The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the managing director of Capital Oil and Gas Industries Limited, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah. Sources at the agency told Saharareporters that Mr. Ubah was arrested by a team […]
WE thank FEMI ADEJUMO for sending us this photograph a reflection of the level of hustle and degenerate behavior of Nigerian politicians
Facebook might be the world’s largest social network. But so was MySpace, once. In the last month, Facebook has lost 6 million US visitors, a 4% drop, according to an independent analysis firm SocialBakers.
Many Nigerians have complained of poor GSM services. The National Association of Telecommunications Subscribers, Deolu Ogunbanjo, on Tuesday, called for compensation from GSM service providers over poor services. Mr. Ogunbanjo made the call in an […]
A Lagos High Court was yesterday told why the trial of those accused of killing a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant Funsho Williams seven years ago is being delayed. A prosecution witness told […]
IT was an aircraft that many predicted would be a game changer. The Dreamliner ushered in a new era of lighter more fuel-efficient commercial airplanes. It is 20 per cent more fuel efficient than a […]
Isn’t it strange and curious that right in the heart of Yenegoa, the Bayelsa State capital, is a Government House Complex initiated by the duo of former governors Diepreye Alamieyeseigha and Timipre Sylva, but avoided […]
For stealing a N50,000 Sony Ericsson phone belonging to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, a 31-year-old Kelvin Ighodalo has been sentenced to 45-year imprisonment by an Osogbo High Court.
Africa is hot. With Europe in a slump, America showing signs of faltering and even the mighty Chinese economy slowing, investors are searching for growth elsewhere. Africa has never looked better. The continent bounced back […]
Samsung Electronics has reported a 41% jump in quarterly profits, boosted mainly by strong sales of its Galaxy range of smartphones. It made a net profit of 7.15tn won ($6.4bn; £4.2bn) in the January to […]
A Lagos High Court has ordered the Lagos State Government to pay retirement benefits and pension to a former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Sinatu Ojikutu. Ojikutu had in her suit prayed the court […]
A PREMIUM TIMES columnist, Pius Adesanmi, is organizing a public lecture in Canada as part of the launch of Nasir El-Rufai’s book,The Accidental Public Servant. The lecture, with theme: “Post Colonial Writing and the Challenge […]
To them, it is just one of their favourite pastimes. But popping champagne is becoming more than a habit of the rich; it is putting this country in the record books. Nigeria spent N9.4billion ($59 […]
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Sunday, faulted move by the Federal Government to set up an agency for pipeline protection, saying it was another way of stealing from the government coffers.
The scourge of kidnapping which has become a national plague has continued in the country. But the police and other security agencies are working round the clock to thwart the menace. Their efforts again paid […]
The Federal Government on Sunday refuted claims that the President had a hand in the grounding and outright ban of the official plane of Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi for “operating illegally in the country.” […]
THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has written to the All Progressives Congress, disclosing that its acronym, in its application seeking registration as a political party, clashes with that of the African People’s Congress.
Carmaker Hyundai has apologised and pulled an online advert that depicted a man attempting to kill himself with exhaust fumes in its new model. Hyundai said it “sincerely apologises for the offensive viral video”.
The search in the North for a consensus candidate to challenge President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election may soon be over. Although Jonathan has not signified an intention to seek re-election, there is […]