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Prominent Ibadan industrialist, Bode Akindele, is dead

Mr Akindele, the Parakoyi of Ibadanland and Chairman of Modandola Group, died in Lagos on Monday. The post Prominent Ibadan industrialist, Bode Akindele, is dead appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Burna Boy Gets Featured In Prominent Newspaper In Denmark

Grammy nominated singer, Burna Boy has been featured in a prominent Danish newspaper. Burna stays winning as his name has traveled far and wide to places one would not expect. In a photo that has been making rounds on social media, the self-acclaimed African Giant was featured in a newspaper published in Denmark. A fan […]

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How Serena Williams, the world’s tennis star, ‘secretly’ invested in two prominent African startups

<p class=""><strong>Serena Williams</strong>, an American professional tennis player, revealed how she secretly invested in startups over the years, including, <strong>Andela</strong>.</p> <p class="">The tennis star made this known in an Instagram post on Thursday, five years after establishing her investment portfolio, Serena Ventures.</p> <p class=""><em>“In 2014, (yes I know I can keep a secret) I launched […]

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Tinubu freed, Orubebe convicted — remembering the CCT cases of five prominent Nigerians

History was made when Walter Onnoghen, embattled chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), entered the dock at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). He was charged with false assets declaration exactly two years after the CCT discharged and acquitted Saraki of similar charges. In the heat of the trial, Onnoghen turned in his resignation but that […]

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Buhari must withdraw travel ban on 50 prominent persons on watchlist – Falana

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), and a civil society group, Access to Justice, on Sunday faulted the travel ban placed on about 50 prominent Nigerians by the Federal Government which claimed to be fully implementing the Executive Order 6 recently issued by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Prominent Ugandan policeman assassinated in gun attack

An outspoken and critical Ugandan policeman has been assassinated, a police spokesman said Sunday, in the latest in a series of murders of senior officers and politicians. Muhammad Kirumira was gunned down at the gate of his home along with a female companion in the Kampala suburb of Bulenga on Saturday night, said police spokesman […]

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Money! Money!! Money!!! Ekiti was like a bad movie – Prominent Nigerians react

A week ago today many Nigerians had their hearts focused on the governorship election going on in Ekiti State. However, for those who were on ground in Ekiti for the election, their eyes were focused on the running business of selling of votes as voters readily exchanged their votes for cash. The post Money! Money!! […]

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Saraki’s Supreme Court Victory: Prominent Nigerians React

An alliance of over 20 Civil Society Organisations, the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, among others, have reacted to the Supreme Court judgment which put to rest the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki on false assets declaration and sundry charges instituted against him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal since 2015.They […]

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Frame-up allegation: Prominent Nigerians dodge Buhari/Obasanjo face-off

By Emmanuel Aziken, Dapo Akinrefon, Simon Ebegbulem, Festus Ahon, Gbenga Oke,  Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Omeiza Ajayi High profile  Nigerians were, yesterday, dodging from publicly exposing themselves to the latest war of words between  the Muhammadu Buhari administration and former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Buhari and Obasanjo heads on While several contacted on the issue begged to be […]

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Zambia uncovers $8 billion tax scam at prominent mining firm

The country’s tax agency says the company classified imported spare parts and other consumables as mining machinery, which attract no custom duty The post Zambia uncovers $8 billion tax scam at prominent mining firm appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Prominent Islamic cleric criticises wedding of Ganduje’s daughter to Ajimobi’s son

The cleric warns of the impending wrath of God on immorality. The post Prominent Islamic cleric criticises wedding of Ganduje’s daughter to Ajimobi’s son appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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