Buhari returns to Nigeria after medical treatment in London – was away for 104 days

(CNN)President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria on Saturday after spending more than three months in London seeking medical treatment. Buhari’s plane landed at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, the capital, late in the afternoon. The 74-year-old President has not made any public appearances during this period or addressed the […]

Leave Niger Delta before October 1, agitators tell northerners, Yorubas

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA- A coalition of Niger Delta agitators on Thursday handed down an ultimatum to Northerners and Yoruba from south west zone resident in the region to vacate before October 1. The coalition also said that it is set to resume the bombings of major oil and gas installation in the coastal region. […]

Amid cash crunch, Reps take delivery of 200 exotic cars

John Ameh, Abuja Over 200 members of the House of Representatives have taken delivery of brand new exotic cars, though all 360 lawmakers have yet to receive their July salaries. The PUNCH learnt that the non-payment of their salaries and other benefits had left most of the members without enough funds in the last one […]

US approves Super Tucano attack planes for Nigeria to fight Boko Haram infidels

After years of foot-dragging, the US State Department has finally approved a $593 million sale to Nigeria of A-29 Super Tucano attack planes with associated parts, training, facilities and weapons. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered their certification of the foreign military sale to Congress, as required by law, on August 2, according to United […]

Video: I insist Buhari was on life support but thank God he’s getting better – Fayose

The Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said that he stands by his former statement that President Muhammadu Buhari was incapacitated and was on a life support, although he is getting better now. Fayose thanked God that Buhari is getting better but said the President should allow Nigeria move forward instead of holding the country […]

How Diezani lavished $100m on furniture, artworks – US

  Oladimeji Ramon The United States of America has given the details of how a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, allegedly laundered about $144m, using part of the funds to purchase a yacht, landed properties, furniture and artworks. According to the US, while she held sway as the Nigerian petroleum minister, Diezani, […]

Senate bars Jonathan from 2019 poll

The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, barred a former president, Goodluck Jonathan from running for a second term in office. This was done during voting in series of new bills being passed by the upper legislative chamber. The Bill sought that any vice president who had completed a tenure of a sitting president and contested a […]

It’s wrong to say Nigeria can’t be restructured – Soyinka

Noble Lareate, Playwriter and Poet, Prof Wole Soyi Nigeria’s unity is negotiable—Dickson By Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu THE arguments against restructuring of Nigeria were Friday countered by Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, who said it was wrong to say that the country’s structure should be left the way it is. Corroborating Soyinka’s position, Governor Seriake […]

Acting President Osinbajo should stop the lies, says Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation minister Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has asked the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to stop the lies. Fani-Kayode on Thursday in statement reacting to the Acting President’s recent visit to President Muhammadu Buhari, who has been on medical leave in the United Kingdom for over sixty days said “Acting President Osinbajo should stop the lies, […]

Court Orders Nigerian Govt to Publish Names of Treasury Looters; We’re ready to abide– AGF

By Niyi Adeyi LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Federal Government (FG) to publish the names of high ranking public officials from whom public funds were recovered as well as the circumstances under which the looted funds were recovered. The Wednesday’s ruling by Justice Hadiza Rabiu […]

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