How Buhari has destroyed Nigeria by Mike Ozekhome

Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome claimed President Muhammadu Buhari has destroyed Nigeria by failing in his tripodal policies through which he campaigned and won election in 2015. The senior lawyer noted that Buhari listed the policies which are; Economy, security and anti-corruption. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria spoke at a human rights lecture organised by …

Early settlement concession for young people living half their lives in the UK By CJ McKinney

Some young people born or brought up in the UK without immigration status can now apply for settlement after five years rather than ten. The change in policy comes in a new and very welcome Home Office concession, published yesterday, 27 October 2021. Paragraph 276ADE(1)(v) of the Immigration Rules allows people aged 18-24 inclusive, who have spent …

How Bello-Koko, NPA acting MD, acquired secret offshore companies, London properties by Premium Times

Mohammed Bello-Koko, acting managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), reportedly owns properties in the United Kingdom which he acquired by secretly running offshore businesses in the British Virgin Islands. This was revealed in the Pandora Papers project led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), and which Premium Times is a part …

Family Kicks As Accountant-General, Idris Secretly Marries 16-year-old Girl As Fourth Wife

Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris. The family members of a 16-year-old Kano State girl, identified simply as Hussain, have kicked against her marriage to the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris. The family accused Idris of luring the teenager with millions of naira. It was gathered that the Accountant-General tied the knot with …

Insurgency, secessionism and banditry threaten Nigeria

Africa’s biggest nation faces its biggest test since its civil war 50 years ago Less than six decades ago, as Nigeria was nearing independence, even those who were soon to govern Africa’s largest country had their doubts about whether it would hold together. British colonists had drawn a border around land that was home to …