Buhari sacks Babachir, Oke

•Appoints Boss Mustapha new SGF By Lawrence Olaoye and Umar Muhammad Puma President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointments of the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and the Director General of the National Intelligence…

Yobe attack: Air Force not behind death of 8 soldiers-DHQ

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Defence Headquarters has exonerated the Nigerian Air force of any blame during the Boko Haram attacked that killed some army officers. It would be recalled that media reports blamed the Nigerian Airforce, saying its inaction…

APC NEC: Buhari meets Oyegun, Saraki, Dogara, Yari

…as Tinubu denies rift with president By Lawrence Olaoye Ahead of the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled for today, President Muhammadu Buhari met with the National Chairman of the party, John Odigie-Oyegun…

FG to spend N88bn on civil war compensation

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The federal government has agreed to pay N50 billion as compensation to families of victims maimed or killed by abandoned mines during the Biafra war. The government also agreed to take positive action by removing the…

ALGON to boost agric-business with C-LAP

By Stanley Onyekwere In a bid revolutionize agricultural activities in the country, the Association of Local governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has unveiled an initiative aimed at promoting agribusiness especially in rural areas. The plan christened Comprehensive Local Agriculture Plan (C-LAP)…

Policeman arrested over alleged rape of girl, 14

The Police Command in Anambra has confirmed the arrest of a Police officer, Cpl. Bara’u Garba, who allegedly abducted and defiled a 14-year-old girl. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Garba Umar, said at a news conference in Awka on Monday…

Edo Police set to arraign killers of 3 Cops

By Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin Police in Benin on Monday disclosed plans to arraign the suspected killers of three Cops, paving the way for the abduction of the Managing Director of Ogba Zoological Garden and Nature Park on Sunday September, 24th…

The man Boss Mustapha, new SGF

By Lawrence Olaoye Before his appointment as the new Secretary to the Federal Government, Boss Mustapha is popular more in political circles than in national political discourse. Until his new appointment as SGF, Mustapha has been the Managing Director/CEO of…

Army redeploys six top generals, two others

The Nigerian Army has redeployed eight top officials including six generals, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. Those redeployed include a major-general, five brigadier-generals and two lieutenant colonels. Top military insiders told PREMIUM TIMES that those redeployed include I.O. Rabiu, a major…

Northern youth leaders caution Buhari against sacking Idris, Magu

From Umar Dankano, Yola. Disturbed by the way critics are after the down fall of the inspector General of Police,IGP Ibrahim Idris, Northern Youths Leaders Forum (NYLF) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to be wary of those close to him…