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* Buhari to commission Ikeja Bus Terminal (Nation) * Lagos council chairmen back Ambode for second term (Punch)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE MARCH 27, 2018   Buhari to commission Ikeja Bus Terminal (Nation) President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday commission the world class bus terminal built by the Lagos State Government in Ikeja. The terminal, located just behind…

Super Falcons get 40,000 Euros for France friendly (SUN)

The Super Falcons have received 40,000 Euros from the France FA to cushion their expenses for an April 6 friendly in Le Mans, SCORENigeria has specially gathered. The Falcons will be expected to purchase their return flight tickets to this…

Amaechi ignores presidential directive on NPA, NIMASA dollar charges (SUN)

Despite a presidential directive to Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to suspend further collection of petroleum products imports charges in dollars, Daily Sun findings have revealed the two agencies have continued to disregard…

The PDP apology: 7 sins Secondus should confess (Vanguard)

Yesterday’s plea for forgiveness by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, profuse as it was, however, did not mark out the sins of the former ruling party in its 16 years in power. The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP…

Herdsmen killings: I will fast, pray for Danjuma, says Wike (Punch)

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has lauded a former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), for having the courage to say the truth about the killings by herdsmen across the country. Wike said though it was…

22 houses: My probe by presidential panel illegal, says Ekweremadu (Punch)

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has urged the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss the ex parte application filed by the Federal Government seeking the forfeiture of his 22 “undeclared” houses in Nigeria and abroad. In a motion he filed…

APC: Tinubu absent as Buhari, national caucus meet (SUN)

Former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was absent at an All Progressives Congress (APC) National Caucus meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.  The meeting is a prelude to today’s National Executive Committee…

Danjuma’s kinsmen relive how troops aided herdsmen (Nation)

Two Taraba State local government chairmen yesterday relived how troops aided killer-herdsmen — an allegation made by former Defence Minister Gen. Theophilus Danjuma. There are troops in the state under “Operation Cat Race”, the military exercise being conducted to end…

Police refuse to arrest IPMAN member after issuing dud cheques (Punch)

The police at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, Lagos, have yet to arrest an executive member of the Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Babatope Adeeso, seven months after he was reported at the police unit for allegedly…

Urhobo union salutes Okagbare (Punch)

The apex socio-cultural umbrella of Urhobo people, Urhobo Progress Union, has saluted sprinter  Blessing Okagbare for breaking  Mary Onyali’s  22-year-old 200m African record at the 2018 Wes Kittley Invitational  in Texas on Saturday. Okagbare   ran 22.04secs  to erase Onyali’s  22.07secs…

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