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New York, August 1, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Central African Republic, Russia, and the U.N. to investigate the deaths of three Russian journalists killed while on assignment in CAR. On...

Yola, Adamawa, Nigeria: July 30, 2018: The Government of Nigeria has endorsed Dr Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini as the country’s sole candidate to contest the position of secretary-general of the African Telecommunications Union in August. Currently...

Nigeria’s Senate president Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki and speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara have described as "a desecration of the legislative sanctity" the on-going situation in Benue State in...

The Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna will this Thursday, August 2, hear how a high court’s order failed to prevent a bulldozer from demolishing a property at No.11B Sambo Road, Kaduna, on February...

Where there is no vacancy, there should be no waste of money By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Nothing could be easier than correctly predicting the outcome of elections conducted on the soil of Enugu State. I can,...

Executive vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof. Umar Danbatta says broadband access is critical for national development and should be treated as a key economic indicator. Danbatta stated this during the ICT Watch Network Award...

By UMAR SA'AD HASSAN – Hate it or love it, the PDP represents our best hope of ridding ourselves of unarguably the worst government we have ever had; and, as such, its affairs are of...

When President Muhammadu Buhari meets with APC senators this Wednesday night, what will he tell them? Agree with the police that what happened the day before was stage-managed by senate president Bukola Saraki and...

Everybody should pray for Nigeria. The executive arm of the federal government led by Muhammadu Buhari seems set to clash with the legislative arm. The National Assembly may be sealed off, say observers. What is the...

PRESS RELEASE – By Kazeem Afegbua – We members of the R-APC find it very amusing that those who boasted that they won’t lose sleep over our altruistic action have been hopping from door to door...

“The board, though not a revenue generating agency, will continue to be judicious with resources at its disposal.” That was the spokesman of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Mr Fabian Benjamin, announcing the...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government to perish the thought of trying to use the ‘unveiling’ of a nonexistent national carrier to beguile Nigerians now that...

By ANIEBO NWAMU -- 2019 promises to be a defining epoch in Nigerian politics. Having undergone several hiccups in the past 20 years – desertions, defections, betrayals, fortifications, bandwagon effects, alignments and realignments – political...

Agballah’s novel highlights an ugly past; it should serve as a clarion call  -- By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Through this fictional work, Mr Ugochukwu Agballah recalls the shameful past of several African tribes, including his own...

By UMAR SA'AD HASSAN -- If you played or watched 'active' soccer  in the ghetto or the very middle-class neighbourhoods in the late '90s and early 2000s, you should be familiar with the term...

It was a farce foretold. And the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) did not disappoint pundits: it mobilised 30, 000 “security” agents and loads of cash to Ekiti for the governorship contest held on...

A consortium of nine universities in Canada and the Lake Chad basin countries of Nigeria, Chad, Niger, and Cameroon has secured a preliminary grant of C$198,000 to build a massive database on the Boko...

By ABBA MAHMOOD -- The death of Mallam Adamu Ciroma on Thursday, July 5, 2018, has robbed Nigeria of one of her finest and most illustrious sons. Mallam Ciroma was integrity personified. Born into the...

Online newspaper Premium Times of Nigeria Saturday published a story detailing the outcome of its investigations into the NYSC certificate submitted by finance minister Kemi Adeosun. It alleges that the exemption certificate was a...

By ABBA MAHMOOD – On May 29, 2015, while holding the Qur’an, General Muhammadu Buhari swore the oath of allegiance and oath of office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He...