By Blessing Bature-Akpakpan and Adegwu John, Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster management and Social Development in realization of the need to ensure coordinated approach in addressing Disaster Risk Reduction has sensitized citizens in the Federal Capital Territory to raise awareness, educate the public and to mobilize political will and resources in ensuring […]
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wrote an article titled “Nigeria Is Murdering Its Citizens”, which was published by the New York Times on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. In the feature, she speaks on the recent happenings in Nigeria: the necessity of the #EndSARS movement, the peaceful protest, Nigeria’s political culture being “steeped in state-sponsored […]
The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers holds a virtual meeting. The post Remain loyal to citizens, Consul-General tells Nigerian journalists appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has reaffirmed his administration’s readiness to espouse and make effective the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2011 with a view to empowering the citizens to participate actively in governance. The state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba disclosed the governor’s commitment in a statement on the International Day […]
The government announced the directive on its verified Twitter account. The post Outrage as Nigerian govt mandates citizens to fill ‘self-certification’ forms at financial institutions appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Bill Gates Microsoft co-founder and foremost philanthropist Bill Gates has spoken on possible steps to lift Nigerians out of poverty. It is estimated that about 82.9 million Nigerians live below the poverty line, earning Nigeria the unenviable tag of “poverty capital of the world”. In an interview with The Cable, the billionaire businessman was asked […]
Convener of Unity House Foundation (UHF), a good governance advocacy group, Kingsley Wenenda Wali, has said the spread of Coronavirus pandemic into Nigeria exposed the country’s unpreparedness in the area of food security. Wali, who stated this when he appeared on a live Facebook programme monitored in Port Harcourt, said the lock down of the […]
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has expressed that the federal government will no longer tolerate the harassment of Nigerians in Ghana. The minister pointed out that the FG is deeply concerned by the incessant harassment and the progressive acts of hostility towards the country by […]
Trust in Mr Putin had sunk as the public was unimpressed with his performance in response to a series of shocks that hit the Russian economy in the first quarter of 2020. The post Putin holds trust of 58% of country’s citizens – Poll appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Members of the National Stadium community have appealed to the Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, to give a serious thoughts to the latest 7 days quit notice issued to business owners inside the premises amidst speculations of its renovation. This appeal became necessary going by the economic implication of the sudden eviction notice as Nigerians […]
Nigerians from five states in the northeast, on Thursday, held a ‘Thank You Rally’ to the Aso Villa in appreciation of President Muhammadu Buhari over return of peace to their states. They comprised of natives of Adamawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe States, who were once under the shackles of Boko Haram terrorists. In his […]