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Issues Buhari Must Now Focus On By Hygienus Nwagwu

Issues Buhari Must Now Focus On By Hygienus Nwagwu

Part of the game plan of the ruling People’s Democratic Party in the presidential election campaign is to distract the opposition APC who look set for a sweeping victory at the polls come FeBuhari 14. A clear indication of this fact is the way and manner the PDP has been playing to the gallery while tactically dodging issues of monumental ... Read More »

Nigeria In 2019 By Torinmo Salau

Nigeria In 2019 By Torinmo Salau

This may sound a bit too fast, fast forward four years from “Decision 2015”!! What shall we be saying? Nigerians will probably have to come back in 2019 to ask so many questions. Right now, a fair number just want Goodluck Jonathan out of office, and Buhari is their default option. But I think it’s a dangerous place to be ... Read More »

Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger Enjoy Romantic Vacation in Maui

Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger Enjoy Romantic Vacation in Maui

Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger were spotted on a PDA-filled date in Maui on Jan. 18. The two strolled hand-in-hand and caught some Aloha State sun. Patrick, a 21-year-old USC student, went shirtless as Miley, 22, wore her red-hot bikini. This is not the first time the duo has jet-setted together. They were recently in Nashville and Miami. In Miami, they ... Read More »

The Last Chance Salon By Saheed Abdul

The Last Chance Salon By Saheed Abdul

A popular British TV series, the Last Chance Salon, is a programme that focuses on real people with real medical problems who have tried previously to correct these problems without success. They are given a final chance to correct the problems or live with them for the rest of their lives. Arguably, Nigeria has been suffering from leadership problems since ... Read More »

Nigeria Election Tensions Raise Spectre of Break-up By Tim Cocks

Nigeria Election Tensions Raise Spectre of Break-up By Tim Cocks

As Nigeria approaches its most divisive and closely fought election since the end of military rule in 1999, its leaders are having to reassure voters that Africa’s most populous nation will remain in one piece. The Feb. 14 vote pitting President Goodluck Jonathan, a Christian popular in his southern oil-producing Niger Delta region and in the east, against former military ... Read More »

Finally! Katsina College Releases General Buhari’s Exam Result | See Document

Finally! Katsina College Releases General Buhari’s Exam Result | See Document

Premium Times has obtained a copy of General Buhari’s result. Government College, formerly Provincial Secondary School, Katsina, which Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, graduated from in 1961, has released Mr. Buhari’s secondary school certificate examination results. The results, obtained exclusively by PREMIUM TIMES Wednesday, confirm Mr. Buhari’s claim that he undertook the University of Cambridge West ... Read More »

Nigeria’s 2015 General Elections and its Bubble Traps – Ajayi Olowo

Nigeria’s 2015 General Elections and its Bubble Traps – Ajayi Olowo

The first batch of the 2015 general elections would be held in less than a month from now. This includes the Presidential and National Assembly elections slated for Saturday, 14th February, 2015. Although the major dramatis personae – the Presidential Candidates of the political parties have consented to a violence-free process at a ceremony anchored by the former Secretary-General of ... Read More »

Before Fayose Buries Buhari Alive By Ameh Comrade Godwin

Before Fayose Buries Buhari Alive By Ameh Comrade Godwin

It was a popular comedian who once cracked a joke that he went to the ATM gallery one day to withdraw money but (un)fortunately, a Yoruba lady was there before him. He said, the lady, after receiving her money, knelt down and told machine ‘ese gaan’ (thank you very much). Funny right? The message in his joke was to tell ... Read More »

Am I Wrong? He is 45, I’m 21 & I Love Him

Am I Wrong? He is 45, I’m 21 & I Love Him

This is actually my friend’s dilemma. At first, we taught this guy… I mean man is too old for her. But all that changed when she fell in love with him. This man has actually shown my friend world class TLC and he is sincere because I have personally observed him. I am 4 years older than my friend because she ... Read More »

Read the Account of People who Lived in “Boko Haram State”

Read the Account of People who Lived in “Boko Haram State”

Boko Haram says it is building an Islamic state that will revive the glory days of northern Nigeria’s medieval Muslim empires, but for those in its territory life is a litany of killings, kidnappings, hunger and economic collapse. The Islamist group’s five-year-old campaign has become one of the deadliest in the world, with around 10,000 people killed last year, according ... Read More »

Fooling Around With Petrol Prices

Fooling Around With Petrol Prices

That was President Goodluck Jonathan on January 16th, 2012 backing down from the earlier announced N141/litre that would have all but eliminated the subsidy paid on petrol by the government. Until yesterday, that price of N97 has remained the same. But what is petrol without crude oil? Strictly speaking, what the Nigerian government does with petrol prices in Nigeria is ... Read More »

Smears & Fears: Nigeria’s Presidential Campaigns Gets Personal

Smears & Fears: Nigeria’s Presidential Campaigns Gets Personal

When Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general, was in Abuja last week, he urged all presidential candidates and parties to rise above the personal and debate the issues that matter. But the message appears to have gone unheeded, with fresh attacks from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against Muhammadu Buhari, from the main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC). Buhari, ... Read More »

Letter To Nigeria 2015 By Grema Sulaiman Al arabi

Letter To Nigeria 2015 By Grema Sulaiman Al arabi

Good day! I am not blaming the universal political history I am blaming the Nigerian political misery, reality has endorsed so much calamities on the masses living hopeless life full of burden and pain, seeing this occupying the society and re-generating in higher numeral number day-in day-out. This is so unfortunate and all this damages is been brought by the ... Read More »

Democracy Was Not Meant For The Poor By Abdulbaqi Jari

Democracy Was Not Meant For The Poor By Abdulbaqi Jari

Democracy is often defined as ‘the government of the people, to the people, and by the people’ among the major characteristics of democracy include; timely election, right to vote and be voted, campaigns, and parliament.  looking critically at democracy in Nigeria, the developing world, and indeed the whole world, one will tend to understand that ‘ democracy was not meant ... Read More »

5 things We Learnt From Manchester City vs Arsenal By Ifreke Inyang

5 things We Learnt From Manchester City vs Arsenal By Ifreke Inyang

Wenger finally delivers a master class Today is the day most Arsenal fans have been waiting for. When the Frenchman will tactically set up his men against a big team, to grab a result. Last season, the Gunners left themselves exposed and were hammered 6-3. Today, Wenger opted to control City and their waves of attack, while hitting them on ... Read More »