Buhari invites Tinubu, Oshiomhole, others to breaking of fast

President Muhammadu Buhari has invited the leaders of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to break Ramadan fast with him, a few days after the First Lady Aisha Buhari hosted leading presidential aspirants for a similar event. Buhari’s chief of…

Amaechi declares to contest for president

Nigeria’s transportation minister Rotimi Amaechi Saturday declared his intention to contest for president in 2023. “I stand before you today to declare my intention and submit my application to serve as your next President,” Amaechi said at the Adokiye Amiesimaka…

Is APC made up of yahoo-yahoo governors and drug dealing gang? -Magnus Onyibe

The adjectives used to describe the All Progressives Congress (APC) above are actually not mine. They are borrowed from governors in the APC family who used the exact same dirty sobriquets to characterise their own party. When I read the…

*Angry father allegedly kills 7-year-old daughter to avenge wife’s infidelity (Vanguard)*Students laud LASG for evacuating colleagues from Plateau (Guardian)

Angry father allegedly kills 7-year-old daughter to avenge wife’s infidelity (Vanguard) Her name is Favour. The last time she set her eyes on her mother was in December 2019, when she was barely five years old. With tears in her…

Saints and sinners of political prostitution – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

There are more male prostitutes in the crooked field of partisan politics than there are female harlots in the brothels across Nigeria. The prostitute politicians come armed with the bewildering dimension of wanting to be canonised as saints. Their prostitution…

Revolution is inevitable in Chima Ubani’s dream Nigeria – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

It’s crucial in this charged season that a good number of clowns in the name of politicians are toying with democracy in Nigeria that one remembers the departed one: Chima Ubani. A crusader, organiser, activist, revolutionary, hero, strategist, and above…

*Police deploy operatives to boarding schools in Lagos (Guardian)*Court remands 4 over burglary in Lagos (DailyTrust)

Police deploy operatives to boarding schools in Lagos (Guardian) The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has fortified security in and around boarding schools in Lagos State to protect students, staff and their facilities. The police boss yesterday, in…

*Lagos generated N25bn during lockdown, leveraging on technology – Head ICT-LIRS (Guardian) *Police arrest two robbery suspects at Lagos checkpoint (Punch)

Lagos generated N25bn during lockdown, leveraging on technology – Head ICT-LIRS (Guardian) The Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS) says it generated a whooping N25 billion through taxation in April when there was total lockdown. Mr Rasheed Olu-Ajayi, Head, Information and…

Police seal APC National Secretariat

Armed Police personnel sealed the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress on the orders of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday. The PUNCH gathered that the IGP had scheduled a meeting with some of the feuding…

*Businessman being investigated for N75m fraud dies during COVID-19 test (Punch) *2 Customs commands bicker over sealing of a controversial terminal (Vanguard)

Businessman being investigated for N75m fraud dies during COVID-19 test (Punch) A businessman, Godwin Julius, who was being investigated for alleged involvement in a N75m fraud, has died while being tested for COVID-19 at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, Lagos…

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