Author Archives: Editor, Nigerian Times



These are possible ways the public can appreciate the Armed Forces of Nigeria. Visit to local military hospitals, provision of veteran retirement homes. These are remarkable ways to serve and give back to the veteran community. The least we can do as Nigerians is to appreciate the Armed Forces as its being done globally

Election: FG raises 5bn through NNPC for Ex-militants to endorse Buhari – Frank

…Warns Buratai over militarisation of Niger Delta The former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, said that the federal government has ordered the NNPC to raise about 5 billion Naira for the repentant militants in the Niger Delta to support the re-election of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari. He also

Anti-graft war suffers setback as EU adds Nigeria to ‘dirty-money backlist’

The European Union (EU) has added Nigeria to countries on its “dirty money blacklist”. According to Reuters, the EU said the nations in this category pose a threat because of tax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering. Also added to the list which was initially 16, are Saudi Arabia, Panama, Saudi Arabia, Panama, Libya,

Police barricade INEC office in Rivers

The police have restricted access to the head office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Rivers State, TheCable has reported. A team of policemen stormed the commission’s office on Aba road, Port Harcourt, early on Thursday. They prevented INEC officials and visitors from going in and out of the office. The INEC officials

2019: Group warns US, EU , UK others against imposing Atiku

As preparations heat up ahead of the 2019 presidential election, the Nigerian Democratic Forum, a pro-democracy group has raised the alarm over plots by the United State, United Kingdom governments and European Union to imposed Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party on the people through backdoor. The group said the international community had perfected

Why are people dying at APC rallies? Frank wants Buhari, Amaechi to explain

…Says INEC knows about offices, materials burnt Former deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has challenged Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and his campaign Director-General Rotimi Ameachi, to tell Nigerians why lives are been lost daily at their party’s rallies. Frank specifically made reference to lost of lives of his people at

As Buratai Radiates Sir Ahmadu Bello’s Leadership Heroism

By Okanga Agila The first Premier of Northern Nigeria, the Sarduana of Sokoto, late Sir Ahmadu Bello is a figure whose memories endearingly galvanize all forces, especially in Northern Nigeria. A sage and foresighted leader, Ahmadu Bello symbolizes many ideals to the generations after him. The Late Sardauna believed absolutely in the peace, unity and

Buratai: A Star Boy From Another Planet

By Abubakar B Tsav An American literary pundit, Joseph John Campbell has archetypal veneration of heroes in all his fictional works. He does not see them as ordinary beings; but people specially endowed and who derive the true worth of existence from their peculiar and unique impacts on the universe. In a time-tested aphorism, Campbell