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Innoson boss speaks on move by the police to get him arrested

Innoson boss speaks on move by the police to get him arrested

The founder of Innoson Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, has denied there was a bench warrant application at the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court instituted by the Nigerian government seeking his arrest. The government had applied for a bench warrant for the arrest of Mr. Chukwuma and his company, as well as Charles Chukwu

Nigeria polytechnic lecturers ASUP commence nationwide, indefinite strike today

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, said it will commence a “total and comprehensive indefinite” strike on Monday due to the federal government’s failure to fulfil the outstanding agreement made with the union. The National President of the union, Usman Dutse, confirmed this in a phone interview with PREMIUM TIMES Sunday night. According to

General secretly recorded threatening to ‘eliminate’ Buhari over defence contract

More facts have emerged on the ongoing court-martial of a brigadier-general in what insiders now call an “interesting drama”. Lym Hassan, who is the coordinator of peace keeping at the ministry of defence, was secretly recorded allegedly threatening to “eliminate” President Muhammadu Buhari over a defence contract. He was arraigned before the military court on

PDP Chairmanship: Candidates facing corruption trial won’t be disqualified – Makarfi

The National Caretaker Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ahmed Makarfi, has disclosed that aspirants with pending corruption cases in court will not be disqualified from contesting the national chairmanship position at the party’s elective convention billed for December 9 in Abuja. Mr. Makarfi made this declaration while fielding questions from journalists on

Both PDP, APC are ‘wobbling’ — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says both the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are wobbling and need to be rejuvenated for Nigeria’s democracy to be strong. Mr. Obasanjo made the observation when he received one of the PDP national chairmanship aspirants, Raymond Dokpesi, at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, on Saturday

Breaking: Driver shot, commuters stranded as protests rock Wuse market, Berger junction Abuja

The protest that started from Wuse market in Abuja spread to other parts of the Nigerian capital but had started subsiding by 1:00 p.m. The protesters blocked vehicles and harassed motorists driving around the market, the largest in the Nigerian capital. The protest spread to Berger, a major transit point in Abuja, with thousands of

Arms deal probe: EFCC says DSS operatives refusing to honour invitation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) have failed to honour its summon concerning the arms deal probe. It also described as “specious” reports that it summoned the DSS operatives as a revenge for the secret police’s indictment of Ibrahim Magu, the commission’s acting chairman. The

No national challenge is insurmountable if executive-legislative work together – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said there is no national challenge that Nigeria cannot overcome if the executive and legislature work together. The Speaker also commended members of the National Assembly for displaying true leadership qualities, patriotism and a sense of national purpose by providing a peaceful environment for President

11 people shot dead in Plateau

Eleven people where Tuesday night shot dead by gunmen along Rim, Riyom Local Government Area of northern Plateau State. The Police Public Relations Office of the Plateau State Police Command, Terna Tyopev, confirmed the incident to PREMIUM TIMES in a telephone interview Wednesday morning. “Eleven people who were returning from a weekly village market of