Buhari to probe arms purchase under Jonathan

Buhari to probe arms purchase under Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari will order an investigation into contracts involving the procurement of weapons for the military under the Goodluck Jonathan administration . The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this while featuring on a Channels Television programme, Politics Today, on Sunday evenin Shehu spoke a few days […]

UNILAG disowns lecturer who raped admission seeker

UNILAG disowns lecturer who raped admission seeker

Authorities of the University of Lagos on Sunday disowned the randy lecturer, Dr. Akin Baruwa, who reportedly raped an 18-year-old admission seeker. Baruwa allegedly raped the young girl (name withheld), who is seeking admission to the university, in his office on July 23, 2015. The lecturer, currently in detention at the Kirikiri Prison, was arraigned […]

Edo PDP crisis deepens as party leaders kick against Orbih’s return

Edo PDP crisis deepens as party leaders kick against Orbih’s return

BENIN—THE crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State following the decision by some leaders of the party to kick against the return of Chief Dan Orbih as state chairman of the party heightened, yesterday, with 3the leaders reiterating their opposition to his return. They said he had nothing new to offer the […]

Yoruba leadership: Don’t distort history, Osoba tells Obasanjo

Yoruba leadership: Don’t distort history, Osoba tells Obasanjo

Lagos—Former governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, has condemned former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s position in his book, My Watch: Political and Public affairs, that there had never been any Yoruba leader, saying “He (Obasanjo) wants to distort the history of the Yoruba.” Obasanjo made the assertion in chapter 31 of the  book, where he explained […]

Obj, Jonathan visit won’t stop fight against corruption – Presidency

Obj, Jonathan visit won’t stop fight against corruption – Presidency

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor & Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA — The presidency affirmed last night that the private visits which former President Goodluck Jonathan made to President Muhammadu Buhari last Thursday followed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday were not aimed at stopping Buhari’s anti-corruption war. The presidency’s clarification followed insinuations in Abuja and some […]

Port Harcourt Refinery: Fuel import to reduce by 40%

Port Harcourt Refinery: Fuel import to reduce by 40%

LAGOS—The New Port Harcourt Refining Company, PHRC 2, is now ready for the production of more premium motor spirit, PMS, popularly called petrol, and will reduce fuel import by 40 per cent when fully operational. When the FCCUs are re-streamed, the refinery will be working at 95 per cent of its 150,000 barrels per day […]

Count Sylva out of Nembe killings – Bayelsa APC

Count Sylva out of Nembe killings – Bayelsa APC

By Nwaorgu Faustinus The Bayelsa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says the attention of H.E. Chief Timipre Sylva, leader of the party, has been drawn to a statement issued Saturday by one “Barrister Seighfa Tonye-Brown” on behalf of the “Ijaw Young Professionals in Bayelsa State”. In the statement, the non-existent Tonye-Brown and […]

APC attacks Wike over alleged anti-Buhari plot

APC attacks Wike over alleged anti-Buhari plot

 •Accuses him of spending over N5B on failed campaign of calumny The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday launched a blistering attack on the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, following a revelation that he was the unseen hand behind the campaign of calumny against General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) in […]

Aregbesola blasts Osun Judge over call for his impeachment

Aregbesola blasts Osun Judge over call for his impeachment

Osun state governor,Mr. Rauf Aregbesola has described Justice Folahanmi Oloyede who petitioned the state house of assembly to investigate him and his deputy, Mrs Titilayo Laoye-Tomori for alleged mismanagement of the state resources as a blatant liar and incompetent judge. The seven-man investigative panel set up by the house to investigate the petiton have since […]

Aisha Buhari takes over Patience Jonathan’s Office

Aisha Buhari takes over Patience Jonathan’s Office

Notwithstanding the change in nomenclature, Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has been operating from the Office of the First Lady located inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja, SUNDAY PUNCH can report authoritatively. Ahead of the March 28 presidential election, Buhari, who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, had promised that he would […]