*Apapa 72 hours road closure: FG seeks understanding for construction works (Guardian) *Lagos Explosion: Community becomes hostile (NewTelegraph)

Apapa 72 hours road closure: FG seeks understanding for construction works (Guardian) The Federal Government on Friday appealed for cooperation of road users as the Mile 2 to Tin-Can Island section of the Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonsoki Expressway project undergoes 72 hours partial…

Man arrested over attempt to steal from students’ hostel (DailyTrust) *Probe: Ambode’s lawyer denied entry to committee room (Nation)

Man arrested over attempt to steal from students’ hostel (DailyTrust) A middle aged man, Binuye Femi, has been arrested over an attempt to rob students of the University of Lagos. The suspect was reportedly sighted by a police patrol team…

Nigeria at 59: All is not well with the nation —Atiku (Punch)

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23, 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday said all is not well with Nigeria. The former Vice President, in his message on Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary,  said the nation’s…

You smoke certified weed, Atiku’s aide tells Lai Mohammed for demanding PDP’s apology (Punch)

Ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s media adviser, Justice Paul Ibe, has taken a swipe at the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, who had asked Atiku and the Peoples Democratic Party to apologise to Nigerians for suing President Muhammadu Buhari…

No evidence INEC electronically transmitted results to server, Court rules (Nation)

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPC) has declared that there is no evidence that INEC transmitted the results of the last presidential election electronically to any server. The court, in the judgment still being read on the petition by Atiku…

Atiku ‘hopeful’ as tribunal rules on petition against Buhari, INEC Wednesday (Guardian)

The camp of the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar Tuesday expressed hope that the election tribunal will deliver judgement in his favour on Wednesday. “We are hopeful of the judgement of the tribunal,” Atiku’s spokesman…

Atiku condemns persistent attack on Nigerians in South Africa (Guardian)

Former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar Tuesday condemned persistent attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. “Reported attacks against Nigerians in South Africa is unacceptable and stands condemned,” Atiku said in a tweet. Atiku, the presidential candidate of Nigeria’s opposition…

Buhari’s govt wants to frame Obasanjo, says Atiku (Punch)

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday raised the alarm that President Muhammadu Buhari’s government was desperately plotting to frame former President Olusegun Obasanjo to stop him from criticising Buhari’s…

Atiku, father, grandfather not Nigerians, Kyari tells tribunal (Punch)

Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar in the February 23 general election was a Cameroonian “flesh and blood’’.…

US travel ban shows presidential election was rigged —Atiku (Punch)

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, has said that the current travel ban imposed by the United States on some politicians in Nigeria has validated his claim that the presidential election…

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