Amidst claims by Nigerian security agencies that they are being underfunded, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today that a total N4.62trillion has been allocated to the federal security sector in the past five years. Read More
The Senate on Wednesday refused to deliberate on the ministerial nomination of the former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro.
Justice Abubakar Umar of an Abuja High Court on Monday struck out a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against three persons named in the Halliburton bribery scandal. Read More
While the Nigerian Government shies away from prosecuting the beneficiaries of the ‘Halliburton bribe,’ the man who acted as the conduit for the bribe payment, Jeffery Tesler was Friday sentenced to 21 months in Prison in the United States of America Read More
On Wednesday, the Nigerian Army’s 7 division General Court Martial convicted 54 soldiers for conspiracy to commit mutiny and mutiny and sentenced them to death by firing squad. Read More
Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed dozens and kidnapped about 100 people in Gumsere, a community near Chibok, Borno State, survivors of the attack have said. Read More
A private jet that conveyed $9.3 million cash from Nigeria to South Africa for an arms deal between the two countries, had Nigerian crew members, and passengers from Israel and Austria, new documents obtained by PREMIUM TIMES in Johannesburg have shown. Read More