Lagos landlord beats wife to death, flees

Lagos landlord beats wife to death, flees

Residents of Solar Power Drive, Igbo Olomu, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State are in shock after a landlord in the community, Omolaja Sodipo, allegedly stabbed his wife, Titilayo, killing her. Sympathisers, friends and family members of the mother of four, trooped to their bungalow on Monday, where Titilayo laid in a pool of […]

Fresh anxiety in Aso Rock over Buhari’s health

Fresh anxiety in Aso Rock over Buhari’s health

OLALEKAN ADETAYO and bayo akinloye Fresh anxiety is mounting over the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to the country on March 10 after a 49-day medical sojourn in London, United Kingdom. The 74-year-old Nigerian leader was only seen in public once throughout last week, when he joined other Muslim faithful for […]

Magu: Senators fault Presidency, lawmakers may approach S’Court

Magu: Senators fault Presidency, lawmakers may approach S’Court

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate may write the Presidency when it resumes from recess to insist on its decision to reject the appointment of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu. Some senators, in separate interviews with our correspondent, faulted the constitutional references made by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and […]

I have no apology writing memo to Buhari – El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday said that he had no apology for writing a memo believed to be critical of the present administration to President Muhammadu Buhari.

I have no apology writing memo to Buhari – El-Rufai

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday said that he had no apology for writing a memo believed to be critical of the present administration to President Muhammadu Buhari. El-Rufai said this in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after he joined Buhari for the Juma’at prayer at the Presidential […]

Sagay threatens to sue Senate over proposed summons

Sagay threatens to sue Senate over proposed summons

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has written to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, over plans by the Senate to invite him. Sagay, a former Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Benin and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, urged the Senate to shelve any plans to invite […]

Dino Melaye’s certificates scandal deepens

Dino Melaye’s certificates scandal deepens

The qualification scandal  that has enveloped the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District at the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has deepened. Documents obtained exclusively by Saturday PUNCH through painstaking and thorough investigations showed that the embattled senator has a Bachelor of Arts certificate in Geography from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, […]

Refusal to wear uniform: NBA chief, SAN flay Ali as Senate turns back Customs CG

The Senate, on Thursday, refused to grant the Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), audience, describing the dressing of the NCS boss as “improper.”

Refusal to wear uniform: NBA chief, SAN flay Ali as Senate turns back Customs CG

The Senate, on Thursday, refused to grant the Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), audience, describing the dressing of the NCS boss as “improper.” The lawmakers asked Ali to reappear on Wednesday next week in the uniform of the NCS. The Senate had said the retired colonel must appear before it in […]

$20bn NNPC fraud: EFCC discovers Diezani’s $37.5m Lagos mansion

$20bn NNPC fraud: EFCC discovers Diezani’s $37.5m Lagos mansion

…recovers $9.3m from Ex-NNPC GMD Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has discovered a $37.5m (N11.75bn) luxury high-rise building on Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, allegedly belonging to the embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. This is just as the EFCC revealed on Friday that it discovered $9.3m and £74,000 belonging […]

Revealed: Nigeria’s rich mega churches pay pastors poor salaries

An investigation carried out by SUNDAY PUNCH has shown that many of Nigeria’s mega rich churches pay their pastors poor wages, reports SUNDAY ABORISADE An extensive investigation carried out by SUNDAY PUNCH has revealed that many of the country’s prosperity-preaching, super-rich mega churches pay their pastors poor wages. The newspaper’s findings revealed that a substantial […]

Address religious violence before it destroys Nigeria – Jonathan

Address religious violence before it destroys Nigeria – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said if Nigeria fails to address religious violence and extremism, the menace will destroy the country. Making specific mention of the unending killings in Southern Kaduna, the former President also declared that the solution to the Niger Delta crisis was already included in the report of the 2014 National Conference, […]

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