Ex-Speaker Turns Governor Fayose Down

Former Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dele Olugbemi, rejected his nomination by Governor Ayodele Fayose as a member of the House of Assembly Service Commission. The ex- speaker in Ekiti reportedly absented himself at the screening and confirmation of nominees on Tuesday and Wednesday, where four other nominees, including

Nigeria To Float Tourism Development Fund

The Federal Government of Nigeria is currently planning to float a Tourism Development Fund, as one of the steps aimed at tackling paucity of funds that hinder the development of the tourism sector. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation, Mrs Nkechi Ejele, hinted reporters of the

World Humanitarian Day: UN Urges Support For Nigeria’s IDPs

The United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator and United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr Daouda Toure, have urged the international community to scale up support for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria’s north-east. Mr Toure made the appeal against the backdrop of the 2015 World Humanitarian Day.

Nigeria To Host Sierra Leone Vs Cote d’Ivoire Game

Sierra Leone will host their Group I of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Cote d’Ivoire in Nigeria on September 6. The match will be played in Lagos as Sierra Leone are banned from hosting international matches, owing to the outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus.

Nigeria Projected to be 4th most Populous Country by 2050

A report by the Population Reference Bureau in Washington USA has projected Nigeria to be the 4th most populated country by 2050.    Right now Nigeria sits at 7th of the most populous countries in the world, with a population of 181 million.  China sits at #1 with a population

Governor Ayade To Punish Perm Secs, Directors For Lateness

The Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has ordered that, disciplinary action be taken against Permanent Secretaries and Directors, who do not comply with their official responsibilities. Governor Ayade gave the order when he paid an unscheduled visit to Ministries in Calabar, the Cross River State Capital to have a

PHOTOS: See What This Lady Is Doing To KCEE On Stage

Nigerian music star, KCEE embarked on his European tour to widen his music coast to the region and reach out to the Nigerians in the cities.The Five Star Music act enjoyed a lovely tour as crowd trouped out to groove to his melody. During the four days tour, he performed at

Lagos Named 4th Worst City To Live In Globally

Lagos has been ranked amongst the worst cities to live globally following the ‘Global Liveability Ranking’, by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) for 2015. The centre ...

News: President Buhari Sacks AMCON Boss, Announces Replacement

Here is the press statement from the presidency: President Buhari has approved the dissolution of the Executive Management Team of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). President Buhari has also approved the reconstitution of the management team of the corporation as follows: · Ahmed Lawan Kuru – Managing Director

Adesina Slams Oshiomhole For Attacking Jonathan

The former minister of agriculture and rural development to the immediate past president, Akinwumi Adesina has lambasted the Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, for describing the agricultural programme of Goodluck Jonathan as dismal failure. Dr Akinwumi Adesina

Ex-SGF, Pius Anyim, PDP chieftain fight dirty over multibillion naira centenary project scam

The National Vice chairman of the PDP in the South-South, Cairo Ojougboh, ask President Buhari to probe the former Senate President The post Ex-SGF, Pius Anyim, PDP chieftain fight dirty over multibillion naira centenary project scam appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

RLG receives license from Nigeria’s IT regulator to begin making ICT hardware in the country

Nigeria’s National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has approved the operating licence of RLG Communications Limited to enable it manufacture computers and other similar devices within the country. Punch reports that, RLG applied for accreditation with the National Information Technology Development Agency in April 2014.

Residents Protest Proposed Demolition Of Buildings By Kaduna Govt.

Some aggrieved residents of Lokoja, Gwari and Muri roads in Kaduna metropolis have held a peaceful protest against plan by the Kaduna State Government to demolish their buildings. The residents, mostly artisans, said they were served notice of eviction through the Chairman of Kaduna North Local Government Council, to vacate