NEWS

Missing Senate caucus’N70m linked to Monkeys

While Nigerians are still basking in the euphoria of a snake swallowing N36 million in Benue JAMB office, it has been alleged that monkeys...

How we spent N65 million on website – Nigerian govt

The Office of the Secretary of the Government of the Federation, OSGF, has explained how N65 million was spent on a website. PREMIUM TIMES on...

NIGERIA

2O19 and the menace of underage voting

If Kano State points to the direction Nigeria is headed when the electoral bell tolls again in 2019, then Nigeria is in clear and...

COMMUNITY NEWS

OP-ED

Robert Mueller Has Trump Cornered

Special counsel Robert Mueller is methodically, brilliantly filling in pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. When complete, the puzzle will depict a president who is...

Nigeria: Political Path to Economic Transformation- by Kingsley Moghalu

With economic growth of 0.55% in the second quarter of 2017 Nigeria seems headed out of its recession, the worst it has experienced in...

SPORTS

Weah sworn in as Liberian president

George Weah, the former international soccer star who won the presidency of Liberia last month, promised a crackdown on endemic corruption as he was...

2018 World Cup: Nigeria to face Argentina again (See full draw)

The Super Eagles of Nigeria were, on Friday, drawn in Group D to play against Iceland, Croatia and nemesis, Argentina in the group stage of the 2018...

United States

Trump’s Travel Ban Kicked Off Vicious Circle Of ‘Hatred’ Across Globe...

U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban in January 2017 targeting several Muslim-majority countries kicked off a vicious circle of “hatred,” Amnesty International said on...

Trump asks US Congress to end visa lottery programme

U.S. President Donald Trump has called on Congress to end the visa lottery programme, citing a Justice Department crackdown on a recipient who abused...

Assemblyman Mike Gipson denounces Trump’s racist comments

Why is Donald J. Trump, an immature hate monger still president? The only thing that he has successfully delivered to the American people is one...

‘A New Low.’ The World Is Furious at Trump for His...

He may be a president already known for his crude language and off-color remarks demeaning other nations, but Donald Trump’s description of Haiti, El Salvador and some parts...

Nigerian Omarosa quits $180,000 White House job

Omarosa Manigault, a Nigerian who is director of communications for the White House’s office of public liaison, has resigned. According to sources, Manigault who earns $180,000 per...

Pistorius re-sentenced to longer jail term

Reeva Steenkamp "can now rest in peace," her family said Friday, after a South African high court more than doubled Oscar Pistorius' sentence for...

Entertainment

Davido’s ‘If’ hits Diamond, ‘Fall’ goes Platinum

Nigerian popstar ‘Davido’ Adeleke‘s 2017 hit songs ‘If’ and ‘Fall’ have gone diamond and platinum respectively. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA),...

Black Panther’s Four-Day Total: $427 Million Worldwide and a Slew of...

Early numbers indicated that Black Panther would make between $100 million and $120 million in its opening weekend. As hype and wild pre-sale ticket...

Young comedienne Emmanuella lands Disney Role, Bukola Saraki invites her to...

Popular and young Nigerian comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, popularly known as Emmanuella has landed a Disney role. The talented child is set to feature in...

Davido – Wizkid performs again with OBO in London

Wizkid performed alongside Davido during the London leg of the latter’s UK tour on Sunday night. The London concert took place at the 5000-capacity 02 Academy...

Ife Grand Resorts & Leisure, Osun: Built By Ooni Of Ife...

In the next few weeks, the ancient city of Ile-Ife will witness the grand opening of a new world class resort built by the...

How Osinbajo’s daughter, Oludamilola, got ‘hooked’ in Church

The Internet has been buzzing since it was revealed that Oludamilola, the daughter of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is engaged to Oluseun Bakare. The groom...

Jokes

Be patient. Listen

I came home from work. I was tired. I sat down on the sofa. Put my feet up. My wife brought me a glass...

Ibo man with Money

A naked lady ran to an Ibo man’s taxi, and told the Ibo driver hurriedly where she was going. She was startled that he didn’t...

Where Do You Live?

The following ensued between Aki and a policeman after he was arrested for whatever offence he has committed. He’s always getting himself into trouble...

Rich People Sef

Nawa for all these rich people ooo! Someone once went with a friend to visit her boyfriend from a rich family. The maid approached...

The Mr. No Nonsense Guy Shows A Lady Pepper

The following conversation happened between Mr.Akpors and a lady sitting next to him at a table in a hotel; Akpors: hello madam? Lady: what is it? Akpors:...

Akpos Using Biblical Toasting On Onome

Akpors: Do you have a boyfriend? Onome: Nope. I don’t want to have a boyfriend. Akpors: Gen. 2:18 The Lord God said, “It is not good...

Profile in Excellence

Rashidi Yekini – One of Nigeria’s greatest footballers

Rashidi Yekini (23 October 1963 – 4 May 2012) was a Nigerian footballer who played as a striker. His professional career, which spanned more than...

Mike Adenuga – Second Richest Man in Nigeria

Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga Jr (born 29 April 1953) is a Nigerian billionaire businessman, and the second-richest person in Nigeria. His company Globacom...

Clemens Westerhof – Nigerian National team’s most successful coach

Clemens Westerhof (born 3 May 1940 in Beek, Montferland, Gelderland) is a Dutch football manager, who has worked in various football positions on the...

Stephen Okechukwu Keshi – Football Legend

Stephen Okechukwu Keshi (23 January 1962 – 7 June 2016) was a Nigerian football defender and manager. During his playing career, Keshi earned 60 caps...

Aliko Dangote – Modern Day Nigerian Industrialist

Aliko Dangote GCON (born 10 April 1957) is a Nigerian billionaire, and owner of the Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities in Nigeria and other African...

King Sunny Ade: Juju music maestro

"King" Sunny Adé MFR (born Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye on 22 September 1946) sometimes also called the Minister of Enjoyment, is a Nigerian musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and a pioneer...

Politics

2O19 and the menace of underage voting

If Kano State points to the direction Nigeria is headed when the electoral bell tolls again in 2019, then Nigeria is in clear and...

APC speaks on plot to remove Oyegun

National publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bolaji Abdullahi says the National Working Committee is “not miffed” by those calling for the...

Why we can’t deliver on our promises – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, blamed government’s inability to deliver on its promises on socio-political inequality, weak justice system, absence of rule...

2019: Presidential election must come last – Political parties back NASS

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind the National Assembly on reordering of 2019 general elections and beyond. They insisted...

There’s corruption in Buhari’s government – Rotimi Amaechi admits

Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has admitted that there is corruption in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. Amaechi, however, insisted it cannot be compared to what...

2019: Unlike Senate, Reps unanimously adopt new election sequence

Unlike the Senate, the House of Representatives on Wednesday adopted the harmonised version of the amended Electoral Act without any dissensions. The amendments, if eventually...