Author Archives: Editor, Nigerian Times

My prison experience enriched me, says Obasanjo

My prison experience enriched me, says Obasanjo

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says his incarceration by the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, was a sort of a blessing in disguise as it shaped his thought profoundly which aided his performance while he was the President of the country. He said this on Saturday while speaking at the maiden edition of

‘Life worthless under Buhari’ — APC chieftain apologises to Jonathan

Timi Frank, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has apologised to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, alleging that life is worthless under President Muhammadu Buhari. Frank, one of the then opposition leaders who criticised Jonathan in the buildup to the 2015 election, conveyed his apology in an open letter. He explained that he apologised to

Parallel congresses: There’s a massive conspiracy against Buhari, says Marafa

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says the irregularities at the All Progressives Congress (APC) congresses were targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC ward, local government and states congresses were marred by irregularities and violence. In an interview with PUNCH, the senator said the party leadership set some rules but was first to break the rules. He accused

VIDEO: Robbers blow up cash vans in broad daylight in South Africa

Robbers armed with assault rifles and explosives blew up two armoured cash-carrying vans in Johannesburg on Thursday morning in a brazen daylight incident. In dramatic cellphone footage of the incident recorded by a motorist, the assailants seal off a block in the suburb of Boksburg, east of Johannesburg’s commercial center, before calmly detonating explosives under

Secondus: Nigeria may cease to exist if Ekiti election is rigged

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigeria might go into extinction if the July governorship election in Ekiti state is rigged. Speaking at the flag-off of PDP’s local government election campaign in Rivers state, the opposition leader said his party would resist any attempt to thwart the will of the

AI as obstacle to Nigeria’s war on terrorism

  By Adah Ocholi Before the Iraqi War of 1991 there was a report of Iraqi soldiers ‘throwing Kuwaiti babies out of incubators’. That story was a fabrication of no other than Amnesty International, an international non-governmental organization (NGO) that says it is “campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all”. Amnesty

When Dogara’s Hate for PMB Becomes a Religion

By Charles Ibekwe Speaker of the House of Representatives, Right Honourable Yakubu Dogara is a man in desperate need of help before he drowns in his own bile. His Hatred for President Muhammadu Buhari has crossed the bounds of obsession and now borders on being a religion, a pathetic belief that relevance in the contemporary

IG Trying to Frame Me, Saraki Cries Out

Senate President leads delegation to meet Buhari Police: Inviting suspects to Abuja is routine Damilola Oyedele, Senator Iroegbu, Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja and Hammed Shittu in Ilorin The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Wednesday raised the alarm over a plot by the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Ibrahim Idis, to implicate him