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Assassination attempt on Ekweremadu: Atiku, Saraki, other PDP leaders not safe – Frank

Assassination attempt on Ekweremadu: Atiku, Saraki, other PDP leaders not safe – Frank

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described the recent assassination attempt on the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, as a direct vindication of his position in a statement on July 25, 2018, that the lives of major opposition political party leaders in the country are

IMN: Amnesty International accused of plotting to replace Boko Harm with another deadly terror group

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has accused the Amnesty International of plotting to replace Boko Haram with another deadly terror group. CATE said AI’s penchant for distortion of facts was a deliberate attempt to creating enabling environment for the spawning of terrorism in West Africa. The group was reacting to a recent report

Group tells UN, ICC to probe Obasanjo, Danjuma over Odi, Zaki-Biam massacres

The Good Governance Advocacy Project, a Civil Society Organization has called on the United Nations and International Criminal Court to investigate, prosecute and convict former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and erstwhile Minister of Defence TY Danjuma, for alleged involvement in war crimes and other offenses against humanity that took place at various times between 1999 and

Even before Yusuf, NHIS was an agency steeped in fraud

Long before the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) made the headlines with the recent crisis surrounding its repeatedly suspended Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf, the Auditor-General of the Federation (AuGF) raised an alarm on how monumental fraud, opacity, and impunity had become the culture of the agency, a PREMIUM TIMES report has disclosed. The annual report

‘We don’t have rubber bullets’ — military issues fresh warning to Shi’ites

John Agim, spokesman of the defence headquarters (DHQ), has told members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) to be ready to face the consequences if they take on the military. Members of the movement better known as Shi’ites clashed with soldiers in some parts of Abuja last week. The army confirmed that three Shi’ites were

Keyamo: PDP to fly in investigators to hunt for examiners who marked Buhari’s WAEC scripts

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are frantically searching for the examiners who marked President Muhammadu Buhari’s scripts in the 1961 West African School Certificate Examination(WAEC), Festus Keyamo, the spokesman of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, has alleged. Keyamo, who described the certificate matter as a “dead issue”, dismissed allegations that the certificate recently presented to President

Documents show Buhari’s govt. illegally diverted N378billion NLNG dividend

The federal government illegally diverted $1.05 billion (N378 billion at N360 to a dollar) sourced from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) dividend funds to secretly fund subsidy payment on petroleum products, a report by PREMIUM TIMES has revealed. The diversion details are coming amidst revelations from accusations the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has a $3.5

El-Zakyzaky: Centre writes US over IMN activities, insists group not ‘harmless protesters’

The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has written the United States of America over the activities of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shi’ites. The centre specifically frowned at the recent protests staged by members of the group which led to loss of lives and crippled commercial activities in the Nigeria’s capital,

2019: How Atiku, PDP plan to rig polls – Group

Save Nigeria Network, a civil society organsiation has accused the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of hiring foreign agents to manipulate results of the 2019 general elections. Report emerged last week that the report that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had hired the firm of Brian Ballard, a top

Obaseki, Okowa eulogize late Sen. Dafinone

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has extolled the virtues of late Chief (Senator) David Omueya Dafinone, describing him as a consummate statesman who epitomized hard work, dedication and commitment to excellence. Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa (left), and his Edo State counterpart, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, at the funeral service of Late Senator