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NIGERIA - How Boko Haram attack, kidnap of Dapchi schoolgirls occurred – Residents, School staff

NIGERIA - How Boko Haram attack, kidnap of Dapchi schoolgirls occurred – Residents, School staff

    Abdulkareem Haruna   Residents of Dapchi, the Yobe community attacked on Monday, said the Boko Haram gunmen that invaded their community had no other mission than to abduct …

Par Premium Times, le 23 février 2018
NIGERIA - Iyabo Obasanjo speaks on her father’s ‘letter’ to Buhari

NIGERIA - Iyabo Obasanjo speaks on her father’s ‘letter’ to Buhari

  Samuel Ogundipe   A former Nigerian senator, Iyabo Obasanjo, on Saturday lambasted her detractors who are currently recirculating her 2013 letter to her father. Some social media users had …

Par Premium Times, le 28 janvier 2018
NIGERIA - “I am not in a hurry to do anything” – Buhari

NIGERIA - “I am not in a hurry to do anything” – Buhari

    Samuel Ogundipe   President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that his experience as a military dictator is one of the major reasons he is not “in a hurry …

Par Premium Times, le 20 janvier 2018
NIGERIA - Why Osinbajo is performing well — Buhari

NIGERIA - Why Osinbajo is performing well — Buhari

    Samuel Ogundipe   A grateful President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday that the performance of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo while he was away, was buoyed by his youthfulness …

Par Premium Times, le 11 mars 2017
2016 Winner of $100,000 NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature announced

2016 Winner of $100,000 NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature announced

    Nehru Odeh   Abubakar Adam Ibrahim has been announced winner of the 2016 Nigeria Prize for Literature. Mr. Ibrahim, a Nigerian journalist and writer, won the prize, worth …

Par Premium Times, le 12 octobre 2016
NIGERIA - 800 ex-Boko Haram militants get relief materials

NIGERIA - 800 ex-Boko Haram militants get relief materials

    By Abdulkareem Haruna   The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, says it has presented relief items to a group of 800 former Boko Haram members who recently denounced their …

Par Premium Times, le 2 août 2016
NIGERIA - Former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, is dead

NIGERIA - Former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, is dead

    One of the most iconic captains of the Nigerian national football team, the Super Eagles, and former coach of the team, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, is dead, his family …

Par Premium Times, le 8 juin 2016
NIGERIA - Buhari to Nigerians: I won’t fail you, don’t lose faith in my administration

NIGERIA - Buhari to Nigerians: I won’t fail you, don’t lose faith in my administration

    President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his government will deliver on its promised change. In his Easter Message Saturday, the president thanked Nigerians for being patient with …

Par Premium Times, le 28 mars 2016
U.S. General counters Buhari, says Boko Haram still holds territory in Nigeria

U.S. General counters Buhari, says Boko Haram still holds territory in Nigeria

    Ladi Olorunyomi   Boko Haram is still holding territory in Northern Nigeria, commander of the U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM), David Rodriguez, has said. General Rodriguez’s claim challenges Nigeria’s …

Par Premium Times, le 11 mars 2016
The Wonder Known As Wole Soyinka, By Okey Ndibe

The Wonder Known As Wole Soyinka, By Okey Ndibe

  Wole Soyinka turned 80 at the very beginning of this week. For many, that milestone must seem incredible. He looks scandalously young and vibrant, his physique trim, his mind …

Par Premium Times, le 14 juillet 2015
NIGERIA - African Countries Happy Over Jonathan’s Defeat – Obasanjo

NIGERIA - African Countries Happy Over Jonathan’s Defeat – Obasanjo

  Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday said countries across the African continent are happy over the outcome of the presidential election in Nigeria, which saw the defeat of incumbent …

Par Premium Times, le 25 avril 2015