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Finally, Buhari nominates Osibajo as running mate

Finally, Buhari nominates Osibajo as running mate

Presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, has nominated , former Attorney-General of Lagos State,Yemi Osibajo, as his running mate, in the incoming 2015 election. The nomination of Osibajo by Buhari is coming a day to the deadline to submit his nomination form to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), following long days meetings over who best fits ... Read More »

Primary: Jimi Agbaje Dubious Victory Revealed

Primary: Jimi Agbaje Dubious Victory Revealed

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress says it will not congratulate the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, because the events that led to his victory were allegedly dubious. The publicity secretary of the party, Mr. Joe Igbokwe, said the PDP was a party of hypocrites because they were doing the same thing ... Read More »

Breaking: 10 aspirants leave venue midway into voting

Breaking: 10 aspirants leave venue midway into voting

10 aspirants leave venue midway into voting Almost all the governorship aspirants at the ongoing APC primaries in Lagos have left the venue of the exercise. Akinwunmi Ambode, Ganiyu Solomon, and Leke Pitan are the only ones out of the 13 aspirants left at Onikan Stadium as at 6p.m. It is unclear why the aspirants left midway into the exercise. ... Read More »

Just In: Akpabio, Yuguda, other PDP governors in secret meeting with Obasanjo

Just In: Akpabio, Yuguda, other PDP governors in secret meeting with Obasanjo

The Nation Newspaper reports, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors on Thursday afternoon stormed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s residence, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, in over a dozen vehicle convoy. The governors, who arrived Obasanjo’s mansion on Presidential Hill -Top Estate at exactly 12:40pm, quickly went into secret meeting with their host who had been waiting for them. Although the ... Read More »

BREAKING: Gombe town, Bajoga, under Boko Haram attack

BREAKING: Gombe town, Bajoga, under Boko Haram attack

The extremist Boko Haram sect is currently attacking Bajoga town of Gombe state, residents have told PREMIUM TIMES. A PREMIUM TIMES reporter could hear sounds of gunshots and explosion as he interviewed a resident of the town, who telephoned to inform this newspaper of the development “Sound of explosion and gunshots woke us up from sleep and we had to ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Suspected suicide bombers hit Ado Ekiti prisons

Boko Haram: Suspected suicide bombers hit Ado Ekiti prisons

Criminals suspected to be boko Haram was on Monday thrown Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital into panic following the bombing of Federal Prisons in the city by gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram militants. Sources at the prisons told us that the gunmen invaded the facility at about 10.30pm on Sunday night and operated unhindered till about 1. 45am on ... Read More »

Adamawa bus station blast kills 40 people: sources

Adamawa bus station blast kills 40 people: sources

A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people including five soldiers, witnesses and a security source on the scene said. The security source and witness Abubakar Adamu, a mechanic who narrowly avoided being blown up himself, said the blast set several buses on fire at the Marabi-Mubi junction, ... Read More »

BREAKING: Supreme Court Sacks Taraba Governor

BREAKING: Supreme Court Sacks Taraba Governor

The Supreme Court has sacked Taraba State’s acting governor, Garba Umar, and ordered the reinstatement of Abubakar Danladi, a former deputy governor who was impeached before Mr. Umar took over. Mr. Danladi was the first deputy governor who ran on the same ticket with Governor Dantata Suntai. He was impeached shortly before Mr. Suntai took ill after an air crash. ... Read More »

Several Students Killed As Bomb Rips Through Science High School In Yobe

Several Students Killed As Bomb Rips Through Science High School In Yobe

A bomb that exploded this morning on the assembly ground of Senior Science Secondary School, Potiskum, Yobe state, may have killed dozens of students, witnesses and security officials have said. Witnesses said Boko Haram insurgents perpetrated the attack at about 8a.m. when the students converged for the morning assembly session. A witness, who spoke to journalists on phone, said, “It ... Read More »

Breaking News: Boko Haram Seize Mubi, Sack Army Headquarters

Breaking News: Boko Haram Seize Mubi, Sack Army Headquarters

Boko Haram militants have entered Mubi in Adamawa State, taking over the headquarters of the 234 battalion in the town, which is one of the State’s largest. The action comes just months after they took Michika and several of Adamawa’s other important towns. Residents and fleeing troops told Us that the militants arrived around noon after successfully attacking neighboring towns ... Read More »

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