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LAUTECH Management Proscribes Students’ Union Activities Over Alleged Crises

Posted: March 19, 2019 at 1:02 pm   /   Campus

The management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso in Oyo State has banned the activities of the school’s Student Union, indefinitely, over the alleged rowdiness of its officers. The Registrar of the school, Kayode Ogunleye, disclosed this via a statement released last Friday. “The University Management, having noticed the recent unpalatable and ugly […]

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NUJ condemns attack on journalists in Osun

Posted: March 18, 2019 at 9:31 pm   /   National

The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Osun State Council, has condemned the attack on its members at Olomilagbala, Bolorunduro, in Ilesa East Local Government, on Monday. The NUJ described the attack as uncivilized and barbaric. CAMPUS REPORTER gathered that four Journalists: Shitu Abdulfatai of the Channels TV; his cameraman, Kadri Kabir; Rafiu Hammed of TV […]

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How my brother ‘failed’ Kwara – Saraki’s sister

Posted: March 18, 2019 at 9:16 pm   /   Politics

The younger sister of Bukola Saraki, Nigeria’s Senate President, Oyinkansola Saraki, has said her brother failed to live up to expectations while he served as Kwara State governor. Ms Saraki called out his brother on a national TV programme. She criticised her brother’s performance and asked for forgiveness from Kwarans while appearing at TVC’s”Your View” […]

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ANALYSIS: How Nigerian political ‘godfathers’ were humbled in 2019

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm   /   Politics

The word ‘godfather’ has different meanings to different people. In Nigerian politics, a godfather is a ‘big boss’ that maintains political control of a territory by ensuring that either he or his self-chosen appointees are elected to govern such areas. They include the rich and political influencers who contribute to campaign funds of some candidates […]

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ANALYSIS: 2019 Elections: How Gov. Ajimobi helped APC lose in Oyo

Posted: March 13, 2019 at 12:57 pm   /   Politics

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Seyi Makinde, was declared the winner of the Oyo State governorship election that held on March 9. Mr Makinde won 28 out of the 33 local governments in the state, leaving the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Adebayo Adelabu, with only five. The governor-elect received 515, 621 […]

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Fayose taunts Amosun over protege’s defeat in Ogun

Posted: March 11, 2019 at 10:00 pm   /   Politics

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has taunted the outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, over his preferred candidate, Adekunle Akinlade’s defeat in the governorship election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Dapo Abiodun, the governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) the winner of the election held […]

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Senate As Retirement: 15 Incoming Senators Are Outgoing, or Former Governors

Posted: March 6, 2019 at 12:14 am   /   Politics

After their two-term tenure of 8 years, most Nigerian governors proceed to the Senate to continue their political careers, even with corruption charges hanging around their necks. PREMIUM TIMES earlier reviewed some of the incoming senators facing corruption charges, here. Despite the fact that the 9th Assembly is yet to start, there are already many […]

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FOR THE RECORD: President Buhari’s Full Speech After Receiving Certificate of Return

Posted: February 28, 2019 at 1:03 pm   /   National, Politics

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday, issued a certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, after announcing their win at the 2019 Presidential polls. President Buhari, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), scored the highest votes in the 2019 presidential election, polling 15,191,847 votes. His closest challenger […]

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11 Nigerian incoming senators facing corruption probe

Posted: February 28, 2019 at 12:35 pm   /   National, Politics

On February 23, Nigerians in various part of the country went out in their numbers to different polling units to elect a president and lawmakers that will represent them in the 9th National Assembly. The lawmakers elected include 109 senators and 360 members of the House of Representatives. Those elected will replace members of the […]

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How Nigerians Reacted Buhari’s Re-election

Posted: February 27, 2019 at 6:01 pm   /   National

On February 23, Nigerians across the country went out to their different polling units to elect their president for the next four years. As we learned in the early hours of this morning, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress scored the highest votes, polling 15,191,847 votes. His closest challenger, former vice president Atiku Abubakar […]

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