Aisha Buhari speaks on ADC’s arrest

The office of the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari has just sent a statement explaining the circumstances surrounding the arrest and detention of her Aide De Camp, Sani Baban-Inna. Read full statement below. Press Statement from the Wife of the…

UPDATE: SSS confirms that Aisha Buhari’s ADC is in its custody

The State Security Service (SSS), has confirmed that it is holding the Aide De Camp (ADC), to the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari. The secret police said Sani Baba-Inna, a chief superintendent of police, is being interrogated. PREMIUM TIMES…

Nigerian soldier kills colleague, self in suicide rage

Online publication, PREMIUM TIMES is reporting yet another Nigerian Army soldier who opened fire at a military facility in Abuja on Sunday, killing one colleague and injuring another before fatally ripping apart his own mouth with the rifle. Coming within…

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Police speak on Osun lawmaker caught bathing in market square

Timothy Owoeye, an Osun State lawmaker seen on a viral video depicting him as bathing in the market square for ritual, was a victim of a ritual syndicate which had operated in the state for a long time, the police…

2019: PDP aspirants and the trouble within – Premium Times Analysis

The Peoples Democratic Partly will hold its presidential primaries in October. Online newspaper Premium Times gives an in depth analysis of the candidates and their chances. Read full article here: Except carefully handled, the selection or election of the presidential…

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Miyetti Allah representative warns Saraki to resign or be forced out: PDP kicks, insists on arrests

There was a recent threat by the Benue State coordinator of the group, Garius Gololo. Gololo had on Tuesday warned the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to resign or be forced to do so. “It is on this note that we…

Nigeria Police speak on arrest of Premium Times journalist as NUJ, Falana, whistleblower coalition, others demand his release

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called for the immediate and unconditional release of PREMIUM TIMES reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, who was detained on Tuesday by the Nigerian Police over a report. The police, through the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), arrested and detained Mr Ogundipe asking…

Chief of Army Staff warns soldiers against fleeing from terrorists without resistance

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has circulated a set of operational guidelines warning Nigerian Army commanders of grave consequences should they abandon their positions in the face of firepower from Boko Haram insurgents. The 180-word memo, sent to…

Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu in EFCC custody

Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, is at the EFCC office, PREMIUM TIMES reports. Mr Ekweremadu was said to have arrived at the anti-graft agency’s office in Abuja between 9-10:00 a.m. “He is currently at the interrogation room,” a source…

How Buhari’s loyalists plotted, failed to take over the Senate – Premium Times

The intense drama in Abuja, Nigeria’s seat of power Tuesday morning was part of a grand plan by persons loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari to execute a ‘coup’ on the Senate leadership, PREMIUM TIMES quotes several sources as saying. Sources…

PREMIUM TIMES INTERVIEW: We brought Buhari into politics but he betrayed us – Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima, a former political ally of President Muhammadu Buhari and leader of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), in this interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Festus Owete and Nasir Ayitogo, speaks on the future of the new group, his relationship…