Why I Back Obi- by Babachir Lawal

“As one of the foremost critics of APC’s single-faith presidential ticket, and also in difference to those who have patiently waited for our guidance as to where to pitch our tent, after a painstaking review and analysis of the alternative presidential tickets, we now wish to recommend the Obi/Datti presidential ticket. “We wish to briefly […]

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Sierra Leone in New Crisis as Legislators Threw Punches over Electoral Law

President Maada Bio has ordered the Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone (ECSL) to change the voting system as he struggles to shake off the effects of a popular uprising and seek re-election in June 2023. Under the proposed system, voters will no longer elect their representatives directly. Instead, they will use a proportional representation system […]

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MRA Calls on Federal Government to Fund Public Institutions for FOI Implementation

Lagos, Thursday, November 24, 2022:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Federal Government to demonstrate a commitment to transparent and accountable governance by ensuring that all Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are provided with resources in the 2023 National Budget for the effective implementation of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. In […]

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Iwo Born PREMIUM TIMES Chief, Musikilu Mojeed, to Release book on Obasanjo’s ‘Secret’ Letters

The Editor-in-Chief of PREMIUM TIMES, Musikilu Mojeed, will, on 1 December, 2022, release his debut book to the Nigerian public. The book, The Letterman: Inside the ‘Secret’ Letters of former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, published by PREMIUM TIMES Books, will be unveiled at a ceremony in Abuja, after which it will be available in bookshops. […]

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Reactions Trails Redesigning of Nigeria Currency

Following the recent announcement by the Central bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the redesigning of the country’s currency, there have been various reactions from experts on the policy. While some experts agree with the Central Bank’s strategic objectives for the exercise, others differ. The President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Dr Al-Mujtaba […]

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COMMUNIQUE – INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY THE ABUJA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (ACCI) IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION, THEME: “POWERING AFCFTA WITH SUSTAINABLE RAILWAY DEVELOPMENT”

Overview The First Edition of the International Railway Conference Abuja 2022 aimed at reverberating the need important role and impact of railway development to Africa’s socio-economic development and integration through the African Continental Free Trade Area. The event organized by the Abuja Chamber of Commerce & Industry, in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Transportation […]

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History Beckons and I will not be Silent (Part 1)

Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR My attention has been drawn to some of the tirades on social media following my frank response during an interview on Channels TV regarding the “investments” Mr. Peter Obi claimed to have made with Anambra state revenues. Sadly, several of the comments left the issue of the interview to probe or […]

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PHOTO STORY: NACCIMA & ACCI Visits Autodex Nigeria Ltd

The factory is into fabrication and assembling of agricultural and automobile machineries such as; tractors, diesel hand steelers, grain driers, buses, tricycles, motorcycles, others. The Director of the factory, Mr Tony Efekandu who took the visiting team on a tour to different units of the factory (including grain drying, juice processing/packaging, rice mill, tomatoes processing […]

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Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce Kicks Against Planned Hike of Excise Duty

The Chamber has noted with concern, recent reports in the media of plans by the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and Financial Planning to effect a hike in the specific excise component of some products, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and tobacco, a significant digression from its recently adopted 2022 Fiscal Policy Measures and Tariffs […]

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