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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Adeleke to Coordinating Directors: Accept Permanent Secretary Appointment and Get Fired on November 28th

Any Coordinating Director who accept a permanent Secretary appointment from outgoing Governor Gboyega Oyetola will exit the service from November 28th, Osun State Governor-elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke has warned. In a statement by his Spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, the Governor-elect affirmed that taking such appointments at this last minute indicated the readiness of those directors…

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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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NCC-DRC Set To Launch The Prince Adetokunbo Kayode San National Inter-University Moot Arbitration Competition

Nigerian Chambers of Commerce Dispute Resolution Center (NCC-DRC) as part of its quest to promote and support amicable settlement of commercial disputes, provide mentorship to upcoming ADR enthusiasts, enhance knowledge sharing, and promote research, is set to launch “The Prince Adetokunbo Kayode SAN National Inter-University Moot Arbitration Competition” for Nigerian Law Students in collaboration with…

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Financial Crunch: I Will Concession Ports, Railways Highways, others to Private Sector-Atiku

Nigeria’s former vice president and presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), AtikuAbubakar has disclosed that he will concession ports, railways highways and other capital projects to private firms to unburden the federal government of elected as president of the country. Atiku said this on Wednesday during a meeting with the Nigerian Guild…

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