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Finally, Buhari ready to sign Africa free trade agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with visiting President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he expressed readiness to sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). At a joint press conference after their closed-door meeting, Buhari confirmed that he would soon sign the agreement. The Nigerian president,

Remi Tinubu Accuses Ekweremadu Of Bypassing APC Senators

Oluremi Tinubu, senator representing Lagos central, has accused Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, of favouritism. Tinubu made the allegation on the floor of the senate on Wednesday after Ekweremadu called her to second a motion to approve votes and proceedings of Tuesday. Gilbert Nnaji, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator, had moved

Miyetti Allah Tackles South-East Govs For Rejecting Ranching

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria on Wednesday described the rejection of ranches by South- East governors as shocking and lack of discretion . The South- East leader of the group , Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, stated this in a press statement in Awka, Anambra State . He said the group

Police Speak On Attack On Fayose

The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Operations, Habilal Joshak, has explained the role of his officers in the harassment of the state governor, Ayo Fayose, on Wednesday. Mr Fayose was teargassed and harassed by armed policemen who had blocked the entrance to the government and prevented a rally of the Peoples

You Are Not Fighting Corruption Genuinely, Falana Tells Buhari

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of not genuinely fighting corruption in the country. He spoke at the weekend when Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin held its third annual registry lecture series. Falana, who spoke on “University Autonomy in Nigeria: Prospects and Challenges,” condemned the Federal Government and the

NYSC Speaks On Kemi Adeosun’s Certificate Scandal

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has reacted to the exclusive story published by PREMIUM TIMES detailing how finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, skipped the mandatory national service and used a forged certificate to cover for it. The story has generated outrage from Nigerians who called for an official investigation and asked


In the heat of the campaign leading to the 2015 presidential election, Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo who was then a running mate to President Muhammadu Buhari deepened the favour of mainstream acceptance for their joint ticket by canvassing for votes in the most unlikely places. Osinbajo, a law teacher

BREAKING: frees him of false assets declaration

The Supreme Court on Friday set free the Senate President, Bukola Saraki of charges in the case of false assets declaration at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. The apex court upheld Saraki’s appeal and discharged him of the remaining three charges against him. The court upheld the appeal in a lead