Monguno fell alongside Baga in January after Boko Haram fighters overran the town and killed about 2,000 people, according to Amnesty International. The post BREAKING: Nigerian Military retakes Monguno, other communities from Boko Haram appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Nobel Prize winner Wole Soyinka believes that the All Progressives Party’s presidential candidate, General Muhammad Buhari, is second only to the late Sani Abacha in terms of brutality. ”I didn’t exactly call him a devil, but of course I talked about dinning with the devil with a very long spoon,
Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose is unhappy with former president Olusegun Obasanjo‘s recent controversial remarks about President Goodluck Jonathan. In a statement released yesterday by Fayose’s Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, Fayose described Obasanjo as an incurable cancer Nigeria is plagued by. Here is the
The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) says no fewer than 58 people have been killed in election-related violence in 22 states from December 3rd, 2014 till date. Chairman, Governing Council of the Commission, Chidi Odinkalu, made the revelation on Friday in Abuja while representing a report entitled: Pre-election Report and Advisory
Some fun-seekers in Lagos said on Saturday that the Valentine’s Day celebration was low key due to the economic situation in the country. Some of them told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews that because of the current state of the economy, most Nigerians now operate on a
In this interview conducted by Testimonial Archives Project in Borno State, Muhammad Kacalla, a native of Dawan Masara near Baga in Borno State recalls how he fled his hometown following a Boko Haram attack. Now in a displacement camp, he talks about his life now and shares his willingness to vote in the
Transparency International, a non-governmental organization that fights against corruption, reported via their Twitter account on Friday that Nigeria’s political parties are perceived as the most corrupt in the world with the top position of 94%. The report in an index form presented in horizontal bar chart showed Nigeria ranked number 1 with 94%.
The organisation says the opposition will not be able to comprehend the outcome if it goes ahead with the plot. The post Jonathan campaign accuses APC of plotting fake attacks on own leaders appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The delegates had accused the Credentials Committee of certain decisions they considered “manipulative and fraudulent”. The post NLC regrets election crisis, to organize fresh polls appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.