premuim times news

  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics UPDATED: Simon Lalong Re-Elected As Plateau State Governor – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressive Congress (APC) the winner of the 2019 governorship election in Plateau State. Richard Kimbir, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi, made the declaration on...
  2. S

    Politics Osun releases N19.8 billion to settle workers’ salary, pension arrears – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Osun State Government says it has released N19.8‎ billion for the settlement of salary and pension arrears owed all categories of workers in the state. Bola Oyebamiji, the state Commissioner for Finance, announced this at a news conference on Thursday in Osogbo, the state … Read more...
  3. S

    Politics Buhari hosts German Chancellor Merkel in Abuja Friday – Premium Times Nigeria

    German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, will on Wednesday, tour three West African countries, paying visits to Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria. Ms Merkel is to spend Wednesday through Friday in the three countries, accompanied by an economic... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
  4. S

    Nigerian government to arraign senator Wednesday – Premium Times Nigeria

    After being detained for days by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Peter Nwaoboshi, a senator representing Delta North, will be arraigned before a federal court in Lagos on Wednesday. According to a copy of the charge sheet made available to PREMIUM TIMES, Mr Nwaoboshi …...
  5. S

    2019: APC Governors endorse Buhari, resolve to produce “strong” party chairman – Premium Times

    All the 24 governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC) on Tuesday announced their endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidature for the 2019 presidential election. Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo made the position of the governors known to State...
  6. M

    Presidency condemns killing of Nigerian by South African mob – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike dabiri –Erewa, on Monday described the killing of Clement Nwaogu, another Nigerian in Rustenburg, South Africa as unfortunate. Mrs Dabiri-Erewa, in a statement in Abuja condemned the burning of Mr Nwaogu to …...