BREAKING: Nigerian Military retakes Monguno, other communities from Boko Haram

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.

Abacha Part 2: Wole Soyinka Says Gen. Muhammad Buhari Is The Most Brutal Dictator After Late Abacha

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,

Obasanjo is an Incurable Cancer – Gov. Fayose


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

Why Obasanjo attacks Jonathan – Fani-Kayode

“As far as he was concerned, he must either control Jonathan or Jonathan had to go.” The post Why Obasanjo attacks Jonathan – Fani-Kayode appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

58 People Have Been Killed Due to Pre-Election Violence in Nigeria – Report


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

How Did You Spend Valentine’s Day? Some Lagos Residents Talk Celebrating on a Tight Budget


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

Interview: “We Faced them, but they were stronger” – Borno Vigilante Fighter

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 ranks Nigeria’s Political Parties Most Corrupt in the World!


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%.

NLC regrets election crisis, to organize fresh polls

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.