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  • Why Buhari should hand over to Osinbajo now – Senator Makarfi

    April 28, 2017 6:00 AM 15

    Factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has told President Muhammadu Buhari to hand over power to Vice President Yemi Osibanjo. Makarfi said if President Buhari was not fit enough to remain in office, it was better he let Nigerians know and allow Osinbajo to carry on as Acting President and return to work after full recovery

  • Tackle new polio cases with seriousness – Buhari charges‎ governors

    April 28, 2017 6:00 AM 15

    President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerian Governors that his government is totally committed to eradicating polio all over the country. Buhari also charged Governors, many of whom were in attendance at the meeting, especially those with new cases of polio in their domain, to tackle polio with all the seriousness and commitment it deserved, restating

  • Police detain parent for using son to get N8,000

    April 28, 2017 5:15 AM 16

    The Lagos State Police Command has arrested some suspects in connection with the alleged trafficking of a 15-year-old boy, Ajala Samuel. As of the time of filing this report, it was learnt that one of the prime suspects, one Iya Ibeji, was leading the police to where the victim was held in the Mushin area of the state. PUNCH Metro had exclusively reported

  • Crude oil economics is ‘crude’ thinking —Atiku

    April 28, 2017 3:16 AM 15

    ABUJA— Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has again advised Nigerians to change their mindset about the sole reliance on proceeds of crude oil for national development. He said it was “crude thinking” to continue to base the country’s hopes on a finite resource as oil, urging the country to plug wastages, diversify the economy and return to true fiscal

  • Mushin fracas: Lagos prosecutes 39 suspects

    April 27, 2017 11:52 PM 16

    The Lagos State Government, through the state Special Task Force has prosecuted 39 out of the 68 arrested miscreants and hoodlums involved in the fracas at Idi-oro Mushin area of the state last Monday. Chairman of the task force, Superintendent Olayinka Egbeyemi, confirmed that the 39 prosecuted miscreants and hoodlums were mainly youth leaders and gang members

  • Dog that died fighting Boko Haram bomber at Maiduguri wedding party bags award

    April 27, 2017 9:39 PM 14

    The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) says it will bestow posthumous award on the dog that voided mass killing by a female Boko Haram bomber in Borno. Dr Godwin Abonyi, president of the association, said on Thursday in Abuja that the dog would be awarded on the World Veterinary Day (WVD) billed for April 29. Abonyi, who identified the name of the male dog owned

  • …must we really continue to live together as one country ? – Atiku

    April 27, 2017 9:11 PM 15

    Abuja – Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Thursday said the north must stop the blame game over lack of tangible development in the region. He spoke at the public presentation of Daily Stream newspaper at the Banquet Hall, Nigeria Airforce Conference Centre, Kado, Abuja. He said Nigerians must continue to live together as one country amidst the seeming

  • Presidency: why Buhari is not seen in public

    April 27, 2017 8:24 PM 17

    There is no cause for alarm over President Muhammadu Buhari’s health and recovery, the Presidency said yesterday. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, gave the assurance in a reaction to speculations on the President’s health. He said Buhari’s absence at the Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) was a last-minute decision

  • No cause for fear over Buhari’s health – Presidency

    April 27, 2017 8:24 PM 16

    Presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, says there is no need for apprehension over the health of President Muhammadu Buhari. Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday. He explained that Buhari’s absence at the Federal Executive Council (FEC), meeting on Wednesday

  • President Buhari Mourns Former Minister, Babalola Borishade

    April 27, 2017 8:24 PM 17

    President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family of former Minister of Education, Professor Babalola Borishade, who died on Wednesday. President Buhari sent his condolences to the government and people of Ekiti State, professional colleagues, political associates and friends of the renowned academic and political strategist. According to him, Borishade’s