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Kogi Polls: Our candidate Akpoti remains 'undaunted' despite attack - SDP

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has explained why it refused to sign the Independent National Electoral Commission's peace accord aimed at ensuring peace in the upcoming polls in... Read More


Kogi Elections: SDP ignores peace accord after alleged attack on candidate's entourage - INEC

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has refused to sign the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) peace accord on the Kogi State governorship election, the spokesperson of... Read More


Nigerian agency seeks partnership with PREMIUM TIMES to strengthen its operations

Nigeria, Nov. 11 -- The Nigerian Border Communities Development Agency (BCDA) has sought partnership with PREMIUM TIMES to foster transparency and strengthen its monitoring and evaluation process acro... Read More


How FG, states plan to lift 24 million Nigerians out of poverty - NGF

Nigeria, Nov. 9 -- The Nigerian government has launched a Human Capital Development (HCD) initiative to move 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030. The plan is a collaboration between the o... Read More


Investigative Journalism not all about naming, shaming corrupt officials - Editor

Nigeria, Nov. 8 -- The Editor-in-Chief of PREMIUM TIMES, Musikilu Mojeed, has urged Nigerian journalists to adopt Solution Journalism as a means to check abuse of office by public officials. He said ... Read More


Bayelsa Guber Polls: INEC to deliver sensitive materials a week ahead

Nigeria, Nov. 7 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will deliver sensitive election materials for the November 16 Bayelsa governorship election to the state this weekend, the commi... Read More


Nigerian govt denies claims of senators hijacking social investment programmes

Nigeria, Nov. 7 -- The National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) has debunked reports that some Nigerian senators were trying to hijack the budget of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster M... Read More


Court grants forfeiture order of N2.4bn properties linked to ex-PPMC head

Nigeria, Nov. 5 -- The Nigerian government has secured an interim forfeiture order from the Federal High Court in Abuja to seize N2.4 billion and properties allegedly linked to a former Managing Direc... Read More


Bank worker, wife arrested over alleged $1.49 million money laundering

Nigeria, Nov. 4 -- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Lagos has arrested a former bank assistant general manager, Rowly Isioro, and his businesswoman wife, Naomi, for their alleged... Read More


Wanted for certificate forgery, Obono-Obla accuses Osinbajo of witch-hunt

Nigeria, Nov. 4 -- Okoi Obono-Obla, who was sacked as chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), says he is being persecuted by an aide of Vice-President Y... Read More