Buhari’s recovery hope Nigeria will recover – Osinbajo

Buhari’s recovery hope Nigeria will recover – Osinbajo

Osinbajo, who was the Acting President since May 7 when the President left for London, stated this while addressing state House Correspondents shortly after conferring with Buhari at his residence
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Senate opposes Osinbajo, warns Presidency nominees not to resume before confirmation

Senate opposes Osinbajo, warns Presidency nominees not to resume before confirmation

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), then the Acting President, had on Friday directed the nominees to resume in acting capacity while awaiting Senate confirmation
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APC leaders asked me if I had money when I wanted to run for governorship in 2015 – Bugaje

APC leaders asked me if I had money when I wanted to run for governorship in 2015 – Bugaje

Bugaje, who lamented his experience as an All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant in Katsina State during 2015 primaries, said political parties needed to be fixed and rescued from mediocrity
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Buhari’s return: Pro-Buhari protesters block Airport Road

Buhari’s return: Pro-Buhari protesters block Airport Road

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that security personnel deployed to ensure smooth traffic flows along the highway abandoned their duty posts as they could not control the crowds, shouting: “Sai Baba Buhari.”
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Buhari’s arrival from medical vacation in London in photos, video

Buhari’s arrival from medical vacation in London in photos, video

Buhari landed at 4:35pm at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja after spending 102 days in the United Kingdom undergoing treatment
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Rejection of Nigeria’s drinks in UK: FG constitutes committee on safe use of acid in foods

Rejection of Nigeria’s drinks in UK: FG constitutes committee on safe use of acid in foods

The Head of Public Relations of Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Bola Fashina, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Saturday
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Governance will be better, faster now that Buhari is back – Governors

Governance will be better, faster now that Buhari is back – Governors

They said no matter how effective the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, might have been, the return of Buhari will see governance moving at a faster and better pace
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Buhari’s return has nothing to do with London protest – Presidency

Buhari’s return has nothing to do with London protest – Presidency

While the protest began on Friday evening and was meant to last till 9am on Saturday, President Buhari began the journey home at 10:47am on Saturday and landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at 4:35pm
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Politics

Latest in Nigerian Politics, fresh from the oven.

CNPP welcomes Buhari, calls for better governance

According to a statement signed by its Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu, the CNPP urged the President to ensure that the expectations of Nigerians on resumption of duty by ensuring that Nigerians get better dividends of democracy

PDP welcomes back President Buhari from London

The welcome message of the party was issued by the Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary, PDP National Caretaker Committee, on Saturday in Abuja


Business & Economy

Nigeria markets and how it all unfolds.

ADA 2017: NCC, MTN, NigComSat, others for honours

According to a statement signed by the Coordinator of the event, Tayo Adewusi, the institutional nominees to be bestowed with different awards include MTN, Nigeria Communications Satellite Limited, the Nigerian Communications Commission and Galaxy Backbone

N30t revenue loss: Senate gives Dana, Huawei, 11 others ultimatum to appear or face sanction

The Chairman of the committee, Senator Hope Uzodinma, who made this known in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said the committee was giving the companies the last opportunity to appear before it

Sport

Catch the thrills in sports news, you’ve got it all here.

Afrobaskets 2017: D’Tigress out dunks DR Congo, faces Egypt test

The Sam Vincent side opened the first quarter with 23-7 points, while the Congolese fought back in the second quarter as they attempted to snatch the lead, but the Nigerian side were resolute to end the quarter by 18-22 points

EPL: Stoke City stun Arsenal

The new signing struck two minutes after the break and the Potters were able to deal with frequent pressure from Arsenal to keep a clean sheet and get their first win on the board this campaign

Life & Style

Justice Obaseki buried in Benin amid eulogies

The funeral service for the late Justice was held at St. Peters Anglican Church in Benin City, Edo State

Osun Osogbo festival ends with fanfare

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the grand finale of the festival had a lot of cultural colouration with foreign and local tourists, state government functionaries and political office holders in attendance.

Woman docked for calling ex-husband’s mother ‘witch’

Aliyu alleged that Mohammed called her a witch after demanding that she returned the five-year-old child she had for her former husband to her.

Oshiomhole, Dangote eulogise late Supreme Court Justice Andrews Obaseki

Dangote described the late Obaseki as a great leader and a legal icon, who gave his all to the legal profession and appreciated God for the life he lived.

Kano Beggars flout ban on street begging 

A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria who visited some streets in the state capital on Friday, reports that many beggars were seen on the streets, including Sabo Bakin Zuwo Road leading to the Kano State Government House.

Kaduna fixes date to hold annual State Cultural Festival 

He said:  “The festival would also serve as avenue to select entries for the state to participate effectively in the annual National Festival for Arts and Culture.”

2017 Maltina Teacher of the Year attracts record entries

The Corporate Affairs Adviser, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Kufre Ekanem, who disclosed this last week as the panel of judges met to commence assessment of the entries, said over 300 valid entries were received, compared to 176 received in 2016

Gov. Bello to Gen. Babangida @76: You’re a patriot, precious gift to mankind

In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace, Bello expressed gratitude to the former president for his relentless contributions to the growth and development of the state and country


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