Day 50 of medical trip: Nigerians want presidency to disclose Buhari’s illness, bills

Today makes it 50 days since President Muhammadu Buhari left the country for the United Kingdom on a medical vacation, yet Nigerians still do not know the President’s ailment, the treatment he travelled for and when he will be back.

Day 50 of medical trip: Nigerians want presidency to disclose Buhari’s illness, bills

Our correspondents Today makes it 50 days since President Muhammadu Buhari left the country for the United Kingdom on a medical vacation, yet Nigerians still do not know the President’s ailment, the treatment he travelled for and when he will be back. Some Nigerians, who spoke to SUNDAY PUNCH on Saturday, expressed dissatisfaction with the […]

Nig Government Appeals Saraki’s Judgement, Says Acquittal Unreasonable

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, filed 11 grounds notice of appeal against the June 14, 2017 judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal which acquitted Senate President Bukola Saraki of 18 counts of false asset declaration and other related offences.

Nig Government Appeals Saraki’s Judgement, Says Acquittal Unreasonable

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, filed 11 grounds notice of appeal against the June 14, 2017 judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal which acquitted Senate President Bukola Saraki of 18 counts of false asset declaration and other related offences. The charges were preferred against Saraki, a former governor of Kwara State, in September 2015. […]

$1.2bn loan: GTBank, Access, others take over Etisalat

The ownership structure of Etisalat Nigeria is now set to change after talks with lenders to restructure its $1.2bn (N541bn) loan failed.

$1.2bn loan: GTBank, Access, others take over Etisalat

The ownership structure of Etisalat Nigeria is now set to change after talks with lenders to restructure its $1.2bn (N541bn) loan failed. This came months after discussions with a consortium of 13 banks, including Guaranty Trust Bank Plc and Access Bank Plc, to restructure the loan after the telecoms firm missed repayment deadlines failed to […]

Police fail to arrest Arewa youths nine days after el-Rufai’s order

Nine days after Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State ordered the arrest and prosecution of some Northern youths that gave Igbo in the North a three-month ultimatum to leave the region, no arrest has been made by the police.

Police fail to arrest Arewa youths nine days after el-Rufai’s order

Nine days after Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State ordered the arrest and prosecution of some Northern youths that gave Igbo in the North a three-month ultimatum to leave the region, no arrest has been made by the police. A coalition of Northern groups, including the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, had on Tuesday, June 6, […]

N’Assembly members to buy N50m Abuja flats

N’Assembly members to buy N50m Abuja flats

Members of the National Assembly are currently subscribing to a mortgage facility that will make each lawmaker cough out N2.5m every month, SUNDAY PUNCH has reliably learnt. It was gathered that the lawmakers are buying flats in an estate close to Apo Legislative Quarters in Abuja at N50m each, while payment for each unit will […]

Biafra: FG may ask court to revoke Nnamdi Kanu’s bail

The Federal Government may ask the Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail granted to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, on grounds of alleged breach of the conditions of the bail granted him in April,

Biafra: FG may ask court to revoke Nnamdi Kanu’s bail

Ade Adesomoju and Gbenro Adeoye The Federal Government may ask the Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail granted to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, on grounds of alleged breach of the conditions of the bail granted him in April, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. Top sources in […]

PDP senators protest as Saraki fails to sack Uba

PDP senators protest as Saraki fails to sack Uba

The Peoples Democratic Party caucus will soon protest against the continued chairmanship of the Public Accounts Committee by Senator Andy Uba, SUNDAY PUNCH has reliably learnt. The minority lawmakers are planning to take their protests to President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, who has not removed Uba since his defection on February 21, 2017. […]

Gunmen abduct six Lagos pupils three days after writing school

Gunmen abduct six Lagos pupils three days after writing school

Gunmen took advantage of security lapses around creeks in Igbonla, Epe, on Thursday to abduct six pupils of Igbonla Model College, Epe, Lagos. This came seven months after four pupils and two members of staff of the college were kidnapped in October 2016. It was learnt that the gunmen gained entry into the school premises […]

Lagos police armourer sells arms to militants, attempts suicide

Lagos police armourer sells arms to militants, attempts suicide

A police sergeant attached to the Ipakodo Police Division has been arrested after confessing to selling police arms and ammunition to suspected militants in Lagos State. SUNDAY PUNCH exclusively gathered that the suspect, identified as Sergeant Sunday Odu, attempted to shoot himself dead at the station, but was prevented by a team inspecting the armoury. […]

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