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Monday, 06-29-15, 14:33El-Rufai Names #BBOG Co-Founder of Chief of Staff[Premium Times] Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufa,has appointed a new Chief of Staff.She is Hadiza Bala Usman, a well-known figure in the All Progressives Congress where she served in a number of committees and capacities, key among which were: the Administrative Secretary of the Buhari Presidential Campaign Organization, Member Secretary APC Elections Planning Committee, Member APC Strategy Committee. read more...
Monday, 06-29-15, 11:44The Exploitation of the Nigerian Undergraduate[Waza] In Nigeria, graduating from University can sometimes be determined by the strength of your purse, and not your intellect. At least Waza blogger Socrates Mbamalu thinks so. read more...
Monday, 06-29-15, 11:06Building On Success - Advancing Electoral Reform in Nigeria[AfricaPlus] A major threshold was crossed in Nigeria during the 2015 elections and transfer of power. Since the democratic openings of the 1990s, African countries have often witnessed the refusal of incumbents to respect term limits and the declining quality of elections. In 2006, the Nigerian Federal Senate firmly upheld the two-term presidential limit. In 2015, because of a well-led Electoral Commission, a revitalized and coherent political opposition, dedicated civil society groups, and a determined electorate read more...
Monday, 06-29-15, 5:43Buhari Dissolves National Petroleum Body[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate dissolution of the board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. read more...
Sunday, 06-28-15, 4:08Report Predicts Development in Africa's Infrastructure Space[Independent (Lagos)] Lagos. -Dealing with Africa's infrastructure backlogs and its future demands are high on the agenda of leaders and civil society on the continent and abroad. While the continents infrastructure currently lags well behind that of the rest of the world with some 30% in a dilapidated condition, there is widespread recognition of the vast business opportunities on the continent as a growing consumer market as well as the vast opportunities for infrastructure investment and development. According to PwC's 'Capital Proj read more...
Sunday, 06-28-15, 0:44Buhari Dissolves NNPC Board[Guardian] PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday wielded the big stick on the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), as he ordered the dissolution of its Board of Directors with immediate effect. read more...
Saturday, 06-27-15, 7:09Students Killed in Car Crash in Ogun[Premium Times] It was mourning galore on Friday, as 11 students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, and another passenger, died in an auto crash along Sagamu-Benin Expressway on Friday. A witness told PREMIUM TIMES that the crash occurred at Ilishan area of Remo Local Government of the state, as a result of an head-on-collision between a truck and a Mazda bus conveying the students from Ijebu area to Lagos. read more...
Friday, 06-26-15, 6:18Buhari, Obama to Discuss Boko Haram in White House Visit[Leadership] United States President, Barack Obama will on July 20, 2015, host President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House where issues pertaining to cooperation between the two countries on how to advance a holistic and regional approach to combating the Boko Haram insurgency among other issues would be discussed. read more...
Friday, 06-26-15, 5:53Delay in Making Key Appointments Grounds Govt[Premium Times] The delay by President Muhammadu Buhari to make key appointments more than three weeks after assumption of office is taking a serious toll on government businesses, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report. read more...
Thursday, 06-25-15, 14:48Obama to Host Buhari, High-Level Consultations Planned[White House] Washington, DC -On Monday, July 20, President Obama will host Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House. read more...

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