Prof. Asarf Sobhy, Egypt’s Minister for Youths and Sports, says the six stadia for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, will be ready by mid-May. Continue reading AFCON 2019: Egypt says stadia ready in May at Vanguard News.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday hit back at the U.S. in response to its decision to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a […]
LEADERSHIP: Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki’s relentless campaign against human trafficking and illegal migration has received the backing of the United Kingdom’s (UK) Department for International Development (DFID), which is reviewing the successes of the government’s strategy in containing the menace. During a courtesy visit by a UKAID delegation to the Government […]
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed the Minimum Wage Repeal and Re-enactment Bill, 2019. NAN reports that Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang made this known while briefing State House Correspondents in Abuja. The National Assembly had on March 19, approved N30, 000 as the new national minimum wage, […]
The Ibadan Police Command has said two persons died in a petrol tanker explosion on Thursday at Sawmill/Onipepeye area of the Ibadan-Lagos Expressway. One witness told Premium Times that the tanker fell at about 2pm while trying to overtake a car. “After the petrol tanker fell, some persons went there trying to scoop petrol before the […]
Mr Fayemi said: “Going to court does not necessarily translate to being enemies.” The post Supreme Court Victory: Oni not my enemy, Fayemi says appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Seun Kuti, son of late legendary afrobeats singer and activist, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti has accused Nigerians of aiding the inhuman treatment meted out to the the public by the men of the Federal Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS). The singer through his Instagram page revealed that SARS should not be blamed for their actions rather, the public […]
U.S. President Donald J. Trump U.S President Donald Trump and his administration are considering setting new restrictions on legal immigration to target countries whose citizens overstay short-term visitor visas. According to The Wall Street Journal, the countries include Nigeria, Chad, Eritrea, Liberia and Sierra Leone The report added that the U.S would warn the affected […]
<p class="">The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), <strong>Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,</strong> believes that elections are getting better in Nigeria despite some challenges faced by the commission.</p> <p class="">The commission has been heavily criticised by several politicians, parties, and voters for its handling of the 2019 elections, with several allegations of bias and misconduct […]
LEADERSHIP: The Honourable Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, Tuesday said that the Federal Fire Service in the last twenty years has not seen the kind of equipment they have procured under this present administration. Dambazzu stated this in Abuja on the occasion of the decoration of the new Controller General of the Federal Fire Service, […]
After getting lashed for speaking up against the president, Muhammadu Buhari and Vice president Yemi Osinbajo, Nollywood actress says she sees why people always mind their business. The actress who had called out the number one and two men of the country — over the state of the nation was heavily “crucified” by supporters of […]
<p class="">The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has decried the incessant killing of innocent persons in Lagos state by policemen, saying it is unacceptable.</p> <p class="">Adamu stated this in Lagos on Monday while addressing officers and men of the command at the Police College, Ikeja.</p> <p class="">He said that his visit to the […]