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Oshiomhole to Saraki: Provide evidence I was bribed or I sue

Oshiomhole to Saraki: Provide evidence I was bribed or I sue

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to provide evidence he (Oshiomhole) was bribed or be taken to court. The chairman made this known in a statement by his chief press secretary, Simon Ebegbulem, in the early hours of Thursday. This is in apparent reaction

Documents show ‘broke’ NNPC stacked trillion naira debt, unable to meet commitments

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was unable to meet its debt obligations as due in January, as a result of inadequate finances, documents seen by PREMIUM TIMES have shown. The national oil company was also encumbered by huge outstanding Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) remittances and other financial obligations which impeded its operations and

Buhari lists conditions for restructuring

President Muhammadu Buhari has given conditions under which he could consider restructuring. The president gave the conditions during an interactive session with Nigerians based in France. Buhari met with them after the Peace Forum attended by over 50 world leaders. The president said there should be proper definition of what Nigerians want before the government

Development of Capital Market Studies curriculum to boost Investor Education- SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has restated its commitment to further educate and enlighten investors in the Nigerian capital market to enhance their ability to make informed investment decisions.  The Acting Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Ms. Mary Uduk who stated this at the Planning and writing workshop for the development

N5.8billion NEMA scam: Frank wants Osinbajo to resign within 7days or get impeached

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has given the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN, seven (7) days to resign over his flagrant violation of the Constitution and the Public Procurement Act in the approval of N5.8billion as intervention funds for the North East in 2017. It

Group criticises Atiku over security search alarm

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been at the receiving end of harsh criticism over his claim that security operatives allegedly harassed him upon his return to Nigeria from Dubai on Sunday Atiku had hinted that he was intimidated by security agents. He

How recent plot to embarrass Atiku, plant foreign currencies on his aircraft failed – Frank

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has revealed that a plot to embarrass the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on arrival early hours on Sunday from Dubai was a failure. Frank said Atiku, who returned to Nigeria around 1am on Sunday morning from his

2019: Christians asked to mobilize against pro-same sex marriage candidates

As the 2019 general election draws near, Christians have been urged to mobilize against candidates with pro-same sex marriage agenda. The Young Christian Forum In Nigeria who handed down the warning today in Abuja also alleged that the strategy meeting undertaken by the  presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to Dubai

To become a member of the Federal Executive Council, Adebayo Shittu, Nigeria’s communications minister recently exposed for failing to take part in the national youth service, submitted to the Nigerian Senate a receipt of N5,000 as proof of his tax compliance for three years, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today. The paltry amount was paid to

Nigeria Air: Branding cost N50.8million only – Sirika

Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has on Thursday denied paying $600,000 for the design of the logo of the Nigeria Air as speculated. He explained that due process was followed in the branding, which included obtaining ‘’No Objection’’ Certificate with Ref. No.BPP/RPT/18/VOL.1/075 from the Bureau of Public Procurement for the sum of N50,893,000.00