French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday backed holding further talks to avoid Britain crashing out of the EU without a deal but rejected major concessions, as he hosted Prime Minister Boris Johnson just over two months ahead of the planned British exit. Continue reading Brexit: Macron backs more talks but insists no concessions at Vanguard […]
<p class="">Makinde says got the facts wrong on the missing government vehicles allegedly carted away by his aides.</p> <p class=""><strong>The Oyo State Government has said the immediate past governor, Abiola Ajimobi, misrepresented facts as regards the vehicles allegedly carted away by officials of his government.</strong></p> <p class="">The former Governor had, while speaking to journalists on […]
“The position of the Nigerian government is that the Boko Haram terrorism has been degraded and defeated.” The post Three days after Boko Haram killed 60 mourners, presidency insists group ‘defeated’ appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Erstwhile chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, yesterday approached the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, asking it to abort plan by the commission to administer oath of secrecy/confidentiality on its staff. Continue reading Oath of Secrecy: Odinkalu drags NHRC to court, insists it’s illegal at Vanguard News.
The Social media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Lauretta Onochie, Saturday argued that Buhari has performed better in securing the lives and properties of Nigerians than his predecessors. Continue reading Security is better now than before, Lauretta Onochie insists at Vanguard News.
As reported earlier, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday met behind closed doors with former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume. He is aspiring to be President of the 9th Senate due for inauguration in June. He had declared his intention to run for the number three highest political office despite endorsement of the current Senate Leader, Ahmed […]
The legislature accused the governor financial infractions in the 2018 Budget and the yet-to-be-laid 2019 Appropriation Bill. The post Lagos Assembly holds emergency meeting, insists on impeaching Ambode if he declines appearance appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar made headlines last week, after he said that he would sell Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Atiku, who says NNPC should not be run by the government, said the organisation has become a “mafia organisation”, that’s why it must be privatized to ensure proper running. […]
<p class="">Obi says she withdraws from the presidential race after extensive discussions with Nigerians.</p> <h1>Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili on Thursday, January 24, 2019, has stepped aside from the presidential race to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 16, 2019 election.</h1> <p class="">In a statement […]
The Federal Government on Sunday pledged to strengthen trans-boundary partnerships with Lake Chad Basin member countries to save the Lake from extinction. Continue reading Saving Lake Chad non-negotiable, FG insists at Vanguard News Nigeria.
In a series of tweets, President Buhari finally reacts to rumours that he has long died and been replaced with a clone called Jubril from Sudan. Nigerian leader, Muhammadu Buhari says 'this is the real me' as he insists that he is not the Jubril of Sudan. This was his response to the several rumours […]