Premium Times

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Premium Times
Premium Times Logo
TypeOnline newspaper
PublisherPremium Times Services Limited
Editor-in-chiefMusikilu Mojeed
EditorDapo Olorunyomi, Publisher and CEO
Managing editorsIdris Akinbajo
LanguageEnglish and Hausa
HeadquartersAbuja, Nigeria

Premium Times is a Nigerian online newspaper based in Abuja. It launched in 2011.[1] The online medium is notable for Investigative journalism among other fields.

Awards and nominations[edit]

In 2013, Premium Times was nominated for the 'Website/blog of the year' award at the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award.[2] In 2017, Premium Times reporters shared in the Pulitzer Prize for participating in the international consortium that investigated the Panama Papers, revealing corruption and offshore tax havens used by highly placed people.[3] In November 2017, Global Investigative Journalism Network announced that Premium Times was awarded Global Shining Light Award for the investigative work on the extrajudicial killings in Nigeria's South-East and How the Onitsha Massacre of Pro-Biafra supporters was coordinated.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About Us". Premium Times. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Here are the Nominees for Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards 2013". Olori Supergal. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  3. ^ Digit, Control (April 11, 2017). "'Fake News' reporters win Pulitzer awards". Business Day Newspaper. Business Day Newspaper. Archived from the original on May 24, 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  4. ^ GIJN, Staff. "Investigative Stories from Iraq, Nigeria Win Global Shining Light Award". Global Investigative Journalism Network. Global Investigative Journalism Network. Retrieved 24 May 2018.