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How Alex Saab lost bid to get out of U.S. fugitives list

Nigeria, May 6 -- A U.S. court has affirmed the "fugitive status" of a controversial Venezuelan diplomat, Alex Saab, who is currently on house arrest in Cape Verde, preparatory to his planned extradit... Read More


Paris Club Refund: NGF writes finance minister over suspicious N159 billion judgment debts

Nigeria, April 20 -- The Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) has engaged Femi Falana, to challenge the judgments awarding some "consultants and contractors" humongous shares of the Paris and London Club re... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Zamfara governor, Yari, in EFCC custody, faces long interrogation session

Nigeria, April 20 -- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently interrogating a former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, over series of corruption allegations. PREMIUM ... Read More


INTERVIEW: How I converted over 1000 extremists with my Islamic teachings - Pantami

Nigeria, April 16 -- The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, speaks to PREMIUM TIMES on the raging controversies about his alleged previous views on Islamic extremism and rece... Read More


Why I am being linked to extremism - Isa Pantami

Nigeria, April 16 -- The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has denied links to extremist views, saying criminals and other entrenched interests are behind the attacks on him... Read More


Strike continues as FG, governors postpone meeting with judiciary workers

Nigeria, April 15 -- A meeting scheduled to hold between government representatives and the leadership of the striking judiciary workers on Thursday has been postponed indefinitely, PREMIUM TIMES has ... Read More


Malabu: Police quiz anti-corruption activist, Suraju, over Adoke's forgery allegation

Nigeria, April 15 -- The police have interrogated an anti-corruption activist, Olanrewaju Suraju, over a forgery petition sent to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) by a former Attorney-General of ... Read More


Why ex-Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha, is still in detention

Nigeria, April 14 -- About 24 hours after his arrest, a former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, is still being detained in Abuja by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), PREMIUM ... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Former Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha, arrested

Nigeria, April 13 -- A former Governor of the South-East state of Imo, Rochas Okorocha, has been arrested, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report. Mr Okorocha was arrested by operatives of the Econ... Read More


Assault: NBA officers push for CCT chairman's prosecution in fresh petition

Nigeria, April 10 -- Two national officers of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) have petitioned the Legal Practitioners' Disciplinary Committee (LPDC) over the recent assault visited on a security gu... Read More