President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday directed the incoming ministers to channel all requests for meetings with him through his Chief of Staff, Mr Abba Kyari. He made the statement while giving his closing remarks at the Presidential retreat for ministers – designate, held in Abuja. He also affirmed that all
President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated his long-awaited cabinet in Abuja today. The President also assigned portfolios to the ministers. The list of ministers and their portfolios are listed below: 1 Uchechukwu Samson Ogah (Abia) – Minister of State Mines And Steel. 2. Muhammadu Bello (Adamawa) – Minister of FCT 3.
Natives of Abuja have accused supporters of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, of rape and physical assault on defenseless women in local communities of the Federal Capital Territory. The natives also called on the Federal Government to urgently address the security challenges faced
A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the Department of State Service (DSS) an application to detain the convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Omoyele Sowore in their custody. In his ruling, Justice Taiwo Taiwo said he will grant the application only for a period of 45 days. The Judge added
The Amnesty International has condemned the Nigerian government’s proscription of the Shiite movement in Nigeria as a suppression of freedom of religion and association. The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, led by Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, was categorised as a terrorist group last week. The classification followed the fatal shooting of a police
National Hajj Commission of Nigeria on Tuesday confirmed the death of five Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia. The Chairman of the National Medical Team, Ibrahim Kana, released the figure Tuesday in Madinah from the commission’s National Medical Team Electronic Health Medical Records. “So far, Nigeria has lost five pilgrims including
Tech company Facebook says it is stepping towards delivering its brain-reading technology – brain-computer interface, BCI – which would allow people’s thoughts to be transferred onto the computer screen directly. Facebook hinted at the development on Tuesday in a post on its website as its provided updates on the collaboration
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the appointment of Olukemi Badenoch, a British-Nigerian, as Minister of Children and Families by the new British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. PREMIUM TIMES had earlier reported how Ms Badenoch tweeted about her appointment two days ago. Mr Buhari’s stance on the appointment was contained in