Posts Tagged ‘Premium Times’

Police storms PREMIUM TIMES head office; arrest publisher, journalist

by Breaking Timeson January 19, 2017
The Nigeria police have raided PREMIUM TIMES head office in Abuja, and arrested the newspaper’s publisher. The publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi, was arrested alongside the paper’s judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu. Plain-clothed officers conducted search at the office shortly after 5p.m. Thursday, and said they were acting on a complaint filed by the Chief of Army Staff, […]

Army’s Frustration, Premium Times’ Sabotage 

by Breaking Timeson January 17, 2017
By: Bukar Raheem Two angry letters later, the relationship between the Nigerian Army and online newspaper, Premium Times has taken on some clarity. They have both threatened to take legal actions against each other but the Army’s letter, which came first is the one that gives one concerns.  Some Nigerians would by now be ruing […]

Reno Omokri | Oshiomhole Has Forgotten so Soon

by Breaking Timeson August 31, 2015
By Reno Omokri On July 17, 2012, a recently re-elected Governor Adams Oshiomhole visited the Aso Rock Presidential Villa and on his way out he had a chat with State House Correspondents and said as follows “what the Edo election has confirmed is that when the President and Commander-in-Chief puts the country first and conducts […]

Buhari Engages Frivolous APC Youth to Support Incompetent Media Handlers

by Breaking Timeson July 29, 2015
THE ABUJA REPORT By Kayode Sesan President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday engaged the services of some frivolous APC youths to bridge apparently defective gaps in his government’s communication strategy. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Buhari, on Tuesday announced via his Twitter handle, the constitution of a group of APC […]

Tacopina Commences Legal Action in the US Against Sahara Reporters Over Defamation of Obanikoro

by Breaking Timeson February 20, 2015
By Yemi Adebowale | News Editor Tacopina & Seigel, New York based lawyers have initiated legal action against online newspaper Sahara Reporters for defaming the person of former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro after the media outfit published an audio recording where Senator Obanikoro allegedly had a conversation with other individuals over […]

Obanikoro Sues Sahara Reporters, Premium Times, Punch Newspapers for N1 Billion

by Breaking Timeson February 11, 2015
Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has gone to court to seek redress over a case of defamation of character by online newspapers Sahara Reporters and Premium Times. Joined in the suit are Punch Newspapers Ltd., Omoyele Sowore, Publisher of Sahara Reporters and Festus Owete, General Editor at Premium Times. The defendants […]