Fire Outbreak At Muritala Mohammed Airport


There was a fire outbreak on Wednesday at the arrival hall of Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja which caused airline passengers and others to scamper for safety. The fire was said to to have been caused by an underground cable, Daily Independent reports.

Jega pledges continuous conduct of free, fair credible polls


THIS is the dawn of a new era. It is a time that every Nigerian should celebrate, whether they supported President Goodluck Jonathan and the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) or President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari and the in-coming ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).Congratulations to all of us.

Obasanjo’s Letter To Buhari


The former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has written his first letter to the President-elect, asking him to be above board, and ensure that he carries out his promises to the people of Nigeria. Obasanjo says General Buhari’s success and victory after three previous unsuccessful attempts must be great object

Acceptance statement by General Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR

Acceptance Statement by General Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President-Elect of the Federal Republic of Nigeria April 1st, 2015 I am immensely grateful to God for this day and for this hour. I feel truly honoured and humbled that the Nigerian people have so clearly chosen me to lead them.

AIT Won’t Further Air Documentary Against Tinubu – Court Order


 An Ikeja High Court has stopped African Independent Television (AIT) from further broadcasting the documentary ‘Lion of Bourdilion’, which supposedly shows incorrect impression against the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Bola Tinubu.

Nigeria taught the world lesson in patriotism – Saharawi Republic

President Mohammed Abdelaziz of Saharawi Arab Republic has congratulated the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, and Nigerians on the successful conduct of the presidential election, saying Nigeria has taught the world a lesson in patriotism. Abdelaziz also commended Nigerians for their discipline and high level of civic-mindedness.

Ambode Urges Lagosians To Vote For Continuity

Akinwunmi Ambode The All Progressives Congress (APC, governorship candiodate in Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has congratulated and thanked the people of Lagos for voting out the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Presidential election.

Man arrested for shaving woman’s pubic hair


Jethro Ibileke/Benin A ‎35-year old man, Ibrahim Adamu is currently in police net in Benin for allegedly shaving the pubic hair of a 25-year old woman, Jumai Jasper, while sleeping in his room.

NLC hails Buhari, Jonathan


The labour union praised all Nigerians for their roles in the election. The post NLC hails Buhari, Jonathan appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Roots of Boko Haram conflict must be addressed – UN

The United Nations refugee agency has said the Federal Government needs more than military force to stamp out Boko Haram, adding that “roots of conflict” must be addressed to defeat the insurgents. According to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Hussein, expansive economic, social and political opportunities are

Mimiko, Fayose, others absent at PDP govs meeting with Jonathan

L-R: PDP national chairman, Adamu Mu’azu, Governor Olusegun Mimiko Olusegun and President Goodluck Jonathan Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo, his Ekiti state counterpart, Ayodele Fayose as well as Governors Sule Lamido of Jigawa, Isa Yuguda (Bauchi), Babangida Aliyu (Niger), Gabriel Suswam (Benue) and Ibrahim Shema (Katsina) were reportedly absent at a

My defeat not an insult – Aliyu

The Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, on Wednesday conceded defeat to the Niger East Senator-elect, David Umaru, at last Saturday’s National Assembly poll in Niger State. Aliyu, who spoke to newsmen in Minna on Wednesday, explained that he had called the Senator-elect to congratulate him, saying his calls and

Patience Jonathan seeks support for Buhari’s wife

Wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Wednesday congratulated Hajia Aisha Buhari, wife of the President-elect on her husband’s victory during the Saturday’s presidential election. In a three-paragraph statement by her media aide, Ayo Adewuyi, Mrs. Jonathan appealed to Nigerian women to support Hajia Buhari in order to succeed in

GEJ Is A Great Nigerian, I Extend A Hand Of Friendship To Him – GMB


Muhammadu Buhari, who won presidential election that took place last weekend, has said he has extended a hand of peace to President Goodluck Jonathan after a resentful presidential poll. He also assured Nigerians that Jonathan has “nothing to fear” after losing power.