Controversy trails death of Abuja lady after fatal buttock surgery (Guardian)

The death of an Abuja lady and businesswoman who died after complications emanating from a liposuction surgery at a private medical facility in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is now a subject of controversy. The medical and laser facility where…

Boko Haram resurgence: Ex-General blames infighting among service chiefs (Punch)

A ministerial nominee from Kano State, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (retd), on Thursday said during ministerial screening in the Senate that infighting among Nigerian service chiefs was affecting the war against insurgency and other efforts against other forms of insecurity. The…

Troops kill 78 bandits, recover 16 rifles in Zamfara (Punch)

Troops of the Nigerian military under the Operation Hadarin Daji have reportedly shot and killed 78 bandits in various operations carried out in Zamfara State forests in the last two months. The operations also led to the rescue of over…

Stop doctors’ abduction, NMA urges Buhari (Punch)

This appeal, he said, became imperative because the continued abduction of doctors was capable of hampering health care delivery in the country. In March 2019, two medical doctors, Sunday Oduniya and Audu Sule, were kidnapped in Taraba State and despite…

2019 elections: US imposes visa restrictions on culpable Nigerians (Punch)

The United States has imposed visa restrictions on some Nigerians for undermining the democratic process in the country during the 2019 general elections. It explained that the affected individuals, who were not identified, operated with impunity at the expense of…

Gunmen attacked our witnesses going to Presidential Election Petition Tribunal —PDP (Punch)

The proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja were cut short on Friday after the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23, 2019 poll, Atiku Abubakar, said their other witnesses scheduled to testify had…

I’m under pressure to release ministerial list, says Buhari (Punch)

President Muhammadu Buhari admitted on Thursday night that he had been under unprecedented pressure to release the names of his ministerial-nominees. The President, who made a brief remark during a dinner he had with the leadership of the National Assembly,…

Three killed, two others injured as flood ravages Plateau community (Punch)

Three persons were killed, and two others injured as flood ravaged some part of Zinaria community of Jos North local government area, Plateau State. The flood also pulled down nine houses, rendering the occupants homeless. Sani Bello, a relative of…

Police arraign 38 Shi’ites for criminal conspiracy, rioting (Punch)

The police, on Thursday, arraigned 38 out of the 40 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria arrested on Tuesday for invading the National Assembly where they shot two police officers and torched three vehicles. They were arraigned before three…

EX-NIHSA DG jailed for using state fund for sallah (Punch)

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has secured the conviction of a former Director-General of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, Mr John Ayoade Shamonda, after being found guilty of using part of the money meant for the…

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