Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Month: May 2022


In what appears the diminishing of President Muhammadu Buhari’s influence within his ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), many of his loyalists, aides, and relatives were beaten in primaries to elect the party’s candidates in the next year’s general elections. While some of Read more…


The South-East branch of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breakers Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), on Tuesday, says, four of its members have been killed and sixty cows carted away by persons suspected to be gunmen terrorising Anambra State. The announcement was Read more…


A meeting the APC governors held Tuesday evening to discuss the stance of President Muhammadu Buhari on the party’s presidential candidate ended in a deadlock, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. The meeting was held in Abuja, minutes after the APC governors had a Read more…


In bid to stop the spread of Monkeypox, the Federal Government has suspended importation of wild animals and warned hunters and sellers of bush meat to relax operation.The government also cautioned operators of zoos, parks, conservation and recreational centres keeping Read more…


The TEKAN/ECWA block of the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN in Taraba state has given the federal government a seven day ultimatum to arrest and prosecute Islamic cleric in a viral video calling for religious war in the state. Chairman Read more…


The Association of South East Town Unions (ASETU) has made a passionate appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to release the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. They said the IPOB leader’s freedom would turn around Read more…


Some markets and schools in Onitsha and environs closed abruptly yesterday afternoon following viral news of rumoured attack by gunmen in Ugwuagba Obosi and Ogbaru areas of the state. Many schools in Awada area closed around 12 noon as parents Read more…


The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said it will assist in providing a suitable running mate from the southern part of the country for the party’s presidential candidate former vice president Atiku Abubakar Chairman Read more…


Gunmen have attacked a state-owned media outfit, Anambra Broadcasting Service, the police said on Monday. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the early-morning attack in a statement in Awka, the state capital. He revealed that Read more…


Former Imo State governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha was on Monday arraigned before a Federal High Court in Abuja, over allegation of fraud. The former governor pleaded not guilty to the alleged N2.9bn corruption charges brought against him by the Economic Read more…


An ambush on fishermen in Oku Iboku, Akwa Ibom State by suspected gunmen from Ikot Offiong in Cross River State has left an unspecified number of people dead, many injured while others are said to be missing. The ambush, according to the Read more…


Former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has emerged as the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP). He emerged as the party’s choice at its ongoing national convention and presidential primary in Asaba, the capital of Delta State, on Read more…