Nigeria’s unity settled, not negotiable, says Buhari – ignoring legitimate agitation for independence of Biafra, Niger Delta and others

  Sesan Olufowobi and Olalekan Adetayo President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the unity of the country would not be open to any negotiation. The President, in its first statement to Nigerians since he returned to Nigeria after a 104-day medical vacation in London, added that political mischief makers who were fuelling ethnic violence would […]

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 […]

Picture of victim: Zimbabwean First Lady, Grace Mugabe, wanted by South Africa Police for assaulting a 20-year old model – Escapes after agreeing to turn self in

Lawyers for Grace Mugabe are negotiating with South African authorities after Zimbabwe’s first lady failed to hand herself in to police over allegations she assaulted a woman in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel at the weekend. “We have identified a suspect but she hasn’t handed herself over yet. We do not know her whereabouts at this […]

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 […]

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 […]

Militants back IPOB to boycott Anambra guber election until inustices and Biafra is actualized

•Governor reads riot act Citing alleged perennial injustice to southerners, some Niger Delta militant groups have backed the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to boycott the November 2017 governorship election in Anambra State. Consisting the Concerned Militant Leaders (CML), Niger Delta People Democratic Front (NDPDF) and Rainbow Marabas Squad (RMS), the groups said it was […]

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, […]

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