Sixteen persons have been killed in multiple suicide attacks on a Maiduguri suburb, according to the Nigeria Police on Monday. . .
President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly rejected files brought to him in London for his perusal and approval, according to reports. . .
Suspended NIA boss did not brief Buhari, NSA about N15bn Ikoyi cash — Presidency; ’Against the Run of Play’ contains distorted claims – Jonathan; I will reveal how Jonathan was removed in my forthcoming book — Tinubu; Those asking Buhari to resign are expressing their opinion – Femi Adesina; Abuja House Raid: Wike Accuses IGP Of Plot To Kill Him; N17bn Recovered Through Whistle-blowing Policy – EFCC; Nigeria’s getting out of Recession – Lai Mohammed; Assassination Attempt On Sen. Melaye: Police Arrest 6 Suspects . . .
Nigerians blast Lai Mohammed for underrating Nigerian Jollof rice on CNN. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed sparked another uproar on social media. The information minister was said to have reacted to the buzz CNN’s Richard Quest started about who makes the best Jollof . . .
Suspected herdsmen have invaded the residence of Wole Soyinka, renowned playwright, professor and Nobel Laureate, in Ogun state. The scholar disclosed this on Friday while speaking at a forum in Freedom Park, Lagos . . .
Wike gave Jonathan N50m for PDP stakeholders meeting – Sheriff; Anenih’s daughter owns apartment raided by EFCC – SaharaReporters; Court orders forfeiture of $43m, £27,800 & N23m found by EFCC to FG; No big deal, Buhari did not attend FEC meeting – Lai Mohammed; DSS foils Boko Haram-ISIS plot to attack UK High Commission & US Embassy; EFCC agents raid ex-governor Aliyu’s residence in Minna; EFCC agents raid Jonathan’s cousin’s premises in Bayelsa . . .
Buhari launches economic recovery plan; INEC Accuses Parties of Fielding Ex-convicts, Certificate Forgers; APC calls for ceasefire as Buhari moves to end executive–legislature impasse; Sen. Akpabio almost crashed into APC senate caucus meeting; Saraki rules out early pardon for Ndume; Leaked audio: Sani faults Saraki’s emergence as Senate President, warns of plot to impeach Buhari; Sen. Shehu Sani’s voice in transcript, inter alia: Court refuses to order AGF to investigate ex-EFCC chairmen; Police storm MASSOB office in Anambra, arrest commander, 4 others; Italy deports 40 Nigerians; Weapons recovered from war theaters in Southeast & South-South detonated; Army displays weapons made by Biafran engineers in Owerri; Senate summons: withdraw resolution summoning me – Prof. Sagay; Senate summons: Prof. Sagay enumerates his rights; Senate summons: Prof. Sagay cites caselaw to buttress his rights; Senate summons: Prof. Sagay threatens to sue Senate . . .
Buhari presides over 1st FEC meeting on return from medical vacation; TheCable report: Obasanjo was involved in Malabu deal – Documents; Gov. Ortom Orders Fulani Herdsmen Out of Benue Communities; 4 Suicide bombers hit Maiduguri; Rivers rerun: ‘FG, you can’t try us in Abuja’ – 23 INEC officials; Rivers rerun: List of 23 INEC officials accused of receiving N360m from Wike; Buhari meets Saraki & Dogara over 2017 budget; Foreign missions to monitor EFCC boss’s screening by Senate; Part of Diezani’s $115 million came from CBN in bullion van – EFCC; Presidency intervenes & mandates Customs boss to appear before Senate; BREAKING: Customs boss fails to honor Senate invitation; Obasanjo denies details implicating him in $1.09bn Malabu oil deal; Social media inciting Nigerians – NBC Director General; PDP crisis: Bayelsa Gov. Dickson breaks silence; 86 associations apply for registration as political parties . . .
EDITORIAL: Buhari Is Back: What Next?
Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari flew back to Nigeria after spending the past seven weeks in the United Kingdom with an unidentified illness. The secrecy surrounding the president’s kind or type of illness created a lot of untoward speculations, mindless gossips, palpable fear, machinations and dirty politics – especially from the (in disarray) main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) . . .
President Muhammadu Buhari is back! The president arrived on Friday to Nigeria after nearly two months away on medical vacation in London, United Kingdom. The presidential jet that conveyed Buhari landed at the Nigerian Air Force Base in Kaduna at 7.40am . . .