Wednesday, 12 June, 2024

Month: September 2022


Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has warned religious leaders in the country not to allow politicians with no fear of God to wreck Nigeria. He declared that if such is allowed to happen, the entire country would regret it. Obasanjo Read more…


Special Report by Ebuka Onyekwelu Nigeria’s independence celebration in the year 2022 is being greeted by different reactions from Nigerians in diverse works of life. Following Nigeria’s independence sixty-two years ago, the country has moved steadily from one challenge to Read more…


By UJU NWAGBO His Lordship, Most. Rev. Dr. Jonas Benson Okoye, the Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, has restored the ‘kiss of Peace’ otherwise called exchange or sharing of sign of peace during the Eucharistic celebration. This resolution came after Read more…


The federal government’s approval for the dredging of Orashi River, which connects to the Atlantic Ocean, has started to attract the attention of the stakeholders in Imo State. Since the approval was announced last week by Imo State Governor, Mr. Read more…


Many unarmed residents in the South-east of Nigeria have been killed by Nigerian troops deployed to check Biafra agitation in the region, findings by PREMIUM TIMES have shown. The killings usually happen during raids on suspected camps of the outlawed Read more…


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday, inaugurated its Presidential Campaign Council (PCC). The inauguration is to mark the start of campaign activities for the party. However, noticeably absent at the event were Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Samuel Read more…


Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has frowned at the statement by the Presidency in its response to his vow to arm the Amotekun Corps in the state. Mr Akeredolu, a lawyer, has been a consistent advocate for an approval Read more…


The Federal High Court sitting in Damaturu has ordered the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognise Bashir Machina as the candidate for Yobe North senatorial candidate. Delivering judgment, Justice Fadimatu Aminu, also directed Read more…


The Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has strongly condemned the Wednesday killing of soldiers in the Umunze community by gunmen. Soludo lamented that the soldiers were ambushed on a routine patrol at Umunze by yet-to-be identified gunmen in Orumba Read more…


Western countries should take Russian President Vladimir Putin and his statements seriously, former German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday. Her remarks came after the Russian leader issued a warning to the West last week, noting that those who use Read more…


The Kremlin has denounced as “stupid and absurd” any allegations of it being behind the suspected explosions of the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines earlier this week, stating that the incident actually creates many issues for Russia. Speaking to journalists on Read more…


Federal government has said the ongoing strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was responsible for the delay in the commencement of payment of bursary allowance to students studying education courses in tertiary institutions. The permanent secretary of the Read more…