easily defeat Buhari in 2019 and reasons he has not visited the U.S.; PREMIUM TIMES reports on… → Read More

Emefiele, Jim Ovia in tax avoidance scandal, Boko Haram attack Madagali

CBN governor, Emefiele and Zenith chair, Jim Ovia in tax avoidance scandal as #ParadisePapers reveals; Saraki said he violated no law by having a company operation in tax havens; Boko Haram attacks… → Read More

Fact check shows Presidency’s list inaccurate, Saraki exposed in new offshore leak

Senate President, Bukola Saraki was exposed in a new offshore leak; fact check shows Presidency’s appointment list inaccurate; several names omitted, others wrongly described; dozens of Boko Haram… → Read More

#ParadisePapers: Offshore Trove Exposes Trump-Russia Links And Piggy Banks Of The Wealthiest 1…

A trove of 13.4 million records exposes ties between Russia and U.S. President Donald Trump’s billionaire commerce secretary, the secret dealings of the chief fundraiser for Canadian Prime Minister… → Read More

Buhari orders Ekwueme to be flown abroad for immediate treatment, Police Chief to appear before…

Buhari has ordered that Ekwueme be flown abroad for immediate medical treatment; Presidency denies Kyari/Oyo-Ita feud, says reports “fabricated”; Niger Delta Avengers calls off ceasefire and much… → Read More

Presidency keeps mum as Head of Service implicates Buhari, Senators threaten to serve arrest…

EFCC summons ex-NIA chief Oke, wife over $43 million Ikoyi money; Presidency keeps mum as Head of Service implicates Buhari; Senators threaten to serve arrest warrant on Nigeria Police chief and much… → Read More

Buhari plans to appoint new ministers, holds dinner with NASS leadership, Another agency accuses…

President Buhari announces plan appoint new ministers; Senate hails Babachir’s sack; Boko Haram ambush passengers in Borno; OGFZA accuses INTELS of violating Nigerian laws, moves to revoke expatriate… → Read More

Buhari sacks Babachir Lawal, PDP demands Buhari’s impeachment

After a long wait, Buhari sacks Babachir Lawal, Ayodele Oke, appoints new SGF; Tinubu says there is no cabal in Buhari government in APC leaders’ meeting with Buhari; Six feared killed in farmers… → Read More

BREAKING: Buhari sacks Babachir Lawal, appoints new SGF

President Muhammadu Buhari has studied the report of the panel headed by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, which investigated allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government… → Read More

Buhari’s critics extremely unreasonable, says Sagay on Maina, Brave soldiers die while repelling…

Sagay says Buhari’s critics are extremely unreasonable in the wake of Maina’s recall to the civil service; Three brave soldiers die while repelling Boko Haram, Customs boss Hameed Ali says Buhari has… → Read More