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No cocaine missing – CEPS commander

The Sector Commander of the Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), at the Tema Port, Confidence Nyadzi, has dismissed claims that 500 kilogrammes of cocaine worth about $30 million dollars has disappeared from the Port. According to him, thorough investigations conducted by the Bureau …

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Buhari absent from Juma’at prayers at Aso Rock mosque

President Muhammadu Buhari was, on Friday, April 28, absent from the Juma’at service at the Aso Rock mosque. The service was however attended by Governors Abdullahi Ganduje, Abdulaziz Yari and Ibikunle Amosun of Kano, Zamfara and Ogun States respectively. Buhari’s absence follows comments from Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose that …

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Boko Haram kills five soldiers in Borno, injures 40 others

At least five soldiers were killed and another 40 injured when a Boko Haram jihadist rammed an explosives-laden pick-up truck into a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, security sources told AFP on Friday. The bomber, believed to be loyal to factional leader Abu Mus’ab Al-Barnawi, targeted the convoy, which was …

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Doctors are forcing Buhari to rest – Shehu

The Presidency says there is no need for apprehension over the health of President, Muhammadu Buhari. President Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu stated this in a statement on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Shehu noted that the president was eager to work but doctors have asked him to slow down. Shehu maintained …

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Buhari misses second cabinet meeting in a row

Nigeria’s president has missed the last two meetings of his cabinet, a senior minister said on Wednesday, in comments likely to fuel fresh speculation about the head of state’s health. Muhammadu Buhari, who spent two months on medical leave in London earlier this year, missed the meeting “because he asked …

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“Obama wanted me removed from office”- Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has revealed that the immediate past US president, Barack Obama, desperately wanted him removed from office. Jonathan said Obama made it clear that the US wanted a change of government in Nigeria. The Obama administration was unsatisfied with the way Jonathan handled the fight against corruption, …

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Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign manager defects to APC

The coordinator of the 2015 Goodluck Jonathan presidential campaign in Enugu state, Chief Rex Onyeabor, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Onyeabor was previously a member of the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Board of Trustees (BOT). He defected to the ruling party at a ceremony in his country …

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